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Robotics Permission Slips and expectations

By ggarber
December 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

To be an official part of the team all the kids at Kickoff should register in the STIMS system.  This also involves the parents.  Your child will fill out some information, but parents will receive an e-mail asking for confirmation to participate. The lab is based at 110 Cummington St, in... More

BUA Robotics Kickoff

By ggarber
December 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

The BUA Robotics Kickoff will be on Saturday, January 7th.  This is the beginning of our six week varsity season for building our FIRST Robotics Competition robot.  On this day, the new seasons game is revealed. This is a major social event for our team, students, alums, and parents.  I would... More

Crowdfunding Update

By ggarber
December 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

We will be starting a new Crowdfunding Campaign this season in early January. Students are asked to come to kickoff with a list of 24 friends, neighbors, and relatives whom they intend to get in touch with (e-mail, facebook, etc) to ask to help out!  We ask parents to not give... More

BUA Robotics Tournament Travel plans for 2017

By ggarber
December 20th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

It is worth noting that both of the FIRST district events we plan to attend are during Spring Break. We will attend local championships if we qualify. VEX Tournaments: Jan 8: We will be hosting a VEX Tournament on the Sunday after kickoff.  We have 3 teams registered. Jan 14: VEX Tournament in Hopkinton. ... More

October Coach’s Update

By ggarber
October 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Dear friends, Last week we hosted our first Girl Powered Robotics Workshop. Many thanks to Eve, Divya, Alexia, Alex, Emily, Professor Grace, Rucky, and Sarah for helping to run this event. Our younger students have been busy building VEX robots.  Our older students have been refining their programming skills and learning CAD. You... More

Cool Camera for Robotics Teams

By ggarber
October 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Each year, our robotics team hosts several large FLL and VEX robotics tournaments at BU. One important feature that we would like to implement in the near future is a live video stream from each of these events on our team’s youtube channel. We will be using the high definition... More

Annual Review of our last season!

By ggarber
September 24th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

The 2015-2016 season was an amazing season.  Please feel free to download our AnnualReview2015-2016 and read about it. We graduated an amazing group of seniors Oliver, Evelyn, Jordan, Lenny, Michael, Janina, Oleg.  Best of luck in the future. Two of our lead mentors, Emily and Dr. Joe have also moved on, and a big... More

Coach’s Update Sept 5

By ggarber
September 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Hi all, Welcome back to our new season.  I will be announcing what days the lab will be open after I consult with the mentors. The lab will be open at least two afternoons a week from 3PM to 6PM. Of immediate concern, I need a few helpers ASAP to move our... More

BBQ this Friday June 10

By ggarber
June 7th, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Our team end of year festival will be this Friday evening at the Faas-Bush home in Arlington at 6PM. 15 Devereaux St, Arlington 02476 Food contributions are welcome, but not necessary.

Summer robotics

By ggarber
June 3rd, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Monday afternoon June 6:  I would love help if you want a study break with Finishing the senior yearbook Writing the annual review Sending out thankyou notes finish prepping the physics classroom for the summer camps The end of season BBQ will be Friday evening, June 10th at Owen's House.  Directions and exact ETA coming. The... More