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2010-2011

Gaelhawks Spread Pep With T-shirt Cannon!

Gaelhawks Spread Pep With T-shirt Cannon! Written by Leann Misencik on April 10, 2011

  The Gaelhawks showed their school spirit at the Shelton High spring pep rally this April.  Team Captain Kelli Freer demonstrated the prototype robot, by driving it around the gym with its mecanum drive.  Then, the Gaelhawks got the entire school excited about science and technology by launching shirts from a t-shirt cannon, which was built and programmed by the team.  The robot, cheered... Read More


Shelton High School Robotics Team Earn Prestigious Award

Shelton High School Robotics Team Earn Prestigious Award Written by Shelton Weekly on April 08, 2011

Gaelhawks invited to national championship competition Staff report SHELTON - The 2011 Northeast Utilities FIRST Connecticut Regional Robotics Competition was held this past weekend at the CT Convention Center.  Teams from Brazil, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,  New Jersey and New York provided robots for the competition, in which the game Logo Motion was played. The game consists... Read More


Northeast Utilities Connecticut Regional Robotics Competition

Northeast Utilities Connecticut Regional Robotics Competition Written by Kelli Freer on April 10, 2011

FIRST Robotics Team 230 from Shelton High School in Shelton, Connecticut recently competed very successfully at the Northeast Utilities Connecticut Regional in Hartford, CT at the Connecticut Convention Center. The team, who had previously competed at the WPI Regional in Worcester, MA came in to the regional confident of their ability to compete and perform. And perform they did. The Gaelhawks,... Read More


2011 WPI Regional

2011 WPI Regional Written by Sarah Stuart on March 19, 2011

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WPI Regional

WPI Regional Written by Sarah Stuart on March 20, 2011

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Kickoff 2011

Written by Sarah Stuart on January 08, 2011

Team 230 got off to a great start Saturday January 8, 2011 with this seasons well anticipated kick-off. High school students, mentors, volunteers, and parents were in attendance as they spent the morning watching the live webcast of the FRC kick-off. It featured guests such as Will.I.Am, from the musical group Black Eyed Peas, and of course the founder of FIRST itself, Dean Kamen. Finally, after months... Read More


Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce Honors Students

Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce Honors Students Written by Fred Musante - Huntington Herald on December 22, 2010

The Chamber Presented a special School Business Partnership Award to the five students from Shelton High School whose science experiment was chosen to fly on the final mission of space shuttle Endeavour in 2011. The students are Leann Misencik, Kayla Russo, Jason Shnipes, Omar Sobh, and James Szabo, who call their experiment "Development of Prokaryotic Cell Walls in Microgravity." Photo by Wayne... Read More


Students experiment picked for 2011 space shuttle flight

Written by Robin Walluck - Huntington Herald on December 08, 2010

Leann Misencik, Kayla Russo, Jason Shnipes, Omar Sobh, and James Szabo are one step closer to having their science project launched into space. They just have one more test to pass. The Shelton High School students beat 19 other teams of students from Shelton Intermediate School and Shelton High School in the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) to have their science experiment on the last... Read More


FLL Qualifying Event Hosted at SIS

FLL Qualifying Event Hosted at SIS Written by Akshaya Ravishankar on January 11, 2011

The Gaelhawks succeeded in hosting another successful FLL Qualifying Event at Shelton Intermediate School on December 4, 2010. Various teams from all over Connecticut competed to win a golden ticket, which would enable them to move on to the state championships. This year there were three teams from Shelton, two from the Shelton Intermediate School, the Thundering Tigers (8th grade), and The Thundering... Read More