• Long process of recruitment, commitment pays dividends

    By Marcus Krum Staff Writer @marcuskrum   As he looks back up from his notes to the field, watching the star running back break loose for his third touchdown of the game, the college recruiter cannot help but smile. ‘This is our guy’ he thinks, ‘We are going to get him.’ While the clock ticks down to zero, he folds […]

    Long process of recruitment, commitment pays dividends
  • Cerda draws positives out of devastating car accident 30 years ago

    Sakshi Venkatraman Staff Writer @oompapa1 Sixteen-year-old Ray Cerda was living a life that was almost too good to be true. He was an exceptional student, active in student council, member of the National Honors Society, president of his class and the quarterback of Irving High School’s football team. On May 23, 1981, everything he knew fell apart when a late-night […]

  • String of burglaries initiates heightened sense of awareness for community

    By Jena Seidemann Managing Editor @jena_seidemann It was the average, peaceful night in the city of Coppell for Ariane Madison, her husband and her family. As they tucked themselves into bed on Nov. 25, they awoke to find the third row of their Yukon Denali stolen right outside of their home, where it had always been parked. “We rarely lock […]

    Graphic by Nick Brigis.
  • Christmas Store rings true to season of giving through helping impoverished families

    By Summer Crawford News Editor @summercrawfordd Video by Sydney Pickett Red and green decor, lights and glittering ornaments strung on trees filtering in the soft glow of Christian melodies, the birth of Jesus Christ and the sweet taste of love are just a few of the things that constituent Christmas. Children are daydreaming of endless gifts, parents are searching for […]

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  • Update: Board of Trustees Meeting on Dec. 15, 2014

    By Allie Arnold student life editor @_alliearnold Before discussing topics and issues the Coppell ISD Board of Trustees cover at its usual meetings, Coppell High School’s Round-Up yearbook, The Sidekick newspaper and KCBY-TV all received recognition for winning prestigious awards in national journalism competitions.  President of the Board of Trustees, Anthony Hill, presented the leaders of each group with a […]

    KCBY-TV advisor Irma Kennedy speaks of the crew's hard work and dedication as senior Program Directors Michael Butzer and Hailey Hess receive recognition for winning sixth place in Best of Show for broadcast by the NSPA at the CISD Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 15.

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Containers for donations sat in Mr. Wofford's room for two days. The donations were for student service projects in EXCEL classes.

Excel students give back, practice business skills with service projects

December 19, 2014 at 9:42 pm

Meara Isenberg Staff Writer @mearaannee This holiday season, some are helping those in need and some are learning new things. Freshmen EXCEL Intro to Business and Industry...

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Cowboys dominate in Santa Slam duals, Cowgirls show some improvement

Cowboys dominate in Santa Slam duals, Cowgirls show some improvement

December 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm

By Joseph Krum Staff Writer @joseph_krum Senior captain Jesse McPherson looks to his coaches for advice while trying to pin his Trinity Christian Academy opponent to the ground....

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IB hall alive and full of joy this holiday season

IB hall alive and full of joy this holiday season

December 19, 2014 at 12:43 pm

By Gabby Sahm staff writer @gabbysahm Photo by Gabby Sahm. To celebrate the early release before the holiday break, today the International Baccalaureate hall is full of music...

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CISD files school funding lawsuit

CISD files school funding lawsuit

December 9, 2014 at 8:59 pm

By Hailey Siegrist Staff Writer @Hailey_Siegrist In 2013, Travis County District Judge John Dietz ruled the current Texas school finance system did not meet obligations for...

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Respira Dessert show wows with musical talents

Respira Dessert show wows with musical talents

December 19, 2014 at 11:47 am

By Emma Cummins Last night, Coppell High School’s Respira had its last dessert show in the auditorium. Respira is a girls choir and featured holiday songs as well as some...