Since 1996, the PHM Education Foundation has distributed over $1,000,000 to staff, students, and teachers in the school district.  Every year the foundation holds a luncheon to recognize its recipients and sponsors, as well as for Superintendent Dr. Thacker to give his State of the Corporation Address.  Team 135 is annually invited to attend the luncheon in order to represent Penn

We arrived at Purdue’s CoRec on Friday, October 26th to set up our pit for Boiler Bot Battle. We then competed on Saturday with two robots in attendance. One was from last year’s competition season. We built the other in the weeks leading up to the competition. There were 24 teams present, five of which competed with two robots. The teams came from several states and regions,

On Saturday, October 6, Team 135 attended FIRST Forums, a day-long event held annually at Purdue University. Hosted by the Indiana FIRST organization, this is a chance for many teams to present and collaborate on many topics. This year, there were a total of 41 presentations, all ranging from technical topics such as drivetrains, programming, and manipulator design, to more nontechnical aspects of robotics such as team communication

This past summer the Penn Robotics Team was contacted by Greg Jones, the Vice President of Smartforce Development for the Association for Manufacturing Technology, to be