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Robotics prepares for competition

Robotics adviser Trevor Paulson works with junior Nick Perszyk during the team's meeting Feb. 10. According to Paulson, the team does not have a class during school hours to work so it has to stay after school.

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

February 12, 2020

While reflecting on her goals for robotics, junior Julia Salita said increased female involvement would leave a positive impact on the team and help diversify the field.  “My goal for the team, in general, is to not only get new members but also get more female members because, at competition, ...

Robotics prepares for competition

Seniors Serena Moore, Alessandro Giannetti, Anthony David, and sophomore Julia Salita focus on creating their robot for competition Feb. 12. Robotics club will compete on March 29 and 30 at the Williams Arena and Sports Pavillion.

Henry Brettingen

February 17, 2019

As sophomore Julia Salita looks forward to the upcoming Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional Robotics Competition she said she felt optimistic about the Robotics team’s opportunities to advance. “I'm really excited because I went last year and it was a lot of fun, even though we didn’t win or go...

Robotics attends season kickoff event

Sophomore robotics member Julia Salita discusses different ways to assemble materials with her fellow team members during a meeting Jan. 7. According to captain Anthony David, the robot has to be finished by Feb. 19 in order to compete in the Destination: Deep Space challenge.

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

January 10, 2019

As senior robotics captain Anthony David reflected on the season kickoff, he said the event had positive energy as students and advisers awaited the much anticipated release of competition details. “Everyone was pretty excited. It's always interesting to see what they come up with every year becau...

Robotics prepares for season

Sophomore Julia Salita and junior David Prohofsky discuss plans for a robot during practice Dec. 13. The team is preparing for the 2018-19 season which will begin in January.

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

December 16, 2018

The Oriole Robotics team is preparing for the 2018-19 season. Competition details will be released Jan. 5, and the qualifying competition will be March 28-31. According to team member senior Serena Moore, the team was No. 32 last season and did not advance past qualifiers. The image below is a digita...

Robotics fundraises for upcoming year

The robotics team sells cotton candy for its fundraiser at the St. Louis Park homecoming game Sept. 21.

Ruby Stillman and Kaia Myers

October 6, 2018

Robotics captain, senior Anthony David said there are several methods the team uses to obtain funds. “We started fundraising right at the beginning of the year and we pretty much did the same stuff we do every year: cotton candy, and we have a bunch of sponsors that send us money,” David sa...

George Hare brings leadership to Robotics Club

Senior George Hare works on the beginning stages of building a robot.

Avia Kaner-Roth and Esther Gendler

November 28, 2017

Senior robotics club president George Hare said he first joined robotics because of his interest in math and science and seeing a good opportunity to improve his skills. “What sparked my interest in robotics is that I want to go into engineering, and robotics is a really cool way to get involved...

Robotics team reflects on season

Junior robotics member, Lathan Wolf, wires a control panel on the teams robot in preparation to upcoming competition.

Sam Birnberg

May 2, 2017

The Park Robotics team's season came to an end after losing in the semifinals of the state robotics tournament. Sophomore Isaac Swartz, one of the team’s drivers of their robot, considered the robotics team’s philosophy of the season as a simple phrase. “Keep it simple yet functional,”...

Robotics looks to grow program

Robotics looks to grow program

Genesis Buckhalton and Nicole Sanford

September 8, 2016

Junior robotics club captain George Hare points at different areas of the robot, explaining to new members how each part works and what it takes to build their own robot at the robotics club meeting Sept. 6. Hare said the team is split into two groups: business and engineering. “The business si...

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