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Video: Fine arts teachers opinions on modern trends

Video: Fine arts teachers’ opinions on modern trends

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

What do teachers think of the transformation of different fine arts fields online and the influence of technology on these fields? Watch The Sidekick staff writer Yaamini Jois' video about Coppell...

Coppell High School IB English III teacher Stephanie Spaete collects her students’ posters at the end of seventh period on Monday. Like many Coppell ISD educators, Spaete has adjusted some of her teaching strategies based on her virtual teaching experiences of the past year. Photo by Meghna Kulkarni

Into classrooms, out of routine

Saniya Koppikar, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Editor's Note: This story has been updated from its original version. As Cottonwood Creek Elementary librarian Cynthia Alaniz rolled her ‘bookmobile’ down the elementary school hallways, ready to...

Stonemeade Estates is covered in snow on Sunday. Coppell High School administrators are supporting students and faculty through the power outages caused by the freezing temperatures.

Administration providing off-campus support during power outages

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager February 19, 2021

For the past week, Coppell residents have been living with inconsistent power outages due to freezing temperatures. The Coppell High School administrative team is working to provide support to teachers...

Video: Campus celebrates School Board Appreciation Month

Camila Flores and Nandini Muresh February 2, 2021

January was School Board Appreciation Month and Coppell High School students and faculty spent it thanking the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees for all it does. Watch The Sidekick staff photographers Camila...

Coppell High School Principal Dr. Nicole Jund helps a parent navigate the halls of CHS during open house on Tuesday night. Open House is an opportunity for parents to walk through their child’s schedules and meet their teachers.

Setting goals, meeting expectations: parents attend Open House with clear minds

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer August 30, 2018

On Tuesday night, parents rushed from one side of the school to the other, parallelling the hustle and bustle of the typical school environment.   For one night, teachers meet their students’...

15 Q’s with Mrs. Wheatley

Fiona Koshy and Gracie Blackwell February 10, 2018

Mrs. Wheatley answers 15 questions as she prepares a lab for her Forensics class. Learn what inspired her to become a teacher and a fun fact many people do not know about her.

Coppell High School history teacher Andrew Patterson shows off his mismatched outfit for Red Ribbon Awareness week in his classroom on Monday. “I got dressed in the dark and thought I was dressed professionally, but I made a mistake,” Patterson sincerely remarks. Photo by Hannah Tucker.

All dressed up for Red Ribbon Week

Hannah Tucker, Photographer October 27, 2016

Coppell High School English III teacher Courtney Orloff shares her passion for teachers with her students’ parents at Curriculum Night on Aug. 29. CHS teachers presented their approach to the 2016-2017 school year and how they expect their students to learn.

Hallways packed with inquisitive parents on Curriculum Night

Lina Pyon, Social Media Manager August 31, 2016

@linalinaapril Curriculum Night is the one night parents walk the hallways of Coppell High School in their child’s shoes. A parent usually follows his or her student’s schedule, learning how each...

Quantity over quality, critical thinking nixed in favor of grades

November 14, 2014

Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alex_dalton04 As I scurry through the hallways in between classes I can always count on one thing; complaints. One of the best talents of teenagers is to find absolutely...

Cheating does not equalize the playing field

Cheating does not equalize the playing field

February 18, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer Lance Armstrong, once the symbol of physical perseverance and triumph, became the face of deceit when he confessed to doping while training for his seven Tour de...

Graphic by Rinu Daniel

Teachers should keep politics out of the classroom

October 23, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer I lean forward with my elbow propped on my desk to support my head. My teacher has gone on another full-blown rant over the latest political mishap. The words blend...

Jasso all-in for second year

Jasso ‘all-in’ for second year

October 3, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Now in his second year as Coppell High School’s principal, Jasso’s transition period is over and he is ready to implement his own vision for CHS. After serving...

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