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As young people continue to become excessively active on the internet, the environment created has begun to take a harsh mental toll on teenagers. The Sidekick staff writer Varshitha Korrapolu discusses the perilous effects of social media and the internet.

Rise of an intangible poison

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

Constantly scrolling through your feed. Comparing yourself to subjectively beautiful, flawless people who have spent countless hours editing their photos. Congestion forming in your chest as feelings of...

Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has worked at Coppell ISD since 2014. Leyendecker was inspired to get her teaching degree through her nine to 10 years of working in municipal government in Illinois, responsibilities in Human Resources and teaching Bible study.

Teacher of the Week: Leyendecker normalizing mental illness through caring guidance

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager January 22, 2021

For the past five years, Coppell High School AP psychology teacher Kristia Leyendecker has educated students about the importance of caring about mental health. Leyendecker began teaching as a substitute...

Being happy requires more than smiles

Being happy requires more than smiles

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer November 5, 2016

A good start to the week is very important and everyone starts their week in differently. Last week, I started my week by locking myself in my car at 11 p.m. and screaming from a stress-induced panic attack....

Synopsis of a stressed young girl

Synopsis of a stressed young girl

December 12, 2012

By Jordan Thompson Staff Writer Stress is a ball and chain to our self-esteem, and I will never be the same since it was a part of me and who I was for a while. With stress, sleep only makes you...

Depression not definite state, change amiss

April 15, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor            Ines Barros de Almeida has never been one to be ostentatious. She is an acclaimed novelist, yet would prefer to boast about the genius of other...

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