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Nishant Medicharla
Nishant Medicharla is a senior and Business Manager for The Sidekick. When he is not writing, he enjoys binge watching new TV shows, reading coming-of-age teenager books and hanging out with friends. With questions, comments or concerns, contact him at [email protected] or @nishantnm1 on Twitter. 

Nishant Medicharla, Business Manager

May 16, 2020
The 2020 Sidekick Olympics (Story)
May 15, 2020
A letter to my past self: Life won’t always go to plan – and that’s completely OK (Story)
May 05, 2020
The Penny Podcast – Episode #048 (Senior Special) (Media)
Apr 11, 2020
Cancellation of prom may have taught us something more valuable – living in the moment (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
A day in the life of two quarantined high school students (Story/Media)
Mar 19, 2020
Prom latest event to cancel due to COVID-19 pandemic (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Voters pack Coppell City Hall for Super Tuesday (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Students promoting sustainability in presentations for Climate Reality Project (Media)
Feb 29, 2020
Teachers incorporate Black History Month into classes (Media)
Feb 29, 2020
The Sidekick staff members share how journalism has shaped them (video) (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2020
Claire’s Corner: It’s time to make announcements (Media)
Feb 26, 2020
On to the next: Cowboys cruise in second half to playoff victory (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
New season: Coppell opening playoff push against Eaton (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Cowboys soar past Hawks, celebrate district victory (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Cowboys look to bring heat against Hebron (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Local Guides: Chicken Sandwich Edition (Media)
Feb 01, 2020
Another district victory for Cowboys (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Campus restrooms undergoing rehaul to meet ADA compliance change (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Cowboys to go head-to-head against Marauders in District 6-6A game (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
#StudentPressFreedom: Press freedom is freedom for us all (Media)
Jan 20, 2020
Cowboys vanquish Vikings, keep steady lead in 61-35 victory (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
Morning after extreme weather reveals unexpected snowfall (Story/Media)
Dec 21, 2019
CHS Speaks: Students and faculty share how they have grown as an individual this decade (video) (Story/Media)
Dec 15, 2019
Local Guides: Getting a taste of holiday-themed coffees around Coppell (Video) (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Cowboys break all barriers, reign as 2019 Classic Chevrolet Showcase champions (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Marching through the cold: Veterans Day Parade attendees honor brave actions of the past (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Cowboys ride away (Media)
Nov 08, 2019
Honoring the brave: CMSW holds 25th Veterans Day to commemorate brave actions of the past (Story/Media)
Nov 04, 2019
The Sportlight: Olvera one of two freshmen on JV1 tennis, strives to succeed (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
O’Rourke holds “Rally against Fear” to trump President (Story/Media)
Oct 21, 2019
Uniting hand to hand: Kaleidoscope promotes cultural diversity through fireworks, mural (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
O’Rourke holds “Rally Against Fear” to counter Thursday’s Trump rally (Media)
Oct 18, 2019
Kaleidoscope event to display cultural heritage, forge new mural (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
On the Spot: Students step back in time to recreate Boston Massacre through mock trial (with video) (Story)
Sep 22, 2019
Moving on up: Theater department turns silent auction into first class event (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
Extended Look: Canyon Ranch Elementary grand opening gives glimpse into new era of teaching (Story/Media)
Sep 19, 2019
Canyon Ranch grand opening gives community glimpse at new era of teaching (with video) (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2019
Students build excitement for school year at first pep rally (with video) (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Tennis starts with faulty beginnings, bounces back to defeat Hebron (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Coppell tennis to take on intense competitor Hebron (Story/Media)
Aug 15, 2019
First day, part two (Media)
Jul 24, 2019
Thornton assumes role of CMSW principal, energizes Wranglers (Story)
May 06, 2019
Hustling to Harvard (Story)
Mar 30, 2019
Past to present: How Heritage Night continues to evolve, celebrate global diversity (with video) (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Heritage night to showcase cultural traditions, offer food trucks (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Students testing egg contraptions to examine force, impact (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Coppell Observer: Last minute tips to prepare for the SAT (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Video: National Speech and Debate Day gives students voice (Media)
Jan 28, 2019
CHS no longer offering GT/AP courses for the 2019-20 school year (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Video: Coppell High School students speak on Student Council “New Year, New Me” week (Media)
Nov 29, 2018
Flashing Lights: Texas law requires police encounter training for high school students (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
The phrase “accept yourself” is more than a cliché (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Mayan group, Pakal, amazes audience with traditional dance during Kaleidoscope (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Kaleidoscope: Celebration of Cultures to bring cultural diversity this weekend (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
CHS speaks: Has the construction of CHS9 helped reduce overcrowding at CHS? (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
New equipment, technology, excite community during CMSW grand opening (with video) (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
CMSW grand opening to give community unique look at new school (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Campus redefines purpose statement through implementing integrity lessons (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Hewitt shares love, ambition for Spanish with students (Story)
May 24, 2018
Students bring home medals from State VASE (Story)
May 04, 2018
Humans of CHS: Zeke Butler (Story)
May 02, 2018
Students recognize teachers’ hardwork for Teacher Appreciation Week (with video) (Story)
Apr 20, 2018
CHS students spread excitement for prom with t-shirts (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Hao commits to UPENN through fencing (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
School announces king, queen nominees to start prom week (Media)
Apr 09, 2018
Suresh markets for autism, raises awareness (Story)
Mar 25, 2018
Rocking the commons: Largest pool ever for Heritage Night celebrates diversity (with video) (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Heritage Night to showcase the most performers in its history (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Coppell Crime Stoppers paying for tips resulting in vape recovery (with video) (Story/Media)
Feb 09, 2018
Brown evading typical high school experience, ends up on app store (Story)
Jan 07, 2018
Cowboys ram Berkner out of arena in district action (Story)
Dec 09, 2017
Coppell athletes hold up tradition of contribution in time of giving (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Sanctuary Cities might be the bad way for equality (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Honing in on honesty (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Coppell unites its citizens through music, food, dance (Story)
Oct 21, 2017
Kaleidoscope: A Celebration of Cultures to bring Coppell cultural diversity this weekend (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Coppell residents meet up for an evening filled with music, fun, food, friends (Story/Media)
Sep 14, 2017
Annual Music in the Plaza brings Coppell unique music this weekend (Story)