El Estoque

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Monta Vista Robotics Team recovers after having their robot stolen

Nathan Stevens

April 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The Monta Vista Robotics Team was in high spirits as they boarded the airplane for their competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. With a truck full of tools and the robot that they had worked on tirelessly for months, they checked into their hotels and did some brief preparation for the next two days of co...

The build season comes to a close for the Monta Vista Robotics Team

The build season comes to a close for the Monta Vista Robotics Team

Emily Xia

March 9, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

hroughout the month of February, the Monta Vista Robotics Team has been hard at work on their robot for the competition season. After placing second at nationals last year, MVRT is determined to have another successful year. The robot-building process is strenuous, with all 150 members of the team working si...

Monta Vista Robotics Team: Kickoff of the competition season

Monta Vista Robotics Team: Kickoff of the competition season

Emily Xia

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS

econd semester has begun, and while many students are still re-adjusting to their classes and workload, the members of the Monta Vista Robotics Team, or MVRT, are gathered together, working diligently towards having a successful kickoff to their competition season. The kickoff started on Jan. 6 at 9:15 AM...

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Empowering women in the STEM field from the perspective of MVRT

Aditya Dash

December 4, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

emale empowerment. Two words that have been a part of many people’s lives, plays a major role in society and is a topic of conversation for many MVHS students. It was the topic of conversation on November 18, when the MVHS Robotics Team (MVRT) held the Diversity in STEM conference in the Student Union...

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

MVHS Robotics Team uses the off-season to practice and prepare for the upcoming season

Nathan Stevens

October 20, 2017


Filed under Local, NEWS

To a passerby, it looks like a typical weekend at Evergreen Valley HS. Classes have stopped, students and staff have gone home for the weekend and, for the most part, the campus is silent. But on Saturday, October 14, cars filled the parking lot with students who share one thing: a passion for robotic...

Robotics kicks off build season

Robotics kicks off build season

Daniel Lin

March 30, 2016


Filed under Briefs

t has officially begun. After nearly four months of training and preparations, the robotics team finally began their build season on Saturday. As the team was presented with a prompt, a multitude of voices could be heard in the auditorium while students discussed different strategies and game plans for ...

What’s been going on during Robotics training week?

What’s been going on during Robotics training week?

Daniel Lin

December 19, 2015


Filed under Briefs

Co-authored by Justin Kim and Daniel Lin he bandsaw screeches as the blade cuts through an aluminum bar. Donning goggles, students chatter amongst themselves as they try to fit pieces together to complete the task outlined on the whiteboard. Veteran Robotics team members look on as the new recruits ...

First Impressions: Rookies of Robotics

First Impressions: Rookies of Robotics

Daniel Lin

November 20, 2015


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Co-reported with Justin Kim obotics club members freshmen Gahan Lahiri, Andy Ding and sophomore Neelie Shah have one thing in common: they entered the world of robotics just a few months ago. Nevertheless, they have differing opinions on the club and reasons for joining as well. Here is a brief look at...

MV Robotics sophomores inspire others to pursue engineering

MV Robotics sophomores inspire others to pursue engineering

Daniel Lin

September 27, 2015


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Humble Beginnings wo years. That is the amount of time it took for robot enthusiasts sophomore Sameer Kapur, his older brother Aashish Kapur, now a freshman at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and sophomores Ninaad Sridharan and Tyler Smithline to build a business from the ground up and spark...

Robotics outlines overall structure of club and competitions in interest meeting on Sept. 19

Robotics outlines overall structure of club and competitions in interest meeting on Sept. 19

Pranav Parthasarathy

September 25, 2014


Filed under NEWS

he robotics team held its first interest meeting at lunch on Sept. 18, outlining the basic structure of the club and its activities for the upcoming year. The meeting began with president Archana Kikla outlining the history of the team, including community outreach through activities such as Toys for To...

Robotics team reaches quarterfinals of Silicon Valley Regional

Robotics team reaches quarterfinals of Silicon Valley Regional

Karen Feng

April 9, 2013


Filed under NEWS

MVRT enters elimination rounds with strong robot performance and receives the Team Spirit Award. Read More »...

Robotics team not selected for elimination matches

Robotics team not selected for elimination matches

Karen Feng

March 26, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, NEWS

Despite making a late comeback, MVRT was unable to recover from inconsistent performance at the Sacramento Regional. Read More »...