Archive for June, 2019

FIRST Lego League

Posted by Lori Dale On June 25, 2019 Comments Off on FIRST Lego League

This week the Gearheads are between parades, and Coach Corey is out of town helping the teams in Northern Minnesota, so we thought that this would be a good time to talk about FIRST Lego League or FLL as it is often called. FLL is another program run by FIRST Robotics. It is for students  [ Read More ]

Waite Park Parade

Posted by Lori Dale On June 18, 2019 Comments Off on Waite Park Parade

On Thursday (June 13) we participated in our first parade of the 2019 parade season. This one was in Waite Park. We have joined with the public library to participate in this parade for the last few years. It is a good time to show off our robots and see how our set up on  [ Read More ]

End Of The Year Party

Posted by Lori Dale On June 11, 2019 Comments Off on End Of The Year Party

Last Friday the Gearheads celebrated our end of the year party at Southway Bowl. While things never really “end” in FIRST Robotics, this is the time to say goodby to our senior(s), and celebrate another season. We presented plaques to the students and mentors, and Natalie presented a picture collage and book to Coach Corey.  [ Read More ]

The first week of Summer Break

Posted by Lori Dale On June 5, 2019 Comments Off on The first week of Summer Break

We hope that everyone is enjoying the first week of summer break, at least for St. Cloud School District. This week we finished preparing the float for our first parade. We also have both the new robot “flagbot” and our candy distributing robot “Candybot” up and running. We will be in the Waite Park parade  [ Read More ]