Author Archive | Greta

Summer Camps

2017 Robotics Summer Camp – 2 sessions! We will be offering 2 amazing summer camps this year. For more info, check out our camp page!  Hurry before all the slots are filled!  June 12-16 and July 17-21 Theme: Around the World

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FTC Velocity Vortex scrimmage

Volunteering at the 8-team FTC scrimmage We had a great time today volunteering at the FIRST tech challenge Velocity Vortex scrimmage held at Mandeville Junior High. There were 8 teams competing from all over southern Louisiana. All of the teams did a great job and fun was had by all. A big thanks to all of […]

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Shop Cleanup Day

Gearing up for build season Team 2992 got together at our shop for cleanup and organization day this past Saturday, October 1st. The day was super-successful and we can’t wait to start the build, especially with the awesome Steamworks theme for this season. We would also like to say a big “thank you” to our mentors […]

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The T-Shirt Cannon Returns

Sponsors Needed The t-shirt cannon was out again Friday at the football team’s big win against Fontainebleau. Everyone had a great time, and we plan to bring the cannon out again as often as possible this season. We need sponsors for the upcoming games. If you are interested in sponsoring our t-shirt cannon, please email us […]

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FIRST Steamworks

Theme Announcement! This week, the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition theme was announced with this teaser video. Much to the delight of both students and mentors, the theme appears to be geared (pardon our pun) towards fans of steampunk. FIRST Steamworks kicks off on January 7, 2017. Check back on our blog for progress updates as […]

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Robotics Summer Camp 2016

2 Weeks of Camp The Mandeville High Robotics Team, The S.S. Prometheus, held two STEM camps over the summer for middle school and junior high students. The team hosted 15 campers during each session, where they learned about robotics, engineering and design. Teams of campers built robots with LEGO Mindstorms robotics kits to compete in […]

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New Sponsorship: C Innovation

Mandeville Robotics is excited to announce a new sponsorship by C Innovation! On September 24th, members of the team went to C-Innovation (C-I) to hold a presentation for the company about the goals  of the group.  Abigail Ezell (Vice President), James Sonnier (Build Captain), and Kayla Martinez (Treasurer) acted as team representatives and spoke to […]

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Media Team Wish List

We have applied for a DOW grant for some items that will help us achieve our goals. We are not sure if we will receive it. If you or anyone you know can help us, please contact mandevillerobotics at gmail dot com Camera/video camera Nikon COOLPIX L840 Digital Camera $209.00 – Amazon $229.99 – Best […]

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City Council Expo

On September 10th, Team 2992 had the opportunity to showcase their 2015 robot in front of City Council members. Team officers educated Mandeville citizens on our competitions, budget, and FTC team activities. It was a great way to reach out to the community and to spread the word of FIRST! Pictured is our Executive Council […]

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Red Stick Rumble!

On Saturday, September 12, Mandeville High School Robotics FRC Team 2992 participated in the Red Stick Rumble off-season FIRST Robotics Competition in Baton Rouge. The competition game was Recycle Rush. Our team was a member of the winning alliance! The other teams on the winning alliance were from Destrehan High and University High. This fall, […]

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We Went to Worlds!

What an amazing experience! For the third time in our history, Team 2992 traveled to St. Louis to participate in the 2015 FIRST Championships. Our team members met superstars like Dean Kamen (yes, THE Dean Kamen) and Woodie Flowers while cheering on teams from places like Australia, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Israel. We hope to attend […]

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Performance at the 2015 Bayou Regional

Team 2992 competed once again at the Bayou Regional at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, LA. Unfortunately, we were not chosen by an alliance to move on to the playoffs. However, there is a tiny upside. While at the regional, we were informed that our team was moved off the waiting list for the World Championships […]

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Placed 2nd At Arkansas Regional

At the Regional, we placed 2nd in our first out-of-state competition! This was a great experience for us all, and we come back to Louisiana with a new sense of accomplishment. We are now getting ready for Bayou, and ready to compete again!

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Build Week 2 update

We are pleased with our schedule this year,  with increased participation and more mentors. We have our prototype being worked on by the build team, and having great progress so far. The programming team, led by two new mentors, is making a huge difference and taking pressure off the build team. The new student made […]

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