Here's the team after finishing the Long Beach, CA competition, along with our competition robot.
Thanks again for the support, we hope we can count on you next year too!
Reward Update #2
We are mailing the balance of the rewards from those who have given us their survey answers this week. If you have yet to reply with your size and mailing... Read more
Inland Empire Regional
We had a great event this last weekend at the Inland Empire Regional Competition.
We won the Industrial Design Award.
We were picked by the number 2 alliance and advanced... Read more
Long Beach Update #2
The Los Angeles Regional competition that took place in Long Beach, CA is over! Our team finished 6th in the qualifying matches. During the final's matches we were eliminated in... Read more
Long Beach Regional update, part #1
We are doing well at the Long Beach Regional competition! Yesterday was the first day of qualifying matches, we have a good record so far, only losing one match. We... Read more
Thanks for the support, it means a lot to our team. Preparations are continuing for our competition at Long Beach In a couple of weeks. More updates to come soon.... Read more
Today work continued on our practice robot. We tested the shooter system, with good results!
.... and build season is over!
We have put our competition robot in its no-tamper bag, with less than 1 minute to spare. We will not be able to make changes, alter, or even touch our... Read more
Last three days!
This is our last weekend to finish up! We've been assembling, wiring, still making parts, and doing a bit of testing. A few students and Mr. Black worked thru the... Read more
Today we received our parts back from powder coating and anodizing! Now its time for some assembly.
Only five more days until the 'bag day'. That is the day we... Read more
9 Days Left!
We have a little over one week to finish building, program, and test the robot for this year! We are a bit behind but feel we have a great design... Read more
Lincoln Science Fair
Our students do mentoring at two local elementary schools, Dunsmoore and Lincoln. Our kids help them with the Lego League Robotics programs. Last night Lincoln had their annual science fair... Read more
California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto visits Team 696
Today California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto visited our engineering lab and gave three of our students a Certificate of Recognition. Honored students were senior Mathew Widholm, junior Saikiran Ramanan, and... Read more
Today was "Open House" day at our school. This gave us a chance to take time to clean our shop, a rare occasion in the middle of the build season.... Read more
Back to work!
After a two day break to catch up on homework, the kids were back in the lab today after school. Lots of work going on as we near the halfway... Read more
We are live! A little more than two weeks into our six week build season and the plans for our robot are progressing nicely. We will be posting frequent updates... Read more