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Chill Out takes ninth place out of their division at national competition

Chill Out takes ninth place out of their division at national competition

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under News, School News

The Robotics team, Chill Out, competed in the FIRST robotics World Championship competition in Houston, Texas last week, from Wednesday to Sunday. In the end, the team placed nine out of 64 teams in their division. There were 400 teams overall, Robotics President Ian Davidson said, split into six di...

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

Robotics team to national competition in Houston

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Education, Featured Stories, News, School News

The Robotics team, Chill Out 1778, will head to the FIRST Robotics national competition in Houston, Texas later this week. Only 39 teams from the northwest division will advance. The team qualified for the competition for the first time in team history, after having gone twice for winning the “all-s...

Robotics auction raises $12,500

Robotics auction raises $12,500

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Online Manager

November 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, STEM, Technology

Four robotics teams and their friends and family came together at Edmonds Community College for the 10th annual Robotics Family Festival and Fundraiser on Saturday, November 5th. The robotics teams of Edmonds Heights K-12, Mountlake Terrace High School, Lynwood High School and Edmonds Woodway ...

MTHS Robotics teams advance to quarterfinals in FIRST competition

MTHS Robotics teams advance to quarterfinals in FIRST competition

By Stephi Smith, News Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

On Saturday and Sunday, the MTHS Robotics team, Chill Out, competed against multiple other Washington state robotics teams in the annual FIRST Robotics competition. The theme of the competition was FIRST Stronghold and the game field was set up similar to a medieval setting, with game posts made to lo...

Annual First Robotics kick off held at MTHS

Annual First Robotics kick off held at MTHS

By Stephi Smith, News Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Featured Stories, News, School News

Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m., more than 40 robotics teams from across Washington state filled the Mountlake Terrace High School (MTHS) gym for the annual First Robotics kickoff. The teams viewed a livestreamed video of inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen announcing the contest’s specific rules ...

Rep. Larsen gets firsthand look at STEM program

Rep. Larsen gets firsthand look at STEM program

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2014


Filed under Featured Stories, Multimedia, News, School News

From robots to wind tunnels to 3D printers, Congressman Rick Larsen saw the many facets of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education at MTHS when he visited yesterday. Part of Larsen's tour of STEM education programs in Washington's second legislative district, Larsen spent nearly...

MTHS Robotics sends four teams to district championship

MTHS Robotics sends four teams to district championship

By Netania Rivera

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, School News

Teams from all over the state of Washington went head to head at Jackson High School on Jan. 12 at the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) district competition. Hosted by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), teams were instructed to build robots at the beginning of the season...

MTHS hosts regional kickoff of international robotics competition

MTHS hosts regional kickoff of international robotics competition

By Paxtyn Merten

January 5, 2014


Filed under News, School News

Robotics teams all around the world gathered to watch the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) kickoff through an online broadcast yesterday morning. Local teams from various schools gathered at Mountlake Terrace High School to watch the live stream from the Terraceum. The annual FRC kickoff, broadca...

MTHS to host regional robotics kickoff tomorrow

MTHS to host regional robotics kickoff tomorrow

By Nick Fiorillo

January 3, 2014


Filed under News, School News

MTHS will host the regional FIRST Robotics Competition Season Kickoff at tomorrow’s all day event in the Terraceum. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams from around the region will be present at tomorrow’s robot build-off. The kickoff is the beginning...

Nevan Wichers

Nevan Wichers

By Gurminder Singh

June 12, 2013


Filed under Senior Features

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlgqrKOAUwI Nevan Wichers, one of this year’s valedictorians, is a student who has dedicated his four years of high school to robotics. “I joined at the beginning of my freshman year just because before that I was interested in the engineering program and field....

Robotics regionally recognized

Robotics regionally recognized

By Megan Resler

April 14, 2010


Filed under News, School News

The MTHS FIRST Robotics club was recognized during the first weekend of April at the Seattle Regional Robotics competition, winning both the Business Plan Award and Safety Award. The event was held at Key Arena for the 3rd year in a row. It was led by Derek Burkett and David Krienke, the Robotics...

Robotics update

Robotics update

By Shahrum Ali

June 1, 2009


Filed under Technology

While winter sports are finishing up, Robotics Team is starting to prepare for this year’s competition. The weekend of March 6 marks the start of this year’s regional competition. The team will start by traveling to Portland for their first face-off, and then later to the Seattle Key Arena for...

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