Coppell Student Media

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Anika Arutla
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.

You can contact her at [email protected] or follow her on twitter @AnikaArutla

Anika Arutla , Social Media Manager

May 15, 2020
The great SLAY (Senior Legacy Activity, Yeet!) project (Story)
May 14, 2020
Rising to the top (Story)
May 05, 2020
Looking back on unique soccer season (part 2) (Story)
May 05, 2020
Looking back on unique soccer season (part 1) (Story)
Apr 18, 2020
Exploring the Korean side of TV during isolation (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
‘CALM’ brings maturity to nine year old band (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Cowgirls surge over Waxahachie in first Coppell & Marcus Tournament game (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Coppell & Marcus tournament prepping softball before district season (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Nothing special about Netflix’s To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
The Penny Podcast – Episode #038 (Media)
Feb 13, 2020
Local Guides: Chicken Sandwich Edition (Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Tao drumming to All-State four years in a row (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Second half surge lifts Hawks over Coppell (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Recommendation letters aid in celestial experience (Story)
Jan 10, 2020
Coppell sports update entering new year (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
Decade Wrap-Up: Literary look back at decade’s growth (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
Love for ocean fuels biology teaching (Story)
Dec 07, 2019
Cowgirls rise to top in second tournament of the season (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Dual citizenship, dual sports (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Klovensky bringing enthusiasm to technical theater (Story)
May 02, 2019
Paying tribute to our childhood (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
Enhancing self-confidence in ‘one go’ (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
We are our biggest fear (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Best of Coppell 2019 (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Taking incoming school year in stride (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Introducing green lunch: an opportunity that redefines success (with video) (Story)
Mar 23, 2019
Dragon, eagle battle to form an identity through art (Story)
Mar 23, 2019
Conflicting ideologies collide in award-winning artwork (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Monetizing Passion (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Learning, understanding course selections through Spring Preview Night (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Incoming students to look through next year’s schedules on Monday (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #003 (Media)
Feb 02, 2019
Reputation of Patriots as NFL’s dominating team (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
Video: Coppell High School students gear up for Super Bowl LIII (Media)
Jan 25, 2019
Social, environmental downturns to wall (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Stir conversation with date over quick, delicious recipes (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Finding your place through spontaneous decisions (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
Latest addition to school safety: NaviGate Prepared implements 3D floor plans (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Travel, family, full stomachs (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
From sunny Florida to frigid Virginia to dry west coast (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Kavanaugh’s effect on feminism (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
I have a voice, I want to use it (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Gaining control over busy schedules through a bullet journal (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Let’s get down to business, to analyze movies (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Fresh look for historic campus (with video) (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Fewer players, more coaches: Coppell ultimate frisbee taking new approach with smaller roster (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Moving from the sea to a pond (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Cooler weather, spooky movies (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
From being chased by bears to teaching in Coppell: CHS science teacher Rebecca Wheatley takes on new adventures (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Setting goals, meeting expectations: parents attend Open House with clear minds (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Netflix’s ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ sets standards for future romantic comedies (Story/Media)
May 22, 2018
Love for teaching drives beloved teacher to win regional science award (Story)
May 16, 2018
Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising (Story)
May 04, 2018
Decision day calls for senior appreciation (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Marvel sweeps audience with massive cliffhanger (Story)
Apr 28, 2018
A letter to mother nature, our home and safe haven (Story/Media)
Apr 17, 2018
School announces king, queen nominees to start prom week (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Penalty kicks, shut outs in the fight for state championship (Story/Media)
Mar 31, 2018
Technique, teamwork leads Cowgirls playoff victory (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Searching for enlightenment, finding peace through meditation (with video) (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
Nation-wide stance for gun restrictions; students shine attention on major issue (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Credit by exam opportunity allows students to get quick course credit (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
After disappointing loss, communication leads Cowgirls to victory over Lake Highlands (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Bouncing and cats, mixture for entertaining app; Dundon creates ‘Meowbounce’ (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
On the Spot: END IT movement, shining a light on the issue of human trafficking (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Cartwheeling to college: Toy lands gymnastics scholarship to Washington (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
A love of learning: Mobley finds her place in classroom (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
One year of Trump (Story)
Jan 27, 2018
Fighting for justice (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Scoring a position at SMU (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Securing a scholarship to TCU (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
Year of nostalgia (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Strangest worldwide phenomenon (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Building confidence (Story/Media)
Oct 30, 2017
Mix Disney and Halloween and get affordable costumes (Story/Media)
Oct 24, 2017
Dark play with a twist (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Sticker sale for Harvey (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Treatment in comfort: New emergency room opens in Coppell (Story/Media)
Sep 22, 2017
Homemade cakes, trips play starring role in theater department’s annual silent auction (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
KCBY nominated for Pacemaker award (Story)
Sep 16, 2017
Fourth Annual Coppell Car Show (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
Grand opening of Andy Brown Park West (Story)
Sep 01, 2017
Life during the hurricane (Story)