Category: General

Modules are Starting Up!

Our Skyline Robotics Modules have begun! From 6:30-8:00 Our Mechanical design, Business, and Programming modules meet on Tuesday and Mechanical design, Business, Electrical, and Fabrication meet on Thursdays. Students are encouraged to come to these meetings and get a sense for what part of Robotics they’re interested in. Here’s what you can look to see…
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Parent-Student Kickoff Meeting: Sept. 20th!

School is back and that means MORE ROBOTICS! First off, don’t miss our Parent-Student Kickoff Meeting, coming up Wednesday, Sept. 20th, 6:30-8 PM in the DTEP Lab (B206) at Skyline! Prospective students & families welcome! All team members are required to attend with a parent. Also, we’re headed to Kettering University in Flint for the…
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Scouting

The data from all the forms can be found here, and will be updated before alliance selection.

Shuffleboard for NetworkTables

I am quite ecstatic to use the new shuffleboard we’ve been promised for the 2018 season, and here’s why.

New Captains For 2018!

Last week we elected our new team captains! Camber H.   Camber is a senior and a returning captain from last year! Camber loves space, karate, and robots. She started out with programming and electrical. One day, she hopes to become an astronaut. Tao C. Tao is another one of our senior captains. He was the…
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Pre Skyline Competition

The team was just finished Southfield where we did fairly well. Unfortunately, our shooter malfunctioned and didn’t work but we fixed the issue. We are now working hard to prepare for out turn at hosting a competition at Skyline. Since the competition is during Spring Break, we’ll have the whole school. This means YOU must…
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Pre Southfield, our FIRST shot at Stronghold

The robot is done! Well…. almost. It’s time for Southfield and we have used four out of our six hours on it so far. The robot is a fine piece of machinery that probably won’t catch on fire. This year we didn’t get a gyro, so (hopefully) the robot won’t spin out of control. On…
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Post-Howell Update

Our team just got back from the Howell District Competition on the February 26-28, and are looking forward to our next competition at Woodhaven. We did great: we were picked by the third alliance and made it to the semi-finals! Also,  we won the Engineering Inspiration Award for our innovative team organization, student training, and outreach programs. This…
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Cumulative Progress Report

Our competition is in 2 weeks! We are nearly ready. Drivetrain is completely done. Above Chassis is working on the lift, has started on a non-essential aligner system, and our surprise has been mounted and is undergoing further construction. Electrical has been assembling the electronics for the robot. Programming has been working on tetting the…
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Pre-Howell

Another day at Maker Works! In two weeks, we have our first district competition at Howell. It will be held at Parker Middle School and will be held on February 27-28. We’ve been making great progress, though we have a deadline of this Tuesday, where all competition robots must be put in a bag and left…
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