Rockwall-Heath Black Hawk Robotics wins Rock City Regional, Industrial Design

(HEATH, TX – March 30, 2018) For the seventh year in a row, The Black Hawk Robotics team qualified for the First Robotics Competition world championship. The Rockwall-Heath High School robotics team recently won the Rock City Regional and the Industrial Design Award in Little Rock, Arkansas. FIRST is a global organization created to inspire […]

Cain Middle School Robotics teams advance to World Championship

Cain Middle School Robotics teams advance to World Championship

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2018) The Robo Rascals (team 23310D), a 7th grade VEX EDR robotics team from Cain Middle School, won the North Texas Vex State Championship in Greenville February 24, qualifying the team to compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky April 25-28. In addition to being named Tournament Champions, the Robo […]

Rockwall Robotics advances to FIRST Worlds Championship

Rockwall Robotics advances to FIRST Worlds Championship

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2018) The Rockwall HS Robotics team, the Full Metal Jackets, recently competed at the FIRST Dallas Regional Championship at the Irving Convention Center. The team competed against 60 teams from Texas, Oklahoma and Brazil.  The team advanced to the quarterfinals of the robot competition portion of the event. They also […]

Rockwall Robotics’ Hannah Cowgill wins the FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award

Rockwall Robotics’ Hannah Cowgill wins the FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2018) Hannah Cowgill, Rockwall HS Full Metal Jackets team member, recently won the FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award at the Dallas Regional.  This prestigious award was submitted by her team mentors for someone who demonstrates leadership and commitment to FIRST. Hannah will advance to the next level of competition at […]

Breakfast Rotary welcomes Rockwall-Heath Robotics

Breakfast Rotary welcomes Rockwall-Heath Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 27, 2018) The Rockwall/Heath High School Robotics Club demonstrated their competition robot for the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary this morning, Feb. 27. They are led by Leslie Reese and they build these robots from the ground up in six weeks for national competition. The team actually builds three robots; One is for […]

Half Metal Jackets Robotics team to compete in State Championship

Half Metal Jackets Robotics team to compete in State Championship

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 16, 2018) The Half Metal Jackets, a team 1296A middle school VEX EDR robotics team, will compete in the State Championship at the end of February and will travel to the US Open, a national competition, in April. The team started the season by watching the 2018 game reveal – “In […]

Rockwall High School robotics team student officers attend National Advocacy Conference

Rockwall High School robotics team student officers attend National Advocacy Conference

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 15, 2018) Student officers of the Rockwall High School robotics team, the Full Metal Jackets, recently flew to Washington, DC to attend the 2017 FIRST National Advocacy Conference (NAC). Only 40 teams from around the World attended the conference and these four students were the only ones from Texas. The student officers are […]

Robotics team members, Rotary place flags for holiday

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 20, 2017) Rockwall High School Robotics Team 1296 – Full Metal Jackets in collaboration with the Rockwall Rotary Club, distribute American Flags throughout the Rockwall and Fate communities on patriotic holidays to show support for the US Military.  Team members donate their time to the worthy cause and earn community service […]

Black Hawk Robotics win Regional Competition in Waco

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – April 22, 2017) The Rockwall-Heath High School robotics team, Black Hawk Robotics, recently attended the Brazos Valley Regional in Waco, Texas. At the end of the intense competition, the Black Hawks were the regional winners!  This is the second Regional win of the season for the Black Hawks.  Additionally, the Black Hawks […]

Rockwall schools attend record-setting robotics championship event

Rockwall schools attend record-setting robotics championship event

(ROCKWALL, TX  — May 4, 2016) Three Rockwall ISD elementary schools — Amy Parks, Springer, and Stevenson — attended the VEX Worlds Robotics Competition at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky on April 20-23. It was an amazing experience and opportunity to work with teams from all over the world, representing 30 countries: Australia, […]