In 2014, two students came together to form a club that would forever change the way their school saw STEM. A freshman, Anhtuan Nguyen, and a Sophomore, Danielle Kaldmaa, came together to form their school's robotics team, with the guidance of Dan Tra, the school's Computer Science teacher. Under his guidance, a club made of 7 students built their first robot. Since then, this small club relegated to an empty classroom in the corner of the school has grown into a movement larger than the two young founders could have ever dreamed of.
The founding of the club. The primordial club was run by Dan Tra, Ralph Albrecht, Anhtuan Nguyen, and Danielle Kaldmaa. Our first robots were built. They weren't great...
Our rookie year for competing in VEX Robotics and the FIRST Tech Challenge. One of our teams advanced to the Virginia State Tournament
The Falls Church High School Robotics Club and GiTech (Girls in Technology) co-hosted the First Annual – FCHS Sumobot Tournament 2014
The Falls Church Robotics Team attended and participated in the NOVA Maker-Faire, participating in live demos.
Hosted at Thomas Jefferson Public Libarary in Falls Church, the JagBots volunteered and helped host the event promoting STEM Education to schoolchildren in the Falls Church Region.
This was the year in which we decided to found our FRC team, and the first year in which we competed as a rookie team.
We did fairly well for our rookie year, and recieved several awards for our school.
Hosted in our classroom at Falls Church High School, Congressman Don Beyer paid a visit and discussed the future of STEM.
All credit goes to Chandi and Anhtuan. Took about a month and programmed from scratch using Github Pages and some Bootstrap
Our second year competing in FRC, we suprised ourselves by placing as finalists at Battlefield High School Districts.