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St Louis

St Louis Written by Renee Pontbriant on April 24, 2016

Team 230 is ecstatic to announce that we are attending the FIRST World Championships in St. Louis on April 27, 2016 – April 30, 2016. Our team is currently ranked 6th out of 181 New England district teams. We were a part of an alliance that set the world’s highest score of 257 while at the New England District Championship for the current Stronghold game. Our team also won the New England District Chairman’s Award. Follow the link to... Read More


Great Give 2016

Written by Deb Pontbriant & Renee Pontbriant on April 24, 2016

Shelton Robotics Team, Parents, Friends and Supporters,As we get ready to head to St. Louis for the World Championship, we are excited for the possibilities that lie ahead for our team and the opportunities that we can create for each other. We will be participating in our only fundraising activity of the year: The Great Give 2016. Our participation in this event will help us fund the many expenses associated with our team's operations. It is critical that everyone give their best effort to insure... Read More


STEM Night at Long Hill School

STEM Night at Long Hill School Written by Deb Pontbriant on April 24, 2016

STEM Night at Long Hill School was a fun learning experience for all students. Team 230 students demonstrated Talon XIV the Frisbee robot. Long Hill students were able to get up close to see how the working parts and even drive or operate the robot being guided by Team 230 students. Read More


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... 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