BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 4

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 4

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 4 After build season week 4, the team has made tremendous progress on the robot, and the team is excited to almost have the robot completed. The team has worked diligently all week, and their progress on the robot demonstrates their work and dedication. The Robot […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 3

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 3

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 3 We have now reached the end of the third week of build season, and Team 1403 has made significant progress. The robot is almost complete, and it is expected that the team will have a fully functioning robot by the end of Week 4. Members […]

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 2

BUILD SEASON 2019: WEEK 2

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Build Season: Week 2 We have now reached the end of week two of Build Season, and Team 1403 has already been making significant progress. Both the Robot and Logistics side have been working hard to ensure that everything runs smoothly in the coming weeks. This week, the Robot […]

2018 Cougar Class #4

2018 Cougar Class #4

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Culture Date: 11/28/18 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 68 Number of Mentors: 8 Action Items: 10 sticks of balsa wood, hot glue Impact on Team: The Cougar Class started with a presentation on our team members’ cultures. The team captains gave presentations on the countries from which they or […]

2018 Cougar Class #3

2018 Cougar Class #3

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Importance of Communication Date: 11/06/2018 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 57 Number of Mentors: 9 Action Items: Lego bricks, a presentation device Impact on Team:  This cougar class consisted of a presentation as well as a competition. The presenter was Rachael Werner, an engineer for Siemens, and she […]

2016 Cougar Class #5 – Shark Tank

2016 Cougar Class #5 – Shark Tank

The final Cougar Class took place on December 14th, 2016. As students entered the classroom, Michael Leicht started his presentation about the importance of responsibility and sharing personal anecdotes to entertain and educate the students. At the end of the presentation, all the students learned an important lesson: one should always take responsibility for his […]

2016 COUGAR CLASS #4 – Lost at Sea

2016 COUGAR CLASS #4 – Lost at Sea

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Building Contraption Date: 11/30/2016 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 50 Number of Mentors: 6 Action Items: list, paper, pencils Impact on Team: Mrs. Leicht started the 4th Cougar Class by giving a presentation about mannerisms and etiquette. She educated students on skills such as placing utensils on the table […]

2016 COUGAR CLASS #3 –Building Contraption

2016 COUGAR CLASS #3 –Building Contraption

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Building Contraption Date: 11/17/2016 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 50 Number of Mentors: 5 Action Items: Skewers, small and big straws, Popsicle sticks, paper, hot glue guns, tape Impact on Team: In the third cougar class, the students focused on critical thinking. First, the team was introduced with the […]

2016 COUGAR CLASS #2 –Building Car/Rocket

2016 COUGAR CLASS #2 –Building Car/Rocket

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: Building Car/Rocket Date: 11/02/2016 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 30 Number of Mentors: 5 Action Items: wheels, straws, Popsicle sticks, hot glue gun, wooden blocks, tape, skewers, scissors, metal rods, paper Impact on Team: The second Cougar Class started off with Michael Leicht giving a presentation about the design […]

2016 COUGAR CLASS #1 – The Tape Measure Ramp

2016 COUGAR CLASS #1 – The Tape Measure Ramp

TEAM 1403 COUGAR ROBOTICS PROJECT/ACTIVITY: The Tape Measure Ramp Date: 10/19/2016 Where: Montgomery High School Number of Students: 60 Number of Mentors: 5 Action Items: tape measure, coffee cup-, rubber ball, Masonite, skewers, pipe cleaners, large straws, small straws, scissors, glue guns, paper, pencils, tape Impact on Team: Team 1403’s first Cougar Class of the […]