Friday, September 28, 2012

Expectations for Prior Lake Middle School Robotics Program

Gracious Professionalism at all times! 

 Students 

 Design and build robot
 Keep an engineering notebook 
 Work as a group 

Parents/Mentors 

Guide the process 
Ask open ended questions 
Help students see options, but let them choose

2011 Prior Lake Middle School Robotics Tournament Clips


Friday, September 21, 2012

The 2012 Prior Lake Middle School Vex Robotics Season


The 2012 Prior Lake Middle School Vex Robotics season will kick off with an information meeting next Friday, September 28th, 7pm in the Prior Lake High School Commons.

The Middle School Vex robotics program is sponsored by Prior Lake Robotics team King Tec.

Tentative 2012 Vex season dates:

Information night, Sep 28th 7pm
Team forming night/kit hand out, Oct 11 6:30 pm-9:30pm
Vex 101 for first time participants, Oct 22nd 7-8:30 pm
Work night build issues Nov 9th 7-9:30 pm
Work night build issues Nov 30th 7-9:30 pm
Work night programing (field up) Dec 5th 7-9:30 pm
Practice night (King Tec help/field up) Dec 14th 6:30-9:30 pm
Tournament (King Tec Run) Dec 15th all day in PLHS Gym

All meetings will be at the PLHS commons unless otherwise noted.

Activity fee of $135 for each participant with check made out to Prior Lake Robotics will be due at the team forming night October 11th.

An additional deposit check for $100 per participant will also be required at team forming night. This check will returned upon turn in of the Vex robotics kit (in serviceable condition) at the end of the season.

For more information on Prior Lake Robotics visit www.kingtec2169.com

Please email me for more information at:  michael.j.lins@gmail.com

Mike Lins