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TechHOUNDS robot operations leader and senior Kalen Rudd rearranges his tool set during an SRT work session. The TechHOUNDS call out meeting will take place Sept. 3.

TechHOUNDS prepares for Sept. 3 call out, new leadership and programs

Beats August 25, 2015

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, has been preparing all summer for its Sept. 3 call out meeting.  TechHOUNDS head mentor James Bonewit is excited for the new programs the team will...

Juniors Kalen Rudd, Aryaman Gupta and Sameer Leley fix the robot.  TechHounds is in the process of creating multiple prototypes. JESSICA TAO/ PHOTO

TechHOUNDS began Build Season Jan. 3, builds new prototypes

Beats January 14, 2015

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, kicked off their build season on Jan. 3. Since then, members have been meeting every day after school for about 3 hours. TechHOUNDS sponsor and teacher John...

TechHOUNDS IT division leader and senior Vincent Mai prepares to lead the meeting and train new members.  The team leaders play very important roles during training season. JESSICA TAO/PHOTO

TechHOUNDS hosts Late Nighter on Nov. 14, trains for January build season

Beats November 20, 2014

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, hosted a Late Nighter from 3:30-10:30 PM on Nov. 14. The purpose of the event was to strengthen relations among team members. TechHOUNDS sponsor and teacher...

TechHOUNDS member and junior Cynthia Chang uses a rivet gun to join two pieces of aluminum together. Veteran members are training new members how to use different tools so the members will be better prepared for build season. JESSICA TAO/PHOTO

TechHOUNDS begins tool training at Oct. 2 meeting

Beats October 10, 2014

TechHOUNDS, this school’s robotics team, met on Oct. 2 to introduce new resources and train members how to use new tools. TechHOUNDS mentor John Coghlan said the size of the team is similar to last year’s....

TechHOUNDs members and sophomores Kalen Rudd, Aryaman Gupta and Sameer Leley fix the shooter.  TechHOUNDs created multiple prototypes before its finished product, which it brought to competition. JESSICA TAO / PHOTO

TechHOUNDs makes it to semifinals of March 6 Crossroads Regional, prepares for March 20 Boilermaker Regional

Beats March 15, 2014

TechHOUNDs, the robotics team, competed in the Crossroads Regional at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology from March 6 to 9. The team made it to semifinals. TechHOUNDs sponsor George Giltner said members...

TechHOUNDs presents its final robot, the Rolls-Royce.  The team worked on it for six weeks and finished it on Feb. 18. PHOTO / JESSICA TAO

TechHOUNDs build season ends Feb. 18, team prepares for March 6 competition

Beats February 18, 2014

TechHOUNDs, the robotics team, recently finished its final robot. The build season ended Feb. 18, so members worked a total of 30 hours during the 3 day-weekend before the deadline. TechHOUNDs sponser...

Sophomores Sameer Leley, Aryaman Gupta and Kalen Rudd make adjustments to the shooter. TechHOUNDs tested out its prototype for the first time after school on Monday, Jan. 27. PHOTO / JESSICA TAO

TechHOUNDs completes first prototype, awaits confirmation of robot legality

Beats January 31, 2014

TechHOUNDs, the robotics team, completed its first robot design and tested it out on Jan. 27. TechHOUNDs sponsor George Giltner said the designing has gone well, although the design is subject to change...

TechHOUNDs members and sophomores Kalen Rudd, Vikas Maturi and Sameer Leley make changes to their model. In past years, the TechHOUNDs team prepared two robots before its March competition: a prototype and a final model. PHOTO / JESSICA TAO

TechHOUNDs receives season objective, begins to build prototypes

Beats January 18, 2014

TechHOUNDs, the robotics team, received its season objective on Jan. 4. According to sponsor George Giltner, there’s a change in point scoring this year. TechHOUNDs member and sophomore Tiger Huang...

Kalen Rudd, Tech Hounds member and sophomore, works on an old robot shooter.  During the preseason, members refine last year’s robots for practice until the official season starts in January. JESSICA TAO / PHOTO

Tech Hounds earns second place at Nov. 9 Brownsburg meet, continues to train members for Jan. 5 season

Beats November 19, 2013

Tech Hounds recently attended its second preseason event in Brownsburg. According to sponsor George Giltner, rookie members gained a lot of driving experience. Sophomore Stanley Liu said by going...

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