Coppell Student Media

  • The Senior Awards Ceremony is on May 21 in the CHS Arena
  • AP and IB testing ends on May 20
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: 3/22-3/28

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor March 22, 2021

The submission deadline for Red Jacket applications for rising seniors is today by 4 p.m. Coppell High School juniors take the SAT test on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The International Baccalaureate...

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: 3/1-3/7

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor March 1, 2021

The Red Jackets application for the 2021-22 school year opens today for juniors and is due on March 12. Applicants must have a GPA greater than 3.2 and no more than three unexcused absences per class...

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

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...

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.

Redefining leadership: The difference between loud and confident

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...

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.

Coppell eighth grade students 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...

Photo from The Sidekick Archives

Upcoming Red Jacket blood drive

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....

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

Red Jacket applications spark anticipation amongst students

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...

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.

New Red Jackets ready to be face of CHS

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...

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...

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...

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...

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas

Red Jacket deadline approaches

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...

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