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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

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,...

The phrase “no offense” is used, more often than not, before a phrase that would otherwise be wildly offensive. The Sidekick editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil and her trusty friend Montana James ask an important question about this phenomenon: “Why? Just why?” Photo illustration by Sally Parampottil and Srihari Yechangunja

Coppell Observer: Montana James and the most useless phrase in the history of English

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief March 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,...

Due to this winter weather, it is difficult for many households to stay warm at home because of continuous power outages. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil explains how to survive during this time.

Coppell Observer: Surviving the new ice age as a Texan

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 20, 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,...

Many people are not looking forward to Valentine’s Day on Sunday due to their single status. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil discusses the activities people without significant others can enjoy on this holiday of love.

Coppell Observer: Valentine’s Day as a single pringle

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 11, 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,...

Coppell residents and football fans can watch the Super Bowl live on Sunday. The Sidekick executive editor-in-chief Sally Parampottil unpacks the pomp and circumstance surrounding the game and shares tips on how to watch it like a pro.

Coppell Observer: Super Bowl for Dummies

Sally Parampottil, Executive Editor-in-Chief February 5, 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,...

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