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The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The state of California has many environments, ranging from beaches to deserts. The Sidekick staff cartoonist Maya Palavali explains the lesson she learned about Palm Springs, Calif.

The Twist: A vacation mishap

Maya Palavali, Staff Cartoonist January 17, 2023

Yawning and stretching my limbs, I sleepily pulled my carry-on suitcase onto the jet bridge leading to the airport gate. Immediately, the sun blinded my eyes and a brush of wind tousled my hair. I donned...

Coppell High School students that live in Irving must make a treacherous journey to school each morning. The Sidekick executive design/interactive editor Srihari Yechangunja describes one such journey with many twists, turns, and encounters with drivers with less than ideal driving skills.

The Twist: An Irving resident’s journey to CHS

Srihari Yechangunja, Executive Design/Interactive Editor November 8, 2022

The Twist is a humorous column about life in Coppell. Please be warned that any and all disdain towards any topic is due to the writers’ similar situation as adolescents (even though we feel so much...

Every fall, companies integrate pumpkin spice products into their marketing campaigns. The Sidekick staff cartoonist Maya Palavali delves into the inherent problem behind this tactic.

The Twist: The inevitable return of pumpkin spice

Maya Palavali, Staff Cartoonist October 24, 2022

As the clock struck midnight, indicating the beginning of October, a terrible feeling settled in my gut. Dreams plagued my consciousness of what was in store for me in the morn’: pumpkin spice latte...

Headlines about celebrities and their private jet use have been in the news recently. The Sidekick executive design/interactive editor Srihari Yechangunja has uncovered that Coppell High School’s very own Cowboy Carl may be a celebrity of interest in this vital issue.

The Twist: Cowboy Carl found using private jet

Srihari Yechangunja, Executive Design/Interactive Editor October 5, 2022

The Twist is a humorous column about life in Coppell. Please be warned that any and all disdain towards any topic is due to the writers’ similar situation as adolescents (even though we feel so much...

The newest internet phenomenon is an app designed to interact with friends through photos, dubbed BeReal. The Sidekick staff cartoonist Maya Palavali warns prospective users to proceed with caution using a list of grievances.

The Twist: The pitfalls of BeReal

Maya Palavali, Staff Cartoonist/Writer September 15, 2022

The Twist is a humorous column about life in Coppell. Please be warned that any and all disdain towards any topic is due to the writers’ similar situation as adolescents (even though we feel so much...

Lately, it has seemed like more people have been going to the gym out of nowhere. The Sidekick executive design/interactive editor Srihari Yechangunja offers some tips to that one kid in the friend group who, out of peer pressure, decided to cave in and finally consider going to the gym.

The Twist: A beginner’s guide to the gym

Srihari Yechangunja, Executive Design/Interactive Editor August 30, 2022

The Twist is a humorous column about life in Coppell. Please be warned that any and all disdain towards any topic is due to the writers’ similar situation as adolescents (even though we feel so much...

The 2021-22 school year has been a tough one for high school students. The Sidekick staff writer Maya Palavali addresses a letter to her junior year to air her grievances.

An ode to junior year

Maya Palavali May 11, 2022

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,...

Public displays of affection (PDA) at school often makes students uncomfortable. The Sidekick visual media editor Angelina Liu thinks common high school public displays of affection should be moved off campus.

Coppell Observer: Dear couples of Coppell High School…

Angelina Liu, Visual Media Editor March 11, 2022

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,...

Coppell Observer: The Oxford Commanist Manifesto

Coppell Observer: The Oxford Commanist Manifesto

Srihari Yechangunja, Design Editor February 16, 2022

Coppell Observer is a humorous column about life as a teenager in a cult. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as adolescents (even though we feel so much...

College application season has begun and along with it comes waves of stress for teenagers. The Sidekick communications manager Varshitha Korrapolu conveys the eagerness and excitement high school seniors have to go through this process.

Coppell Observer: College applications: the culmination of the high school experience

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager September 1, 2021

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 first week of school had many struggles, especially for students who were virtual last year. The Sidekick executive news editor Akhila Gunturu recounts her embarrassing and downright horrifying experience. Photo illustration by Nandini Paidesetty and Ayane Kobayashi.

Coppell Observer: The beginning of the year, conceived in orange

Akhila Gunturu, Executive News Editor August 31, 2021

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,...

A man tipping his hat to the letters of the English language.

Coppell Observer: An ode to the English language

Srihari Yechangunja, Staff Designer May 3, 2021

Today, I shall be examining the English language With no other languages I shall gauge Though sometimes words may not rhyme well I’ll try not to do that as much as possi-bell I do warn you, yes,...

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