Daily Update

Today is the last day of build season. Some teams are just finishing up their robots today. We demonstrated our robot for our school. 9:00 this morning, the robotics team showed the high school what our robot can do and what it would be able to do during competitions. At 9:30, the team showed the […]

Daily Update

Today we have been very busy making small changes to Vortex (our Robot) after experimenting at the scrimmage in Grand Rapids. We are very happy with the results. Our team shirts are getting closer to being done and we can’t wait to proudly show our team spirit! On Tuesday we will be demonstrating Vortex to […]

Daily Update

Our team was excited today when David Johnson, cofounder of Polaris, and his wife Eleanor, stopped by the shop for a visit. It’s always fun to spread the message of FIRST to not only younger kids, but also adults. We all had a great time talking about the robot, watching it perform, sharing stories, and […]

Daily Update

Yesterday we continued to work on autonomous programming and our financial team went shopping with our mentors for tools. The shelving unit for our pit area is almost done and looks great! We just need to paint and put the fabric on. Today we will be working on decals for the robot and our banner […]

Daily Update

Only 13 days left of build season. Things tend to get pretty hectic during the last few days. Tweak this, Fix that, Test the Autonomous. Everything needs to be tested and made perfect before we bag and tag the robot. Its stressful not only for the drive team but for everyone. We have safety manuals […]