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Coppell Student Media

The Cozby Library and Community Commons offers patrons with books, study spaces, movies and games. Last week, Courtney Ferrell’s English IV class visited the library to learn about the various spaces and resources available for students.

Opening a window of opportunities through the library

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

On a windy October afternoon, Courtney Ferrell’s English IV class headed towards Coppell’s Cozby Library and Community Commons, a small detour that marked many students’ first field trip in two years. By...

Video: 39 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager October 26, 2021

On Oct. 4, a recognition was held at the CHS Library for the 39 seniors who were named National Merit Semifinalists. Watch The Sidekick communications manager Varshitha Korrapolu’s video to learn...

Coppell High School senior Adarsh Pulasseri, with his parents Santhosh Perincheri Karunakar and Jayalakshmi Nair, holds a yard sign outside of the CHS Library at the National Merit Semifinalists Recognition on Oct. 4. National Merit Semifinalists have the opportunity to earn the honor of National Merit Finalist and scholarships.

39 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager October 12, 2021

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...

Coppell sophomore relay sprinter Matthew Williams takes off for the 400-meter relay during the Coppell Relays at Buddy Echols Field on Feb. 27. Coppell hosts the annual Coppell Relays on Saturday at 8 a.m.

Inevitable desire for speed generating diverse track community

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2021

When you google the phrase “farm team,” you will see that a farm team is a club or organization to younger players as they develop into more senior roles within a program. Track and field at...

Coppell junior point guard Anthony Black shoots against Lake Highlands junior forward Adam Lopez at Loos Sports Complex in Addison on Feb. 25. Black announced his decision to commit his future to basketball over the weekend at the War Before The Storm tournament in the Advantage Sports Complex in Carrollton.

Late spectacle ends short of victory, killing Cowboys season (With video)

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 26, 2021

DALLAS- The clock read four minutes and the Cowboys were trailing Lake Highlands by 11. The Coppell student section had gone quiet and the parents looked displeased. But three layups from Coppell junior...

Coppell senior center Tim O’Hearn defends against Allen junior forward Miles Gibson on Saturday in the CHS Arena. The Cowboys play Lake Highlands in the Class 6A area playoffs tomorrow at Loos Sports Complex in Addison, with tipoff at 7 p.m.

Cowboys rematching Lake Highlands in area playoffs

Meer Mahfuz, Co-Sports Editor February 24, 2021

Coppell only lost three games this entire season: two in district play, one in preseason. That one loss in preseason was to Lake Highlands. But as fate would have it, the two meet again in the playoffs. Coppell...

Video: National Merit Semifinalists celebrate their triumph

Video: National Merit Semifinalists celebrate their triumph

Camila Flores, Staff Photographer October 7, 2020

For the 2020-21 school year, Coppell ISD has 34 National Merit Semifinalists, 33 of which are from Coppell High School. Selection as a National Merit Semifinalist is based on the students’ scores...

During the last weeks of the school year, IB English IV teacher Richard Orlopp gave students the opportunity to do a project on the topic of their choice. Coppell High School senior Ronak Indurti did a presentation analysis on Netflix’s recent release, “Never Have I Ever.”

The great SLAY (Senior Legacy Activity, Yeet!) project

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager May 15, 2020

What should have been the busiest weeks of high school lined up with exams, seniors in the International Baccalaureate program at Coppell High School find themselves losing interest. In order to battle...

Former Coppell High School Principal Dr. Nicole Jund recognizes the senior Student Council officers at the class of 2019 senior awards in the CHS Arena on May 22. For the class of 2020, Principal Laura Springer announced the cancellation of the graduation ceremony at the University of North Texas on May 28 in an email this morning.

Hang up your caps and gowns

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor April 10, 2020

This morning, an email was sent out to the class of 2020 from Coppell High School Principal Laura Springer announcing the cancellation of the graduation ceremony due to COVID-19. The ceremony, which was...

Coppell High School police officer and Corporal Diane Patterson talks about the self defense program provided by the city to teenagers and adults alike who desire to learn to protect themselves in stressful situations. Having this class gives a chance for Coppell High School students to complete the program before going off to college.

On the Spot: CPD’s self defense class aims to protect senior girls

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor January 10, 2018

For the 13th year, the Coppell Police Department is sponsoring a self-defense class for senior girls at Coppell High School to learn the basics about protecting themselves.   The course takes...

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