Channelview District 2019

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On March 15th to March 16th, we competed against 34 other teams in our first district competition of the season in Channelview, Texas. During our first competition of the season, we had some obstacles, but we were able to get through them with our teamwork. During inspection, we found that there was a leak near […]

SACOT on the Hill 2019

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Yesterday on February 19, a handful of our students traveled to Austin to participate in the SACOT on the Hill event. We were very excited to contribute to this year’s state-wide effort of improving STEM education and have been planning to attend this event for a long time. To prepare, we had our students undergo […]

KISD Pathways Summit 2019

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On January 26th, Klein ISD held their annual Pathways Summit and VorTX had a great time in showing kids our robot and encouraging students to join a STEM pathway. At Pathways Summit, there were many booths showing different clubs and programs from different schools that would eventually lead to different career paths. This event was […]

Robotics Summer Camp

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The week of July tenth, VorTX hosted its very own student lead summer camp for children entering 4th through 8th grades. The nine hour camp was hosted at Ulrich Intermediate where we followed a curriculum based on tinkering with NXT’s and EV3’s, programmable bricks made by Lego  for early robotics learning. During “Bot Time” the […]

Texas Robotics Invitational 2017

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This weekend, we attended the Texas Robotics Invitational at Strake Jesuit, hosted by Team 3847, Spectrum. The whole weekend was full of fun activities including both competitive matches for an all girls drive team and a mentors drive team. It was great to see everyone give their best on the field, especially in the girls […]