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Pramika Kadari
Pramika Kadari is a senior and the Executive News/Enterprise Editor on The Sidekick. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, watching movies and spending time with friends. Her favorite book is Ender's Game; her favorite movies include Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind and Revolutionary Road. With comments and concerns, contact her @pramika_kadari or [email protected]


Pramika Kadari, Executive News and Enterprise Editor

May 15, 2020
Exploring fine arts career pathways (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
And this is Mr. Bagley (Story)
Apr 04, 2020
35-year-old Citizens’ Advocate to transition online by ending printed edition (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Lauv’s ~how i’m feeling~ relates to generation’s feelings of “modern loneliness” (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
Future CHS seniors must tread carefully with prom diets (Story)
Feb 29, 2020
Teachers incorporate Black History Month into classes (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Old Town, new pavilion (with video) (Media)
Feb 12, 2020
Video: Cowgirls suffer first loss of season (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Democratic candidates gather support at Irving debate (with video) (Story/Media)
Feb 06, 2020
Opinion: Writers, filmmakers must exercise caution with portrayals of sexual assault (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Marcus snatches win with late goal (Media)
Feb 03, 2020
Faces of CISD: John Bokon (with video) (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Caviness using financial background to aid school board (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Swim team rides wave of momentum into regionals (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Little Women’s realistic portrayal of love, life leaves lasting impact on viewers (Story)
Jan 25, 2020
CISD unites at pop up party (with video) (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
Boom! Bang! Pow! Holmes brings comic books to life (with video) (Story)
Jan 10, 2020
Severe weather threat leading to multiple cancellations (Story)
Dec 26, 2019
Miller, Holmes, Bellish nominated for Teacher of the Year (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
Decade Wrap-Up: World of film transformed during 2010s (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Student council raising funds through candy grams (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
Local Guides: Getting a taste of holiday-themed coffees around Coppell (Video) (Media)
Dec 13, 2019
The Penny Podcast – Episode #032 (Media)
Dec 09, 2019
Faces of CISD: Lillian Cruz (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
The Sportlight: Ortega crosses world through exchange program (Story)
Nov 23, 2019
Video: Students’ knowledge shines at Star Party (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
CHS Speaks: Administration eliminates final exams (video) (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Faces of CISD: Jolynn Kelly (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Part 2: Tornadoes wreck area around Walnut Hill Elementary but unite community (with video) (Story)
Oct 26, 2019
Coppell dominates Irving with eight touchdowns at homecoming game (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
UTD professor initiates discussion about artificial intelligence (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Video: Student section hypes up Lewisville game with powder (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Trump supporters overflow American Airlines Center for Dallas rally (with video) (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Student of the week: Mohan dances for human trafficking awareness (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Pep rally excites students for game against Hebron (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Coppell beats Tyler Lee 17-2, loses two tiebreaker matches (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Tennis to play back-to-back matches tomorrow (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Bringing the community together: Coppell’s TEDxYouth Talk spreads new perspectives (with video) (Media)
Sep 26, 2019
Super Star program spotlights district’s unsung role models (Story)
Sep 22, 2019
Macbooks, brunch and bingo: Cheerleaders host night of fun, games featuring impressive prizes (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Tennis fails to repeat previous victory against Plano West (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Tennis to face off against fierce competitor Plano West (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Students build excitement for school year at first pep rally (with video) (Story/Media)
Sep 08, 2019
Faces of CISD: Sid Grant (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Late former Sidekick adviser leaves legacy in students (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
Coppell tennis avenges itself against Southlake Carroll (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
Bringing a new meaning to FNL (with video) (Media)
Aug 15, 2019
Coppell tennis remains positive despite loss to Southlake Carroll (Story)
Jul 07, 2019
Raja returns to national spelling bee, earns victory in eight-way tie (Story)
May 20, 2019
Lacy provides opportunity for aspiring artists through geometric mural (Story)
May 18, 2019
How the beauty of my culture helped me embrace it (Story)
May 17, 2019
Lacy, CHS students to brighten up Cypress Waters with collaborative mural (Story)
May 17, 2019
Path to success (Story)
May 17, 2019
New faces entering The Sidekick newsroom (video) (Story)
May 12, 2019
Pros/cons of pushing kids into sports (Story)
May 03, 2019
Student of the week: Vasquez excelling in photography, music, soccer (Story/Media)
Apr 16, 2019
Rathod reaching for skies to fulfill dream of piloting (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Local theater recreates magical land of Oz (Story)
Apr 13, 2019
Boys track runs down district championship with area meet looming (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Track to sprint toward victory at district meet tonight, tomorrow (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Theatre Coppell whisks audience away to Oz (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Book of the week: Every Day by David Levithan (Story/Media)
Apr 06, 2019
Coppell seniors end soccer career with loss against Carroll (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Best of Coppell 2019 (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Five Feet Apart puts fresh twist on old themes (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
Hulcy balancing athletics and journalism, shining in both (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
CISD students unleash inner artist through Cozby Library’s Storybook Contest (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Student of the Week: Thompson balancing fine arts, journalism and athletics (Story/Media)
Mar 05, 2019
Ward turning powerful life stories into fiction (Story)
Mar 02, 2019
Video: CHS theater members reflect on Oscars 2019 (Story/Media)
Mar 01, 2019
Ward to discuss novel on immigration Sunday at Cozby Library (Story)
Feb 23, 2019
What journalism means to me: Improving work ethic leads to heightened passion (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Ending the glorification of toxic romance in media (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
Feminism as a living entity (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Waldo to promote Why Stuff Matters at Cozby Library (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
The Coppell Student Media Show – Episode #001 (Media)
Jan 23, 2019
Women of color lead 2019 Dallas Women’s March (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Empowered activists to engage in Dallas Women’s March (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Fusing video games with film (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
Video: AP drawing students prepare portfolios, enter contests (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Pervasive violence damaging Generation Z culture (Story)
Jan 09, 2019
Consuming art with an open mind (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
Theatre Coppell caroling through Christmas (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
Theatre Coppell contributing to the holiday season with “Inspecting Carol” (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Bracho relocates to Coppell, settles in soccer (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Book of the week: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” by Ned Vizzini (Story/Media)
Nov 29, 2018
Character development, emotional impact fall short in Crimes of Grindelwald (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Ending “smart Asian” stereotypes (Story)
Nov 24, 2018
Coppell residents opening their wallets for Black Friday (Story/Media)
Nov 23, 2018
Top nominees surprised with Teacher of the Year nominations (Story)
Nov 23, 2018
Five novels discussed at Got Books? meeting (Story/Media)
Nov 15, 2018
Gamers, readers, families to enjoy November at Cozby Library (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Suzuki crosses world, finds home on CHS tennis team (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
London opens up to audience, provides literary inspiration (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Flesher following aspirations for life of film (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
London to inspire readers of all ages tomorrow at Cozby Library (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Beloved characters return to screen with Supernatural’s 14th season (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Authors promote diverse literature at Indie Author Fair (Story/Media)
Oct 10, 2018
Coppell Observer: How to be ungrateful like a pro (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Food lovers in frenzy at Andy Brown Park (with video) (Story/Media)
Oct 03, 2018
Extending my love of storytelling to screen (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Book of the week: “Ender’s Shadow” by Orson Scott Card (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2018
Bright lights, big city homecoming welcomes students back to CHS (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
Creativity Showcase: Junior Jaxson Shealy (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Long-awaited homecoming dance to take place tomorrow (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
“Where to” Wednesday promotes Homecoming week (Story/Media)
Sep 21, 2018
Teens enjoy treats, television at Teen Nite Tonight (Media)
Sep 19, 2018
Tennis wins important match to inch towards district title (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Book of the week: “The Shiloh Collection” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2018
Human Library connecting humans of Coppell (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2018
Tennis expects challenge in key district match (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Cozby Library’s book club turns pages of Shakespeare retelling (Story/Media)
Sep 11, 2018
Book of the Week: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult (Story/Media)
Sep 08, 2018
Strengthening hands, knowledge through sign language (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Theatre Coppell reels in audience with captivating performance (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
New Grapevine arcade offering fresh opportunities (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Trustees honor Coppell Solar, discuss new CISD campuses (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Coppell tennis dominates MacArthur, stays humble (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
CHS tennis hopes to serve winning shots against Macarthur (Story)
Jun 25, 2018
Internationally best-selling author shares insights, inspires writers around Coppell (Story/Media)
Jun 10, 2018
Telugus from across America unite at Irving Convention (with video) (Story/Media)
May 24, 2018
Latest edition of CLAM displays students’ creative side despite production scare (Media)
May 22, 2018
Kadari crosses the country (Story)
May 16, 2018
Love of cinema leads Coffee to future in filmmaking (Story)
May 15, 2018
Droz pursuing love of art, design at UT (Story)
May 07, 2018
Thespians celebrate icons of the past at annual Senior Showcase (Story)
May 04, 2018
Creativity Showcase: Freshman Kirthika Piratla (Story)
May 01, 2018
On the Spot: Seniors finalizing college decisions (with video) (Story/Media)
Apr 25, 2018
CHS students take advantage of unique education opportunities at North Lake College (Story/Media)
Apr 24, 2018
Annual book festival features internationally-acclaimed Clare, attracts Texas readers (Story/Media)
Apr 20, 2018
Book lovers gather to meet authors, discuss literature at North Texas Teen Book Festival (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Girls defy gender roles by asking guys to prom (with video) (Story/Media)
Apr 18, 2018
Vanyo, Reyes lead CHS walkout against gun violence (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Cowgirls walk off with thrilling win over Lady Rams (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
CHS softball to honor teachers at game against Berkner (Story)
Apr 14, 2018
“No pain, no gain” taken too far in athletics (Part II) (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Creativity Showcase: Senior Sarah Low (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Coppell Observer: Fighting the vicious mental battle to pay attention in class (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Video: Wilhelm captures Easter celebration through annual family photo (Story)
Mar 30, 2018
Documentary about anxiety touches hearts, spreads awareness (with video) (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Creativity Showcase: Senior Kim McDonald (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Coppell Fire Department prepares for possible disaster by staging catastrophes (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Angst documentary to air Thursday night at CHS (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2018
Curbing political ignorance (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
On the Spot: CHS students prepare for Heritage Night (Story/Media)
Mar 15, 2018
Dallas Restaurant gets taste of Coppell artist’s talent (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2018
Lin blows through CHS Academic Decathlon record (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Harry Potter’s beloved author faces controversy over portrayal of Dumbledore’s sexuality (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Local church’s Cinderella production whisks audience to a ball (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Quantity or quality? The effects of padding college applications (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
On the Spot: Nobel Prize winner inspires science students (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2018
Khan kicks his way into success (Story/Media)
Feb 25, 2018
Mathieu inspires local book lovers, shares literary journey (with video) (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Mathieu appearing Saturday at public library (Story/Media)
Feb 21, 2018
Q&A: Droz furthers love for art, earns profit (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Unnecessary obstacles in the brutal climb to a perfect GPA (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
On the Spot: CHS winter guard seizes second highest score in America (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Damaging, unrealistic portrayals of mental health in “13 Reasons Why” (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
On the Spot: A life-changing signature for athletes (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
Talent meets modesty at the CHS Talent Show (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Respecting all forms of storytelling (Story)
Dec 08, 2017
Robbins exposes society’s ugly side in The Overachievers (Story)
Dec 08, 2017
Aspiring authors should chase their dreams with backup plan in tow (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
The problematic aspects of dress code (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Lifestyle change alters perspective for two CHS seniors (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
CHS athletes sign on to continue their passion on next level (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Former CHS student takes passion for writing to next level (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Emotional performances at Coppell High School choir show (with video) (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
New Tech’s frightening Fall Festival (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Making learning easy (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
CHS tennis dominates at district (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Working hard or hardly working? The various ways students use release periods (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
9/11 Movies For the Younger Generation (Story)