EV TEAM Preps for EV Challenge. 5 days left before lock and load. EV Challenge drops the flag at the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research and NC State April 5-8.
Technology Engineering and Design Students successfully fabricate 2000 rpm motors from 2 paper clips, D battery, 3 rubber bands, and copper wire. MacGyver would be proud!
PIT Crew University presents careers and jobs in professional motor sports and their focus on pit crew and welding education opportunities in our back yard of Mooresville,NC -Thanks Mr. Schanen
Operation Work Day Proves Successful: Nissan Leaf Battery pack assembled mounted and ready to roll. Body and Roll Cage will complete the build.
Our newest member turns 16! Happy Sweet 16 Adam! You might wonder what a EV techy cake looks like...well, here it is...
Our Youngest EVer places 2nd in novice open off road class during Saturday night's regional RC Event. Open meaning any RC car gas or electric. 1st and 3rd were fossil fuel burners....
EV Shop Saturday reveals STEM cycle's battery protection system wireless communication. Now Mackenzie, Tyler and Adam can view the performance of each battery on smart device.
Tolbert breaks track record at The Race Place in Mountain City during A Main at 2.22 seconds and finishes 3rd overall in tough competition.
Thank you so much for your sponsorship. Shopping for a new phone? Head to Carolina West Wireless and tell them that WWHS EV team sent you ;)
West Wilkes High School EV Scholarship accepting donations on gofundme...Follow the link below to support the future educational goals of a deserving student or contact Mr Tolbert directly.
High Power Rocket Project! Ryan creates gofundme page to help fund a high power rocket project in our Honors Independent Study class.
Appstate Solar Vehicle Team arrives at the Hawks' Nest. SVT will simulate American Solar Challenge race day from WWHS Shop to Summit and Back. 8am - till dark Stop by and take a peak ;O)
EV 5th Period completes battery protection system wiring leaving final connections and software installation for Saturday. Davis attempts paint work prep on the Flying Hawk. The guys wrap up STEM cycle safety and control wiring. Team pictures to boot
Thank You Mrs. Woodie for using your professional talents taking team pictures today! We are so thankful we have you here at West Wilkes High School!
Iredell-Statesville Career Academy & Technical School (CATS) teachers tour EV shop to gain insight on their first EV conversion. We hope to support and compete with them on the track next year. Go CATS!
EV Extra: Team gains extra 5th period this week and accomplishes soldering battery protection system wiring harness, mounting electronics, Google Gravity Games "Flying Hawk" alignment plus paint prep and RC10GT to RC10ET chassis fabrication.
Blast from the Past: Caleb returns to tour new shop, vehicles, and team. Caleb is currently focused on college studies and considering a solar charged camper top for his truck.
EV Shop Saturday accomplishes Google Gravity Car "Flying Hawks" alignment, EV Challenge STEM cycle battery and roll bar placement, and LiFe battery balancing 101.
Two Maker Bot 3D printer builds CO2 race cars continuously all week with 1 massive green jam. Technology Design Student William saves the day with a 1 hour pick out fest...
Former EV student Michael Foster visits during UNCC's spring break and helps with student projects on Autodesk Inventor 3D modeling software. Foster reports loving engineering school and chemistry challenges.
Mackenzie's brother Ryan, a former EV STudent, visits new shop. Ryan was instrumental in all our quiz bowl competitions and completed the bolt on dump bed mechanism for project S10 Dump.
5th Period aligns body on the Flying Hawk and tests functionality. STEM cycle prepares for EV powerplant and Street Stock EV Mustang gets a dash of black and orange.
Technology Engineering and Design class making progress on Legend car and robot builds. Race on next week!
Technology Design Class receive advice from guest speaker Mr. Vickers on Nuclear Engineering on Navy ships, CNC courses coming to our school and the current job market for technicians and engineers. Thank You Mr. Vickers!
West High's EV Team