LASA Robotics recently completed the 2016 series of annual SMART (Science, Math, Robotics, and Technology) Camps. These student run camps have served over 1000 Austin area students. This years campers built robots to navigate a maze and sumo wrestle other robots autonomously. We look forward to hosting more young engineers next year!
FRC Team 418 competed in the Texas Robot Roundup, which doubled as the Texas UIL State Championship. After 9 rounds of tough matches, team 418 was selected to join the eventual finalist alliance by teams 4587, 1296, and 5829. Congratulations to the winning alliance of teams 118, 148, 5242, and 5726 and everyone else who participated!
Squishy circuit education was just one part of the program this past Saturday at the Texas Museum of Science and Technology. LASA Robotic students participated in a fireside chat, explaining how to build competition robots. In a 20 minute question and answer session with Museum Outreach Director, Liz Latham, two students did a great job [...]
With well over 100 people in attendance, Friday Night Bots was a huge success. Several FLL teams scrimmaged informally, while nearby patrons engaged in squishy circuit activities, or lego gear instruction. LASA Robotics students were at the ready, teaching hands-on activities for dozens of young children. Texas Museum of Science and Technology was a welcoming venue [...]
Congratulations to the 2015 LASA High School Robotics Team for their 1st place award in the Electromechanical/Mechanical Design Category at the International Young Mind Awards Competition. The LASA Robotics FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Team 4290 has been awarded a cash prize of $3000 for their team and LASA High School. This global competition inspires our [...]
Students present hand-made laser engraved thank you plaque to Linda Morrison, Austin Community College Highland Campus Manager for supporting ATX STEM Park (November 2015)
LASA Robotics represented LASA High School at the 2016 AISD Showcase. The showcase was held on Saturday, January 9, 2016, 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road 78704. Austin ISD invited prospective students, their families and the community to the High School Showcase.