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 […]

Boy Scout Presentation

Boy Scout Presentation

On October 6th, 2014, twelve members of the FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics team gave a presentation at Village Elementary School to Boy Scouts of America Troop 46. The purpose of the presentation was to introduce the principles of FIRST and describe Team 1403 to members of our community. This was an opportunity to encourage […]

Fall Festival

Fall Festival

Montgomery’s Fall Festival, held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, proved to be highly successful. This fun packed event ran from 11am to 1pm. Team 1403: Cougar Robotics arranged a booth that sold LED light bulbs, introduced children to the works of the robot, and clarified and quantified what the Robotics team does. Our booth popularized […]

Progress on the Robot

Progress on the Robot

Cougar Robotics is making great progress on the robot with the clock ticking. Two weeks remain of build season and the robot is finally coming together. The excitement throughout build season has grown everywhere in the team.

3D Printing

3D Printing

A 3D printer is a marvelous machine used for prints necessary in the third dimension. First a plastic string, called a filament, is held in a cartridge where it is brought to the extruder. The extruder takes the filament and melts it to a certain temperature. After the filament is melted the printer draws it […]