Team History

 

  • Robotics Team proposed in 2007
    • Mr. Michael Rubin (physics teacher) was the first official club moderator.
  • The club started out with LEGO Mindstorms robotics kits in a small storage closet. (The team has since moved into a larger garage).
    • Team moves on to VEX Robotics Kits to better familiarize themselves with engineering concepts.
  • Four months later, the club had a small-scale VEX competition, pitting each team against each other.
  • Registered with FIRST, competing in the 2008 game, FIRST “Overdrive”.
    • Rookie Team 2367 from Saint Francis High School, Mountain View
    • Attended the San Jose State Regional Competition.
  • In recent years, the students participated in the 2016 First Robotics Competition, FIRST “Stronghold”.
    • Largest successes in recent memory, ending up, at the Silicon Valley Regional Competition, in the top 24 of 60 teams.
  • In 2017, the team participated in the 2017 game, FIRST “Steamworks”, where a new, younger, determined leadership stepped in allowing for new minds to allow the club to prosper.