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Got You Covered is a Sidekick series detailing five events happening at Coppell High School the following week. It will be posted every Monday for the rest of the 2020-21 school year.

Got You Covered: 4/26-5/2

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor April 26, 2021

Seniors can pick up their caps, gowns and announcement orders from the library classroom tomorrow from 12-3 p.m. Photo IDs are required for pickup and tassels and stoles will be available to purchase.  ...

Rosie the Riveter is a feminist icon dating to World War II and wears a corsage to symbolize prom. Girls should take the opportunity to ask boys to prom more often instead of always waiting to be asked, says Sidekick staff writer Pramika Kadari.

Girls defy gender roles by asking guys to prom (with video)

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer April 19, 2018

Prom has been around for many years, and so have all the traditions that come along with the dance, one of them being that the boy is expected to ask the girl, not the other way around.   But...

With prom approaching, students are finding themselves set with an unrealistic standard of prom night being the “night of all nights.” People can spend massive amounts of money to make this standard a reality, however prom can still be an enjoyable experience with less money spent.

Coppell Observer: How to go cheap for prom

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor April 18, 2018

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older)....

Prom tickets went on sale today during all lunches. Prices for tickets are currently $85 but go up to $95 on April 11 and $105 on April 18.

On the Spot: Prom tickets now on sale

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor April 4, 2018

Signaling the final preparations for Coppell High School prom 2018, tickets went on sale today during all lunches.   Prices for tickets are currently $85 but go up to $95 on April 11 and $105...

Guests prepare to be crowned king or queen of the Night to Shine prom in the assembly room of St. Ann Catholic Parish on Friday. The Night to Shine prom, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, gives people with special needs ages 14 and older an opportunity to have their own prom experience.

People with special needs get Night to Shine at St. Ann Parish (with video)

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer February 15, 2018

Many people view prom as part of the “complete high school experience”, but some are not often able to participate in this opportunity. On Friday, St. Ann Catholic Parish hosted the Night to Shine...

Senior Kenzie Hitz adjusts a pin on her handmade prom dress so she can add last minute stitches. Photo by Elizabeth Sims.

Hitz designs, creates her own prom dress, finishes just in time for big dance

April 11, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor With prom a day away, seniors are finalizing plans to make sure everything is just right for the big dance. For senior Kenzie Hitz, these finishing touches involve...

DIYs to help make prom memorable, affordable

March 24, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer The cost for the average teenager to get the perfect dress or tuxedo, a limo and corsage for Prom has risen to a national average of $1,139, according to

Strategic planning overwhelms surprise element of prom

March 6, 2014

By Henriikka Niemi Staff Writer When looking forward to senior year, most Coppell High School students would imagine the last few football games, the relief of finishing college applications, receiving...

Project Prom: organization makes sure everyone has Prom to remember

January 31, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer Prom is a night every girl waits for. From picking out the perfect dress with high heels to match to finding that one guy to go with, prom night has turned into a right...

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