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…

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…

Build Season – Week 3

Another week gone – another week closer to bag and tag day.  So much work left, so precious little time.  So let’s get right to it: One of Tuesday’s projects was re-cutting an old set of bumpers to fit our newly-built kit…

Build Season – Week 2

To kick off week two of build season we focused on making some good progress on upgrading our build space and machine shop.  This included making table toppers for a handful of tables as well as constucting a mill cart from scratch.…

Build Season – Week 1

Build season comes and goes in a blur – so we needed to get right to work to be ready for our first in-season meeting only three days away!  After our kickoff day festivities wrapped up we headed over to…

2014 Kickoff Day!!

Our team returned after the holiday break rested and ready for the new season.  An early wake-up call on a Saturday was no problem and the team arrived eager to learn what challenge FRC had for us this year.  (Though…

Final Open Team Meeting

Our fourth meeting was held on October 31st, and we were excited to announce our roster for the Fall robotics club! The engineering challenge for this meeting was an old classic: Egg Drop! Students were provided a limited set of…

Third Open Team Meeting

Our third meeting occurred on October 24th and was the last of our ‘open-invitation’ meetings and the last chance for interested students to see what our team is about before application deadline day. We kicked off with another icebreaker as…

Second Open Team Meeting

We held our second team meeting on October 17th and its was again an ‘open-invitation’ event where any student could come and see what we are all about. The students were excited to see what they would be working on that day,…

First Open Team Meeting

We are FRC3005, The RoboChargers from Conrad High School! Our first meeting of the year was an ‘open-invitation’ affair where any student with interest, or just a curiosity, in robotics could stop in and learn what this team is all…