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On the Spot: Calling all eligible students to make their voice be heard (with video)

Coppell High School Red Jacket seniors Carter Kryzak, Anu Uppal, Maddie Brock and Pierce Woodall help students register to vote during A lunch at the main hallways on Tuesday. Voter registration is held for students 17 years and 10 months and older, who will be old enough to vote by midterm elections of Nov. 2.

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018

For National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Coppell High School Red Jackets stood behind a table in the main hallway to register people to vote.   It is a requirement by the secretary of state in Texas that public school systems offer the opportunity for students to register to vote. The Re...

Redefining leadership: The difference between loud and confident

Many teenage leaders, such as the Coppell High School Red Jackets, are praised for their positions yet many do not display the qualities of a true leader. Because of this, “leadership” needs a redefinition. Photo by Karis Thomas, Graphic by Kaylee Aguilar.

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor

February 22, 2018

Our society hails teen leaders...just not always the right ones.   Schools and communities love those with the loudest enthusiasm, those who scream for attention. Additionally, there is no quality more lauded by college admissions than leadership. However, the way we define “leadership...

Coppell eighth grade students tour CHS

Coppell High School senior Red Jacket Alan Ritchie leads a tour of CMSN eighth graders around Coppell High School on Feb. 2. Every year, eighth graders from each of the three Coppell middle schools tour CHS.

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016

Coppell eighth grade students got taste of Coppell High School life when they visited the campus last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   The eighth graders came to CHS for “Shadow Day” in which they got to tour the high school during school hours getting to see what student life is lik...

Upcoming Red Jacket blood drive

Photo from The Sidekick Archives

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Jamie Kimbrell Staff Writer @jaynicole2015   The Coppell High School Red Jackets and Red Cross Club are partnering to host the Red Jacket Blood Drive for Carter Blood Care Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the small gym. Parents, teachers and students who are 17 or older or 16 with pare...

Red Jacket applications spark anticipation amongst students

Red Jackets for next year are gearing up by grabbing the applications before they go offline on February 6th.

January 31, 2015

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04   Planning for next year, juniors are taking the next step to getting closer to their final year of high school by applying to be a Coppell High School Red Jacket.   Red Jackets is a program that excels in taking young leaders of the sch...

New Red Jackets ready to be face of CHS

Junior Lilly Balsamo holds up her Red Jackets acceptance letter. The next class of Red Jackets will consist of 33 students. Photo courtesy Lilly Balsamo.

May 23, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer Though their red sport coats make the seniors serving as Red Jackets easy to pick out in a crowd, finding the “stand out” juniors from a group of 140 applicants to fill their positions next year has been a long, three-part process that began in February. Now, after filling out an a...

Red Jacket interview video due tomorrow

March 21, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer The Coppell High School Red Jackets are a group of seniors that serve as ambassadors for the high school. The application process is in full swing, and the second round of the application process ends tomorrow. The second round of the application involved students...

Deadline to turn in Red Jacket applications coming soon

February 15, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer For all juniors who are applying to be a Red Jacket, the deadline to submit application portfolios is Thursday at 4 p.m. The portfolios must be turned into Shelly Redding's office, A102. The portfolios must include a completed application: a one page cover le...

Red Jacket application for 2014 seniors avaliable

February 5, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer On Feb. 1st, the Red Jacket application for the senior class of 2014 was made avaliable. The application will only be available through noon on Friday February 8th. Students are required to have a GPA of at least 4.7, they must commit to being avaliable during...

Red Jacket deadline approaches

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas

February 5, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Have you noticed senior students walking around campus in a red jacket? You might remember them leading your eighth grade tour before your freshmen year at CHS or seen them at school events. These are the Red Jackets- "the face of Coppell." Junior students who want...

Red Jacket applications available today

February 1, 2013

By Elizabeth Sims Staff Writer For all juniors who are interested in applying to be a Red Jacket next year, applications are now available on the CHS website. These applications will be available to download until noon on Feb. 8. Application portfolios are due on Feb. 21 to Shelly Redding's room A1...

8th grade shadow days

February 7, 2012

By Chase Porter Staff Writer Today, February 7th marks the first of the three day long 8th grade shadow days. For the next couple of days all three middle schools will be visiting the high school for a tour around the school. Not only will they get a complete tour, the middle school students will also get a chance to visit so...