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Robotics prepares for competition

Robotics prepares for competition

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

Robotics attends season kickoff event

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

Robotics prepares for season

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

Robotics fundraises for upcoming year

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

George Hare brings leadership to Robotics Club

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

Robotics team reflects on season

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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