Houston We Have a Problem…

Posted by Lori Dale On October 12, 2020 Comments Off on Houston We Have a Problem…

It has come to our attention that when someone searches for our website and clicks on what appears to be our link (it even has the correct address and thumbnails) they are redirected to a drug company in Canada. That is obviously not correct. We are trying to fix the problem. We will let you  [ Read More ]

What’s New In FIRST?

Posted by Lori Dale On September 27, 2020 Comments Off on What’s New In FIRST?

We are about to begin the third official week of school in District 742, and plans for our district and others around the state and country are constantly evolving. It seems like a good time to update everyone about what is going on in FIRST Robotics. Let’s start with the program that the Gearheads are  [ Read More ]

Summer Is Flying By

Posted by Lori Dale On July 26, 2020 Comments Off on Summer Is Flying By

It is nearly August and the Gearheads are not meeting yet, but we are anxiously waiting to see what will happen with the schools in District 742 and whether we will be able to meet as in previous years. We hope to be back in the Woods Lab at Apollo soon! We will announce when  [ Read More ]

The May Highlights

Posted by Lori Dale On May 31, 2020 Comments Off on The May Highlights

It has been a little over a month since the last blog, and a few things have happened so I decided to post a blog for the month of May. Here are some of the things that have happened this month. The Minnesota Robotics Coaches Association awards students in grades 10-12 the Academic All-Star Award  [ Read More ]

Virtual Minnesota FRC Best Bot Ever Meet Up

Posted by Lori Dale On April 26, 2020 Comments Off on Virtual Minnesota FRC Best Bot Ever Meet Up

The Gearheads are not meeting as a team until the quarantine ends. However, a few things are happening in Minnesota FRC. There have been Virtual meet ups featuring various teams. One major emphasis was giving the teams that have not had a chance to compete a forum to show off their robot and talk about  [ Read More ]

Looking Back To 2013

Posted by Lori Dale On April 19, 2020 Comments Off on Looking Back To 2013

To continue reflecting on previous years, this week we revisit 2013. In 2013, the theme was based on Ultimate Frisbee and also involved the robots climbing or hanging from rungs on a pyramid. The Gearheads were a part of the winning alliance at the 10,000 Lakes Regional Competition, so that year holds many pleasant memories.  [ Read More ]

Taking A Trip Down Memory Lane

Posted by Lori Dale On April 12, 2020 Comments Off on Taking A Trip Down Memory Lane

Since everyone except essential workers is still under a ‘stay at home’ order, nothing is currently happening with the Gearheads. I thought that it might be fun to take a trip down memory lane this week, and probably next week. This week I am going all the way back to the team’s first year 2009-10  [ Read More ]

Waiting Out the Quarantine

Posted by Lori Dale On April 5, 2020 Comments Off on Waiting Out the Quarantine

Since the schools have gone to distance learning, and the large gatherings are banned under the ‘stay at home’ order, the Gearheads are not meeting. Like everyone else, we are waiting out the quarantine. In considering what to put in the blog for this week, I decided to try to bring a little smile to  [ Read More ]