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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 on the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying Test. National Merit Semifinalists represent...

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

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.”

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 this, IB English IV teacher Richard Orlopp came up with a project to keep seniors interested and inv...

Hang up your caps and gowns

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.

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 scheduled for May 28 at 1 p.m. at the University of North Texas, is set to be conducted virtually a...

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

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.

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 place in the City of Coppell’s Life Safety Park near Old Town and will last six weeks, beginning on J...

Killic to kill it at Division I university

Coppell High School senior Stjepan Killic clears the ball out of the box at Birkelbach Field in Georgetown on Friday night. The Cowboys defeated Cinco Ranch, 1-0 in the Class 6A state semifinals, and will be moving on to the state championship.

Lina Pyon, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

The struggle that many seniors face is which path they want to take through their college years. This big decision has the potential to carve out the rest of their lives.   Senior and defender for the Coppell Cowboys soccer team, Stjepan Kilic found his calling early on and has been passionate...

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...

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

With the cost of college increasing, seniors are seeking any kind of financial aid to cushion the blow. Photo by Regan Sullivan.

May 22, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite all of the fun and festivities of senior year, one thing has been lingering in the minds of each graduating student and their parents: money. With interest rates on undergraduate loans expected to rise from 3.86 to 4.66 percent within the next year, according to a r...

Senior theater students share plans for acting after high school

Senior theater students pose with their college t-shirts on the Coppell High School stage.

May 20, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Just like many of the clubs and programs at Coppell High School, the theater program will surely be shedding some tears at the end of the year when they let go of their beloved seniors, many of whom have been up on the CHS stages since their first day of freshman y...

Cha follows motto of “No regrets,” graduates as salutatorian

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May 19, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer “No regrets” has been Coppell High School’s Class of 2014 salutatorian Daniel Cha’s motto for the past four years. Cha, who will be attending the University of Texas at Austin’s Engineering Honors for Aerospace program, also hopes to double major in bus...

11 special four year journalists bid farewell to D115

The 2013-2014 The Sidekick newspaper staff includes 19 seniors. 11 of them have made D115 their home away from home all four years of their high school careers and will be bidding goodbye to the newsroom soon as graduation nears. Photo by Nicole Messer.

May 12, 2014

By Tuulia Koponen Staff Writer The Sidekick newspaper adviser Chase Wofford says this time of year he does not get sappy. “I am excited for what is ahead,” Wofford said. “I have had these [11 graduating seniors] for four years. I am excited for what lies ahead for them.” Wofford deem...