• Sidekick staff, time to follow my lede

    By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer DENVER – This year, The Sidekick staff has strived to improve our publication by enforcing these three goals: Better ledes Better headlines More emotional photos After arriving at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel yesterday evening for the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention JEA/NSPA, already on fire for journalism, I whip out my guidebook and […]

    Sidekick staff, time to follow my lede
  • One step away: Last minute goal takes Cowgirls to finals

    By Sarah VanderPol Staff Photographer @SarahVanderPol GEORGETOWN – With only 46 seconds left, sophomore center back Sarah Houchin scored the one and only goal of the Class 6A state semifinal match against San Antonio Reagan resulting in a 1-0 victory for the Coppell Cowgirls soccer team on Friday at Birkelbach Field in Georgetown. The Cowgirls advance to Saturday’s Class 6A […]

    One step away: Last minute goal takes Cowgirls to finals
  • Juvenile vandalism litters middle school to the irritation of staff

    By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer @alexdalton04   Coppell Middle School North has been on its toes in past months as they have been the target of many vandalisms. The damage was mainly based in its fields and the equipment after school hours, going unseen.   “Most of the students haven’t heard of the stuff going on,” eighth grader Gabriel Suniura […]

    Graphic by Josh Martin.
  • Update: New athletics director voted in on unanimous decision

    By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac The special April 13  Board of Trustees meeting generated quite a deal of  buzz  with the decision to hire the high-profile return of former Coppell head coach Joe McBride as the new athletics director. The session opened with a closed meeting where the board voted on the hiring. They reconvened where trustee David Apple motioned […]

    Board of Trustees president Anthony Hill (center) and vice president Susie Kemp (right) discuss policy changes at the special board meeting on April 13. Photo by Amanda Hair.
  • Culp’s passion for electronic music turns into feasible dream

    By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer Growing up with a love for classic rock, Coppell High School sophomore Jackson Culp’s taste in music graduated into a large passion for electronic music after hearing band Flux Pavillion. This newfound passion for electronic music, quickly evolved into a passion for making electronic music of his own. Culp realized he had a passion for […]

    Culp’s passion for electronic music turns into feasible dream

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Debbie Kuehn has owned  and managed the Santa Fe Cookie Company for the last 20 years after moving her location twice. Photo by Shivani Burra.

Something sweet is cooking in Denver

April 17, 2015 at 11:05 pm

By Shivani Burra Staff Writer @shiviburra DENVER – Nothing good usually happens in an alleyway. However in the case of the Santa Fe Cookie Company located on the 16th...

Sports »

Athletes face pressure on, off the field

Athletes face pressure on, off the field

April 17, 2015 at 4:59 pm

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac Wake up. Senior pitcher Jensen Elliott focuses on blocking out critics when he pitches, like in this game on March 17. Photo by Mallorie...

Student Life »

Using social media responsibly, Wilson and managing editor, Jena Seidemann, snap a selfie at the JEA/NSPA Spring High School Journalism Convention, which hosted 2,800 enthusiastic journalists and their advisors. This is Seidemann's third convention of her three years on staff. Photo by Jena Seidemann.

The dawn of the planet of the journalist

April 17, 2015 at 11:59 pm

By Jena Seidemann Managing Editor @jena_seidemann DENVER – Cross country and in the Lone Star state, Dr. Bradley Wilson has seen his fair share of journalism. Hailing...

Opinions »

5280 Publishing founder, president and editor-in-chief Daniel Brogan shares the 'why' behind starting the Denver city magazine 5280 which started from his second bedroom in his apartment in 1993. Brogan took big, risky steps to get the magazine rolling such as sending out 10 credit card applications on the same day so the credit card companies would not cross-check to see which other cards he had applied for because he "became kind of obsessed" with the idea of making this magazine work. Photo by Tuulia Koponen.

Passion for journalism elevates mile higher in Denver

April 17, 2015 at 11:55 pm

By Tuulia Koponen Business/Public Relations Manager @tuulipia   DENVER – “I wasn’t a smarter guy.” Just a few sentences into his speech for the session...

Entertainment »

Smallpools returns with LOVETAP!

Smallpools returns with LOVETAP!

April 16, 2015 at 10:12 am

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer @shruthreddy Indie music. Strobe lights. Crazy dancing. Captivating acoustics. My average night out is spent like this, at a concert....