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BOOSTER ALERT: Chill Out!

Do you love staying chill? Show it off and stay comfortable! Buy Now! Help send Chill Out to the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney and Worlds Championship in Houston! For the 2017 season, Chill Out aims to compete at the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney, Washington. 64 teams from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska will compete […]

BOOSTER ALERT: Eat, Sleep, Robots, Repeat!

Do you love robots? Show it off and stay comfortable! Buy Now! Help send Chill Out to the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney and Worlds Championship in Houston! For the 2017 season, Chill Out aims to compete at the PNW Regionals Championship in Cheney, Washington. 64 teams from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska will compete for […]

Help send Chill Out to the PNW Regional Championship!

Do you love Chill Out? Do you love being stylish? Combine both by purchasing a “chill” hat or supporter’s t-shirt! We’ve started a new Booster campaign selling supporter t-shirts which can be found at booster.com/support-chill-out These are great for parents or family members who would like a cheaper alternative to jerseys or who would like […]

Fabrication and…lost packages?

As Chill Out begins to crack down on a final design, we’ve started building more detailed and “final” CAD designs. These designs are leading the fabrication of prototypes for each subsystem. Soon, the team hopes to have the prototypes being re-worked and remade as final designs to go onto the final robot. However, as weather […]

Prototype Updates

As school starts back up after a long weekend, students still are determined to work harder than ever to build a successful robot. Each subgroup works together to prototype different subsystems for complete testing later this week. Nat, one of our senior members, hones in her skills on Autodesk Inventor, our CAD program of choice […]

Build Season Day #7

Today has been the first Saturday 10-4 practice! We’ve started prototyping, splitting up into groups of 2-3 to work on chassis CAD models, vision targeting work, shooter design, gear collector, ball collector, climber, and hopper conveyor. For the next week, groups will be providing proof of concept prototypes to show the team. Some designs for […]

Newsletter System

The Business Team has finally figured out the automated newsletter system! As we begin Week 2, there’s a lot going on with prototyping, building, coding, writing, drawing, brainstorming, and everything in between. If you would like to keep updated on all the things that are going on here at school, we now have a newsletter! […]

Build Season Day #3

As we kick off the Build Season, Chill Out aims for the sky as we prepare to work to “lift off”. After an eventful Kick-Off on Saturday, we met on Sunday from 12-3, looking at the components of the field; from boilers to hoppers to gears to fuel. We then looked at how to score, […]

Mount Vernon District Event #2

Chill Out 1778 competed hard March 19th and 20th at the PNW Mount Vernon District Event! The team had just come off of a hard weekend, looking forward to competing even harder than before. The day began with practice matches and judges interviews. Ian and Elizabeth even presented to three judges in hopes of winning […]