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FIRST Tech Challenge

Our FIRST Tech Challenge team, Wildkat Robotiks, meets several days per week at Willis High School:
  • Whole Team: every Wednesday from 2:45pm-4:00pm in room B303.
  • Programming and Design/Build Team MTuThF (as schedule allows) from 2:45pm-4:00pm in B303
 
Sponsor information:
Mrs. Weaver in room B303
Amy Rogers - District Advanced Academics Coordinator
Jason Merik - District Science Coordinator
 
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Student information form link:  https://goo.gl/forms/dG6WNYTTFvWGhGCp1
 
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The Wildkat Robotiks team from Willis High School will be taking a field trip to the FIRST World Championship on Friday, April 20, 2018. We will be leaving from the front of WHS at 8am and will be returning approximately 2pm. Students received a permission slip to the World Championships at school in paper form, but an extra copy is located HERE.
 
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Members of the Wildkat Robotiks team from Willis High School will be traveling to Austin to compete for the FIRST in TEXAS State Championship for FIRST Tech Challenge on May 18. This is a great honor as a rookie team. For all details and information about the event click this link. If your child is attending and you need an additional copy of the required paperwork that is due no later than May 2, click here.
 
 
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Wildkat Robotiks would like to thank the following entities for supporting us financially through grants, and donations.
  • DEKA Research & Development (part sponsor of our FTC team grant that went toward team registration, control and electronics sets purchases)
  • QUALCOMM (part sponsor of our FTC team grant that went toward team registration, control and electronics sets purchases)
  • Willis ISD Education Foundation (financial sponsor to fund the expansion of the Wildkat Robotiks FIRST Robotics program on all Willis campuses through the purchase of necessary technology to run robotics software; programs effected include: FIRST LEGO League Jr., FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and in the future, FIRST Robotics Challenge)
  • Texas Workforce Commission via FIRST in Texas (sponsor of League Competition Registration fees)
  • Willis ISD CTE Department (sponsor of Rev Robotics Kits purchases)
  • The Rogers, Merik, and Weaver Families (miscellaneous supplies, tools, snacks)
  • SkyZone Spring North (foam cubes)
  • FLIPS Gymnastics (foam cubes)
  • FASTSIGNS Conroe (sponsored a banner for Wildkat Robotiks to showcase in the team's pit area)
 
 
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