Parade Time!!

Hey Team!

The Parade is here! Sat­ur­day, begin­ning at 8:30, 4H has a float and we are on it. Please show up and sup­port the team. If you are in atten­dance, please wear a team shirt. Near Payne street, close to the old city park. Be in atten­dance if you can! Have a good 4th everyone.

Team Meeting 5−8−14

Hey all you Robo Racers!

We are hav­ing a meet­ing this Thurs­day, (5−8−14). This get together is to work on thank you notes for our spon­sors. The Meet­ing is from 3:30–6, please come if you can. Also, if you have any pho­tos or videos that the team could use please let Lucas, or Jeff know.

Knoxville Highlight Video

Hey all you crazed robot­ics fanatics!

If you have not noticed we now have a YouTube chan­nel! Our YouTube Chan­nel is linked on this web­site on the right hand side­bar! Our chan­nel also has the 2014 Smoky Moun­tain Regional High­light video, please take a minute to watch! If you have any ques­tions, or would like to spon­sor the team, put a com­ment on this post by press­ing the cap­tion bub­ble to the upper right cor­ner of this post!

FRC Smokey Mountain Regional is here

Team, We will be meet­ing both Mon­day. Night and Tues­day night of this week in final prepa­ra­tion before our regional com­pe­ti­tion. Both meet­ings will begin at 6:30 and end end at 8:30. We will cover any remain­ing details about the trip.  Please do attend to insure you get the final details.  This is going to be a busy week.  If attend­ing one of the meet­ings is dif­fi­cult I will be at school each after­noon and you can stop by.

Meeting Times This Week 3-17-2014 through 3-21-2014


We are in the final stretch get­ting close to the Knoxville event. The prac­tice robot should be in shoot­ing and dri­ving func­tion very soon. Work on it this past Sat­ur­day went well. We will meet tonight (Mon­day) tomor­row night (Tues­day) and Thurs­day night 3-20-2014 to work on fin­ish­ing it up and to work to get our pit area cleaned up and ready. Please try to attend. We will have a manda­tory meet­ing soon to cover a few final details. Sorry for the delays. Jeff


Meeting, Tuesday & Thursday This Week 3-11-2014 and 3-13-2014

Team Mem­bers,

This post is intended for team mem­bers but to be shared with par­ents also.  Sorry for the short notice in mak­ing every­one aware our next meet­ing is from 6:30 till 8:30 Tues­day night (3÷11÷2014).  Our main goal is to deter­mine who plans to attend the Smokey Moun­tain Regional.  This is the event our robot will be com­pet­ing at and active team mem­bers are encour­aged to attend.  Our pri­mary agenda item for this meet­ing is to share with every­one the cost and the time line for the event, where we will be stay­ing, and who will be leav­ing when.   We will also draft a list of specifics task that need to be com­pleted before we go.  We have a TON of things to wrap up before we leave.  Please attend if you can. To be eli­gi­ble to attend the regional there are some guide­lines our team man­ual rec­om­mends.  I will go over them and share with every­one as many details as I can.  If you can’t make the meet­ing we will be meet­ing again on Thurs­day evening at the same time to con­tinue work­ing and I can go over the details then.


Team Meetings Monday 2−17−14 and Tuesday 2−18−14

Just a reminder that our team will be wrap­ping up our robot in the next two days and putting it into the large bag end­ing our 2014 build sea­son. Our meet­ing tonight will begin at 6:30 and last till 8:30 and tomor­row our meet­ing will run from 5:00 till 7:30. Tues­day night our robot will go into the large bag and any robot devel­op­ment we do will have to be done on the prac­tice robot. Reminder that tomor­row night your par­ents, friends and fam­ily are wel­come to stop by our open house any­time between 5 and 7:30 to see our 2014 FRC robot, meet team mem­bers and learn more about our team.

Meeting Thursday 2−13−14, Eat With The Team

Ginny Harper has been try­ing to get the details worked out to feed the team all build sea­son but the snow and her busy sched­ule has pre­vented it.   We’ll have soup and grilled cheese begin­ning at 5. We will go through the final details  remain­ing on the robot and dis­cuss how to become part of the dri­ving team dur­ing the com­pe­ti­tion this sea­son. I hope to see you guys there.

Team Meetings This Week, 2−10−14

Team; We will be hav­ing a reg­u­lar 6:30 meet­ing tonight and again on Tues­day night and Thurs­day nights. of this week.  we are get­ting down to the final short list of details to get done before our dead­line of 2-18-2014.  I have had a num­ber of stu­dents who have inquired as to who will drive this robot for the com­pe­ti­tion this sea­son. if you would like to be con­sid­ered to be on the drive team you should attend the Tues­day night meet­ing to learn more about what it takes to be on the drive team. also the meet­ings this week are open to all stu­dents who have par­tic­i­pated this sea­son So if you have tTom­mie you are encour­aged to attend. Usual 6:30 till 8:30 time at CCHS.