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Shelton High School Robotics Program

Shelton High School Robotics Program Written by Shelton Life City of Shelton 2015-2016 Biennial Report on August 30, 2015

The Shelton High School Robotics Team recently finished their 17th year of participation in the FIRST Robotics Competition.  This year's team traveled to District competitions in Waterbury & Hartford, CT and Dartmouth, MA and also participated in the New England District Championship held in Worcester, MA.  They have also competed in the FIRST World Championship event held each year in St. Louis, MO.  Over 25 students, 7 engineer mentors and several teachers and parents were... Read More


Shelton High School student teaches intro to robotics

Shelton High School student teaches intro to robotics Written by Shelton Herald By Aaron Berkowitz on August 14, 2015 on August 14, 2015

Students at the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley participated in an Introduction to Robotics course where Shelton High School student Keyur Shah taught basic robotics concepts in a hands-on way. The kids Shah taught ranged from 10 to 12 years old and differed in their experience levels with robotics. Some were part of a robotics team themselves, while others... Read More


Shelton Robotics Stacks Up Another Title

Shelton Robotics Stacks Up Another Title Written by Courtney Russo, Staff Writer on March 06, 2015

The Shelton High School robotics team won the NE Waterbury District competition on March 1, at Wilby High School in Waterbury. SHS Team 230 the Gaelhawks was able to take home the gold with the help of Team 236, the Techno- Tics from Old Lyme and Team 3464, Sim-City from Simsbury. The competition lasted for two days with 34 teams competing, all coming from throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. This year’s game, Recycle Rush, made alliances work together to stack totes on top of other... Read More


Shelton Robotics Team To Defend New England Title

Shelton Robotics Team To Defend New England Title Written by John Niske on February 23, 2015

The Shelton High School robotics team will participate in the New England District Waterbury Competition this weekend at Wilby High School in Waterbury. Shelton-RoboticsGaelhawksThe SHS Gaelhawks will compete against high school teams from Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Jersey in an attempt to qualify for the New England District Championship in Worcester, Mass. The SHS team is reigning New England District champions. Team robot for this year... Read More


Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday

Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday Written by Michael P. Mayko on December 25, 2014

SHELTON-Fifty of the state’s top teams involving more than 500 middle school students from across the state will compete Sunday in the Ct. FIRST Lego League State Robotics championship beginning at 9 a.m. The champion will represent the state in April at the annual First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Mo. The competition requires students to design, build and program robots using LEGO parts, motors and controllers to perform tasks that must be performed under a time limit.... Read More


Shelton Robotics Team Off To Winning Start

Shelton Robotics Team Off To Winning Start Written by Press Release-Valley Independant Sentinel on March 23, 2015

The Shelton High School Robotics team has been off to a great season so far, stacking up two district wins and currently ranked second in the New England District. The robotics team was able to gain their first win at the NE Waterbury District competition on March 1, at Wilby High School in Waterbury. Shelton High School Team #230, The Gaelhawks, were able to take home their first blue banner with the winning alliance help of Team #236, the Techno-Ticks from Old Lyme, and Team #3464, Sim-City... Read More


Shelton Robotics To Defend Title In New England ...

Shelton Robotics To Defend Title In New England ... Written by valley.newhavenindependent on April 07, 2015

The Shelton High School Robotics Team will travel to Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA this weekend, April 9 to April 12, to compete in the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition New England District Championship. The team of 21 students and mentors have been competing in District events for the past eight weeks and have won all three District competitions that they have participated in. Waterbury, UMASS Dartmouth, and Hartford were the sites for the qualifying tournaments and the Gaelhawks... Read More


Shelton Robotics Team Headed To World Championship

Shelton Robotics Team Headed To World Championship Written by valley.newhavenindependent on April 20, 2015

The Shelton High School Robotics team #230, The Gaelhawks, has qualified to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship and will travel to St. Louis, MO from April 22 to April 25. The team, with their Robot Talon XVI, will compete in the 2015 FRC Challenge “Recycle Rush!” with over 600 teams from across the globe. This year’s team qualified with New England District wins at competitions in Waterbury, Hartford, and Dartmouth, MA. The team was also selected as the Hartford, CT Chairman’s... Read More


Shelton Robotics Team Takes Another Title

Shelton Robotics Team Takes Another Title Written by Press Release-Valley Independant Sentinel on April 18, 2014

The Shelton High School Robotics team was recently recognized as the Tournament Champions at the first ever New England FIRST Robotics Regional Championship held at Agganis Arena in Boston, MA on April 10-12th, 2014. SHS Robotics Team #230 The Gaelhawks, sponsored by UTC Sikorsky, Boeing, Pitney Bowes, OEM Controls, Intuitive Surgical, Haydon Kerk and Shelton High School partnered with teams #177 the Bobcats from South Windsor, CT & team #4055 NRG from Winsted, CT to take home... Read More


Boston Regional Wrap Up Video

Written by Francis O'Rourke on April 26, 2014

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