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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Escapism is a diversion from unpleasant aspects of life, but it is normally seen in a negative light. The Sidekick staff writer Havish Premkumar explains why escapism can be a beneficial coping mechanism for teens.

Wanna get away? Mental escapes leading to happier, successful students

Havish Premkumar, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Stress is a guaranteed foe to succumb to, especially when in the midst of the teenage years. Which consists of the sheer volume of homework assignments that ignites, to extracurricular activities ensuing...

The Sidekick Entertainment Editor Anthony Cesario goes for a walk on Sunday in his neighborhood. Walking has benefitted Cesario through decreased stress, improved mood and a greater appreciation for the outdoors.

Why walk it off is not just empty advice

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor October 22, 2018

As school days got longer and more exhausting through the years, and sheets of unfinished homework began to pile higher on my desk, the last thing I wanted to hear was my parents telling me to get outside...


Many high school students face stress, disorganization and difficulty studying. Apps such as myHomework, can help students with these various problems.

Apps lending a helpful hand to the forgetful, stressed student

Claire Clements, Staff Writer April 10, 2018

  I am a very forgetful person.   Chances are, if you tell me something, I will forget what it was within a minute. I am also someone who gets distracted way too easily and often times...

Midterms cause stress within students

Midterms cause stress within students

January 8, 2018

High school students gain a lot of stress during midterms due to the pressure of high grade expectations

Homecoming, more stress than it is worth?

October 22, 2013

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer Homecoming, a tradition celebrated throughout Coppell High School for years. Picking out the perfect dress, finding that one guy nice enough to ask you and then getting that...

Students to determine their future from college

September 12, 2013

By Summer Crawford Staff Writer One of the most challenging journeys that a student will face in life is deciding what college to attend. This is the most important life decision and determines your...

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas

How to eliminate stress this week

January 15, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer While exams began today, many students have been stressing since this past weekend.  Although a little stress can be healthy motivation, when there is too much stress,...

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...

Klise, Seifert to launch series of college essay workshops

Klise, Seifert to launch series of college essay workshops

April 17, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor The fleeting summer months are normally a time of rest and relief, a light at the end of the tunnel for students near the end of another school year. For juniors however,...

AP study books produce more stress than 5’s

May 19, 2011

Abby Drake Staff Writer Students sit at their desks for each 52-minute class period with a pen in their hand and their nose in a book, vigorously copying down notes. This repeats itself everyday, all...

Students take control of finals with varying study habits

January 11, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Chris Reagen KCBY Finals week is known to bring caffeine binges, study sessions, large amounts of money spent to support the Starbucks franchise and the realization...

Homework got you down?

January 7, 2011

Chase Porter Staff Writer The week after break and the week before finals are always the hardest of all homework weeks, or at least it appears that way to me. Homework and finals are always stressful,...

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