Saturday, February 10, 2024

Regional Robotics Competition at Galena Highschool

The Virginia City Silver Circuits had a good day at the regional competition today 
at Galena Highschool. 

They did well in the qualifying matches and finished in 4th place. They were chosen as an
alliance partner by the 1st place team, and they went on to win!

The Silver Circuits won the Promote Award, the Inspire Award and the 
Alliance 1st Pick Award. 

The Silver Circuits posing with the one Master Craftsman team member, their alliance partner.

The team members giving high fives as they accept their award.

Carson was a runner up for the Compass Award. 

Carson has put in a lot of time volunteering at matches with
 set up, clean up, being a referee, 
and a mentor to not only the Silver Circuits, 
but also the Perpetual Motion robotics team. 

Savannah with her medal.

Now they will prepare for the state competition, which will be here in Reno, 
at McQueen Highschool. 

 Inspire Award: This team shares their experiences, enthusiasm and knowledge with other teams, sponsors, their community, and the judges. Working as a unit, this team will have shown success in performing the task of designing and building a robot.
Promote Award: The Promote Award is given to the team that is most successful in creating a compelling video message for the public designed to change our culture and celebrate science, technology, engineering, and math.
Compass Award: The Compass Award recognizes an adult coach or mentor who has given outstanding guidance and support to a team throughout the year and demonstrates to the team what it means to be a Gracious Professional.

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Melvin's Woodworking


These are made with the laser cutter

(I guess the mom and daughter are on their phones)

these last three pictures are made with a CNC Router

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Gattorna Christmas Party


The desserts we were sent home with - super yummy biscotti, tart and chocolate souflee roll

two versions of the family photo

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Savannah and Colette


Savannah and Colette practicing their duet routine for the Reno Ice Christmas Show.