FIRST Robotics Team STEMpunk #4531!
Lakeshore FIRST Lego League Regioal 2015 Recap Video
FLL Team 7355 STEMpunk Minions Recognized
Just days prior to the regional FLL tournament, one FLL team is recognized for its efforts to reduce waste in the community! View the article in Clipper City Coop here!
Lakeshore FIRST Lego League Regional
The FRC Season is nearly upon us! Join the Lakeshore FIRST teams for the areas Lego League Regional November 14th - 15th at Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland WI. We will have over 25 FLL Teams competing each day along with FTC and FRC exhibition matches! (Yes, Charger Robotics has graciously agreed to bring their full-size FRC playing field again this year!).
- Setup Friday 11/13/15 at 5pm - 9pm - We still need help setting up, Stop in and lend a hand!
- Competition & Ehibition matches Saturday 11/14/15 8:30am - 5pm
- Competition & Ehibition matches Sunday 11/15/15 8:30am - 5pm We hope to see you at the event!
Lakeshore FIRST Newsletter
Team Signup Meeting Friday Night!
A reminder to all current team members and new students interested in joining the team - there are only 2 signup meetings remaining! Students must attend with a parent or guardian.
- Friday 11/6 at 6pm in the Mishicot High School Library
- Tuesday 11/10 at Kiel High School at 6pm
2016 FRC Game Teaser
For the FIRST time, a game teaser video has been released prior to the start of the season. During the 2015 season, we were warned "Change is coming" and it certainly was! See the 2016 FIRST "Stronghold" website and game teaser video here!
FRC (High School) Signup Meetings
This year we are having (3) signup meetings for the FIRST Robotics Competition Teams. One meeting at each host school. These will be on different days, if you cannot attend one, plan on going to another host school for the signup meeting (see below for dates, times and locations). At least ONE PARENT/GUARDIAN must be present at ONE of these meetings with their student-participant(s).
Please plan to attend one of the following if at all interested in the FRC program:
- Valders(Droid Rage) Signup Meeting: October 29th, 6pm - 7:30pm @ Valders High School
- STEMpunk (Mishicot) Signup Meeting: November 6th, 6pm - 7:30pm @ Mishicot High School
- Bond Brigade (Kiel) Signup Meeting: November 10th, 6pm - 7:30pm @ Kiel High School
FTC Safety Training
The last Shop Safety Training for FTC Students will be held on the Wednesday 10/14 meeting at 6:30pm. Bring a Pencil!
Manitowoc County Fair
August 25th - 30th in the Merchants Building
Stop in and check out the Lakeshore FIRST Robotics group at the Manitowoc County Fair! We will have tables for all ages setup - FLL, FTC and FRC, including hands on demo's!
Maxwell Street Days
Friday August 7th, 9am - 4pm
We will have a table setup near Schroeders Department Store this Friday. Stop in and check out the robot, buy a pair of goggles and chat with students impacted by the program! Lots of vendors, arts and crafts will be on display downtown Two Rivers!
We will be meeting on Wednesday the 5th from 6p-7p at Mishicot HS to load up and put the finishing touches on the goggles!
Wednesday July 29th
Stop in and take a look at the freshly waxed robotics room! A new parts rack is up and we have numerous FTC and FRC projects going! Bring your friends!
Visit us at the great Midwest Music Extravaganza on Tuesday June 30th
STEMpunk will be competing with other FIRST Robotics teams at Summerfest, promoting STEM education and having fun driving the robots. Stop in and see us!
Team Meeting Saturday June 27th, 9am-Noon
We need to get the robot in running condition, pack tools and charge batteries. If anyone is available to transport the robot to competition on Tuesday in Milwaukee, please contact Nathan!
Team Meeting Friday @ 5:30
Bring your friends! What items do we need for next year? Teambuilding events - paintballing & frisbee golf? Lots of ideas will be tossed around, be there if you can!
Recycling Drive a Success!
Thank you to those who dropped off electronics! There were a hundred TV's, numerous large appliances and many pallets of goods saved from the landfill! We appreciate those who gave their time in the rain to help unload vehicles and do some heavy lifting!
Electronics Recycling Drive
STEMpunk 4531 is partnering with the Two Rivers Optimist Club to put on an Electronics Recycling Drive in front of the Two Rivers Community Center on 1700 West Park Street in Two Rivers, WI from 9am to 1pm Saturday May 30th. Nearly anything with a cord is accepted!
- Freon items are $5.00 each (refrigerators, Air Conditioners, etc...)
- TV's any size/style $10.00 each
- and computer monitors are $5.00 each
- Everything else is free!
Be sure to check out the FIRST Scholarships page. There are over $20 Million in scholarships available to FIRST Robotics Students - Not only in engineering, but nearly every field!
2015 Wisconsin Regional Update
Thank you to everyone who traveled to support STEMpunk at the regional in Milwaukee! It was great to see so many parents, spectators and alumni there! We also want to shout out to Christina and Anatole for volunteering at the event! Keep an eye on the team calendar - new events are being posted soon!