• Third quarter key in Coppell’s 52-30 win over Hebron

    By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac Late in the third quarter of Friday night’s game junior wide receiver Obi Obialo caught the ball behind the line of scrimmage, took a step back and launched a 29 yard strike to fellow junior wide receiver Josh Fink, shocking the fans, the Hebron defense, and even Fink himself. “We practiced it a little bit, […]

    The Coppell offensive line stands at the ready and focuses in on the game prior to the snap during the first football game of the season versus the Hebron Hawks. Coppell goes on to win the game 52-30. Photo by Aubrie Sisk
  • First pep rally of 2014-2015 school year kicks off football season

    By Allie Arnold Student Life Editor @_alliearnold Although the weather conditions changed the traditional outdoor pep rally to indoors on Friday, the students’ excitement did not waver. New plunger boy Daniel Jones, as well as another student section leader, Michael Butzer, led the crowd in chants and cheers as well as introduced new and exciting performances from other Coppell High […]

    CHS students sing the alma mater at the end of the first pep rally of the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Superintendent search comes to an end with lone finalist named

    By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-chief @NicollMac The search for the next Coppell ISD superintendent is over, with the lone finalist in the search being Frisco ISD’s Dr. Mike Waldrip. Waldrip currently serves as the Deputy Superintendent of Administrative Operations for the Frisco school district. Waldrip has worked for the school district since 2002 in numerous roles including: Director of Secondary Instruction, […]

    Waldrip is the lone finalist for CISD's superintendent position. Photo courtesy of Meghan Youker of Frisco ISD
  • Taylor Storch’s memory in hearts of Coppell seniors at graduation

    Story by The Sidekick enterprise editor Kara Hallam Video by KCBY’s Alana Rood and Holly Swaldi At graduation on June 5, it was not the roaring crowd or the sheer size of the University of North Texas coliseum that awed Coppell High School senior Kate Dicken. What really caught her eye was the volleyball jersey at the front of the […]

  • New editor-in-chief ready to rock D115, Sidekick newspaper

    By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief Every time I have to write one of these, I always seem to begin with the same introduction that almost all bios read “Hi my name is [insert name here] and I am a [grade level] at [insert high school name here]”. I realize that while its effective to get information across it is a pain […]

    New editor-in-chief ready to rock D115, Sidekick newspaper

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Entertainment editor Stephanie Alexander (right) and Student Life editor Allie Arnold (left) at the 2013-2014 Sidekick banquet. Photo by Shivani Burra

Entertainment continues: Alexander ready to lead another year

May 30, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Entertainment editor Stephanie Alexander (right) and Student Life editor Allie Arnold (left) at the 2013-2014 Sidekick banquet. Photo by Shivani Burra By Stephanie Alexander Entertainment...

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The Coppell offensive line stands at the ready and focuses in on the game prior to the snap during the first football game of the season versus the Hebron Hawks. Coppell goes on to win the game 52-30. Photo by Aubrie Sisk

Third quarter key in Coppell’s 52-30 win over Hebron

August 30, 2014 at 2:27 pm

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac Late in the third quarter of Friday night’s game junior wide receiver Obi Obialo caught the ball behind the line of scrimmage,...

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CHS students sing the alma mater at the end of the first pep rally of the 2014-2015 school year.

First pep rally of 2014-2015 school year kicks off football season

August 29, 2014 at 11:31 am

By Allie Arnold Student Life Editor @_alliearnold CHS students sing the alma mater at the end of the first pep rally of the 2014-2015 school year on Friday. The Cowboys open...

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Staff Writer Annie Wen takes her byline to Baylor University. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.

Wen says goodbye to The Sidekick and CSM

May 28, 2014 at 12:32 pm

By Annie Wen Staff Writer Staff Writer Annie Wen takes her byline to Baylor University. Photo by Shannon Wilkinson.  By this time next week I will no longer be able to log...

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After a short break halfway through One Direction's performance, the boy-band returned to perform the second half starting off with "You and I". Zayn Malik hits the high notes in his solo as the crowd screams its appreciation for his vocal range. Photo by Tuulia Koponen

One Direction provides electric atmosphere, bittersweet ending to summer at AT&T Stadium

August 25, 2014 at 5:35 pm

By Tuulia Koponen Business/Public Relations Manager @tuulipia AT&T Stadium was packed Sunday night as Directioners of all ages piled into the venue to watch their beloved...