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2006-2007

TSC Sponsors FIRST Robotics

TSC Sponsors FIRST Robotics Written by TSC NEWS on May 04, 2007

Connecticut Operations was one of several sponsors of a local high school robotics team, the GaelHawks FIRST Robotics Team 230 from Shelton, CT.  Daughter Emily of TSC employee Laura Spoldi was a member of this team. The goal of the FIRST Robotics Competition is to advance the recognition of science and technology in our society. The task for each team is to build and program a robot in 6 weeks... Read More


Team Kickoff

Team Kickoff Written by Brendon Wall on October 18, 2006

On Wednesday evening, October 18th, the entire Gaelhawks team met to officially open the 2007 First Robotics Season. Lou Schmecker, one of the team?s many mentors, was the speaker for the program. Mr. Schmecker was joined by all of the students on the team as well as the many parents that came to learn more about our group. During the presentation, Mr. Schmecker discussed the upcoming events for the... Read More


Bash @ the Beach

Bash @ the Beach Written by Sam Hopkins on October 14, 2006

The 2006, 8th annual Bash at the Beach, held by team 236, the TechnoTicks, was quite an interesting off-season competition for the Gaelhawks. Teams from as far away as Pennsylvania and New Hampshire attended this scrimmage in Old Lyme, Connecticut. On the morning of October 14th, team members arrived early at the school to pack up the robot and tools. The Gaelhawks, after becoming slightly lost in... Read More


Diversity Day

Diversity Day Written by Lisa Lawrence on September 30, 2006

There are festivals all year round, but the Diversity Day Festival sticks out as an annual favorite for the community of Shelton, and especially the Gaelhawks Robotics team. Diversity Day is a festival held by Pitney Bowes to celebrate the diverse cultures of the world. This festival is a great experience for everyone who attends and volunteers at it. There are many different types of cultural... Read More


Nano Quest

Nano Quest Written by T.J. Lipscomb on November 04, 2006

In addition to participating in the FIRST Robotics Competition, Team 230 helps prepare younger students by mentoring the SIS FIRST Lego League team. The "Thundering Tigers" have spent weeks building, programming, and testing a robot using LEGO Mindstorms, as well as working on their research project. The challenge this year is Nano Quest, an exploration of nanotechnology and the world beyond the... Read More