Archive | Build Season


No autonomous this year… Team 2992 is still doing PID through our motor controllers. You know you’re a nerd when you gasp with pleasure at the perfect position graph and the 1 encoder-tick error. PID with perfection. How beautiful!!!

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New School Year

Mandeville High Scool is back in session, and that means so is Robotics! We got a chance to meet all the new freshman members and we’re all optimistic for this year! Build team has already started preparing our competition bot and 2nd practice bot for Redstick Rumble this weekend (which is going to be great!) […]

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Overview of the 2017-18 school year

  Overview of the 2017-18 school year Mandeville High School Robotics team 2992   Robotics team is a year round commitment and part of our commitment is to FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), under  whom we are organized, through working with our community and spreading STEM throughout the whole year. Below […]

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We’re making some good headway! 19 days into build season and Mandeville Robotics is making progress! Build and Programming are working together relentlessly to get the robot (name T.B.A.) ready for competition. Not to mention, our Spirit, Outreach, and Media Teams are definitely putting in their hours and getting this team presentable.  We’re making some […]

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Hyped for build season!

It’s November, which means it’s almost December, which means it’s almost January, which means it’s almost build season!!! A lot of us are working on spirit ideas and all of us nerds are super excited about the new game, power-up. We are all really excited and I can’t wait to see if we make it to worlds […]

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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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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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Feeding the Needy

Over winter break, 8 team members from Mandeville Robotics volunteered their time to box food for the needy two days before Christmas. In St. Paul’s cafeteria, the muggy weather didn’t stop volunteers from having high spirits as they filled over a thousand boxes with turkeys, boxed and canned goods, and cards made by children. The food […]

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