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Support Shelton Robotics During The Great Give 2014

Support Shelton Robotics During The Great Give 2014 Written by Press Release - Valley Independent Sentinel on May 02, 2014

It has been an amazing year for Shelton Robotics! The Shelton High School Robotics team had much success as the FRC Groton District Champions, New England Regional FRC Champions, & Curie Division tournament competitors in the FIRST World Championship FRC event in St. Louis, MO. The Shelton Middle School... Read More


Shelton High School robotics team takes home the gold

Shelton High School robotics team takes home the gold Written by Gael Winds on June 24, 2014

Shelton High School robotics team takes home the gold

The team kicked-off the 2014 season January 4 in the high school technology room. Within the next six weeks the team faced the challenge of building and programming their robot to compete against teams from the New England Region. The Gealhawk robot “Talon XV” was built and operated by students from the SHS Robotics Team with the assistance... 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... Read More


Boston Regional Wrap Up Video

Written by Francis O'Rourke on April 26, 2014

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Shelton High Robotics Team wins district championship

Shelton High Robotics Team wins district championship Written by Shelton Herald on March 20, 2014

The Shelton High School robotics team was recognized as the tournament champions at the Groton NE FIRST Robotics District Competition earlier this month. SHS Robotics Team No. 230 The Gaelhawks, partnered with teams No. 1991 The Dragons from Hartford and No. 1699 The Robocats from Colchester to take home the district championship banner after two... Read More


Aerial Assist: Kicking-off the 2014 season

Aerial Assist: Kicking-off the 2014 season Written by Dakota McDonough on January 04, 2014

The Shelton High School FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team, the Gaelhawks, kicked-off the 2014 season last Saturday, January 4, in the high school technology room. Following an energized welcoming speech from our team coordinator, Mr. Niski, the team tuned in to the NASA webcast in which this year's game challenge was announced and the room was filled with... Read More


Shelton Robotics Team Wins State Championship!

Shelton Robotics Team Wins State Championship! Written by John Niski on December 09, 2013

“The Hardest Fun you’ll ever have!”

A team of 6th grade students from Perry Hill School in Shelton won the Connecticut State FIRST Lego League (FLL) Robotics Competition on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The competition was held at Central Connecticut State University and was host to 51 qualifying teams from across the state.

The Perry Hill Dominators (PhD’s) is made up of the following... Read More


Shelton robotics tournament called ‘athletics for the mind’

Shelton robotics tournament called ‘athletics for the mind’ Written by Brad Durrell - Shelton Herald on December 06, 2013

Photo:Jacob Cyrgalis, left, and Francis Jones of the Perry Hill Predators with a Lego robot built by a fellow team member during the first “Circus Robotix” Lego robotics qualifying tournament at Shelton High School. Jacob and Francis are fifth-grade students at Perry Hill.

Mark Holden, Board of Education chairman, said Shelton is building a reputation for its robotics abilities on a statewide... Read More


Shelton Day highlights hometown pride

Shelton Day highlights hometown pride Written by Shelton Herald on October 07, 2013

Justin Dressler, a Shelton High sophomore and member of the school’s robotics team, prepares to catch a Frisbee being tossed by a robotic device built by the team. Read More


High school robotics program to benefit from The Great Give

High school robotics program to benefit from The Great Give Written by Shelton Herald on October 01, 2013

The Shelton High School Robotics program is taking part in a fundraising campaign which will provide supporters a chance to have their donated funds to the club matched dollar for dollar.The Valley Community Foundation’s online giving campaign — The Great Give — is Oct. 2-3 and will help area groups and organizations.Supporters may go online to www.thegreatgive2013.org and make a donation to the Shelton... Read More


Robotics team hosts program

Robotics team hosts program Written by Shelton Herald on February 28, 2013

Shelton High School FIRST Robotics Team 230, The Gaelhawks hosted a recent technological and fun program for Ansonia, Eagle Hose Cub Scouts, Pack 16, of the BSA Housatonic Council. Read More