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TechHOUNDS starts pre-season training

Phoebe Schuetz

November 13, 2019

   This Thursday, TechHOUNDS will have its next meeting where they continue to sharpen the old skills for returning members and getting new skills for new members. They are preparing for the first pre-season competition and it is all about training.     The club sponsor Zachary Bonewit goes into wha...

TechHOUNDS finish season, look to officer elections, begin preparation for next year’s competition

James Yin

May 4, 2019

TechHOUNDS concluded its competition season and 2018-2019 year with a team banquet on April 30, as well as officer elections for the 2019-2020 year at the beginning of last week. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said the team’s experience at the FIRST World Champi...

TechHOUNDS team heads into its first competition on March 22 at Lafayette Jefferson High School

TechHOUNDS team heads into its first competition on March 22 at Lafayette Jefferson High School

James Yin

March 24, 2019

TechHOUNDS had its first competition at Lafayette Jefferson High School on March 22. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said the team has made substantial improvements since the end of the build season, which happened on Feb. 19. “So, since our stop-build day, we’...

TechHOUNDS to complete build season, head into competitions

TechHOUNDS to complete build season, head into competitions

James Yin

February 26, 2019

TechHounds finished its build season, which began in the first week of January, on Feb. 19. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said the team has created a well-designed robot. “[The robot’s] coming together. The kids have done a really nice job this year with the m...

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...

TechHOUNDS begins competitive build season by creating, strategizing robot build

TechHOUNDS begins competitive build season by creating, strategizing robot build

James Yin

January 16, 2019

TechHOUNDS will have meetings everyday after school from 3:15 to 6:30 in the engineering hallway classrooms. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said the first half of the season will entail designing around the designated game, which is the task that the robot must do a...

TechHOUNDS continue to work through preseason tasks as competition seasons approaches

TechHOUNDS continue to work through preseason tasks as competition seasons approaches

James Yin

November 26, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have continue to have meetings each Thursday from 3:15 to 5 after school in the main cafeteria with the exceptions of Nov. 22 and Dec. 20 for Thanksgiving Break and finals week, respectively. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said as the official competition ...

TechHOUNDS works through preseason by training robot drivers in invitationals

TechHOUNDS works through preseason by training robot drivers in invitationals

James Yin

October 29, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have continue to have meetings each Thursday from 3:15 to 5 after school in the main cafeteria. According to Ryan Forrest, electrical and programming division co-lead and senior, TechHOUNDS has participated in several offseason competitions, including  Indy CAGE Match at Southport High Sc...

TechHOUNDS begins work on preseason

TechHOUNDS begins work on preseason

James Yin

October 11, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have meetings each Thursday from 3:15 to 5:00 after school in the main cafeteria with the exception of Oct. 11 for fall break. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said the upcoming meetings on Oct. 18 and 25 would allow new members to begin learning pri...

TechHOUNDS to meet on Thursdays, discuss divisions of team

TechHOUNDS to meet on Thursdays, discuss divisions of team

James Yin

September 18, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have meetings each Thursday from 3:15 to 5:00 after school in the main cafeteria. Zachary Bonewit, head coach of TechHOUNDS and engineering teacher, said the upcoming meetings on Sept. 20 and 27 would focus on informing new members about the several divisions on the TechHOUNDS team. ...

TechHOUNDS to have callout meeting on Sept. 13

TechHOUNDS to have callout meeting on Sept. 13

James Yin

September 10, 2018

TechHOUNDS will have a callout meeting on Sept. 13 in the main cafeteria at 3:20 p.m. Derek Fronek, Robotics Design Lead and senior, said anyone interested in robotics and technology was encouraged to attend the callout meeting. “We’re coming off an incredibly successful season from last year, and we’re hoping t...

TechHOUNDS prepares for end-of-year banquet, raises funds for next year

TechHOUNDS prepares for end-of-year banquet, raises funds for next year

Emily Worrell

May 16, 2018

After placing fifth in the world at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (F.I.R.S.T.) Robotics World Championships in Detroit, TechHOUNDS is preparing for its banquet later this month and fundraising for next year. “We have our banquet coming up pretty soon; I’ve been m...