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The official student news site of Coppell High School

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There are many events in high school that many consider as important to attend to “complete” the high school experience, but students may feel pressured to attend these events. The Sidekick editorial board thinks students should be able to do what makes them happy to have fun in high school instead of succumbing to peer pressure.

Editorial: The DIY high school experience

Editorial Board May 12, 2022

Four years of high school culminate at the end of a student’s senior year. It is a time to celebrate the end of an era and usher in a new chapter. However, this coming-of-age experience is often determined...

Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla sings her favorite song, “Mere Dholna,” composed by Pritam Chakraborty, on March 8. Shukla has been singing Hindustani music since age 5 and takes exams administered by an Indian music organization, Pracheen Kala Kendra.

In the Spotlight: Shukla resonating with Indian culture through Hindustani music examinations

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager March 22, 2022

Despite not living in India, Coppell High School senior Shruti Shukla connects to her Indian heritage by singing Hindustani music. Her connection with music has transformed over the years from taking...

Coppell senior midfielders Bain Carter, Tyler Wendel and Jacob Dashner embrace after fulltime is called in the 2021 THSLL State Championship on Sunday at George Turner Stadium in Humble. Coppell became the THSLL Class A State Champions after defeating Dallas St. Mark’s, 10-8, and Vandergrift, 5-4, in the Class A State Championships on Saturday, at Kingwood High School, and Sunday, at George Turner Stadium.

Lacrosse becomes state champion after defeating Vandergrift in a physically heated, low-scoring affair

Meer Mahfuz, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

In a humid weekend trip to Humble, Coppell played in the THSLL Class A State Championship round and faced both Dallas St. Mark’s and Austin Vandergrift as the underdog. The Cowboys embraced their...

Overcrowding proves to be an issue at Coppell High School as students make their way to classes during passing period.

NHS opens application for eligible juniors, seniors

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor September 28, 2018

Coppell High School National Honor Society continues its application process for eligible juniors and seniors for the 2018-19 school year.   A club with more than 700 members, NHS promotes...

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...

Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Coppell High School senior Pierce McFarlane will be attending the U.S Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. after graduation. To be enrolled at the Naval Academy, McFarlane required a nomination from an official source, the Candidate Fitness Assessment (CFA) and an appointment.

Senior Pierce McFarlane to attend dream school US naval academy

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer May 21, 2018

Coppell High School senior Pierce McFarlane was in his room packing for his spring break trip when he unexpectedly received a call from Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s office.   In disbelief and...

Coppell High School senior Grace Mobley reads with kindergartners at Mockingbird Elementary on Tuesday. Mobley is part of the Ready, Set, Teach! program at CHS which allows students to go to elementary schools and teach children.

A love of learning: Mobley finds her place in classroom

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer February 9, 2018

Grace Mobley, a senior at Coppell High School, finds herself surrounded by children in a classroom five years from now.     “I always knew I was going to be a teacher because I didn’t think...

CHS senior Kristen Lason performs during halftime at Allen Eagle Stadium during the Allen vs Coppell on Sept. 29. Lason is a captain of the Lariettes and hopes to continue dancing throughout college.

Senior Spotlight

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer December 12, 2017

Joining band, color guard, the drill team or the cheer team your freshman year of high school can be a terrifying thing.   With the 2017 Coppell High School football season ending with a 35-34...

Coppell High School senior Nicole Rewerts wears her Girl Scouts vest and displays all her earned badges. Rewerts has been a part of Girl Scouts for nine years and will finish her last year as a senior. Photo by Jessica Jun.

Projects to make a difference: CHS students give back to community through Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer May 16, 2017

As the school year wraps up, many students around Coppell High School participating in Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are completing their unique, individual projects within their organizations. The Sidekick...

Coppell High School senior football player Skyler Siedman participates in the tug a war event held by the silver spurs during the pep rally on Oct. 28. The senior girls beat the football players in the game in the CHS arena.

Seniors get peppy

November 1, 2016

Coppell High School seniors Jack and Ty Dalrymple practice their kickline song “Lullaby of Broadway” with senior Allison Davis during their fourth period theater class on Monday. This song is part of the theater’s ongoing show, 42nd Street. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

An unforgettable experience: Dalrymple twins prepare for their last year in theater

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer October 26, 2016

Stepping out onto the stage, they set up the props, take their place and wait. They take a collective breath as the curtains rise and their faces light up.   After almost 10 years of participating...

Photo by Mallorie Munoz

What 4 years in D115 has shown me

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer May 27, 2016

Going into high school I was very confused. I had just spent three years in band playing the flute but had realized that I did not want to continue playing in high school. Since I was not a part of anything...

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