11/17/17 – 2017 Robot Rumble

Today Ishrant and I had the pleasure of going to Credit Suisse and participate in the annual Robot Rumble event. This is a fundraising event where multiple companies get together over a single day to build FLL robots and compete with them. These companies send their own employees to compete and have high school mentors (like ourselves) help them out. …

10/28/17 – THOR at Millbrook

THOR AT MILLBROOK On October 28, we attended THOR Thundering Herd of Robots) – a North Carolina offseason event. In this event, we competed against teams from all around the state along with a few rookie teams and teams from out of state. We went through qualifying with a 4-2 record, placing us as the eighth seed going into alliance …

06/21/17 – Marketing Meeting Notes

For around the first hour of the build space meeting on Wednesday, we sat down and had a meeting regarding the most urgent tasks that needed to be completed, including: Build Space Search We are very grateful to have extended time in our current build space, however, we seem to be letting up on the search which cannot happen. We …

06/07/17 – Marketing

Today in marketing, we worked on the website, grants, the search for a build space, fundraising, and held a student-leader parent meeting.  On the website, we spent time discussing the best ways to update and improve our current website to make it more current and appealing. On grants, we began assigning students to take charge and begin writing. We started …

Safety Animation!

Originally, we started as a group of 5, and made a plan. We combined robot safety with this year’s medieval theme, and created a storyboard where a medieval knight has to pull Excalibot (like Excalibur) from a rock, and she has to follow the same safety precautions and actions as you need when building and handling an FRC robot. Next, …

Holiday Party

This weekend we had our first ever holiday party. We got the whole team together and served dinner and played some holiday games likes Secret Santa! It was great to get the team together for a non build purpose and just to socialize. S/O to the students who went to Johnston County for the NC FIRST Pre-Season Workshops. We learned a …

Saturdays are always better with food!

The only way to really do a Saturday morning right is with food. Chick-fil-a made an appearance as well as some fresh fruits and veggies. The holiday cookies were the biggest hit of the day, food really makes any meeting go so much smoother. With our bellies full and minds wide awake, we were able to discuss the details of …