Robotics teams win competition

Cameron Schiller ’19 won first place in the First Annual Spartan Championship robotics competition at La Verne High School on Oct. 18. Miles Agus ’18 and DJ Lesh ’18 also participated in making the winning robot. The competition measured the robot’s ability to stack cones on top of both mobile and stationary goals. The sophomore […]

Robotics club member wins state championship

Robotics club member wins state championship

Robotics club member Aeden Gasser-Brennan ’19 won the 2017 California State VRC High School Championship in Pomona on March 11 with team member Ben Adelstein from Grover Cleveland High School. The team also received the Amaze Award, and they will advance to the World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky April 19-25 with their robot, Quantum Flux. “The day […]

Robotics team wins state championship

Robotics team wins state championship

Robotics Team 62, the Kanagasabapathys, competed in VEX California State Championships in Pasadena March 11-12 and emerged as state champions, qualifying for VEX World Championships in Louisville, Ky., where they made it to quarter finals. The team also won the Think award, given to a team with multiple exceptional autonomous programs. In a separate competition, […]

Cameron Schiller ’18 drives towards another robotics championship

Cameron Schiller ’18 drives towards another robotics championship

Cameron Schiller ’18 spends two hours everyday after school, countless weekends and breaks working on his robot with his teammates. He designs, builds and drives his seven-foot-tall creations, hoping for another win on April 20-23 at the next VEX Robotics World Championship. Having competed in robotics for five years, he began on his brother’s team at St. Francis High […]

Roboticist Cameron Schiller ’18 races towards his dream

Roboticist Cameron Schiller ’18 races towards his dream

Cameron Schiller ’18 approached the garage door, took a deep breath, and opened it slowly with his heart accelerating. Inside, there were no cars, no old boxes, no ordinary household objects at all. Instead, the ground, ceiling and walls were filled with infinite amounts of silver. His garage is a lab, where machines are molded […]

Jonathan Damico ’18 balances coding, robotics and business

Jonathan Damico ’18 balances coding, robotics and business

In the robotics room, a 3D printer beeps and whirrs, robots perch on every surface possible and students are hard at work preparing for another robotics competition. Members of the robotics team are working on improving their robots after a victory at their last tournament, made possible by the code-writing skills of Jonathan Damico ’18. Damico […]

Students qualify for robotics championship

Team 62, a robotics team also known as the Kanagasabapathys, earned second place at the Robodox Challenge tournament at Granada Hills Charter High School Saturday out of 36 teams. The team qualified for state, national and world championships in past tournaments. Team 62 is not affiliated with the school, but many of its members are […]

Record number of girls enroll in robotics

The upper school robotics course has nine girls and four boys this year, with three times as many girls enrolled as last year. Robotics has historically had more boys than girls, robotics teacher Antonio Nassar said. Previously a club, robotics became an official class last year, though extracurricular club meetings continued as well. Last year, […]

Deniz Armani: Robotics

Engineer Deniz Armani will be taking over for physics teacher Karen Hutchinson to lead the Robotics Club during the school year and in their competitions beginning in January. Armani previously worked at Glenair Inc. as the Director of Research and Development, where he identified and developed new products and technologies before the company brought them […]