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TechHOUNDS begins fourth week of competitive build season, finalizes robot design plans

TechHOUNDS begins fourth week of competitive build season, finalizes robot design plans

James Yin

January 31, 2019

TechHOUNDS will have meetings every day after school from 3:15 to 6:30 p.m. in the engineering hallway classrooms. Derek Fronek, Robotics Design Lead and senior, said that not only has the team’s robot design nearly been finalized, but also the assembly of the robot will begin soon. “We had a desig...

Finding how it works (Q&A): Parker Lawrence is a CHS student who is working on his own game engine, programming language, and computer.

Finding how it works (Q&A): Parker Lawrence is a CHS student who is working on his own game engine, programming language, and computer.

Michelle Yin, Reporter

October 20, 2016

What inspired you to pursue these projects in making your own game engine, and computer? PL: I’m really fascinated with how things work, so if I get an explanation of how something works, I don’t feel like it’s enough. So I like doing things myself, I like building things myself, with the eng...

TechHOUNDs completes first prototype, awaits confirmation of robot legality

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 because it may breach competition rules. According to TechHOUNDs member and sophomore Kalen Rudd, ...

Females in engineering fields increase

acumen

October 29, 2009

By Caroline Zhang <czhang@hilite.org> Senior Meera Chander knows what type of career she wants to pursue. She decided to join TechHOUNDS, a robotics team at this school, as a freshman and continues to participate in it. Chander said she plans to work in aerospace engineering. “I have al...