“Absolutely water game I’m never gonna give that up Never gonna let it drown Never gonna swim around, and hurt you Never gonna make you dive, Never gonna say goodbye” - Libby Kamen (via first-ers)
rosieandtherobots: Does anyone else’s team use “machine shop” as a verb? For example: “I don’t know how to machine shop”. “Have you machine shopped it?” Not to be confused with shopping for/with machines.
Days till Kickoff
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Now in our 6th week of the preseason!!!
Hey everyone! If you haven’t heard already, the Girls of Steel are having a fundraiser at Assemble on November 10th. We will have a variety of activities for people of all ages. It’s going to be a lot of fun and we hope to see everyone th...
Our preseason meeting for tomorrow (Tuesday, October 30, 2012) is CANCELLED due to inclement weather. Stay in contact with your leaders about any specialized meetings occurring later in the week; otherwise, see you next Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 4:30-8:30pm. ***Please note that our preseason will now last through December 11.continue reading →
Our preseason meeting for tomorrow (Tuesday, October 30, 2012) is CANCELLED due to inclement weather. Stay in contact with your leaders about any specialized meetings occurring later in the week; otherwise, see you next Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 4:30-...
On Friday, October 26th four Girls of Steel are traveling to Canada to present a workshop at the 2012 SWAT Symposium at St. Mildred’s Lightbourn School for girls in Oakville Ontarioteam, team 771.
spooky-dalek: ivyandgolddd: Girls of steel CAD computer \m/ #omg #imcrying i hate you guys for having this much fun without me
The Girls of Steel (3504) will be holding an FIRST Lego League scrimmage on October 27th at the Ellis Armory! Oh boy!
isn’t thirteen an unlucky number
It’s week 2 and the girls are already getting their hands dirty in the machine shop! There is a lot of new things to learn in all areas of the team. This week we focused on programming, CAD, electronics, and the machine shop.
We had our first meeting yesterday night, at CMU. It was very exciting and we got to meet all the new girls! This officially marks the beginning of the Girls of Steel Preseason!! YAY!
Having a bunch of fun at the Mini-Maker Faire! Come visit us from 10 to 4 at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh!
The Girls of Steel, along with many others, will be attending the Mini Maker Fair in Pittsburgh on September 22nd! Stop by to see all the cool things the fair will have to offer: http://pghmakerfaire.com/2012/09/13/meet-the-makers-robots-monsters/
There will be a GoS bake-sale taking place tomorrow (Saturday, September 7) from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM. The sale will be on the “cut” at CMU. Please come support us!
We're in Newton this year! Hope to see you all there!continue reading →
Everything is ready and packed and we'll be shipping Watson tomorrow! St Louis in 14 days! WOOO!continue reading →
This past weekend was definitely a good one! With finally getting past inspection and fixing a few problems, we got Watson exactly where we want him. We did excellent in qualification rounds but were not picked for eliminations, BUT we received the innovation in control award! Thanks to all the parents and mentors who made this trip possible. We'll be spending the next few weeks preparing for St Louis, see you all there!continue reading →
FIVE Days until CINCI! And we are so excited! Between bagging up the tools and organizing the e-lab there just seems like too much to do! The highbay (or what I have lovingly dubbed the "hive"bay) is full of girls buzzing this way and that, fulfilling their tasks, and then going back to the list to get another one. It feels like build season all over again! But the part I think I like most is how even the busiest bee still has time to stop and smile and help me write this blog post! Even…continue reading →
Congratulations girls on winning the Engineering Inspiration Award at the Pittsburgh Regional! St Louis here we come! Check out our album of pictures from the Pittsburgh Regional here! continue reading →