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GirlsFIRST Interview and Application Workshop 1/16

The Walton Robotics will be hosting a GirlsFIRST Interview and Application Workshop in collaboration with TagEd on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 10am to 2pm at Walton High School. This is a free event open to all high school and rising high school girls. Lunch will be provided.
Participating girls will have the chance to write winning applications, practice answering typical interview questions with STEM professionals, and discuss their future plans with small groups.
The registration is available at https://goo.gl/forms/fzKpKKiF6thdqsjK2. Please join us to learn how to differentiate yourself in interviews and applications and sharpen your skills.

Here’s the flyer – Interview and Application Workshop 2017

GirlsFIRST Event 12/3

The next GirlsFIRST Programming Workshop will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 1pm to 3pm at Walton High School.

This is a FREE event open to all high school girls. Participating girls will have an opportunity to work on fun programming challenges tailored to their programming knowledge. Wendy Frazier, VP Software Engineering at The Weather Company, an IBM Business, will  be our VIP Guest and will share her expertise in web development and give the girls advice on how to be successful in a STEM career.

And as always, we will network and share some free SWAG!

 

Registration is available at https://goo.gl/forms/lQT6lsLdXZa51sYO2. Seating is limited, so don’t wait to sign up! Please join us to meet this amazing STEM leader and sharpen your programming skills and learn new ones!

GRITS 2016

GRITS 2016 was a fantastic event for the FIRST program. On Saturday, October 22, our team was able to to debut a brand new drive team and scouting team. We trained a few new members in our pit, we held a signup for our upcoming GirlsFIRST events, and we even practiced mock awards scouting to prepare for competition.

Thanks to everyone who made this event possible! A special thanks goes out to Riverside Military Academy for hosting this incredible offseason competition. Our team is excited for the upcoming build season and FIRST Steamworks!

 

GirlsFIRST Cancelled

We are very disappointed to report that, due to unforeseen circumstances, we will have to reschedule the GirlsFIRST event planned for this Saturday, October 15 at Walton High School.

 

Thank you very much for interest in working together and learning about futures in STEM.   We will let you know as soon as the GirlsFIRST event is rescheduled.  I hope you will be able to join us then.

 

In the meantime, if you would like any additional information about GirlsFIRST or Walton Robotics, please contact us.  We would enjoy sharing our passion for STEM with you.

 

Thank you again for your time and understanding.  We look forward to meeting you in the near future.

GirlsFIRST event coming up!

Walton Robotics is hosting another GirlsFIRST event on Saturday, October 15. This is a free event for high school girls at Walton High School. Activities include networking with female STEM professionals, participate in a fun engineering challenge, and learn how to drive robots. Lunch will be provided. Please register at  https://goo.gl/forms/vsDaHSHYAOCIOEuA2. Registration is limited to the first 100 girls.

Download a copy of the flyer here — girls-first-flyer-pdf-2

Busy summer – Camps R Us

We’ve been busy this summer! No, we haven’t been in school, but the team has been working hard to spread STEM in our community.

 

In early June, we hosted our summer camps – Lego, VEX, and Java. Over 50 middle school students spent an exciting 4 days working with Walton Robotics team members learning about robotics and programming – LabView, RobotC, and Java. Students also were treated to leadership and team building activities. Water balloons were fun on a hot afternoon!

After a busy week of camps, our team leadership went on an overnight retreat, led by the awesome Mrs. Boler, our business mentor. We discussed our mission, business plan, important activities, and our team calendar. Exhausting and exhilarating! 15 students and 5 mentors attended this amazing workshop.

 

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