Beak Squad Robotics - UE 5-6
|Grade Levels:||Gr 5-6 - Competitive team|
|Purpose:||Upper E Beak Squad Robotics strives to provide our students with tangible, innovative, and unique opportunities to support their interests and develop their skills. Students will work with VEX IQ Robotics to address real-world problems, utilize the Engineering Design Process to build a robot from scratch, and compete locally. Competitions are for Gr 5-6 team(s).|
|Months:||Late August - December/January: Gr 5-6 competition season
January - May(tentative): Gr 5-6 competition advancement if qualify
June - July: Gr 4-6 Summer Camps
Gr 5-6: Tuesdays and Thursdays - 3:15-4:15 p.m.; meeting times may be extended close to competition date
|Practice Location:||Founders' Campus - Robotics Classroom (W-121)|
|Students compete in the local qualifying tournament (date: TBA late November - early January)
Additional competitions dependent on team success will be announced.
|Cost:||Gr 5-6: $250 (cover team(s) registration and competition fees, weekly practice snacks, supplies, T-Shirt, food for competition day(s), and end of year celebration party)|
|Anticipated # of Students:||Gr 5-6: Up to 14 students divided between 2 mixed grade teams|
|Expected Parent Involvement:||
|Coach Info:||Rebeca.Hardy@chca-oh.org - Gr 4-6 Robotics Coordinator
Sue.Kost@chca-oh.org - Coach
Caroline.OConnor@chca-oh.org - Coach
How to Register:
Note: You must be invited to register via receipt of a Session Password to complete these steps.
This process has been intentionally developed to allow students and parents a realistic glimpse of UE robotics. We encourage interested students to follow the process for their grade level described below. Pay special attention to deadlines. By the conclusion two weeks' of practices, we hope students and parents understand the time commitment, overall expectations, and mindset of Upper E Beak Squad Robotics.
Becoming a member is a multi-step process:
|Gr 5-6 Important Dates:||08/23/21 - Applications available for interested students from Ms. Hardy
08/30/21 - Student applications due to Ms. Hardy
08/31/21 - Practice begins (must have submitted application)
09/10/21 @ 8:00 p.m. - Registration opens (session password emailed to parents)
09/13/21 @ 11:59 p.m. - Registration closes; unregistered students will be taken to After School Care and a fee will be charged
Spring TBD - Gr 5-6 End of Season Party
To make your appointment at the Welcome Center, email Judi.Davis@chca-oh.org. This 5 minute process requires your driver's license + a 2nd form of identification (passport, SS card, or birth certificate) and is valid for 5 years.
Thank you in advance to everyone for volunteering, and for helping to ensure the safety of our students. We appreciate you!