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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...

Senior Tejas George, a key member of the CRyptonite Robotics Team, will be continuing his passion for STEM this fall as he attends Purdue University for Computer Science.

Tejas George

Robotics Senior To Continue Passion For STEM With Computer Science
Donovan Nichols, News Editor May 12, 2020

Senior Tejas George says he practically eats, sleeps, and breathes robotics; a dedicated member of the CRyptonite robotics team, he estimates he puts in nearly 400 hours every spring semester, January...

Junior Kyna McGill was one of 10 students across the globe who won the worldwide Dean's 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”

Robotics season postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 pandemic
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...

Courtesy of Polaris Robotics

‘Gearing’ Up

Polaris Robotics Kicks Off Fall Season
Donovan Nichols, News Editor September 11, 2019

The Polaris VEX robotics team 24626 hosted its first general meeting Tuesday, August 20.The meeting served to tell new members more about this year’s game, Tower Takeover, and what Polaris does. “I’m...

Photo courtesy of CRyptonite Parent Booster

Looking Sharp

Robotics kicks off competition season with hair spikes and a bang
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 ...

Robotics team works to qualify for World Championships

Claire Haigwood, Staff Writer March 29, 2018

CRyptonite Team 624 traveled to San Diego, California to participate in a FIRST Robotics regional tournament, the first of five in which they will work to qualify for World Championships, which will be...

Barsha Darjee and Swastik Sanyasi excitedly make their way towards the Robert Shaw Center upon their arrival. Aided by CRyptonite members Maddison Willmott and Sophie van Dijke, the children are ready to learn more about science concepts such as force and air pressure as a part of their field trip sponsored by the Houston chapter of Sewa.

CRyptonite Robotics hosts Science Day for underprivileged students

Meherina Khan, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2016

The FIRST®(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Team 624 (CRyptonite) recently collaborated with the Houston chapter of Sewa International on October 8 to organize...

The students and mentors  work together to complete the robot.

Head over wheels for robotics

Samuel Teas, Staff Writer March 23, 2015

It’s 7:00 pm on any weeknight. Club members enter the build site and gather around the whiteboard. Students begin to work on drive trains, elevators, and software. Everybody is doing something. These...

Robotics goes undefeated in San Antonio tournament

Robotics goes undefeated in San Antonio tournament

Molly Wade March 4, 2014

CRyptonite Team 624 attended the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Competition on Saturday March 1 and remained undefeated throughout the tournament. The regional tournament was located in San Antonio and the team...

Waters receives highest Dean's List award

Waters receives highest Dean’s List award

Gabrielle Deckelman, staff writer May 15, 2012

Covered in green from head to toe, she provided the talent necessary to help take her team to the top, and with not even a clue in mind, she walked away with one of the highest recognitions available to...

Panzer proves with points

Taral Patel, News Editor April 5, 2012

The CRyptonite Robotics team won the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology’s (FIRST) Bayou Regional competition in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 15-17. The CRyptonite Robotics team...

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