SlideShare a Scribd company logo
Final Activity Book
Final Activity Book
MISSION STATEMENT
We are...
… FEARLESS
Promoting FIRST
Table of Contents
1-1………..Women in Engineering
1-2………. Engineering Career Week
1-3………. Engineering Day
1-4………. Engineering Design Competition
1-5………. Engineering Career Day
1-6………. Constructed Candy-Throwing Robot
1-7………. Homecoming Parade
1-8………. T-Shirt Throwing Robot
1-9………. Cub Scouts Demo
1-10…….. Book Fair at Carriel Junior High
1-11…….. Promoting FIRST in Edwardsville
1-12…….. FIRST Friday
1-13…….. Archcon Science Fair Convention
1-14…….. FRC Alliance Open House
1-15…….. Recruited Three FLL Teams
1-16…….. Open House
1-17…….. Freshman Fair
1-18…….. Championship Assistance
1-19…….. Channel One News
1-20…….. MOYE Robo-Demo
1-21…….. STEM Camporee
Promoting FIRST
Table of Contents
1-22…….. O’Fallon Progress Articles
1-23…….. FRC Kickoff
1-24…….. FRC Demo at FLL and FTC Kickoff
1-25…….. Hazelwood Demo
1-26…….. McAlister’s Fundraiser
1-27…….. SciFest
1-28…….. Gift Wrapping at Barnes and Noble
1-29…….. Orange Leaf Fundraiser
Supporting FIRST
Table of Contents
2-1………. Mentored 4 FLL Teams
2-2………. FLL Volunteering at Carriel Jr. High
2-3………. FRC Alliance Pre-Season Workshop
2-4………. Pre-Season Training Program
2-5………. Mentored 8 FRC Teams
2-6………. Superintendent Meeting
2-7………. Rookie Team Workshop
2-8………. FRC Build Season Mini-Workshops
2-9………. FRC Post-Kickoff Inventory
2-10…….. Alpha Testing
2-11…….. FLL Volunteering at Brittany Woods
2-12…….. Lego League Mentoring
2-13…….. Officer in St. Louis FRC Alliance
2-14…….. Mentor on FRC Regional Planning
Committee
2-15…….. Rookie Survival Guide to the
St. Louis Regional
2-16…….. St. Louis Guide for FRC
Championship
Supporting FIRST
Table of Contents
2-17…….. Mentored Maryville FLL Team
2-18…….. FLL Qualifier Volunteering
2-19…….. Field Set Up and Tear Down at
St. Louis Regional
2-20…….. KOP Handout at St. Louis Regional
2-21…….. No Robot Left Behind
2-22…….. FRC Training Camp
2-23…….. AFCEA TechNet Summer
Convention
2-24…….. FRC Kickoff
2-25…….. Volunteered at FTC Missouri
Championship
2-26…….. FRC Pre-Kickoff Training Camp
2-27…….. BETA Testing
2-28…….. FLL Eastern MO Championship
2-29…….. Mentors Volunteering at
Championship
Team Development
Table of Contents
3-1……….. Certification of all Team Members
3-2……….. Student Officer Organization Plan
3-3……….. Organization Plan
3-4……….. FIRST Incorporated into OTHS
Curriculum
3-5……….. NASA Speaker
3-6……….. Business Plan
3-7……….. Drive One 4 Your School
3-8……….. Pancake Breakfast
3-9……….. Car Wash
3-10……… Mr. Irresistible
3-11……… Rummage Sale
3-12……… Ornament Sales
3-13……… Kickoff Party
3-14……… Rummage Sale
3-15……… LED Light Bulb Fundraiser
3-16……… New Workroom Design and
Construction
3-17……… Trivia Night/Silent Auction
Community Outreach
Table of Contents
4-1……….. 100 Years of Scouting
4-2……….. Pennies for Patients
4-3……….. Wounded Warrior Drive
4-4……….. Crayon and Coloring Book Drive
4-5……….. Adopt a Family Christmas Drive
4-6……….. Benefit for Barbara Hamilton
4-7……….. Simms’ House Clean Up
4-8……….. Book Drive
4-9……….. Troop Care Packages
4-10……… Food Drive
4-11……… Shoes for Haiti
4-12……… Red Out
4-13……… Sponsored Trip to Haiti
4-14……… Haiti Calculator Drive
4-15……… Coloring Books for Haiti
Competitions
Table of Contents
5-1……….. The Game
5-2……….. FTC Kickoff
5-3……….. FTC Qualifier
5-4……….. End of Build Season Scrimmage
5-5……….. Gateway Robotics Challenge
5-6……….. FRC Robot Scramble
5-7……….. St. Louis Regional
5-8……….. Crossroads Regional
5-9……….. World Championship
5-10……… Student Ambassador Kansas City
Regional
5-11……… Science Center Scrimmage
5-12……… Kansas City Regional
5-13……… St. Louis Regional 2011
5-14……… St. Louis Regional 2012
5-15……… Championship
5-16……… Smoky Mountain Regional
Knoxville, Tennessee
Final Activity Book
At the SIUE Introduce a Girl to Engineering
Day, female representatives of Team 1208
gave a demonstration of our robot to promote
FIRST and an interest in robotics,
engineering, and science.
WOMEN IN
ENGINEERING
2014
The Metool Brigade promoted FIRST at the STL
Science Center’s celebration of National
Engineer’s Week. There, we exhibited the
Frisbee-throwing robot we built for the Ultimate
Ascent FRC Game, and then invited interested
children to drive it.
Engineering Career
week
2013
While showing off our mecanum wheel robot at
the STL Science Center, we promoted FIRST
by handing out informative pamphlets about
engineering to parents and students.
Engineering Day
2011-2013
Our team holds a design
competition each year to
include all students
throughout our school in
experiencing FIRST and
engineering.
Engineering design
competition
2011-2012
Engineering Career
Day
2012-2014
Team 1208 traveled
to the St. Louis
Science Center for
Engineering Career
Day, where we
promoted FIRST and
presented our
robot’s abilities to
aspiring engineers.
Team 1208 built a robot to throw
candy during our town’s annual
Homecoming parade. This gave the
O’Fallon children their first taste of
FIRST!
constructed
Candy-throwing
Robot
2011
Homecoming Parade
2011-2015
During our school’s Homecoming parade,
Metool Brigade members walk with our
candy-bot through the town, giving treats
to children and inspiring an interest in
FIRST for all ages.
To promote FIRST, the Metool Brigade
designed and built a robot to throw T-shirts
into a crowd. It threw more accurately than
human hands and was able to throw far enough
to deliver T-shirts to people in different
sections of a crowd.
T-Shirt throwing
Robot
2012
A few members of Team 1208
demonstrated what our robot does for our
local Cub Scouts. The Boy Scouts were
excited to see the robot in action and
responded with great enthusiasm towards
robotics and FIRST.
Cub Scouts Demo
2012
Book fair at carriel
junior high
2015
The Metool Brigade was invited by Carriel
Junior High to their annual book fair to
showcase our Ariel Assist robot. There, we
spread the message of FIRST by talking to
students and encouraging them to drive the
robot.
Along with Triad High School and Boeing
representatives, the Metool Brigade traveled
to Edwardsville to promote starting a FIRST
team.
Promoting First in
Edwardsville
2013
Team 1208 attended
FIRST Friday at the
STL Science Center
where we demonstrated
our robot to children and
their families.
FIRST Friday
2013
Archon Science
Fair Convention
2014-2015
We attended the Sci-Fi
convention in order to
inspire young people to
participate in FIRST.
Team 1208 and other St. Louis area FRC
teams gathered at the St. Louis Science
Center show each other our robots and our
accomplishments from the past season.
Through this connection within the FIRST
community, we all bonded over our
incomparable experience in FRC
Competitions.
FRC Alliance Open
House
2012
Recruited three
fll teams
2015
The Metool Brigade held conferences with
parents and school administrators at Belle
Valley, Worden, and Eureka to establish FLL
teams within the schools.
Open house
2011-2015
The team held an Open House at OTHS in order
to form valuable relationships with students,
parents, and other community members. By
interacting with us and our robot, all of O’Fallon
could experience FIRST and see our dedication
and passion towards the program.
Freshman Fair
2011-2015
Through our school’s Freshman Fair, we try to
recruit the new underclassmen to join
Robotics by handing out informational packets
promoting FIRST and allowing the students to
interact with the past year’s robot.
Championship
Assistance
2013
At the FIRST World Championship, we
provided batteries, tables, and carts to teams
from Israel who couldn’t transport them to the
competition themselves.
Channel one News
2012
In order to promote
FIRST, Team 1208
contacted Channel One
News, a national news
source that specifically
targets students of all
ages. The Channel One
crew came to the FIRST
Championship in
St. Louis and
interviewed members of
our team, which spread
the FIRST message to
students across
the country.
Moye Robo-Demo
2012
The Metool Brigade
visited Moye
Elementary School in
O’Fallon, Illinois, to
give a robotics
presentation during a
school assembly. Our
demonstration inspired
many of the children to
join Lego League
teams, and this
educated many
students and faculty
about FIRST.
STEM Camporee
2012
The Metool Brigade traveled
to Scott Air Force Base and
participated in a STEM
Camporee, where we
demonstrated our Rebound
Rumble robot which could
shoot 8in foam basketballs.
O’FallOn PrOgress
Articles
2011-2015
For the past eleven years, the OTHS Robotics
team has been featured in articles in the local
newspaper. These articles discuss our
accomplishments throughout our seasons and
they spark an interest in FIRST within the
community.
FRC Kickoff
2011-2013
Excited for the upcoming FIRST FRC
competition season, select Metool Brigade
members traveled to the St. Louis Science
Center to participate in the FRC Kickoff.
Afterwards, the members returned to OTHS to
strategize with the rest of our team.
FRC Demo at FLL and
FTC Kickoff
2011
The Metool Brigade
traveled to Florissant
Valley Community
College for the FLL and
FTC Kickoff. There, we
demonstrated our robot’s functions to
fascinated young competitors, promoting an
stronger interest in FIRST.
Hazelwood Demo
2011
Team 1208 took part in Hazelwood Central’s
Open House by giving a demonstration of the
2011 game robot, talking to other participants,
and mentoring younger teams. City council
members observed all that the Metool Brigade
did that day.
Mcalister’s
Fundraiser
2011-2012
The Metool
Brigade held a
fundraiser at
our local
McAlister’s Deli
and invited community members to come from
5-8 PM that evening and support the team.
While they ate, we
passed out flyers
and shared our
enthusiasm about
robotics and
FIRST.
Scifest
2011
To spread the message of FIRST, Team 1208
participated in SciFest, a six-day celebration
of science and technology at our science
center. We handed out
informational flyers,
talked to parents about
FIRST, and encouraged
children to drive the
robot.
Gift Wrapping at
Barnes and Noble
2011
The OTHS
Robotics team
spread holiday
cheer, promoted
FIRST, and raised
$250 for the
upcoming
competition
season by
wrapping gifts at
the local Barnes
and Noble for
members of the
O’Fallon
community.
Orange Leaf
fundraiser
2012
By partnering with our local Orange Leaf, the
Metool Brigade raised $100 to use towards
robotics. Through this experience, we were
able to promote FIRST within the community
while also enjoying delicious ice cream.
Final Activity Book
Mentored 4 FLL
Teams
2013
Team 1208 mentored FLL
Team 2081, Team 2082,
Team 7341 and Team
10609 and gave them
advice on how to succeed
in the FLL challenge. By working with them,
we hope to have inspired them to continue
participating in
FIRST
throughout the
rest of their
school careers.
FLL volunteering
At Carriel jr. high
2015
At our local Carriel Junior High, the Metool
Brigade helped referee, time, set up the field,
and judge during two FLL competitions
FRC ALLIANCE
Pre-season Workshop
2015
To show our support for FIRST, Team 1208
hosted the annual FRC Alliance Pre-Season
workshop. In
addition to
organizing and
publicizing the
event, we were
in charge of
running it. This meant scheduling everything,
recruiting presenters, and coordinating the
function with the STL Science Center.
Pre-Season
Training Program
2013
By attending 5 training programs at the
St. Louis Science Center, we supported FIRST
and expanded the arsenal of information we
had to improve future seasons.
Mentored 8 FRC
Teams
2014
OTHS Robotics
members mentored
FRC Teams 3686,
4246, 4232, 4500,
4493, 5362, and
5583 and helped them navigate the ins and
outs of competing in FIRST, from establishing
team positions to
building their robots.
We try to help them
prepare as best as
we can.
Superintendent
Meeting
2015
Team 1208’s coach, Mr. Eric Curry, met with 3
area school superintendents to initiate
starting FLL and FRC teams in their schools.
Rookie Team
Workshop
2012-2013
The Metool Brigade helped teams from the
STL Science Center, Paducah, Oakville, and
Mount Vernon to develop more effective
design and technique methods to improve
their robots’ overall performance. We used our
“Shaquille O’Wheel” robot as an example to
help us explain what we were telling them.
FRC Build Season
Mini-Workshops
2012-2013
The Metool Brigade, unafraid to help,
organized mini-workshops at the St. Louis
Science Center to help rookie teams build
their robots. We came every Sunday without
fail and helped many teams throughout the
build season.
FRC Post-Kickoff
inventory
2011-2015
Team 1208 hosted a post-Kickoff inventory
session in which we helped 8 rookie teams
identify and count parts.
Alpha Testing
2013-2014
Chosen as one of nine of 2600 teams to
participate, we were able to evaluate the new
control system to be used in the 2015 season.
FLL volunteering
At Brittany Woods
2015
The Metool Brigade
traveled to Brittany
Woods Junior High in
University City, MO.
There, we helped with
refereeing, timing,
setting up the field, and
judging an FLL
competition.
Lego league
mentoring
2012-2015
Members of the Metool Brigade helped several
local FLL teams by providing programming
instruction.
Officer in st. louis
frc alliance
2013
The Metool Brigade’s coach, Mr. Eric Curry, is
an officer in the St. Louis FRC Alliance. He is
in charge of scheduling and planning St. Louis
FRC Alliance activities.
Mentor on FRC Regional
Planning Committee
2011-2015
This season, our coach, Mr. Eric
Curry, is a member of the FRC
Regional Planning Committee. He
volunteers his time to make sure
that the Regional will run as
smoothly as possible, and be an
enjoyable experience for all in
`attendance.
Rookie Survival Guide To
The St. Louis
Regional
2011-2015
Team 1208 has
repeatedly published
a Rookie’s Guide to
the St. Louis
Regional to send to
the rookie teams
who would be
attending in order to
help them survive
the competition.
St. louis guide for
frc championship
2011-2015
To enhance the championship experience for
all of the out-of-state teams, we created an
informational booklet about the city of
St. Louis and the FIRST St. Louis
Championship.
Mentored Maryville
fll team
2015
Some of the members of Metool Brigade
repeatedly went to St. John’s church in
Maryville, Illinois, to help their FLL team with
programming the robot and to give them
advice. Under our tutelage, they made it all
the way to the state championship!
First lego league
qualifier volunteering
2012-2015
Team 1208 went to
Bishop Dubourg High
School to help with
keeping time,
delivering scores to the
score table, and
advising team
ambassadors at a
FIRST Lego
League Qualifier.
Field set up and
tear down at
st. louis regional
2012
To support FIRST, Team 1208 volunteered our
time to help set up and tear down the
competition arena at the 2012 St. Louis
Regional.
Kop handout at
st. louis regional
2012
One of Team 1208’s mentors helped distribute
the KOP to participating teams, ensuring that
each received all the parts they were
supposed to and that they understood how to
use each one.
No robot left
Behind
2012-2013
Team 1208 took part in No Robot Left Behind,
a program organized by Chief Delphi for
veteran teams to help less-experienced teams
and make sure that they had a working robot
for competition. This included making sure
these robots would work during autonomous.
Frc Training Camp
2013
The Metool Brigade hosted an FRC training
camp for local robotics teams, where we
explained the components of the RoboRio and
how it operates so that all teams would
understand the new “brain.”
Afcea technet
summer convention
2012
Over the summer, we spread the message of
FIRST by having one of our mentors and some
of our team members attend the Armed Forces
Communications and Electronic Association
TechNet Convention to present our robots to
interested attendees. We explained how they
work and how FRC competitions dictate the
functions of robots.
Frc kickoff
2011-2015
After Kickoff at Clayton High School, all
members of Team 1208 met to brainstorm
strategies and robot designs for the newly
revealed game.
Volunteered at ftc
Missouri
championships
2012
In support of FIRST, members of the Metool
Brigade volunteered to help with everything
from timing to room monitoring during FTC
Missouri Championships.
FRC Pre-Kickoff
Training Camp
2011-2015
In conjunction with Team 1094, the Metool
Brigade promoted FIRST by presenting
information on robot construction and team
management to local robotics teams at
Gateway Tech High School’s robotics training
camp.
Beta Testing
2011-2012
Team 1208 volunteered to test various
components of the new control system, which
would be used in the 2013 season, to find any
flaws in it that could hinder upcoming
competitions. Also, we provided valuable
information to local teams about the system.
FLL eastern Missouri
Championship
2012
To support FIRST,
we volunteered at
the FLL Eastern
Missouri
Championship in
St. Louis. We helped make the event run as
smoothly as possible, assisting in judging,
setting up, and
refereeing, which
made it a memorable
experience for all of
the children.
Mentors
Volunteering at
Championship
2011-2015
Our mentors have
donated hundreds of
hours to further the
message of FIRST by
volunteering as robot
inspectors at the
FIRST Championships.
Final Activity Book
Certification of
all team members
2011-2015
To become a member of Team 1208, each student
must earn his or her certification. One must pass a
general test, be able to turn the robot on and off,
and gain an understanding of each division’s
technical aspects through a division-specific
process. All of this ensures that each team
member can contribute greatly to the team.
Congratulations!
(Team member’s name)
Has completed the requirements to be a
certified Member of the ____ Team!
You are now officially a
member of team 1208
Student officer
organization plan
2011-2015
As part of the officer qualification process,
students must be enrolled in Advanced
Honors Physics II, our school’s most rigorous
physics course, and continue to show active
participation throughout the robotics season.
Each student applies for a position that best
suits his or her ability to serve the Metool
Brigade.
Organization plan
First incorporated
into oths Curriculum
2011-2015
Since 2003, we have strived to incorporate
FIRST into the Honors Physics II curriculum.
Each Friday of the first semester, in addition
to the entire third quarter, is dedicated to
working on the robot and behind the scenes
administrative business.
NASA Speaker
2015
Team 1208 invited Dr. Roosevelt
Johnson from NASA to give an
inspiring speech to students
currently enrolled in the physics program at
OTHS. He encouraged students to pursue
careers in
STEM fields,
especially
within NASA.
Business plan
2011-2015
Every year, Team 1208’s Chief Executive
Officer is in charge of creating a business
plan that encompasses our expected revenue
and expenses for each robotics competition
season.
Drive one 4 your
school
2011-2015
In order to raise money for the build season,
Team 1208 held our annual Drive One 4 Your
School fundraiser, where parents and other
adults came to test drive the newest cars out
on the market.
Pancake
breakfast
2013-2015
The OTHS Robotics Team organized an
unlimited pancake breakfast to raise money
for the build season. We promoted FIRST by
talking to everyone in attendance while they
ate.
Pancake Breakfast 2014
Car wash
2011-2015
Team 1208 bonds together each year over a car
wash fundraiser. We spend time washing and
drying vehicles for
community members
while we have fun with
one another.
Mr. irresistible
2011-2015
For five years, Team
1208 has sponsored a
participant in Mr.
Irresistible, O’Fallon
Township’s comedic
male pageant,
helping to get
information to the
rest of the
student body about
robotics and FIRST. It
also helps us bond as
a team.
Rummage sale
2011-2015
After gathering
clothing, household
items, and other
donations from
throughout our
community, Team 1208
held a rummage sale
to raise money for
the season.
ornament sales
2011-2013
Since the
beginning of
the Metool
Brigade, we have sold custom ornaments to
members of our community, raising hundreds
of dollars for our team.
Kickoff party
2011-2015
‘Twas the night
before Kick-off, and
all through the place,
Team 1208 partied at
a very fast pace. At
the home of a
mentor, we danced
and we played. There
was food and games
and even an arcade.
At this gathering, we
had lots of fun, the
night before the real
games had begun.
Rummage Sale
2011-2012
In October, we
hold our annual
rummage sale at
OTHS. The event
is made possible
by donations from
parents and team
members that include everything from used
books to appliances.
Community members show
up early on Saturday
morning to see what they
can discover.
Led Light Bulb
Fundraiser
2011-2013
In November 2012, team members sold 100
FIRST LED light bulbs; which come with five
year warranty, are dimmable up to 5%, last
22.8 years, and cast a softer light than
traditional bulbs.
New Workroom Design
and construction
2012
To improve team
efficiency, we turned
an unused classroom
into a separate
workroom, which we
deemed “The Bot
Cave”.
Trivia nIGht/Silent
Auction
2011-2015
During Team 1208’s annual Trivia Night/Silent
Auction, teams challenge their wits in spirited
competition
while others bid
on items in the
auction. All
profits raised
during the
auction went
towards funding
the Metool Brigade’s build season.
Final Activity Book
100 YEARS OF
SCOUTING
2014
In conjunction
with a Catholic
Boy Scouts
group, Team
1208 traveled to
the Our Lady of
the Snows
Shrine, where we promoted an interest in
engineering through demonstrations of our
robot and our interaction with the children.
Pennies for
patients
2013-2015
While coordinating with the Pennies for
Patients Program, the Metool Brigade raised
$1,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
to help fund research to find a cure.
Wounded
warriors drive
2013-2014
An example of our contributions to the
community involves the Wounded Warriors
Program, through which each robotics team
member donated life essentials to soldiers
who were injured while serving our country.
Crayon and coloring
book drive
2014
Hoping to provide
entertainment for the
sick children at
St. Louis Children’s
Hospital, the Metool
Brigade collected
crayons and coloring books to give them,
bringing happiness to
kids and their families
in our Metro-East area.
Adopt a family
Christmas drivE
2012-2013
In the spirit of
giving, team
members
donated money
to go towards
gifts, such as
clothing and
games, to a
family in need
for Christmas.
Benefit for Barbara
Hamilton
2013
Team 1208 worked with a student group to
organize a benefit for Barbara Hamilton, a
local woman fighting brain cancer, who
greatly appreciated our support.
siMMs’ hOuse
clean up
2012
When a fellow
student’s house
burned down,
our team wanted
to help in every
way possible. We saved
personal mementos, took
photographs for the
insurance company, and
salvaged everything we
could.
Book drive
2012 and 2015
Members of the Metool Brigade worked with
our school’s National Honor Society to set up
a book drive. Students each brought in three
or more books to donate to OTHS’s feeder
schools.
Troop care packages
2011-2013
In the name of FIRST, the Metool Brigade has
sponsored a service project to send care
packages to deployed troops. Additionally, our
entire high school participated by donating
items to send to deployed soldiers.
Food drive
2012-2013
In hopes of improving the
holidays for families in need, Team 1208
collected hundreds of items to donate to
our town’s food pantry.
Shoes for Haiti
2012
In conjunction with OTHS, the Metool Brigade
collected around one hundred pairs of shoes
to send to the previously earthquake-stricken
Haiti.
Red out
2011
Robotics Team 1208 participated in our
school’s Red Out basketball game and sold
t-shirts to raise money for the American Heart
Association.
Sponsored trip to
Haiti
2011
To share FIRST worldwide, the Metool Brigade
sponsored a team member to go to Haiti on a
mission trip. She shared FIRST with the
Haitians when she personally delivered the
calculators and coloring books.
Haiti calculator
drive
2011
Following the devastating
earthquake in Haiti, the Metool
Brigade set up a calculator drive,
which collected over four hundred
calculators for the underprivileged
Haitian children.
Coloring books
for Haiti
2011
Team 1208 created a coloring book to donate
to the children of Haiti; these were presented
to the kids by a Metool Brigade member on a
mission trip. These books inspire hope among
the kids whose country has yet to recover
fully from the devastating earthquakes.
Final Activity Book
The game
2015
This year’s game is Recycle Rush, which
consists of stacking totes, tubs, and
manipulating pool noodles, known as “litter,” in
an alliance with two other teams. There are
three parts: an autonomous period, where the
robot operates without a driver, a manual
portion with operation control, and a
coopertition period that involves stacking totes
together with our opponents.
Ftc kickoff
2013
As a sponsor for FTC Team 7340, members of
Team 1208 attended the FTC Kickoff and
helped competing teams with their robots.
Ftc qualifier
2014
We build a real-life replica of the course to
practice for the FTC Qualifier.
End of build season
Scrimmage
2013-2015
Team 1208 held a
local scrimmage
with our local teams
in the Multi-Purpose
Room in order to
test and show off all
of the robots in a
competitive
environment, while
promoting the FIRST
value of
coopertition.
Gateway robotics
challenge
2015
Before the start of the FRC season, the
Metool Brigade hosted the first annual
Gateway Robotics Challenge, connecting
local teams and mentors in the St. Louis
region.
Frc robot
scramble
2012-2013
Under FIRST’s ideal of
coopertiton, Team 1208
practiced last year’s
game by competing against other robots in
friendly scrimmage matches at the St. Louis
Science Center to prepare for upcoming
Regional Competitions.
St. Louis Regional
2013
After qualifying sixteenth, we were drafted
into an alliance with Team 3284 and Team
2408. We won all but one elimination match on
our way to becoming regional champions and
also won the Regional Chairman’s Award for
the first time in eleven years.
Crossroads
Regional
2013
The Metool Brigade traveled to Terre Haute,
Indiana, as a veteran team to participate in
the rookie year
of the
Crossroads
Regional. In
the elimination
rounds, we
allied with
Team 931 and Team 1094, two St. Louis area
teams who we’ve built sustainable
relationships with.
World
Championship
2013
On Team 1208’s sixth trip to the FIRST World
Championship, we finished with a record of 4-4-0
and we were very pleased to score over 100
points in four different matches. Through this
adventure, we gained experience and made
connections within the FIRST community.
Student Ambassador,
Kansas City
Regional
2012
Members of the Metool Brigade went to the
Kansas City Regional to inform newcomers
about robotics and competition, answer
questions, and walk people through the pits.
Science Center
Scrimmage
2012
Wanting to practice before competition, we
brought our training field to the STL
Science Center to scrimmage with other
Metro-area teams. Additionally, we provided
assistance to any team who needed help with
its robot.
Kansas City
Regional
2012
Team 1208 earned the
Innovation in Control
award and captured
second place in
competition at the
2012 Kansas City
Regional.
St. Louis Regional
2011
In addition to having a Dean’s List Finalist, our
team won the Entrepreneurship Award at the
2011 St. Louis Regional.
St. Louis Regional
2012
The Metool Brigade was proud to have a
member named as a Dean’s List Finalist, as
well as to receive the Innovation in Control
Award.
Championship
2012
At the 2012 FIRST
Robotics Competition
Championship, our
robot participated in
the game Rebound
Rumble and placed
14th in our divi-
Smoky Mountain
Regional
Knoxville, Tennessee
March 31, 2012
Because of our generosity on the field, in the
pits, and in the stands, Team 1208 was
awarded the Gracious Professionalism Award.
Final Activity Book

More Related Content

Similar to Final Activity Book

NewResume
NewResumeNewResume
NewResume
Alex Light
 
SWCS FLL Robotics Intro
SWCS FLL Robotics IntroSWCS FLL Robotics Intro
SWCS FLL Robotics Intro
machilds
 
SWCS FLL introduction
SWCS FLL introductionSWCS FLL introduction
SWCS FLL introduction
machilds
 
AlexanderLightResume
AlexanderLightResumeAlexanderLightResume
AlexanderLightResume
Alex Light
 
STEM_Sales_Funnel
STEM_Sales_FunnelSTEM_Sales_Funnel
STEM_Sales_Funnel
Henry Bass
 
The California Math & Science Challenge
The California Math & Science ChallengeThe California Math & Science Challenge
The California Math & Science Challenge
Tom Donahue
 
How To Write A Synthesis Paper
How To Write A Synthesis PaperHow To Write A Synthesis Paper
How To Write A Synthesis Paper
Allison Schade
 
Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16
Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16
Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16
Donald Loughry
 
Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...
Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...
Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...
Brady Merkel
 
Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015
Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015
Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015
Elize Crouse
 
Young innovators march 2nd it takes a community - get involved
Young innovators march 2nd   it takes a community - get involvedYoung innovators march 2nd   it takes a community - get involved
Young innovators march 2nd it takes a community - get involved
Caoimhe Rose Moloney
 
OSC_CurrentScopeSm
OSC_CurrentScopeSmOSC_CurrentScopeSm
OSC_CurrentScopeSm
Karina Ruiz
 
Masilan resume
Masilan resumeMasilan resume
Masilan resume
Masilan Manavalan
 
2014BusinessPlanFinal
2014BusinessPlanFinal2014BusinessPlanFinal
2014BusinessPlanFinal
Nour Abraham
 
PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...
PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...
PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...
PTC
 
NCCE 2015 Advanced Program
NCCE 2015 Advanced ProgramNCCE 2015 Advanced Program
NCCE 2015 Advanced Program
Jason Neiffer
 
Infosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock Simulation
Infosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock SimulationInfosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock Simulation
Infosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock Simulation
jmcconline
 
Infosession presentation
Infosession presentationInfosession presentation
Infosession presentation
jmcconline
 
StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011
StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011
StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011
Toddy Mladenov
 

Similar to Final Activity Book (19)

NewResume
NewResumeNewResume
NewResume
 
SWCS FLL Robotics Intro
SWCS FLL Robotics IntroSWCS FLL Robotics Intro
SWCS FLL Robotics Intro
 
SWCS FLL introduction
SWCS FLL introductionSWCS FLL introduction
SWCS FLL introduction
 
AlexanderLightResume
AlexanderLightResumeAlexanderLightResume
AlexanderLightResume
 
STEM_Sales_Funnel
STEM_Sales_FunnelSTEM_Sales_Funnel
STEM_Sales_Funnel
 
The California Math & Science Challenge
The California Math & Science ChallengeThe California Math & Science Challenge
The California Math & Science Challenge
 
How To Write A Synthesis Paper
How To Write A Synthesis PaperHow To Write A Synthesis Paper
How To Write A Synthesis Paper
 
Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16
Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16
Donald_Loughry_Resume_12.14.16
 
Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...
Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...
Team Neon Supernova, North Florida FIRST LEGO League Champions, Sponsorship P...
 
Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015
Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015
Fairmont Focus 29: 10 September 2015
 
Young innovators march 2nd it takes a community - get involved
Young innovators march 2nd   it takes a community - get involvedYoung innovators march 2nd   it takes a community - get involved
Young innovators march 2nd it takes a community - get involved
 
OSC_CurrentScopeSm
OSC_CurrentScopeSmOSC_CurrentScopeSm
OSC_CurrentScopeSm
 
Masilan resume
Masilan resumeMasilan resume
Masilan resume
 
2014BusinessPlanFinal
2014BusinessPlanFinal2014BusinessPlanFinal
2014BusinessPlanFinal
 
PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...
PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...
PTC Continues Commitment to Shared Value with Support for FIRST® 2013-2014 Ro...
 
NCCE 2015 Advanced Program
NCCE 2015 Advanced ProgramNCCE 2015 Advanced Program
NCCE 2015 Advanced Program
 
Infosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock Simulation
Infosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock SimulationInfosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock Simulation
Infosession Presentation: Social, Sports, Debate and Stock Simulation
 
Infosession presentation
Infosession presentationInfosession presentation
Infosession presentation
 
StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011
StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011
StartupWeekend Seattle - Nov 11th-13th 2011
 

Recently uploaded

Improving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning Content
Improving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning ContentImproving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning Content
Improving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning Content
Enterprise Knowledge
 
NVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space Exploration
NVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space ExplorationNVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space Exploration
NVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space Exploration
Alison B. Lowndes
 
Sonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdf
Sonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdfSonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdf
Sonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdf
SubhamMandal40
 
Opencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of Münster
Opencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of MünsterOpencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of Münster
Opencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of Münster
Matthias Neugebauer
 
Google I/O Extended Harare Merged Slides
Google I/O Extended Harare Merged SlidesGoogle I/O Extended Harare Merged Slides
Google I/O Extended Harare Merged Slides
Google Developer Group - Harare
 
Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024
Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024
Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024
Michael Price
 
Redefining Cybersecurity with AI Capabilities
Redefining Cybersecurity with AI CapabilitiesRedefining Cybersecurity with AI Capabilities
Redefining Cybersecurity with AI Capabilities
Priyanka Aash
 
Camunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptx
Camunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptxCamunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptx
Camunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptx
ZachWylie3
 
UX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business Goals
UX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business GoalsUX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business Goals
UX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business Goals
FIDO Alliance
 
leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...
leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...
leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...
alexjohnson7307
 
UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...
UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...
UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...
FIDO Alliance
 
leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...
leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...
leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...
alexjohnson7307
 
Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...
Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...
Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...
bellared2
 
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...
Zilliz
 
Semantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software Development
Semantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software DevelopmentSemantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software Development
Semantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software Development
Baishakhi Ray
 
kk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdf
kk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdfkk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdf
kk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdf
KIRAN KV
 
LeadMagnet IQ Review: Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdf
LeadMagnet IQ Review:  Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdfLeadMagnet IQ Review:  Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdf
LeadMagnet IQ Review: Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdf
SelfMade bd
 
MAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptx
MAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptxMAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptx
MAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptx
janagijoythi
 
Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10
Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10
Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10
ankush9927
 
Retrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with Ragas
Retrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with RagasRetrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with Ragas
Retrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with Ragas
Zilliz
 

Recently uploaded (20)

Improving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning Content
Improving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning ContentImproving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning Content
Improving Learning Content Efficiency with Reusable Learning Content
 
NVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space Exploration
NVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space ExplorationNVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space Exploration
NVIDIA at Breakthrough Discuss for Space Exploration
 
Sonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdf
Sonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdfSonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdf
Sonkoloniya documentation - ONEprojukti.pdf
 
Opencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of Münster
Opencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of MünsterOpencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of Münster
Opencast Summit 2024 — Opencast @ University of Münster
 
Google I/O Extended Harare Merged Slides
Google I/O Extended Harare Merged SlidesGoogle I/O Extended Harare Merged Slides
Google I/O Extended Harare Merged Slides
 
Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024
Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024
Perth MuleSoft Meetup July 2024
 
Redefining Cybersecurity with AI Capabilities
Redefining Cybersecurity with AI CapabilitiesRedefining Cybersecurity with AI Capabilities
Redefining Cybersecurity with AI Capabilities
 
Camunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptx
Camunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptxCamunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptx
Camunda Chapter NY Meetup July 2024.pptx
 
UX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business Goals
UX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business GoalsUX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business Goals
UX Webinar Series: Aligning Authentication Experiences with Business Goals
 
leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...
leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...
leewayhertz.com-AI agents for healthcare Applications benefits and implementa...
 
UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...
UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...
UX Webinar Series: Drive Revenue and Decrease Costs with Passkeys for Consume...
 
leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...
leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...
leewayhertz.com-Generative AI tech stack Frameworks infrastructure models and...
 
Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...
Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...
Russian Girls Call Navi Mumbai 🎈🔥9920725232 🔥💋🎈 Provide Best And Top Girl Ser...
 
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...
Garbage In, Garbage Out: Why poor data curation is killing your AI models (an...
 
Semantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software Development
Semantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software DevelopmentSemantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software Development
Semantic-Aware Code Model: Elevating the Future of Software Development
 
kk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdf
kk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdfkk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdf
kk vathada _digital transformation frameworks_2024.pdf
 
LeadMagnet IQ Review: Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdf
LeadMagnet IQ Review:  Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdfLeadMagnet IQ Review:  Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdf
LeadMagnet IQ Review: Unlock the Secret to Effortless Traffic and Leads.pdf
 
MAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptx
MAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptxMAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptx
MAKE MONEY ONLINE Unlock Your Income Potential Today.pptx
 
Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10
Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10
Computer HARDWARE presenattion by CWD students class 10
 
Retrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with Ragas
Retrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with RagasRetrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with Ragas
Retrieval Augmented Generation Evaluation with Ragas
 

Final Activity Book

  • 4. Promoting FIRST Table of Contents 1-1………..Women in Engineering 1-2………. Engineering Career Week 1-3………. Engineering Day 1-4………. Engineering Design Competition 1-5………. Engineering Career Day 1-6………. Constructed Candy-Throwing Robot 1-7………. Homecoming Parade 1-8………. T-Shirt Throwing Robot 1-9………. Cub Scouts Demo 1-10…….. Book Fair at Carriel Junior High 1-11…….. Promoting FIRST in Edwardsville 1-12…….. FIRST Friday 1-13…….. Archcon Science Fair Convention 1-14…….. FRC Alliance Open House 1-15…….. Recruited Three FLL Teams 1-16…….. Open House 1-17…….. Freshman Fair 1-18…….. Championship Assistance 1-19…….. Channel One News 1-20…….. MOYE Robo-Demo 1-21…….. STEM Camporee
  • 5. Promoting FIRST Table of Contents 1-22…….. O’Fallon Progress Articles 1-23…….. FRC Kickoff 1-24…….. FRC Demo at FLL and FTC Kickoff 1-25…….. Hazelwood Demo 1-26…….. McAlister’s Fundraiser 1-27…….. SciFest 1-28…….. Gift Wrapping at Barnes and Noble 1-29…….. Orange Leaf Fundraiser
  • 6. Supporting FIRST Table of Contents 2-1………. Mentored 4 FLL Teams 2-2………. FLL Volunteering at Carriel Jr. High 2-3………. FRC Alliance Pre-Season Workshop 2-4………. Pre-Season Training Program 2-5………. Mentored 8 FRC Teams 2-6………. Superintendent Meeting 2-7………. Rookie Team Workshop 2-8………. FRC Build Season Mini-Workshops 2-9………. FRC Post-Kickoff Inventory 2-10…….. Alpha Testing 2-11…….. FLL Volunteering at Brittany Woods 2-12…….. Lego League Mentoring 2-13…….. Officer in St. Louis FRC Alliance 2-14…….. Mentor on FRC Regional Planning Committee 2-15…….. Rookie Survival Guide to the St. Louis Regional 2-16…….. St. Louis Guide for FRC Championship
  • 7. Supporting FIRST Table of Contents 2-17…….. Mentored Maryville FLL Team 2-18…….. FLL Qualifier Volunteering 2-19…….. Field Set Up and Tear Down at St. Louis Regional 2-20…….. KOP Handout at St. Louis Regional 2-21…….. No Robot Left Behind 2-22…….. FRC Training Camp 2-23…….. AFCEA TechNet Summer Convention 2-24…….. FRC Kickoff 2-25…….. Volunteered at FTC Missouri Championship 2-26…….. FRC Pre-Kickoff Training Camp 2-27…….. BETA Testing 2-28…….. FLL Eastern MO Championship 2-29…….. Mentors Volunteering at Championship
  • 8. Team Development Table of Contents 3-1……….. Certification of all Team Members 3-2……….. Student Officer Organization Plan 3-3……….. Organization Plan 3-4……….. FIRST Incorporated into OTHS Curriculum 3-5……….. NASA Speaker 3-6……….. Business Plan 3-7……….. Drive One 4 Your School 3-8……….. Pancake Breakfast 3-9……….. Car Wash 3-10……… Mr. Irresistible 3-11……… Rummage Sale 3-12……… Ornament Sales 3-13……… Kickoff Party 3-14……… Rummage Sale 3-15……… LED Light Bulb Fundraiser 3-16……… New Workroom Design and Construction 3-17……… Trivia Night/Silent Auction
  • 9. Community Outreach Table of Contents 4-1……….. 100 Years of Scouting 4-2……….. Pennies for Patients 4-3……….. Wounded Warrior Drive 4-4……….. Crayon and Coloring Book Drive 4-5……….. Adopt a Family Christmas Drive 4-6……….. Benefit for Barbara Hamilton 4-7……….. Simms’ House Clean Up 4-8……….. Book Drive 4-9……….. Troop Care Packages 4-10……… Food Drive 4-11……… Shoes for Haiti 4-12……… Red Out 4-13……… Sponsored Trip to Haiti 4-14……… Haiti Calculator Drive 4-15……… Coloring Books for Haiti
  • 10. Competitions Table of Contents 5-1……….. The Game 5-2……….. FTC Kickoff 5-3……….. FTC Qualifier 5-4……….. End of Build Season Scrimmage 5-5……….. Gateway Robotics Challenge 5-6……….. FRC Robot Scramble 5-7……….. St. Louis Regional 5-8……….. Crossroads Regional 5-9……….. World Championship 5-10……… Student Ambassador Kansas City Regional 5-11……… Science Center Scrimmage 5-12……… Kansas City Regional 5-13……… St. Louis Regional 2011 5-14……… St. Louis Regional 2012 5-15……… Championship 5-16……… Smoky Mountain Regional Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 12. At the SIUE Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, female representatives of Team 1208 gave a demonstration of our robot to promote FIRST and an interest in robotics, engineering, and science. WOMEN IN ENGINEERING 2014
  • 13. The Metool Brigade promoted FIRST at the STL Science Center’s celebration of National Engineer’s Week. There, we exhibited the Frisbee-throwing robot we built for the Ultimate Ascent FRC Game, and then invited interested children to drive it. Engineering Career week 2013
  • 14. While showing off our mecanum wheel robot at the STL Science Center, we promoted FIRST by handing out informative pamphlets about engineering to parents and students. Engineering Day 2011-2013
  • 15. Our team holds a design competition each year to include all students throughout our school in experiencing FIRST and engineering. Engineering design competition 2011-2012
  • 16. Engineering Career Day 2012-2014 Team 1208 traveled to the St. Louis Science Center for Engineering Career Day, where we promoted FIRST and presented our robot’s abilities to aspiring engineers.
  • 17. Team 1208 built a robot to throw candy during our town’s annual Homecoming parade. This gave the O’Fallon children their first taste of FIRST! constructed Candy-throwing Robot 2011
  • 18. Homecoming Parade 2011-2015 During our school’s Homecoming parade, Metool Brigade members walk with our candy-bot through the town, giving treats to children and inspiring an interest in FIRST for all ages.
  • 19. To promote FIRST, the Metool Brigade designed and built a robot to throw T-shirts into a crowd. It threw more accurately than human hands and was able to throw far enough to deliver T-shirts to people in different sections of a crowd. T-Shirt throwing Robot 2012
  • 20. A few members of Team 1208 demonstrated what our robot does for our local Cub Scouts. The Boy Scouts were excited to see the robot in action and responded with great enthusiasm towards robotics and FIRST. Cub Scouts Demo 2012
  • 21. Book fair at carriel junior high 2015 The Metool Brigade was invited by Carriel Junior High to their annual book fair to showcase our Ariel Assist robot. There, we spread the message of FIRST by talking to students and encouraging them to drive the robot.
  • 22. Along with Triad High School and Boeing representatives, the Metool Brigade traveled to Edwardsville to promote starting a FIRST team. Promoting First in Edwardsville 2013
  • 23. Team 1208 attended FIRST Friday at the STL Science Center where we demonstrated our robot to children and their families. FIRST Friday 2013
  • 24. Archon Science Fair Convention 2014-2015 We attended the Sci-Fi convention in order to inspire young people to participate in FIRST.
  • 25. Team 1208 and other St. Louis area FRC teams gathered at the St. Louis Science Center show each other our robots and our accomplishments from the past season. Through this connection within the FIRST community, we all bonded over our incomparable experience in FRC Competitions. FRC Alliance Open House 2012
  • 26. Recruited three fll teams 2015 The Metool Brigade held conferences with parents and school administrators at Belle Valley, Worden, and Eureka to establish FLL teams within the schools.
  • 27. Open house 2011-2015 The team held an Open House at OTHS in order to form valuable relationships with students, parents, and other community members. By interacting with us and our robot, all of O’Fallon could experience FIRST and see our dedication and passion towards the program.
  • 28. Freshman Fair 2011-2015 Through our school’s Freshman Fair, we try to recruit the new underclassmen to join Robotics by handing out informational packets promoting FIRST and allowing the students to interact with the past year’s robot.
  • 29. Championship Assistance 2013 At the FIRST World Championship, we provided batteries, tables, and carts to teams from Israel who couldn’t transport them to the competition themselves.
  • 30. Channel one News 2012 In order to promote FIRST, Team 1208 contacted Channel One News, a national news source that specifically targets students of all ages. The Channel One crew came to the FIRST Championship in St. Louis and interviewed members of our team, which spread the FIRST message to students across the country.
  • 31. Moye Robo-Demo 2012 The Metool Brigade visited Moye Elementary School in O’Fallon, Illinois, to give a robotics presentation during a school assembly. Our demonstration inspired many of the children to join Lego League teams, and this educated many students and faculty about FIRST.
  • 32. STEM Camporee 2012 The Metool Brigade traveled to Scott Air Force Base and participated in a STEM Camporee, where we demonstrated our Rebound Rumble robot which could shoot 8in foam basketballs.
  • 33. O’FallOn PrOgress Articles 2011-2015 For the past eleven years, the OTHS Robotics team has been featured in articles in the local newspaper. These articles discuss our accomplishments throughout our seasons and they spark an interest in FIRST within the community.
  • 34. FRC Kickoff 2011-2013 Excited for the upcoming FIRST FRC competition season, select Metool Brigade members traveled to the St. Louis Science Center to participate in the FRC Kickoff. Afterwards, the members returned to OTHS to strategize with the rest of our team.
  • 35. FRC Demo at FLL and FTC Kickoff 2011 The Metool Brigade traveled to Florissant Valley Community College for the FLL and FTC Kickoff. There, we demonstrated our robot’s functions to fascinated young competitors, promoting an stronger interest in FIRST.
  • 36. Hazelwood Demo 2011 Team 1208 took part in Hazelwood Central’s Open House by giving a demonstration of the 2011 game robot, talking to other participants, and mentoring younger teams. City council members observed all that the Metool Brigade did that day.
  • 37. Mcalister’s Fundraiser 2011-2012 The Metool Brigade held a fundraiser at our local McAlister’s Deli and invited community members to come from 5-8 PM that evening and support the team. While they ate, we passed out flyers and shared our enthusiasm about robotics and FIRST.
  • 38. Scifest 2011 To spread the message of FIRST, Team 1208 participated in SciFest, a six-day celebration of science and technology at our science center. We handed out informational flyers, talked to parents about FIRST, and encouraged children to drive the robot.
  • 39. Gift Wrapping at Barnes and Noble 2011 The OTHS Robotics team spread holiday cheer, promoted FIRST, and raised $250 for the upcoming competition season by wrapping gifts at the local Barnes and Noble for members of the O’Fallon community.
  • 40. Orange Leaf fundraiser 2012 By partnering with our local Orange Leaf, the Metool Brigade raised $100 to use towards robotics. Through this experience, we were able to promote FIRST within the community while also enjoying delicious ice cream.
  • 42. Mentored 4 FLL Teams 2013 Team 1208 mentored FLL Team 2081, Team 2082, Team 7341 and Team 10609 and gave them advice on how to succeed in the FLL challenge. By working with them, we hope to have inspired them to continue participating in FIRST throughout the rest of their school careers.
  • 43. FLL volunteering At Carriel jr. high 2015 At our local Carriel Junior High, the Metool Brigade helped referee, time, set up the field, and judge during two FLL competitions
  • 44. FRC ALLIANCE Pre-season Workshop 2015 To show our support for FIRST, Team 1208 hosted the annual FRC Alliance Pre-Season workshop. In addition to organizing and publicizing the event, we were in charge of running it. This meant scheduling everything, recruiting presenters, and coordinating the function with the STL Science Center.
  • 45. Pre-Season Training Program 2013 By attending 5 training programs at the St. Louis Science Center, we supported FIRST and expanded the arsenal of information we had to improve future seasons.
  • 46. Mentored 8 FRC Teams 2014 OTHS Robotics members mentored FRC Teams 3686, 4246, 4232, 4500, 4493, 5362, and 5583 and helped them navigate the ins and outs of competing in FIRST, from establishing team positions to building their robots. We try to help them prepare as best as we can.
  • 47. Superintendent Meeting 2015 Team 1208’s coach, Mr. Eric Curry, met with 3 area school superintendents to initiate starting FLL and FRC teams in their schools.
  • 48. Rookie Team Workshop 2012-2013 The Metool Brigade helped teams from the STL Science Center, Paducah, Oakville, and Mount Vernon to develop more effective design and technique methods to improve their robots’ overall performance. We used our “Shaquille O’Wheel” robot as an example to help us explain what we were telling them.
  • 49. FRC Build Season Mini-Workshops 2012-2013 The Metool Brigade, unafraid to help, organized mini-workshops at the St. Louis Science Center to help rookie teams build their robots. We came every Sunday without fail and helped many teams throughout the build season.
  • 50. FRC Post-Kickoff inventory 2011-2015 Team 1208 hosted a post-Kickoff inventory session in which we helped 8 rookie teams identify and count parts.
  • 51. Alpha Testing 2013-2014 Chosen as one of nine of 2600 teams to participate, we were able to evaluate the new control system to be used in the 2015 season.
  • 52. FLL volunteering At Brittany Woods 2015 The Metool Brigade traveled to Brittany Woods Junior High in University City, MO. There, we helped with refereeing, timing, setting up the field, and judging an FLL competition.
  • 53. Lego league mentoring 2012-2015 Members of the Metool Brigade helped several local FLL teams by providing programming instruction.
  • 54. Officer in st. louis frc alliance 2013 The Metool Brigade’s coach, Mr. Eric Curry, is an officer in the St. Louis FRC Alliance. He is in charge of scheduling and planning St. Louis FRC Alliance activities.
  • 55. Mentor on FRC Regional Planning Committee 2011-2015 This season, our coach, Mr. Eric Curry, is a member of the FRC Regional Planning Committee. He volunteers his time to make sure that the Regional will run as smoothly as possible, and be an enjoyable experience for all in `attendance.
  • 56. Rookie Survival Guide To The St. Louis Regional 2011-2015 Team 1208 has repeatedly published a Rookie’s Guide to the St. Louis Regional to send to the rookie teams who would be attending in order to help them survive the competition.
  • 57. St. louis guide for frc championship 2011-2015 To enhance the championship experience for all of the out-of-state teams, we created an informational booklet about the city of St. Louis and the FIRST St. Louis Championship.
  • 58. Mentored Maryville fll team 2015 Some of the members of Metool Brigade repeatedly went to St. John’s church in Maryville, Illinois, to help their FLL team with programming the robot and to give them advice. Under our tutelage, they made it all the way to the state championship!
  • 59. First lego league qualifier volunteering 2012-2015 Team 1208 went to Bishop Dubourg High School to help with keeping time, delivering scores to the score table, and advising team ambassadors at a FIRST Lego League Qualifier.
  • 60. Field set up and tear down at st. louis regional 2012 To support FIRST, Team 1208 volunteered our time to help set up and tear down the competition arena at the 2012 St. Louis Regional.
  • 61. Kop handout at st. louis regional 2012 One of Team 1208’s mentors helped distribute the KOP to participating teams, ensuring that each received all the parts they were supposed to and that they understood how to use each one.
  • 62. No robot left Behind 2012-2013 Team 1208 took part in No Robot Left Behind, a program organized by Chief Delphi for veteran teams to help less-experienced teams and make sure that they had a working robot for competition. This included making sure these robots would work during autonomous.
  • 63. Frc Training Camp 2013 The Metool Brigade hosted an FRC training camp for local robotics teams, where we explained the components of the RoboRio and how it operates so that all teams would understand the new “brain.”
  • 64. Afcea technet summer convention 2012 Over the summer, we spread the message of FIRST by having one of our mentors and some of our team members attend the Armed Forces Communications and Electronic Association TechNet Convention to present our robots to interested attendees. We explained how they work and how FRC competitions dictate the functions of robots.
  • 65. Frc kickoff 2011-2015 After Kickoff at Clayton High School, all members of Team 1208 met to brainstorm strategies and robot designs for the newly revealed game.
  • 66. Volunteered at ftc Missouri championships 2012 In support of FIRST, members of the Metool Brigade volunteered to help with everything from timing to room monitoring during FTC Missouri Championships.
  • 67. FRC Pre-Kickoff Training Camp 2011-2015 In conjunction with Team 1094, the Metool Brigade promoted FIRST by presenting information on robot construction and team management to local robotics teams at Gateway Tech High School’s robotics training camp.
  • 68. Beta Testing 2011-2012 Team 1208 volunteered to test various components of the new control system, which would be used in the 2013 season, to find any flaws in it that could hinder upcoming competitions. Also, we provided valuable information to local teams about the system.
  • 69. FLL eastern Missouri Championship 2012 To support FIRST, we volunteered at the FLL Eastern Missouri Championship in St. Louis. We helped make the event run as smoothly as possible, assisting in judging, setting up, and refereeing, which made it a memorable experience for all of the children.
  • 70. Mentors Volunteering at Championship 2011-2015 Our mentors have donated hundreds of hours to further the message of FIRST by volunteering as robot inspectors at the FIRST Championships.
  • 72. Certification of all team members 2011-2015 To become a member of Team 1208, each student must earn his or her certification. One must pass a general test, be able to turn the robot on and off, and gain an understanding of each division’s technical aspects through a division-specific process. All of this ensures that each team member can contribute greatly to the team. Congratulations! (Team member’s name) Has completed the requirements to be a certified Member of the ____ Team! You are now officially a member of team 1208
  • 73. Student officer organization plan 2011-2015 As part of the officer qualification process, students must be enrolled in Advanced Honors Physics II, our school’s most rigorous physics course, and continue to show active participation throughout the robotics season. Each student applies for a position that best suits his or her ability to serve the Metool Brigade.
  • 75. First incorporated into oths Curriculum 2011-2015 Since 2003, we have strived to incorporate FIRST into the Honors Physics II curriculum. Each Friday of the first semester, in addition to the entire third quarter, is dedicated to working on the robot and behind the scenes administrative business.
  • 76. NASA Speaker 2015 Team 1208 invited Dr. Roosevelt Johnson from NASA to give an inspiring speech to students currently enrolled in the physics program at OTHS. He encouraged students to pursue careers in STEM fields, especially within NASA.
  • 77. Business plan 2011-2015 Every year, Team 1208’s Chief Executive Officer is in charge of creating a business plan that encompasses our expected revenue and expenses for each robotics competition season.
  • 78. Drive one 4 your school 2011-2015 In order to raise money for the build season, Team 1208 held our annual Drive One 4 Your School fundraiser, where parents and other adults came to test drive the newest cars out on the market.
  • 79. Pancake breakfast 2013-2015 The OTHS Robotics Team organized an unlimited pancake breakfast to raise money for the build season. We promoted FIRST by talking to everyone in attendance while they ate. Pancake Breakfast 2014
  • 80. Car wash 2011-2015 Team 1208 bonds together each year over a car wash fundraiser. We spend time washing and drying vehicles for community members while we have fun with one another.
  • 81. Mr. irresistible 2011-2015 For five years, Team 1208 has sponsored a participant in Mr. Irresistible, O’Fallon Township’s comedic male pageant, helping to get information to the rest of the student body about robotics and FIRST. It also helps us bond as a team.
  • 82. Rummage sale 2011-2015 After gathering clothing, household items, and other donations from throughout our community, Team 1208 held a rummage sale to raise money for the season.
  • 83. ornament sales 2011-2013 Since the beginning of the Metool Brigade, we have sold custom ornaments to members of our community, raising hundreds of dollars for our team.
  • 84. Kickoff party 2011-2015 ‘Twas the night before Kick-off, and all through the place, Team 1208 partied at a very fast pace. At the home of a mentor, we danced and we played. There was food and games and even an arcade. At this gathering, we had lots of fun, the night before the real games had begun.
  • 85. Rummage Sale 2011-2012 In October, we hold our annual rummage sale at OTHS. The event is made possible by donations from parents and team members that include everything from used books to appliances. Community members show up early on Saturday morning to see what they can discover.
  • 86. Led Light Bulb Fundraiser 2011-2013 In November 2012, team members sold 100 FIRST LED light bulbs; which come with five year warranty, are dimmable up to 5%, last 22.8 years, and cast a softer light than traditional bulbs.
  • 87. New Workroom Design and construction 2012 To improve team efficiency, we turned an unused classroom into a separate workroom, which we deemed “The Bot Cave”.
  • 88. Trivia nIGht/Silent Auction 2011-2015 During Team 1208’s annual Trivia Night/Silent Auction, teams challenge their wits in spirited competition while others bid on items in the auction. All profits raised during the auction went towards funding the Metool Brigade’s build season.
  • 90. 100 YEARS OF SCOUTING 2014 In conjunction with a Catholic Boy Scouts group, Team 1208 traveled to the Our Lady of the Snows Shrine, where we promoted an interest in engineering through demonstrations of our robot and our interaction with the children.
  • 91. Pennies for patients 2013-2015 While coordinating with the Pennies for Patients Program, the Metool Brigade raised $1,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help fund research to find a cure.
  • 92. Wounded warriors drive 2013-2014 An example of our contributions to the community involves the Wounded Warriors Program, through which each robotics team member donated life essentials to soldiers who were injured while serving our country.
  • 93. Crayon and coloring book drive 2014 Hoping to provide entertainment for the sick children at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the Metool Brigade collected crayons and coloring books to give them, bringing happiness to kids and their families in our Metro-East area.
  • 94. Adopt a family Christmas drivE 2012-2013 In the spirit of giving, team members donated money to go towards gifts, such as clothing and games, to a family in need for Christmas.
  • 95. Benefit for Barbara Hamilton 2013 Team 1208 worked with a student group to organize a benefit for Barbara Hamilton, a local woman fighting brain cancer, who greatly appreciated our support.
  • 96. siMMs’ hOuse clean up 2012 When a fellow student’s house burned down, our team wanted to help in every way possible. We saved personal mementos, took photographs for the insurance company, and salvaged everything we could.
  • 97. Book drive 2012 and 2015 Members of the Metool Brigade worked with our school’s National Honor Society to set up a book drive. Students each brought in three or more books to donate to OTHS’s feeder schools.
  • 98. Troop care packages 2011-2013 In the name of FIRST, the Metool Brigade has sponsored a service project to send care packages to deployed troops. Additionally, our entire high school participated by donating items to send to deployed soldiers.
  • 99. Food drive 2012-2013 In hopes of improving the holidays for families in need, Team 1208 collected hundreds of items to donate to our town’s food pantry.
  • 100. Shoes for Haiti 2012 In conjunction with OTHS, the Metool Brigade collected around one hundred pairs of shoes to send to the previously earthquake-stricken Haiti.
  • 101. Red out 2011 Robotics Team 1208 participated in our school’s Red Out basketball game and sold t-shirts to raise money for the American Heart Association.
  • 102. Sponsored trip to Haiti 2011 To share FIRST worldwide, the Metool Brigade sponsored a team member to go to Haiti on a mission trip. She shared FIRST with the Haitians when she personally delivered the calculators and coloring books.
  • 103. Haiti calculator drive 2011 Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the Metool Brigade set up a calculator drive, which collected over four hundred calculators for the underprivileged Haitian children.
  • 104. Coloring books for Haiti 2011 Team 1208 created a coloring book to donate to the children of Haiti; these were presented to the kids by a Metool Brigade member on a mission trip. These books inspire hope among the kids whose country has yet to recover fully from the devastating earthquakes.
  • 106. The game 2015 This year’s game is Recycle Rush, which consists of stacking totes, tubs, and manipulating pool noodles, known as “litter,” in an alliance with two other teams. There are three parts: an autonomous period, where the robot operates without a driver, a manual portion with operation control, and a coopertition period that involves stacking totes together with our opponents.
  • 107. Ftc kickoff 2013 As a sponsor for FTC Team 7340, members of Team 1208 attended the FTC Kickoff and helped competing teams with their robots.
  • 108. Ftc qualifier 2014 We build a real-life replica of the course to practice for the FTC Qualifier.
  • 109. End of build season Scrimmage 2013-2015 Team 1208 held a local scrimmage with our local teams in the Multi-Purpose Room in order to test and show off all of the robots in a competitive environment, while promoting the FIRST value of coopertition.
  • 110. Gateway robotics challenge 2015 Before the start of the FRC season, the Metool Brigade hosted the first annual Gateway Robotics Challenge, connecting local teams and mentors in the St. Louis region.
  • 111. Frc robot scramble 2012-2013 Under FIRST’s ideal of coopertiton, Team 1208 practiced last year’s game by competing against other robots in friendly scrimmage matches at the St. Louis Science Center to prepare for upcoming Regional Competitions.
  • 112. St. Louis Regional 2013 After qualifying sixteenth, we were drafted into an alliance with Team 3284 and Team 2408. We won all but one elimination match on our way to becoming regional champions and also won the Regional Chairman’s Award for the first time in eleven years.
  • 113. Crossroads Regional 2013 The Metool Brigade traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana, as a veteran team to participate in the rookie year of the Crossroads Regional. In the elimination rounds, we allied with Team 931 and Team 1094, two St. Louis area teams who we’ve built sustainable relationships with.
  • 114. World Championship 2013 On Team 1208’s sixth trip to the FIRST World Championship, we finished with a record of 4-4-0 and we were very pleased to score over 100 points in four different matches. Through this adventure, we gained experience and made connections within the FIRST community.
  • 115. Student Ambassador, Kansas City Regional 2012 Members of the Metool Brigade went to the Kansas City Regional to inform newcomers about robotics and competition, answer questions, and walk people through the pits.
  • 116. Science Center Scrimmage 2012 Wanting to practice before competition, we brought our training field to the STL Science Center to scrimmage with other Metro-area teams. Additionally, we provided assistance to any team who needed help with its robot.
  • 117. Kansas City Regional 2012 Team 1208 earned the Innovation in Control award and captured second place in competition at the 2012 Kansas City Regional.
  • 118. St. Louis Regional 2011 In addition to having a Dean’s List Finalist, our team won the Entrepreneurship Award at the 2011 St. Louis Regional.
  • 119. St. Louis Regional 2012 The Metool Brigade was proud to have a member named as a Dean’s List Finalist, as well as to receive the Innovation in Control Award.
  • 120. Championship 2012 At the 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition Championship, our robot participated in the game Rebound Rumble and placed 14th in our divi-
  • 121. Smoky Mountain Regional Knoxville, Tennessee March 31, 2012 Because of our generosity on the field, in the pits, and in the stands, Team 1208 was awarded the Gracious Professionalism Award.