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Cartwheeling to college: Toy lands gymnastics scholarship to Washington

Coppell High School senior Kendal Toy smiles after successfully landing her gymnastics routine during her practice on Wednesday at Metroplex Gymnastics. Toy committed to the University of Washington in 2014 and received a full scholarship.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

This story has been revised to fit more current information.    Coppell High School senior Kendal Toy thrives on competition. Toy was only 3 when she began gymnastics and 15 years later, she is a verbal commit and plans to officially sign on April 11 to the University of Washington. ...

Coppell media contingent heads to nation’s capital for premier journalism convention

Eleven members of Coppell High School’s KCBY-TV and Round-Up yearbook programs departed today for Washington D.C. for the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention, which runs through Sunday. The student journalists plan to sightsee while in the nation’s capital, including a trip to Newseum (pictured here from a 2009 trip by Coppell Student Media). The Sidekick file photo

November 6, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta staff writer @prannydacheetah This morning, 11 members KCBY-TV and Round-Up yearbook members departed for Washington D.C. to attend the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association Fall National Journalism Convention. Coppell High School media students...

Top Chef Finale

September 15, 2010

Staff Writer Chase Porter Top Chef, the hit show from Bravo, has run for 6 incredible seasons and is about to close its 7th season after winning an Emmy at the 2010 Prime Time Emmy Awards. The show has drawn millions of viewers over the past years because of its intensity and drama. Its no wonder...

Cowboys lose to Redskins in season opener, leave fans confused

September 13, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer Yes, that’s right. They lost. To the Deadskins—excuse me, Redskins. Of course you’re surprised. Everyone is. America’s Team was defeated by a team that went 4-12 last year. But while many of you will blame a certain number 71 who shall not be named for...

Visit to Newseum inspires student journalists

November 18, 2009

  It's a museum. About news. Thus, the Newseum. And as nerdy as it sounds, the collective consensus when The Sidekick editors visited this past weekend for the JEA/NSPA Fall 2009 journalism convention in Washington, D.C. was that it truly was "an experience like no other". One of the standouts was the Pulitzer photo gallery. Every single Pulitzer prize...

What The Sidekick learned in Washington, D.C.

November 18, 2009

  If you've been keeping up with your favorite high school newspaper, you know that The Sidekick editors -- 11 total, with adviser Chase Wofford and KCBY teacher Irma Kennedy in tow -- traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Nov. 15 weekend to attend the National Scholastic Press Association's convention for high school jou...

Mavericks open the regular season against Wizards

October 27, 2009

By Andy Tabor The Dallas Mavericks begin the NBA regular season with a game against the Washington Wizards.  The Mavericks come into this year with a renewed confidence after the addition of former all-star Shawn Marion.  The questions the Mavericks will need to answer will most likely be about...