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Cryptonite Robotics Gets 2nd in State, Heads to World Tournament

Cryptonite Robotics Gets 2nd in State, Heads to World Tournament

Oliver Capito, Editor in Chief April 26, 2022

The Cryptonite robotics team got first in their division and second overall at the robotics state tournament a week ago, losing only to the rower wranglers. They will compete against teams all over the...

Josh Pack, senior and Vice President of Build for CRyptonite, measures a part before he cuts it on a lathe.

Robotics Team Kicks Off Build Season

Donovan Nichols, Co-Editor In Chief February 3, 2021

A subdued electronic hum runs courses through the air. Students are spread distanced around a table, assembling the frame of their robot. Outside their bay, on the playing field, motors whine as the programming...

Junior Kyna McGill was one of 10 students across the globe who won the worldwide Deans List Award; this is the first time a member of the CRyptonite Robotics team has won the worldwide award.

CRyptonite Junior Wins Worldwide Dean’s List Award

Donovan Nichols, News Editor May 7, 2020

Junior Kyna McGill received the worldwide Dean's List Winner Award for the FIRST Robotics Competition at the FIRST Virtual Showcase on Saturday, May 2. She was one of 10 students selected worldwide from...

The team poses for a group photo before packing up their robot and leaving the competition venue.

“The Quietest I’ve Ever Heard an FRC Arena”

Donovan Nichols, News Editor April 9, 2020

“There was just a feeling of shock,” senior Tejas George, Vice President of Build for the CRyptonite Robotics team, said. “I was thinking to myself, ‘That doesn’t happen. It’s happening in...

Photo courtesy of CRyptonite Parent Booster

Looking Sharp

Celeste Hoover and Jordyn Guzman March 5, 2019

This past weekend, the CRyptonite 624 Robotics team participated in the Austin District Competition Event and won the Entrepreneurship Award, a first for the robotics team, and captured the event ...

The chairs are all filled at the Robert R. Shaw STEAM Center as teams await the reveal of the 2017 challenge.

Full STEAM Ahead

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor January 15, 2017

The FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics season opened on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Robert R. Shaw STEAM Center. Cinco’s Team 624 (CRyptonite) joined schools from...

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