Coppell Student Media

Engineering Expo draws huge crowds

November 7, 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...

FIRST robotics kicks into gear

January 14, 2011

Laura Kattilakoski Staff Writer Despite some misconceptions, modern robotics is not about building robots to fight and destroy other robots. In fact, in the “real world” robots are typically built for the purpose of accomplishing or aid in accomplishing a task. Engineering is becoming increasingly important be...