News

2002-2003

Celebrating Success Together - Robotics Team and Long Hill Students Interact

Celebrating Success Together - Robotics Team and Long Hill Students Interact Written by Jennifer Macchiarelli on June 04, 2003

Earlier in the season, the Shelton High School Robotics Team made a trip to Long Hill Elementary School with robots from seasons past, Talon III and Bolt, to give a demonstration to the children. The team was also present to mark the beginning of the "Read Across America Program" in the elementary school. The children were to participate in the Reading Incentive program and read a certain number of... Read More


Members Honored Following Team Carwash Fundraiser

Members Honored Following Team Carwash Fundraiser Written by Alicia Cox on May 30, 2003

The Gaelhawks' 3rd Annual Carwash Fundraiser was held May 30th at the Echo Hose Ambulance Station from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Students, parents, teachers, and engineers gathered together and washed over 200 cars. The carwash is one of the team?s largest fundraisers, second only to the Dinner and Auction. The team raised in excess of 00 and had fun in the process. Sights at the car wash included many... Read More


Gaelhawks Shine Bright...Deep in the Heart of Texas!

Gaelhawks Shine Bright...Deep in the Heart of Texas! Written by Alicia Cox on April 12, 2003

The Shelton High School Robotics Team experienced a very successful 2003 season in regional competitions. Not only did they win two prestigious awards, but also qualified for a 5th year in a row to participate in the FIRST National Robotics Championships which were held in Houston, Texas. The National Competitions hosted two hundred ninety two teams from the United States, Brazil, England, and Canada.Forty... Read More


Gaelhawks Capture the Spirit of the City of Brotherly Love

Gaelhawks Capture the Spirit of the City of Brotherly Love Written by Kristin Lundberg on March 27, 2003

The Gaelhawks season continued this year with the Philadelphia Regional Competition. The team traveled down to the 'City of Brotherly Love" the weekend of March 27th for another exciting game to test our robot against those of many other skilled teams.The Talon IV robot fought gallantly through the qualifying rounds of the competition. Each time the robot was on the playing field the members in the... Read More


Gaelhawks Heat Up Hartford!

Gaelhawks Heat Up Hartford! Written by Anthony J. Castorina on March 14, 2003

The 2003 Robotics New England Regional Competition was held at the Meadows Music Theatre March 14th?15th. Hosted by an array of judges and comical announcers, the event was an enriching experience for all. The Gaelhawks robot, Talon IV, performed extremely well in the qualifying rounds, advanced to the quarter finals, and finished seventh out of thirty eight teams in this regional competition.At the... Read More


Going Once, Going Twice...Sold!

Going Once, Going Twice...Sold! Written by Anthony Castorina on March 07, 2003

The third annual Shelton High School Robotics Team Dinner Auction Fundraiser was held in the high school cafeteria on March 7, 2003. Those in attendance included parents, faculty, students, engineers, and family and friends of the team. Mrs. Robin Willink, Assistant Superintendent of Schools. and Mr. Donald Ramia, Headmaster of Shelton High School, were also included among the many supporters.
A... Read More


Robotics Kickoff

Written by Anthony J. Castorina on January 10, 2003

"Good Evening ladies and gentlemen," and so our evening begins. At the third annual Robotics Kickoff Gala, an assembly of robotics enthusiasts gathered to listen to and share information on the latest advancements in the Shelton High School Robotics Program. Parents, advisors, and students alike convened to be briefed on this year's events and expectations.Mr. John Niski, faculty advisor to the team,... Read More


Let the Games Begin!

Let the Games Begin! Written by Anthony J. Castorina on January 04, 2003

On Saturday, January 4, 2003 several students, teachers, and engineers convened at Shelton High School for the annual January Kickoff for the robotics team. Mr. Schmecker, an advisor to the team, set up a projection screen to view the live broadcast of the unveiling of the 2003 game. Live from The Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, Dr. Woodie Flowers, a professor of mechanical engineering... Read More