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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Neha Desaraju

Neha Desaraju, Entertainment Editor

Neha Desaraju is a senior and the entertainment editor for The Sidekick. Usually she writes things, sometimes she codes things, and occasionally she designs things. She's always an organizer. She also loves data journalism. You can probably find her writing (or coding) at 2 a.m. or singing and making music at 2 p.m. Reach out to her at [email protected].

All content by Neha Desaraju
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[Photo] Throw away the handbook of respectability

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager
May 12, 2021
A survey of 659 students at Coppell High School found that more than half first received their news from social media. A lack of media literacy in youth has revealed the importance of student journalism. Graphic by Neha Desaraju

[Photo] Waging an inevitable war (Part 3)

Avani Kashyap, Daily News/Assignment Editor
February 26, 2021
After online end-of-course exams last week, Coppell High School and Coppell ISD are responding to adjustments to testing requirements for graduation. Spring exams are set to be online, while individual graduation committees seek to fill in the gaps.

Testing graduation requirement upheld

Neha Desaraju, Entertainment Editor
December 17, 2020
Newsroom Bunnies #1: Nostalgia

Newsroom Bunnies #1: “Nostalgia”

Neha Desaraju, Entertainment Editor
August 21, 2020
Catherine Yang

Catherine Yang

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor
May 15, 2020
This week, Coppell High School is closed due to concerns over COVID-19 exposure. Students are encouraged to stay at home, and it is an opportunity for students to catch up on sleep and explore other passions. Photo illustration by Neha Desaraju and Adisri Mohapatra

Making the best of break

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor
March 18, 2020
Coppell High School chemistry teacher Amy Snyder embraces CHS senior Cole Krautkramer after being given her banquet invitation on Thursday during fifth period. Every year, each student in the top five percent chooses a teacher to honor at the Coppell Education Foundation Recognition Banquet, which is April 20 at the Embassy Suites DFW North in Grapevine.

It takes a village

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor
February 28, 2020
Coppell sophomore Rebeca Centeno prepares to bump against Hebron in the CHS Arena on Oct. 4. Centeno also runs for the Coppell cross country team.

Centeno spikes, races with dual identity

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor
October 31, 2019
Isha Thakkar

Isha Thakkar

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer
May 17, 2019
Coppell High School tennis players get framed pictures on the wall inside the CHS tennis center when they become champs or super champs. Tennis players become champs and super champs by winning a specific number of qualifying tournaments through the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

Champing up

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer
March 27, 2019
In 2018, Oxford and Merriam-Webster listed the top words of the year. Sophomore writer Neha Desaraju brings awareness to these words and their meanings.

Let’s be more aware in 2019

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer
January 18, 2019
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