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Coppell Observer: Zoom: where reality is a multi-faceted master of mischief

Since the start of the school year, many virtual students have had trouble adjusting to new learning environments. The Sidekick’s CHS9 editor Akhila Gunturu recounts some of her most embarrassing Zoom experiences all rolled into one episode.

Akhila Gunturu, CHS9 Editor

September 29, 2020

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

Coppell Observer: Survival of the summer readers

Many Coppell High School students are unaware of summer reading assignments until the day before the school year starts, causing them to cram. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil discusses the difficulties of summer reading and compares students who insist on reading their novel before school begins and those who do not finish until after.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2020

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

Coppell Observer: Stranded at home amidst first-world problems

Despite the stay-at-home order ending on April 30, many people are still choosing to stay in quarantine, though its monotony makes it easy to go a little crazy. The Sidekick Entertainment Editor Shravya Mahesh discusses the effect of staying at home on her daily quarantine routine.

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

May 5, 2020

Coppell Observer is a humorous 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 laugh, l...

Coppell Observer: Grievances from a wary hallway traveler

Coppell High School hallways are filled with many different types of students, from those who block the hall to those who walk too slow. The Sidekick editor-in-chief Anthony Cesario brings attention to the types of students who get on everyone else’s nerves in the CHS hallways.

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2020

Coppell Observer is a humorous 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 laugh, l...

Coppell Observer: C stands for cursed

C Lunch is at 1:15 p.m. each day, more than an hour after A lunch has eaten. The Sidekick executive sports editor Sally Parampottil argues C Lunch is unfair and drains the energy from those who have it.

Sally Parampottil, Executive Sports Editor

December 18, 2019

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...

Coppell Observer: Death by Membean

Membean, a vocabulary learning program used in Coppell ISD and elsewhere, is a big part of Coppell High School students’ lives. The Sidekick junior staff writer Nicolas Reyes explains the frustration and boredom this program give its users.

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Coppell Observer is a humorous 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 laugh, leave a comment. When you are cou...

Coppell Observer: How to be the best customer in the world

Many people in the service industry face a lot of pressure to keep up with their job. The Sidekick editorial page editor Claire Clements uses satire to discuss how to make their job easier.

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

March 8, 2019

Coppell Observer is a humorous 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 laugh, le...

Coppell Observer: Last minute tips to prepare for the SAT

The SAT is a standardized test that many students across the United States are encouraged to take before applying to college. It assesses students on math, reading and writing. Many teenagers experience a large amount of stress while preparing to achieve a rewarding score on their test.

Nishant Medicharla, Export and Production Manager

March 8, 2019

Coppell Observer is a humorous 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 laugh, l...

Coppell Observer: “Sorry, I had my AirPods in”

AirPods are Apple's wireless, cord-free headphones. They released December 2016 and were priced at $159. Since then, AirPods have developed into a symbol of wealth among the youth.

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

Coppell Observer is a humorous 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 laugh, lea...

Coppell Observer: How to be ungrateful like a pro

At Coppell High School, many students are not grateful for what they have, and instead complain endlessly about minor inconveniences.  The Sidekick copy editor Pramika Kadari discusses why CHS students should be more grateful through satire.

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018

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 mak...

Coppell Observer: How to be aesthetic in school

Coppell High School students are rushing to get their school supplies this fall. Several students splurge on more high-quality, aesthetic school supplies, in order to insure their productivity.

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

August 24, 2018

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...

Coppell Observer: The global epidemic of battle royale

Fortnite as entranced America's youth as it combines the building aspect of Minecraft and the classic shooting aspects of other games. Fortnite is free on the Apple and Android app stores, as well as on PlayStation, Xbox and PC.

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

May 24, 2018

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 ...