STEM Tag

The high school robotics team, Shark Attack Team 744, invites you to their pre-season competition next Saturday. Mission Mayhem FIRST Robotics Competition—Power Up! will gather Florida-based robots on Saturday, October 20 in the gym at Dillard High School. Fans who come to cheer on WA can also receive a tour of the pit. Because most of the competitions during the season are out of town, this local competition is your chance to easily join the team and see them in action! Opening ceremonies are at 8:00 a.m. and competition begins at 9:00 a.m.For more information regarding WA Robotics, please visit...

The WA middle school robotics team, Shark A-Tech, will kick off their new season this Saturday by joining other FIRST Robotics teams across the world. Each year, FIRST Robotics gives a new challenge to the affiliated teams. The FIRST Tech Challenge, the middle school teams division, will reveal this year’s game on Saturday, September 8. Shark A-Tech will be at St. Thomas Aquinas with the other South Florida teams to watch the game reveal as it is streamed live across the world! New team member, Luis Alonso said, “I’m excited to see what the new game challenge is!”This year marks...

The WA middle school robotics team, Shark A-Tech, will kick off their new season next week by joining other FIRST Robotics teams across the world. Each year, FIRST Robotics gives a new challenge to the affiliated teams. The FIRST Tech Challenge, the middle school teams division, will reveal this year’s game on Saturday, September 8. Shark A-Tech will be at St. Thomas Aquinas with the other South Florida teams to watch the game reveal as it is streamed live across the world! New team member, Luis Alonso said, “I’m excited to see what the new game challenge is!”This year marks...

Today, the Lower School's greatest show-and-tell took place because students, parents, and a panel of judges gathered in Fellowship Hall for the inaugural event, "The Lion's Den Maker Faire."A Maker Faire is not only an opportunity to show what teams have made. It's also a chance to share what teams have learned. Most of all, it's a celebration of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Today, third-grade Maker teams finalized their prototypes and polished their presentations. Then, a panel of judges evaluated each team's Maker project. The criteria were functionality, creativity, empathy, iteration learning, and salesmanship.Congratulations to: Ethan Joseph, Albie Karaj, Liam Pace, and...

For the second year in a row, FRC Team 744, Shark Attack, competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics Competitions filled the three floors of the convention center. There were 405 FRC Teams from around the world competing on six fields in the convention center.Shark Attack ranked fifth after day one of qualifying. However, they fell to 13th after a very tough final day of qualifying rounds. The team finished with a 7-4-0 record in the Carver Division. Shark Attack was selected...