The Horizon Girl Scouts, and a few boy scouts, asked us to come in on November 20th in order to teach the kids about robotics and meet the requirements for their badges. While there, we taught the kids about Mission to Engineer, programming, CAD and design, and allowed them to drive the Kiwi robot. For their design badge, we had them get into groups of 5 or 6 and draw a robot that they

On November 17th, John Young Middle School hosted a FIRST Lego League tournament. This event involved 20 teams competing to advance to state level competitions and massed about 400-500 people. With the help of FTC members, Team 135 ran a booth for FLL teams to learn more about where the FIRST program can take them. Penn–along with Mishawaka robotics– talked about their respective robots and promoted the ideals of FIRST robotics. During the

Just recently, we got the pleasure to be introduced to a member of our community in need — Isaiah. Isaiah is a strong-willed young man that is full of curiosity, creativity, and desire. While he and his family have been thriving on their own, we were contacted by his school physical education teacher when Isaiah was getting frustrated in the limited adaptations of the class’s “scooter game” he could do because of his

  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