• 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
  • Hallam shares goals as enterprise editor

    By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor When I opened my letter and found out I was the executive enterprise editor for The Sidekick the first thing I did was squeal in excitement despite being surrounded by the hundreds of students in passing period. This was my dream position. In fact, I already had my editor’s lesson planned in my head enterprise, […]

    Hallam shares goals as enterprise editor
  • Third year’s a charm for Seidemann in D115

    By Jena Seidemann Managing Editor Journalism takes you places, specifically 20 feet up an oak tree at the local nature park just when night is about to fall. I, no matter how insane it seems, was on the hunt for a coyote. As part of my internship, I had written a story on how they were becoming a frequent sighting […]

    Seidemann will be serving her third year on staff and second as an editor. Her position will be the Managing Editor for the 2014-2015 year. Photo by Nicole Messer.

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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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Senior George Fairchild poses with his cross country teammates in front of cameras on Thurs. May 21. Photos by Sandy Iyer

Ten seniors sign letter of intent in last round of high school signing days

May 28, 2014 at 12:40 pm

  By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer Senior George Fairchild poses with his cross country teammates in front of cameras on Thurs. May 21. Photos by Sandy Iyer With their high...

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Taylor Storch’s memory in hearts of Coppell seniors at graduation

Taylor Storch’s memory in hearts of Coppell seniors at graduation

June 12, 2014 at 10:46 am

Graduates of the class of 2014 at Coppell High School honored Taylor Storch, who died in a skiing accident in 2010, by wearing patches at the graduation ceremony. Storch,...

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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...

Entertainment »

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...