Monthly Archives: February 2014

Build Season – Week 6 Part 2

Build Season – Week 6 Part 2

5 days 7 hours . . . . 4 days 7 hours . . . . 3 days 7 hours . . . . A countdown to the end of build season was written in LARGE letters on the white board every day we walked in to keep everyone focused on how precious little time there was left before bag-and-tag

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Build Season – Week 6, Part 1

Build Season – Week 6, Part 1

We entered week 6 behind schedule and had no option but to hit the ground running and bring all hands on deck.  Just as the week before, the decision was made to come in every day of the week to ensure we could complete our awesome robot! However – being dedicated and focused doesn’t mean we don’t stop and smell

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Build Season – Week 5

Build Season – Week 5

The clock is ticking and we can all feel February 18th creeping closer and closer.  There were a lot of things still to be done and not much time left to do them.  The goal set out for the week was to get the competition bot driving and begin driver training and shooter practice.  To that end, the team made

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Build Season – Week 4

Build Season – Week 4

Week four began with a team meeting where we discussed some of the non-robot-building aspect of our season, including assisting students with scholarship applications and mentoring with any courses they may need.  Before diving back into the work space the team held a students-only meeting to discuss which mentor they wanted to nominate for the Woody Flowers Finalist Award.  After some discussion, the students narrowed the

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