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West Covina Christian School Pt. 2

January 11, Team 968 visited West Covina Christian School once again . Just like the first trip there was different experiments that were meant to be conducted  based by grade level. This time around it happened to be the 3rd through 5th graders. The students conducted the same experiments that were conducted during the Merced…
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Kick off

During the weekend of January 5th-6th, our team will have our annual kickoff. Kickoff is when the team finds out the objective of the game for build season and start preparing for the season. On Saturday, the team met at 6:30am, and watched the livestream of the 2019 FRC Game Reveal. After the livestream, they…
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Rookie Training Day

  This past Saturday December 1st was rookie training day. Students and parents signed up to come to West covina high school and participate in science activities with the engineering team. Similar to the Merced and the West Covina Christian School the students will be doing a lab followed by lab questions to incorporate STEM…
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Merced Rally

Day 1 of the Merced rally there were fifth and fourth graders all over the gym each here to get taught different categoreis of science by doing different experiments.  The fourth graders came and and learned about chemical changes by combineing differnt substances to make slime. They were given a brief power point on some…
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Chezy Champs

Over the past weekend of September 28-30th, our robotics team on participated in the off-season event called Chezy Champs.There, in San Jose, at Bellarmine College Preparatory, 42 teams competed the FRC game- FIRST Power Up. During our three days up in San Jose. After peaking at 8th during qualification matches, our team had gotten eliminated…
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Outreach to West Covina Christian School

November 8th, Team 968 visited West Covina Christian School to give them science opportunities they do not normally receive. The sales team has thought of many experiments that they will conduct with the different grade levels, which consist of kindergarteners to second graders. Before each experiment the students will have to answer the pre lab…
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Comic Con

Our team recently attended the L.A. Comic Con at the L.A. Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, the 27th and 28th. At our booth, we had Lego Mindstorms and Lego elephants set up. We had a science quiz held for some kids and passerbys, where we held up a picture of scientists, such as Marie…
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Red Ribbon Rally

Red Ribbon Rally is a city wide event at West Covina High School that promotes the awareness of drug and alcohol abuse. During this event, schools and companies in the district come to showcase what clubs they have. Team 968 showcased its newest robot, Juniper, promoted our team, and informed the community of what we…
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Beach Blitz

  Beach Blitz is an annual robotics competition that takes place at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. In 2018, 36 teams attended this offseason competition in order to train rookies, as many teams had new members. It is always good to win, but this is more of a learning experience for the young…
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Behind The Scenes With Sales

The robotics sales team has been busy preparing presentations and different methods to present them to kids of all ages. The presentations must be flashy and intriguing so that the kids can stay involved. The speakers must practice public speaking skills because they will be talking in front of hundreds of kids throughout the year.…
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