Team 624

End of season Banquet

After a long and rewarding season, CRyptonite team members, mentors, and parents gathered at the Merrell Center for an evening of celebration and honor. Students gave their mentors and sponsors a huge thank you for their continued support, along with extra recognition for our faculty sponsor, Dr. Muskopf’s on his retirement. Our graduating seniors each …

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Emerson Demo

CRyptonite attended STEM Day hosted by Emerson Electric  to show off our robot (?) to employees and their children, and reach out to potential sponsors. We Presented to employees and their children about FIRST robotics and shared the benefits of STEM.  We enjoyed talking to the kids about the robots and getting them excited about …

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Einstein Watch Party

After another strong season, we celebrated our accomplishments in our very own STEAM Center. It was a fun night, as we watched the last matches of the World Championship and played Destination Human – a CRyptonite-designed game where the robots are replaced by blindfolded humans. This is the second season we’ve designed and played this …

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Kickoff At CRHS

The members of Team 624 met early in the morning at Cinco Ranch High School for the official start of our six-week build season: Kickoff. We watched the release of the 2019 challenge together as a team and spent the rest of the day brainstorming and presenting different ideas on how to face the challenges …

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CRyptonite Hosts Emerson Executives at Robert Shaw Center

Following our successful Science Day Camp at an Emerson office over the summer, CRyptonite recently hosted 3 executives from Emerson at the Robert Shaw Center. We gave them an overview of FIRST and CRyptonite and a guided tour to various stations where team members demonstrated the skills they’ve gained, such as fabrication, CAD and electrical. …

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Team 624 submitted the Destination: Deep Space” Safety Anim”

Another busy week for Team 624 with the wrap-up and submittal of our Team 624 FIRST Safety Animation Video for judging. The Animation Team (lead by Alex Dial) and Safety Team (lead by Andy Hassun) worked closely to create the attached Safety Animation Video following the theme of €œDestination: Deep Space € and the FIRST …

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