Coppell Student Media

  • Cowgirl volleyball playing McKinney Boyd in CHS arena on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

NHS opens application for eligible juniors, seniors

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

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 both academic excellence and volunteering.   Requirements for admittance include meeting...

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...

Senior Pierce McFarlane to attend dream school US naval academy

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.

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 pure excitement, he informed his parents; he was going to be attending his dream school, the U.S Na...

A love of learning: Mobley finds her place in classroom

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.

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 anything else was right for me,” Mobley said. “I always love to be with kids and I [am] ba...

Senior Spotlight

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.

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 loss to Round Rock Cedar Ridge on Dec. 2, the seniors involved with Friday night lights are saying go...

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

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.

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 sat down with these CHS students to discuss their passions, what projects they have participated in and what t...

Seniors get peppy

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.

November 1, 2016

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

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.

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 in theater, Coppell High School senior identical twins Jack and Ty Dalrymple will never forge...

What 4 years in D115 has shown me

Photo by Mallorie Munoz

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 else, I felt lost.   I knew I liked little things like reading and writing but I did ...

Picture perfect

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Four years of high school teaches Chitta to not be afraid, face fears head on

Four years of high school teaches Chitta to not be afraid, face fears head on

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

As the sun beats down on my skin and the metronome ticks in my ear, the sound growing louder by each tick-- tick tick, TICK TICK. It was becoming harder to lift my foot up and march in a fluid manner, however I fought through it and marched on.   My first peek at high school was freshman ...

Additional senior parking spaces added to the Coppell High School parking lot

Eighty additional senior parking spots were added into the student parking lot at Coppell High School on the morning of Sept. 30. These parking spots are marked with red stripes. Photo by Sruthi Boppuri.

October 6, 2015

By Lina Pyon Staff Writer @linalinaapril Recent constructions of the Coppell High School new field house and gym have taken away many parking spots, especially senior parking spots. Therefore, in order to make up for these losses in space, general parking has been altered and 88 new spots were ma...