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The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

#SJW2021: Freshmen examine importance of media ethics (with video)

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor February 27, 2021

Scholastic Journalism Week, taking place from Feb. 21-27, celebrates the work and importance of student journalism across schools in the United States. Each day is associated with a different theme, and...

Coppell High School senior Social Butterflies Club president Jillian Richter writes a letter to the senior citizens of Coppell at Andy Brown Park on Thursday. Letters and other ongoing projects from the club provide the elderly an outlet to avoid loneliness during this pandemic.

#SJW2021: Back to the Featured Part 2: Previously featured students highlighting importance of journalism

Sreeja Mudumby and Shivi Sharma February 26, 2021

During Scholastic Journalism Week, The Sidekick went back and contacted some of the subjects of published stories to get their take on the importance of journalism and the media. Coppell High School...

In celebration of Student Press Freedom Day, The Sidekick advertising and circulation manager Trisha Atluri delves into the world of student journalism with her experiences as a writer, photographer and designer. Atluri highlights the importance of student newspapers during unprecedented times.

#SJW2021: An oasis amidst desert

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager February 26, 2021

Currently, there are more than 13,000 students enrolled in Coppell ISD. 13,000 stories to tell and one newspaper staff to tell them. As news deserts across the country grow, local journalism is left...

The Sidekick 2020 alumni Nico Reyes and 1995 alumni Kate Gilbert read issues of The Sidekick on Wednesday. Today’s theme for Scholastic Journalism Week is beyond student journalism, which honors the skills gained from journalism.

#SJW2021: Student journalism igniting dedication to industry

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor February 25, 2021

His daily scans of box scores, game stats and sports articles in The Dallas Morning News each day sparked his fascination for sports journalism. But, it wasn’t until joining The Sidekick did he realize...

KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi works on an outline for a softball hype video in the KCBY studio on Tuesday. Massi uses KCBY as a way to further explore her love for media and broadcasting.

#SJW: Massi taking KCBY-TV Sports to the next level

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor February 24, 2021

As a freshman, KCBY-TV junior sports director Thea Massi was involved in volleyball, basketball and track and field. Now, as the sports director, Massi channels her passion for media and experience into...

Staffers of The Roundup, which is the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas’s student newspaper, serve their community through impactful articles written about local events. This week is Scholastic Journalism Week, and today’s focus is on the importance of local journalism.

#SJW2021: Jesuit student journalists crafting deeper connections through local news

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2021

Had it not been for local journalism, the tale of 14 brave high school journalists for Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas’s student newspaper, The Roundup, facing off against seven members of...

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