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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Scholastic Journalism Week is a yearly celebration of student reporting, held from Feb. 21-25 with the theme of amplifying voices. In the spirit of #SJW, The Sidekick adviser Chase Wofford thinks that true adrenaline rush in the D115 newsroom comes from the urgency of reporting and deadlines.

#SJW2022: Adrenaline rush of deadlines encompasses spirit of top scholastic journalists

Chase Wofford, The Sidekick adviser February 24, 2022

Deadlines make a newsroom. And news makes a newspaper. Put them together and you get quite the adrenaline rush. When a Coppell football player scores a touchdown under the Buddy Echols Field lights,...

Middle school media gets taste of high school publications

November 8, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The Emerging Media and Communications (EMAC) Academy is preparing its students for a future job in the multimedia field. On, Oct. 30, they set their sights on a younger...

Carter anticipates new year as news editor

Carter anticipates new year as news editor

May 31, 2013

By Caroline Carter News Editor Hello there! I am Caroline Carter, a 17-year-old writer who loves sarcasm, 80s music, sticky notes, traveling and shoes. For the 2013-2014 school year, I will be...

Senior column: Hair reflects on high school, future

Senior column: Hair reflects on high school, future

May 15, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor For the past four years, I’ve been climbing endlessly, longing to reach the top the mountain that is Coppell High School. But now that I’m pulling myself up onto...

Old Coppell family recipes

Old Coppell family recipes

May 13, 2013

By Tina Huang Staff Writer Excitement characterized the reaction of multiple teachers when asked about any family recipes they would like to share. Right off the bat, they recalled memories of where...

The Sidekick

January 31, 2013

The Sidekick is the official student newspaper for Coppell High School. Its purpose is to inform, entertain and provide an educational resource for its readers. This newspaper is a public forum for student...

Graphic by Haley Madigan.

Newspapers need bailing out

December 7, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer Times have changed; the world we live in today is dominated by cell phones, laptops, tablets and many more forms of communication technology, but it has gotten to the point...

Sidekick staff picks up the pace in 5K planning

Sidekick staff picks up the pace in 5K planning

November 30, 2012

Editor's note: Due to a lack of registered participants, Saturday’s Sidekick Strides for Life 5K and Fun Run at Andy Brown Park East will be rescheduled for a date later in the school year. Payments...

Sidekick banquet a success

May 18, 2012

By Tanner McCord Staff Writer Last night, the annual Sidekick Newspaper banquet was held Hilton Garden Inn. Students were honored for numerous awards, some winning multiple. Mr. Wofford was also honored...

Seniors of The Sidekick continue on in journalism field

May 18, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor As the newspaper wraps up another year of deadlines, ink and breaking news, seniors of The Sidekick look tentatively ahead at what promises to be a bright future. Be...

Flushing my career down the toilet

May 6, 2010

Ellen Cameron Staff Writer My career as a high school journalist is being flushed down the toilet. Like, literally, my work from this year, that I worked hard to procrastinate on, was flushed down...

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