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Anika Arutla , Social Media Manager

Anika is a senior at Coppell High School and it is her third year on the Sidekick staff. When she isn't writing, you can find her reading, watching movies, doing her IB homework and spending time with her family and friends.

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Coppell High School senior Pranitha Kona is ranked tenth in the class of 2020. Kona plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin in the fall.

Pranitha Kona

May 14, 2020
Coppell High School senior Shreyas Rajagopal is ranked fourth in the class of 2020. Rajagopal is attending Emory University in Atlanta as a debate scholar with a major in anthropology.

Shreyas Rajagopal

May 14, 2020
The Coppell wrestling team won the Santa Slam at the CHS Arena on Dec. 22. The team travels to the Houston Westside Chicken Wing Tournament from Jan. 10-11.

Wrestling

January 10, 2020
Coppell High School 2012 graduate Madiha Lakhani launched her own makeup brand, Madz Cosmetica, earlier this year.  Madz Cosmetica is selling liquid lipstick that is hypoallergenic, paraben-free, cruelty-free, vegan and hydrating.

Monetizing Passion

March 1, 2019
Donald Trump addressing supporters at his Fort Worth rally in 2016. It has been a year since Trump was sworn into office and he has kept promises as well as broken them.

One year of Trump

February 2, 2018
For years, women around the world have advocated as well as fought against the mistreatment and abuse inflicted upon them by men. Recently Hollywood has also joined the movement, as seen with Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Awards acceptance speech, to fight against the horrendous acts committed against females of this era.

Fighting for justice

January 27, 2018
Senior Wyatt Priest, after scoring a goal during a playoff game his sophomore year. They won the game 2-0 and advanced in the playoffs.

Scoring a position at SMU

December 12, 2017
In 2018, several anticipated films will hit the big screen for movie fanatics. These movies include Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, A Wrinkle in Time and Incredibles 2.

Year of nostalgia

November 30, 2017
The 14 girls participating in the women’s self defense class practice using pressure points. Pressure points can knock out the attacker with a simple hit. The classes take place at the Coppell Police Department on Wednesday’s from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Building confidence

November 3, 2017
Coppell High School seniors Macy Johnson, who plays  Morticia Addams, and Mark Beshai who plays Gomez Addams, sing during a romantic scene of “The Addams Family” on Saturday night in the auditorium. “The Addams Family” musical will also be performed this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Dark play with a twist

October 24, 2017
Coppell High School sophomores Jane Kim and Ethan DePew’s designs were selected from all the art classes at CHS to be sold as stickers to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. All proceeds are being donated to the American Black Cross. They are being sold in are teacher David Bearden’s room, E103.

Sticker sale for Harvey

October 20, 2017
Cars on Allen Parkway at Studemont Street are submerged in water due to flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Allen Parkway was hit particularly hard due to its proximity to downtown Houston.

Life during the hurricane

September 1, 2017
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