Coppell Student Media

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Countdown begins for Solar Car

Coppell High School’s solar car team has built the car “Aurora” over the past 6 years, every year making changes to improve chances of placing in annual races. This year, club members will be driving their new vehicle “Outlaw” from Texas Motor Speedway to Minneapolis over the course of the six day race.

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

Students’ plans for next Monday probably include sleeping in, watching Netflix or hanging out with friends. For members of Coppell High School’s Solar Car Team, however, the day will start early.   The students are giving marketing presentations to several major companies to seek spon...

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...

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 ...

Solar Car team races toward a brighter future

May 21, 2010

by Divya Kumar News Editor Video by Brian O'Connor While most of the products that the Coppell Engineering team produces require intense knowledge in mathmatical and scienficic areas, none are quite so challenging as the Winston Solar Car competition. This competition, designed for high school engin...