Archive for April, 2019

The New Robot

Posted by Lori Dale On April 30, 2019 Comments Off on The New Robot

The Gearheads have now begun construction on our new robot. On Monday they began attaching wheels to the basic frame. The next step is to wire it so that it will move. Then once that is complete we will start making the t-shirt cannon to go on top. That should be fun! Be looking for  [ Read More ]

The Name of The Game…

Posted by Lori Dale On April 23, 2019 Comments Off on The Name of The Game…

Last year FIRST suprised it’s teams by announcing the name of the games in all 4 of it’s programs at the Championships ceremonies in Houston. The games also had a common theme (FIRST Launch). This year they repeated that strategy by announcing the game names and the common theme. They have not given many details,  [ Read More ]

Making Plans for Summer

Posted by Lori Dale On April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Making Plans for Summer

After a couple of weeks to rest up, and for our students to get caught up on their homework, the Gearheads met this week to plan for the next few months. We have a fairly busy late spring and summer planned. Our next big project is to build a showbot for parades, assemblies, and similar  [ Read More ]

10K Lakes Recap

Posted by Lori Dale On April 9, 2019 Comments Off on 10K Lakes Recap

The Gearheads competed at our annual regional competition in Williams Arena on Mar. 28-30. The team competed with 62 other teams. We are proud to share with our followers that we ranked as high as 6th and finished qualification matches ranked 12th. We were selected by the 8th ranked alliance to play on their alliance.  [ Read More ]