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Coppell Student Media

Principal Test engineer Li Wan speaks to attendees at the Women in STEM Expo on Wednesday evening at the New Tech High @ Coppell cafeteria. The Women in STEM Expo was hosted by NTH@C senior Alice Zhu-Hill to encourage young women to join the field. Photo by Aliza Abidi

Women in STEM Expo engages young girls through versatile career paths

Minnie Gazawada, Staff Writer/Designer February 10, 2022

“There’s all pilots here.” That’s what many young attendees had in mind when they attended the Women in STEM Expo, hosted by New Tech High @ Coppell senior Alice Zhu-Hill. But, the hidden truth...

Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang is a ballerina, violinist, singer and a top 300 scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious research competitions for high school students. Liang has been a ballerina since age 4 and danced in the Ballet Ensemble of Texas’ production of “The Nutcracker” in December.

In the Spotlight: Liang en pointe as a creative in STEM

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Few are as multi-talented as Coppell High School senior Jessica Liang, who is a researcher, violinist, singer and ballerina.  Liang’s interest in science led her to be selected for the Simons...

CHS9 Technology Student Association (TSA) parliamentarian Chandana Pagadala codes her website about French desserts for a principles of computer science assignment on Thursday. Pagadala is interested in computer science and wants to pursue a career in aerospace engineering.

Pagadala blasts off into STEM as TSA parliamentarian, computer science student

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager January 19, 2022

She does not just type away on a computer at school. She wants software, space and leadership present in her daily life. She codes with focus as her eyes are fixated on her computer screen, determined...

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.

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

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,...

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...

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...

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

Inventeam travels to SXSWedu, gets feedback for Gateways

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...

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...

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...

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....

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

Science fiction becomes fact for engineering students through 3D printer

February 14, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UHawmxjlXk By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Centimeter by centimeter, the printer produces the small black gear to match the model glowing on a nearby computer...

Coffee House

May 28, 2013

http://youtu.be/1xlAZs6Y8nE 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...

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