Archive for August, 2018

Welcome Back!

Posted by Lori Dale On August 28, 2018 Comments Off

St. Cloud School District will be back in session next week.  In preparation for that, tonight (Tuesday night) Apollo and Tech High had their fall Open House(s).  Since we only have one robot and we went to the spring Open House at Tech, we chose to go to Apollo.  We enjoyed the chance to demonstrate the  [ Read More ]

FIRST, and What It’s All About

Posted by Lori Dale On August 21, 2018 Comments Off
FIRST Progams

Since the Gearheads are on a break until we start up again in late September, it seemed like a good time to cover some other subjects not specific to the team, but that are very much a part of our environment.  This week we are covering FIRST, our parent organization, and it's programs.   This will  [ Read More ]

FIRST Global Update

Posted by Lori Dale On August 16, 2018 Comments Off

Unfortunately, the link that we posted in the blog Tuesday night was to a promo.  Not the actual live event here is the real event, on YouTube Share

Are You Ready For More Robotics?

Posted by Lori Dale On August 14, 2018 Comments Off
FIRST Global logo

  If you would like to see something a little new and different, there will be a unique Robotics competition this week. It is called FIRST Global.  It was created by FIRST Robotics, the parent organization of The Gearheads. This competition was designed to be the "International Robotics Olympics".  There will be over 180 Nations competing  [ Read More ]

Albany Parade

Posted by Lori Dale On August 7, 2018 Comments Off

Last weekend, we had the privilege of joining the Albany Huskies Robotics team in participating in the Albany parade.  We had a great time!  This was our first chance to show Candybot off to the Albany spectators, and it was a big hit!  Natalie (a student team member for both the Albany team and the Gearheads) built  [ Read More ]