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November 15, 2019

Girl Scout Badge

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On November 13, our team helped a local Girl Scout troop earn the Robotics Programming badge. The Girl Scout troop consists of 13 girls in 2nd grade. Our team taught them about programming with Lego Mindstorm Education Ev3 Core Set. After teaching the troop about programming, we told them about our own competitions and showed them pictures of our robot from last year. The girls were very fascinated by the design of the robot and the 2019 competition Destination Deep Space.

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October 11, 2019

Saying Hello to This Year’s Freshmen

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This year we welcome 16 new freshmen, 7 girls, and 9 boys, who have spent the whole pre-season training. They are all now ready to jump into their first build season! One of our newbies, Nicholas Marques said, “Even though I’m a freshman I truly feel like I have a

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During the week of June 24, 2019, one of our team members, Melissa Domen, participated in the 2019 6th Annual FIRST National Advocacy Conference (NAC) in Washington, DC. The purpose of the conference was to advocate to members of Congress and Senators about FIRST and the importance of STEM in education.

Before meeting with members of Congress and Senators on Capitol Hill, Melissa had the opportunity to learn about how government works, the importance of policy legislation, Capital Logistics, the Every Student Succeeds Act, and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She also learned how to advocate for FIRST and STEM in education. While learning about these new methods and concepts, teams participated in many team-building exercises and networked with many other FIRST Robotics teams.

Melissa had the opportunity to meet Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman along with her Chief of Staff and Press Secretary, Congressman Chris Smith’s Legislative Correspondent, and the Legislative Assistant for Education for Senator Cory A. Booker. During her meetings, she talked about the mission of FIRST, the importance of STEM, and the Redbird Robotics team’s successes we had this past season. All of the Congressmen and women were impressed by the successes of our team.

The 2020 7th Annual FIRST NAC will take place June 21 – 23, 2020 in Washington DC. Early registration ends April 1, 2020. For more information, go to firstnac.org .

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September 5, 2017

Getting Ready for FIRST Power Up

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Redbird Robotics is anxiously awaiting the 2018 Build Season.  With the selection of our new team members we are excited to begin preseason meetings shortly.  Coming off of our successes last year, we hope to achieve the same goals or even higher.  FIRST Power Up looks to be a great game.  You can check it out for yourself: https://www.firstinspires.org/2018-frc-teaser

Check back for more updates as we approach January 6!

2018 Build Season

August 20, 2017

UNDER CONSTRUCTION 🙁

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Welcome to our brand new website!

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