Hartman Robotics Team earns first place at First Lego League North Texas Qualifier

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 21, 2015) Congratulations to the Hartman Robotics Team. They earned first place at the First Lego League North Texas Qualifier on Saturday, December 12. They will move to the next level of competition, Regionals, in February. The team is coached by parents and teacher-sponsor Lisa Gear. The team earned a perfect […]

Springer Robotics Team, Special E-VEX, qualifies for Regionals

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 21, 2015) Congratulations to the Springer Robotics Team, Special-E-VEX, for earning the Excellence Award and STEM Research Award at the VEX IQ competition at Utley on Saturday! They qualified for Regionals in March. Featured clockwise are Eli Deen, Ethan Montanez, Caleb Rodriguez, Ryan Bostik, Ameer Abu-Ziyadeh, J.D. Webb, and Connor Linscott. […]

Springer Robotics students qualify for Regionals

Springer Robotics competed at the VEX IQ event at Cain Middle School on Saturday and qualified for Regionals!  The team received the following awards: Teamwork Champion Award – 1st Place Teamwork Challenge Alliance (Robot Performance) STEM Research Project Award – Most effective research project presentation (Judged) Robot Skills Award – Top Robot Skills Challenge Team (Robot Performance) […]

Jr Robotics Summer Camp prepares young students to become future engineers

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 10, 2015) The gym at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall is crowded and busy. Around 25 kids, ranging in age from 4th-8th grade, are rushing around in a mad dash to put the finishing touches on the robots that they’ve spent all week working on. This is the last day […]

Rockwall robotics team advances to World Championships

Full Metal Jackets score victory at Alamo Regional Robotics Competition (ROCKWALL, TX – April 15, 2015) The Full Metal Jackets, Rockwall High School’s Robotics Team FRC 1296, led their alliance to victory at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Alamo Regional in San Antonio last week, as well as earning the “Excellence in Engineering Award.” This […]

Local robotics students team up for special delivery

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 26, 2015) A couple of Rockwall County robotics teams joined forces with robotics squads from Greenville and Quinlan during the Christmas holidays to make a positive impact on the lives of a local family which had fallen on hard times. Over the Christmas holidays, Black Hawk Robotics of Rockwall-Heath High School and […]

Black Hawk Robotics Team takes on the World Championships

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2014) The Rockwall Heath Robotics team traveled to St Louis to compete in the FIRST Worlds Championships April 24-26.  Only 400 teams qualify for the Championships  out of over 6,000 teams world wide.  This is the third year in a row that the Black Hawk Robotics team have advanced to the […]

Williams Middle School students earn awards at Robotics competition

Blue Team wins first place in Robot Performance, advances to Regionals ROCKWALL (January 24, 2014) J. W. Williams Middle School was proud to have entered two Robotics teams in the Area competition held January 18th at the UME Preparatory Academy in Dallas.  Congratulations go to both teams for all their hard work and success in […]

Rockwall-Heath robotics qualify for world championships, again!

(ROCKWALL/HEATH-April 7, 2013) The Black Hawk Robotics team won the Dallas Regional FIRST Robotics Competition on March 21-23.  By winning this regional event, the team qualifies to attend the FIRST Robotics Championship in St Louis, April 24-27. This is the second consecutive year that the team has qualified for the World Championships.  The championships includes […]

Springer Stallions Robotics Team heads to regional competition

(ROCKWALL ISD-December 15, 2012) The Springer Stallions’ Robotics team took home third place in the First Lego League Robotics Challenge Regional Qualifiers. They also were awarded the coveted Judges Award for All Around Best Team. We look forward to seeing their performance at Regionals in January. Submitted by Rachael Taylor, Librarian, Springer Elementary. To share […]