Coppell Student Media

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  • Picture day taking place on 9/21 and 9/22 in the CHS cafeteria during students' english class period

Castro-Zena’s passion, experience brings new perspectives to STEM classroom

Coppell High School— Pilar Castro-Zena helps a student upload a project to Google Drive during sixth period on Oct. 20. She aims to help students improve with various computer programs designed to help further their knowledge in the field.

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Hailing from Peru, Pilar Castro-Zena joined the Coppell High School staff this school year, sporting over 20 combined years of research and teaching experience. She is teaching several STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) classes this year, with ambitious plans for the future of the pro...

Number of women in STEM remains stagnant

Number of women in STEM remains stagnant

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

As the world continues to develop technologically, the importance of careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) has dramatically increased. However, the number of women who are actually pursuing a career in these fields has remained stagnant.   According to the Economics and Statistics Ad...

All the nuts and bolts; Seniors West, Clark speeding into engineering majors

May 1, 2015

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer @gabbysahm For six years now, the Science, Technology, Engineering (STEM) Academy has been offered at Coppell High School. With the academy consisting mostly of males, along with the engineering field, it can be hard for females to make their mark. That, however, has not stopped the two graduating ST...

Inventeam travels to SXSWedu, gets feedback for Gateways

Junior Zane Erickson (left) and Senior Erin Payne (right) speak to the crowd at SXSWedu about their teams innovation Gateways. Photo courtesy Ruth Fernandes.

March 20, 2015

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer @gabbysahm When someone says they are going to South by Southwest (SXSW), you instantly think about the music portion. Little do people know that SXSW is actually a set of music festivals, conferences and films all rolled up into one. The event also has a secti...

Progress being made; Inventeam finishes second mock up for Gateways

December 9, 2014

By Gabby Sahm staff writer @gabbysahm This past Friday, the InvenTeam finished it second mock-up for its Gateways project. The project aims to help the special needs students at Coppell High School perform tasks so that their teacher can collect data. The students press certain buttons according to what i...

Seventh annual STEM Expo displays Gateways, many more new inventions

November 11, 2014

By Gabby Sahm staff writer @gabbysahm The Coppell High School columns were filled to the brim on Nov. 2, with the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy, hosting its seventh annual STEM Expo, showing off some of their latest and greatest inventions so far. The expo is a community ...

Students prepare for seventh annual STEM Expo

October 31, 2014

By Gabby Sahm staff writer @gabbysahm When you walk into the commons of Coppell High School this Sunday, you will be greeted with bright lights, buzzing sounds and whizzing toy helicopters. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy is hosting its seventh annual STEM Expo at CHS. The purpose of the Expo is to show parents and students of...

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 ...

Coffee House

May 28, 2013 Clara Caussey's Academy English II classes put together the 2nd annual Coffee House on Friday May 17, 2013. The students presented their best pieces about the freedom and revolution from the unit they have been studying over the past few weeks. Anyone could attend the event,...

Academies to host second annual Coffee House

Graphic by Sophie Nauyokas

May 14, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor Clara Caussey's Academy English II students have been pouring out their creativity into works of art that could revolutionize Coppell High School as they know it- at least that is their goal. After many weeks of hard work and preparation, the students will...

Academies flex their Fridays

Academies flex their Fridays

March 1, 2013

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer Crowds of students accumulate in various areas throughout the school; design challenges, blood drives and various guest speakers fill the schedules of the busy academy students. Today marks the first day of Flexible Fridays. The idea behind the Flexible Fridays was t...

Academies to integrate AP

January 31, 2013

By Mabry Culp Staff Writer The biggest question on upcoming juniors and seniors mind is college. How to get in, apply, leave the nest, etc. AP classes are important to college applications and college credit, and now the Academies are implementing them into their normally Pre-AP curriculum. These...