Robotics teams compete at World Championships

Robotics subteams 62A and 62X competed in the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Kentucky Exposition Center from April 24-27. Subteam 62A, comprised of Jake Futterman ’21, Yvette Copeland ’21, Reggie Kim ’21, Chris Ladreyt ’21 and Isaiah Jeter ’21, won its first elimination match but lost in quarterfinals to the 2019 […]

Robotics subteams win awards in skills and buildings

Robotics subteams 62B and 62X earned esteemed awards in skills and building at the VEX Chaminade Tournament at Chaminade High School on Oct. 19. Team 62B, led by Abraham Gallardo ’20 and consisting of teammates Navid Ghodsi ’21 and William Farhat ’21, became ranked among the top 50 teams in the world after winning the […]

Theiss transitions to teaching full-time

Andrew Theiss joined staff to teach computer science and lead the robotics program full-time this school year, having started at Harvard-Westlake as the part-time advisor to the US robotics team last school year. Since earning his undergraduate degree in computer science, Theiss worked at numerous businesses as a web developer, software engineer and administrator. He […]

Sophomore teaches robotics in Ethiopian middle school

Sophomore teaches robotics in Ethiopian middle school

Over the course of the five-day camp he created, Futterman used LEGO Mindstorms EV3 technology to introduce the basics of designing, programming and operating simple robots. Futterman said he was inspired to share his knowledge, experience and passion for robotics after hearing from Ethiopia Health Aid that students in Gode Village were eager to learn. […]

Robotics places fifth at World’s

Robotics places fifth at World’s

Robotics subteam 62A members Miles Agus ’18, DJ Lesh ’18 and Cameron Schiller ’18 placed fifth at the VEX Robotics World Championships Championships in Louisville, KY. Subteam 62A was the only school team out of four total to qualify for the event. Six students from the robotics program traveled to Louisville for the competition to […]

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

Robotics team goes to semi-finals of state competition, qualifies for Worlds

One of the school robotics teams qualified for the VEX World Tournament after cheating allegations made against them at the state competition were overturned Feb. 24, robotics coach Andrew Theiss said. Subteams 62A, comprised of Cameron Schiller ’19, Miles Agus ’18 and DJ Lesh ’18, and 62K, comprised of Coco Kaleel ’20, Dean Rieter ’20 […]

Sophomores win Judge’s Award at robotics competition

Stephanie Cho ’20 and Jenna Kronenberg ’20 won the Judge’s Award at Howl in the Hills VEX Robotics Competition in Chino Hills on Jan. 13. The judges were impressed by the robot’s design and the pair’s commitment to work as a two-person, all-girl team, Stephanie Cho ’20 said. “It’s our first year in robotics and […]

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, […]

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