On October 27th 2012, we attended FRC Team 771 (SWAT)'s annual Symposium. It was a great day filled with awesome people and great food. Our team got to participate in a wide range of workshops as well as hosting our own workshop on our revolutionary FIRST Course and how to start one at your school. We had the opportunity to meet many members from other FIRST teams, including Pittsburgh's own 3504, the Girls of Steel.
Throughout September we participated in numerous school events including Curriculum Night and Parent-Teacher Interview night. We also started up our first rookie team at King's Christian Collegiate and demoed our robot at their Parent Night as well.
On May 11th we visited King's Christian Collegiate, a Private Highschool in out area, in the hopes of starting up an FRC team for 2013. After an hour long lunch demo, we successfully won over the staff and students. We will soon begin mentoring the upcoming rookie FRC team from King's Collegiate.
As we begin our attempt to reach into the public school board, we made our first public school presentation at Falgarwood Public School on May 25th. Once there we introduced FIRST to their grade 7's and 8's, more specifically, we introduced FLL. Over the next year we hope this influences the public school board to get more involved with FIRST Lego League.
On November 27th our school had the annual grade 8 Parent Night. This year we were fortunate enough to talk with dozens of parents and future students of Holy Trinity; as well as debut our offseason chassis robot. We hope to see many of these students next year.
December 13th was our school’s Advent Mass. Our team was performed the readings and brought up the gifts. We would, once again, like to thank the choir for sharing their beautiful voices, Mr. Joseph’s tech class for operating the mic systems and Father John and Father Mike for preforming the ceremony.
On December 15th team 4519 held a welcome event for all FIRST rookie teams. Team 3161 went to help support our rookie team. We are proud of 4519 for throwing the event and getting their team out there.
McMaster University Event