End of Week 1- Prototyping

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Build Season has begun, and we’ve been working hard! Kickoff was a week ago, on January 5th. This year, the FRC game involves moving balls and thin plastic disks- “cargo” and “hatch panels”- and placing them into “rockets” and “cargo ships” to score points. You can view an animation of the game here! Just like […]

Calgames

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On Friday and Saturday (October 5th and 6th), we went to our first offseason competition this year: Calgames! We placed 27th out of 35 teams and won 3 of our 7 matches. Our imagery team worked on the pit decorations, which looked great: Before Calgames, we had created a new intake for our robot, which […]

Preparing for Events

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Hello! Recently, the team has been preparing for events and helping our new members. Last Friday, we gave a presentation at the San Mateo MV Code Club, a group that introduces K-10 students to coding. We had a great time talking with all the kids! This week, we’re preparing for a rotational activity spanning the […]

New Members

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Last week on Wednesday, we welcomed our new members at our school Club Fair! Many people showed up to our first meeting, which was that same day. We played several construction games to practice our teamwork, collaboration, communication, and engineering skills. Teams built several constructions out of paper, based on a pre-built object in a […]