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Coppell Student Media

Technology has made simple actions, such as listening to music and taking photos, easier over time. The Sidekick staff writer Sreehitha Moravaneni explores how teenagers use film cameras nowadays despite having the convenience of taking photos on their phone.

Screenagers bringing back retro

Sreehitha Moravaneni, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

You might have taken a stroll on a social media platform and stumbled upon a post that was taken with film, identifiable by grainy yet distinct lines and the tiny orange date in the lower right corner. But...

Today marks the last day of Student Journalism Week, which is Student Press Freedom Day. The Sidekick’s Varshitha Korrapolu outlines the challenges student journalists face such as censorship, COVID-19, handling racial justice coverage, and civil engagement/election news.

#SJW2021: Student Press Freedom Day shines light on student journalists fighting long standing challenges

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Student Press Freedom Day recognizes the challenges that student journalists face, and honors the work they put in around the clock. It sheds light on the dual lives student journalists lead, and illustrates...

Catie Ronquillo Photography ignites happiness in senior girls, proves to be one-of-a-kind experience

Catie Ronquillo Photography ignites happiness in senior girls, proves to be one-of-a-kind experience

April 4, 2014

By Summer Crawford Staff Writer In this day and age, it is considered the norm for every girl in high school who hits that senior mark to get her own professional senior portraits. Senior portraits can...

Donna Park’s photography studio holds its grand opening Saturday. The studio was yet another addition to the revival of Old Town Coppell. Photo by Nicole Messer.

New photography studio opens in Old Town Coppell

September 20, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor  When Flower Mound resident Donna Park first picked up a camera to do production shots for the plays and musicals at the Texas Creative Arts Academy, she would never...

C.L.A.M. still accepting submissions

January 25, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer The Coppell Literary and Arts Magazine (C.L.A.M.) is still accepting original art, photo, poetry and prose for publication. Both students and staff members are welcome...

Back to school and back to The Sidekick

Back to school and back to The Sidekick

August 29, 2012

August 27, Students walk through one of the many large hallways of CHS on their first day back to school. I'm Mia Ford, a new photographer and staff member on The Sidekick. I have been learning about...

New Tech hosts photography, filmmaking camp

May 18, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer With only two weeks left in the school year, parents and students have eagerly begun finding ways to fill their calenders during the summer break. For students in fourth...

Coppell Community Garden holds photography contest

March 31, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief The Coppell Community Garden is seeking young photographers from Coppell, New Tech and Ranchview High School in their latest photography contest. Photographers are asked...

C.L.A.M. submissions now being taken

October 15, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief Have a cool piece of writing or a stellar photo you wish you could show off to more than your friends? Well, now's your chance: the C.L.A.M. (Coppell Literary and Arts...

“Rounding-Up” a year of moments, memories, photos

May 27, 2010

Story by Allie Perison Editor in Chief Senior Morgan Smith establishes her own take on the world through the lens of her camera. After taking photojournalism sophomore year, Smith realized that her...

C.L.A.M. pre-sales begin now

March 3, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer The Coppell Literary Arts Magazine, or the C.L.A.M., is the annual short story, prose, poetry and photography magazine produced by Coppell High School students and sold...

Eichenberger brings new life to photography club

February 24, 2010

by Melissa Brisco staff writer This year more than ever, it seems that CHS has developed an intense passion for photography; cameras are everywhere and sites like ‘flickr’ are becoming increasingly...

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