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‘Gearing’ Up

‘Gearing’ Up

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 pretty excited for this year,” senior Steven Meldrum, Vice President of Mentoring and Traini...

Looking Sharp

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  alliance championship as well as other individual recognition too. According to booster parent Mike...

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 held in Houston from April 18th to the 21st. “The robot this year is called Pacrat and it’s de...

CRyptonite Robotics hosts Science Day for underprivileged students

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 a Science Day event at the Robert Shaw STEAM Center (RSC) to foster interest in science and technology...

Head over wheels for robotics

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 students aren’t playing around. These students are on the CRyptonite Robotics Team. “The...

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 took first in qualifying matches. They then partnered with the NASA Team 118 from Clear Lake ISD and...

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 a Robotics team member. Senior Elizabeth Waters received the For Inspiration and Recognition of...

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 totaled a score of ten-to-one, after the qualification matches, ranking them as the second place tea...

CRyptonite Robotics team holds science day camp: members demonstrate scientific experiments to young students

Kiana Garcia, staff writer

December 9, 2011

The Cryptonite Robotics Team 624 is made up of a students who compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition. Along with building robots, the Robotics team also partakes in several volunteering events. Every year the CRyptonite Robotics team holds...

Robotics competes in FIRST Denver Regional

April 8, 2011

The Cinco Ranch Robotics Team 624 is competing in the 2011 FIRST Robotics Regional Competition in Denver, Colorado Friday and Saturday. 45 teams from seven different states are entered in the competition, held at the University of Denver.  This year's game, "Logo Motion", pits two alliances...

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