2020 Build Season Week 3 Newsletter

2020 Build Season Week 3 Newsletter

Our TeamThis week, Team 1403 has made significant progress. With prototyping coming to an end and tremendous progress being made towards building the robot, the week has been running very smoothly. The logistics side of the team has also made great progress within each of their respective jobs. Members are excitedly waiting to see how […]

2020 Build Season Week 2 Newsletter

2020 Build Season Week 2 Newsletter

Our Team Team 1403 is now moving into its second week of build season. Work from Saturday’s meeting included working on prototypes and working on finalizing them. Although we have just begun the 6-week building process, team members have been staying focused and consistent with their work, therefore improving the quality of the products outputted […]

2020 Build Season Week 1 Newsletter

2020 Build Season Week 1 Newsletter

Our Team Team 1403 has put in a lot of work during the first week of build season, which is now coming to a close. Many members came to the Saturday meeting to help out with prototyping the robot following the strategy team’s plan, while other teams focused on planning and organizing other aspects of […]

2019 Cougar Class #5: Culture Class

2019 Cougar Class #5: Culture Class

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Culture Class Date: 12/4/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 73 Action Items: Plastic Cups, Construction Paper, Tape Impact on Team: Instead of a teacher or a mentor starting the Cougar Class, team members from various cultures gave brief presentations of their heritage, such as where they came from, […]

2019 Cougar Class #4: Business Etiquette

2019 Cougar Class #4: Business Etiquette

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Business Etiquette Date: 11/14/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 83 Action Items: Wooden Board, Balsa Wood Planks, Hot Glue Gun, 1 Glue Stick, Balsa Wood Sticks, and Balsa Wood Cutter. Impact on Team: In this Cougar Class, the mentors spoke about the importance of proper etiquette in the […]

2019 Cougar Class #3: Social Media

2019 Cougar Class #3: Social Media

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Social Media Date: 10/30/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 83 Action Items: Masking Tape, PVC Pipe, Rubber Bands, Rubber Tube, and Popsicle Sticks. Impact on Team: This Cougar Class was mainly focused on social media and the various effects it can have on people. On one hand, social […]

2019 Cougar Class #2: Ethical Decisions

2019 Cougar Class #2: Ethical Decisions

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Ethical Decisions Date: 10/16/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 80 Action Items: Masking tape, Regular Plastic Straws, and Thicker and Larger Plastic Straws. Impact on Team: The second Cougar Class started off with the mentors talking about the importance of ethics and how it will impact the overall […]

2019 Cougar Class #1: Introduction to Robotics

2019 Cougar Class #1: Introduction to Robotics

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Introduction to Robotics Date: 10/02/2019 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 65 Action Items: Cards, Tape, A presentation device Impact on Team: For the challenge, the students were randomly placed into groups and were tasked to construct the  tallest structure using a deck of cards and limited tape. The […]

New Varsity Requirements 

New Varsity Requirements 

As a recognized sport, robotics must uphold high standards for varsity letters. Each year the requirements are strictly put in place to maintain the greatest integrity in our team members. The robotics team requires a great amount of dedication in order to be taken seriously as a competitive sport. Although this years requirements are difficult, […]

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Toiletries Drive

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Toiletries Drive

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics is collecting toiletries to support the Montgomery Township Food Pantry. Items can be dropped off in the donation box in the foyer by the main entrance or brought to room F-1142. All donations benefit residents of Montgomery Township. Deodorant Toothbrushes and Toothpaste Shampoo & Conditioner Disposable Razors & Shaving Cream […]