A long time ago in a robot arena far far away… *INSERT STAR WARS THEME HERE* Welcome back robotiers to another wonderful season of robotics! This year the game is called “INFINITE RECHARGE” and is sponsored by, you guessed it, Star Wars! The objective is to shoot balls into a structure then grab unto a […]
While at the competition this past Saturday, October 26th, 2019, the Steel Stingers placed 3rd against 17 teams. The competition was exciting for the team as they said “they were the most energetic”. A few complications arose including a chain falling off, and having the circuit overheat- resulting in us getting eliminated in the semi-finals. […]
Bag Day is here and we are busier than ever! Our robot has to be finished and in a bag by 11:59 pm tonight, so the team is planning on staying until the last minute to get as much done as possible. Bag day can be the most stressful day of the year for many […]
The Steel Stingers are counting down the days until Bag Day! For those of you who do not know what Bag Day is, it is the last day to finish working on our robot; we have to put the robot in a bag and we cannot open it until our March competitions. We are looking […]
When team members watch the sky grow dark from the library windows and become close friends with the third shift janitorial staff, there can only be one explanation: build season is in session! That’s right, team 2603 has upgraded from sketches and training. In the zenith of prototypes and whiteboards of calculations, all hands are […]
Our first week of build sessions is coming to an end, only five more weeks to go!! Our electrical team is doing some great work on this year’s frame (the base of our robot) and wiring our new wheels for competition! Hopefully these new wheels will make our robot much faster than last year, and […]
Today we had our first build session of the season, filled with brainstorming ideas for this year’s competition. We had several great ideas for our robot and have started making prototypes to compare ideas. We hope that our hard work will payoff at a successful competition.
Today our team is meeting for the last time before winter break. Our next meeting is on January 5th, kickoff to the whole season. We will meet in the Highland Public Library and watch FIRST game reveal where we will learn what challenges our robot will face at competitions. Today our business team is brainstorming […]
Reporting to you from computer 3 on the left wing in the second learning lab, our first robotics meeting is officially underway! Returning members have recruited like college sports coaches for new faces with a proclivity for mechanical mastering, programming prowess, electrical excellence, and business brilliance. Today, we see that all of their efforts have […]
Last week our team was able to show off our robot at the Highland High School HAB pig roast. Thank you to everyone who came and saw us and purchased raffle tickets! Congratulations to Gerrie Lebus who won the chance to be a millionaire lottery ticket raffle!