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Science fiction becomes fact for engineering students through 3D printer

Senior Gunnar Schmidt works with a gear he printed for a project. Photo by Sandy Iyer.

February 14, 2014 By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Centimeter by centimeter, the printer produces the small black gear to match the model glowing on a nearby computer screen. However, this is not a simple picture of the model. This is a very real, fully usable gear ...

Engineering Expo draws huge crowds

November 8, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor The STEM Academy at Coppell High School hosted its fifth annual Engineering Expo on Sunday. People filled the Commons from 2 to 5 p.m. to learn more about engineering and observe displays and exhibitions prepared by Coppell STEM students. There were workshops b...

Fifth annual engineering expo

October 29, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer People of all ages crowd the school, viewing various exhibits and consulting with various representatives. This is not a normal school day; it is the fifth annual engineering expo. This year the expo will be held November 4 at Coppell High School. It starts at 2 and...

Engineering Expo looking for volunteeres

October 23, 2012

The STEM academy will be holding their annual Engineering Expo on November 4, 2012 from two in the afternoon to five in the afternoon and will be held in the CHS commons. Any CHS Engineering student will be selling five dollar raffle tickets to win a one hour 737 simulatior ride for two. All proceeds...

Mason’s career takes flight at NASA

Mason's career takes flight at NASA

May 10, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer From a young age, many students aspire to follow their wildest dreams such as becoming an astronaut. Throughout the years, some students lose their motivation, but others rise above the odds to conquer their ambitions. Senior Carolyn Mason has been actively involve...

Zuniga to represent senior class at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Photo by Rowan Khazendar.

May 3, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor Just the name “Ivy League” has students around the nation shaking in their boots. Thousands of students are spellbound by the allure of the ultra-selective Ivies from an early age and would give their left arm to be accepted to just one of them. Senior Jonathon...

Solar Car team drives towards new goals

The Engineering team has been working extremely hard on this solar car each week in hopes of winning contests they have entered. Photo by Ivy Hess.

December 6, 2011

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer A dedicated group of students uses welding tools, wires and wheels work in a place where the sky is the limit. The Coppell Solar Car team is unlike any high school organization and is planning success in their future by driving full speed ahead. Under the guidance...

Solar car team races into competition

May 13, 2011

Laura Kattilakoski Staff Writer Building cars is typically left to the professionals, but the members of Coppell High School’s engineering team have spent hours upon hours after school to complete their very own solar car for a national competition. "[Solar car is] basically a group of students...

Open House tonight to feature another year of student excellence

March 7, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Coppell High School is holding its annual Open House event for all parents and students to visit the halls of CHS after hours and revisit students' works from this year. Doors will open at 6:30, but families can come and go as they please until close at 8:30. Teachers...

Engineering Expo inspires aspiring engineers

November 2, 2010

Laura Kattilakoski Staff Writer With today’s world being so technology oriented, it seems reasonable to assume that engineers make up a growing number of the population. However, in reality, the numbers of engineers are actually dwindling. Every year, Coppell High School hosts an Engineering Expo to get students excited about the possibilities in ...

CHS to introduce Career Academies for incoming freshmen

February 27, 2010

By Daphne Chen Starting with the Class of 2015, CHS will be introducing Career Academies in order to encourage freshmen who already have an interest in a certain career. The three academies are the Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy headed by science teacher Mike Yakubovsk...

Engineering fundraiser to be the Main Event

January 20, 2010

By Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor This Sunday, Jan. 24, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Main Event Lewisville will be hosting a fundraiser benefiting CHS's School of Engineering. However, to get into the event, you must present an invitation at the door (sort of like a Golden Ticket, for all you Wonk...