Boiler Bot Battle                        September 16-17, 2016  


 

All eyes were ablaze as the Buzzer rang. Fifteen Seconds. During that time, it was the autonomous period and anticipation to see who would win had already begun. Program-enabled robots

On Friday, October 28th, Glenda Ritz, the Superintendent of the state, visited our school corporation. She was lead around by two second year members, Nathan Petrie and Lizzie Heisler, while she toured Penn High School. Along with Glenda Ritz, Nathan and Lizzie lead around the Superintendent of our school corporation, the principal of our school, and various other administrators for our STEM department. Glenda Ritz visited our school because we were recently STEM

October 14, 2016

IMTS 2016

  copy-of-copy-of-img_8561Every alternating year since 1927 the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois has hosted the largest trade and engineering exposition known across international borders. Known as IMTS, the International Manufacturing Technology Show has been a beacon of inspiration and excitement across the technological and engineering communities since its inception. Penn High School’s Robotics Team (135) has had

 

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is a multi-national robotics competition designed for seventh through twelfth-grade students.  It differs from FIRST Lego League (FLL) in the aspects that it involves creating a robot using practical building materials as opposed to Lego bricks, and the transition from coding in Mindstorms to more rudimentary programming interfaces.  These competitions provide students with accessible first-hand experiences with the STEM field and teach valuable life skills such as