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New high school: Possible solution or terrible mistake?

New high school: Possible solution or terrible mistake?

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

The hallways of Coppell High School during passing period are full of life, bustling with students on their way to next class. Some might say the hallways are too packed.   The solution seems simple: build another high school. But is that what Coppell really needs right now?   ...

It is time for a change: Coppell is in great need of a new high school

It is time for a change: Coppell is in great need of a new high school

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

At Coppell High School, our hallways are bustling with people; conversations are loud and blurred, and you can occasionally hear the sound of a kid playing a straw kazoo in the sea of teenage stress.  The halls smell of excessive Axe and not-so-discreet sweat stains. It is impossible to block out t...

I live for me, not for you: The toxicity of ridiculing others’ interests

I live for me, not for you: The toxicity of ridiculing others’ interests

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions

I love music. I jam out to multiple albums on my phone every day, keep track of and complain about the Billboard charts (probably too much for my own good) and love talking about music with anyone who will listen.   While I also love hearing others’ opinions on music, what upsets me most i...

Strengthening hands, knowledge through sign language

Strengthening hands, knowledge through sign language

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

  Last December, I met my first Deaf* friend, The Sidekick editorial page editor Claire Clements. When she first explained she was deaf, I immediately said, “That’s so cool!”   Everyone laughed, and she said that was the first time she had heard that response. For years, I have ...

Asian culture in America is taking center stage in 2018, and that’s a good thing for all of us

Asian culture in America is taking center stage in 2018, and that’s a good thing for all of us

Kelly Wei, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Crazy Rich Asians, which has grossed more than $35.3 million since hitting theaters two weeks ago, is only getting richer. It has become a critically-acclaimed box office hit, with a 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and plenty of public favor to go around. Everyone, Asian or not, is a little obsessed. ...

Coppell Observer: How to be aesthetic in school

Coppell Observer: How to be aesthetic in school

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes y...

What is the right way to spend summer?

What is the right way to spend summer?

Editorial Staff

May 27, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The final bell rings, and it feels like the beginning scene of High School Musical 2. It is finally summer.   Some Coppell High School students are rushing home, ready to start binging on the latest Netflix show, and others head straight to the neighborhood pool, ready to cool off from the...

Letting go of the past: how former Sidekick editors have influenced me

Letting go of the past: how former Sidekick editors have influenced me

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Opinions

I have always lived with the fear of failure. It has hindered me my entire life. This all consuming phenomenon has stopped me from pursuing my passions. My fear of failure started as a child. When I was young, I saw it as logical. I was someone who was mature enough to realize that my ambitious were ...

Coppell Observer: The global epidemic of battle royale

Coppell Observer: The global epidemic of battle royale

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes you ...

Kadari crosses the country

Kadari crosses the country

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Showcase

After 15 years of living in one state, one town, one house, moving from Illinois to Texas in the middle of my high school career was not something I was happy about.   The decision had been somewhat sudden - announced near the beginning of the summer that we would most likely be moving a...

Coming to a close: Things to do before walking the stage

Coming to a close: Things to do before walking the stage

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinions

With only a few weeks left of school, seniors like myself are coming to the realization that their high school career is ending. While many of us are excited to leave, the end of senior year is bittersweet nonetheless.   For seniors looking to take advantage of these last few days at Coppell Hi...