RC Legends Car testing at Mountain City requires extensive tire tuning and practice. Inspections on lap counting system were included to build a better track at our own Hawk's Nest Track.
Trunk or Treat EVent brings in record numbers despite the rain. Miata takes backstage to our indoor RC display.
Thanks to Mr. Jack Triolo at golfcarcatalog.com Appstate EV Design, WWHS Technology Design, and EV Team study and work together to free up frozen Cushman brakes and install motor upgrade.
A problem that dates back to Appstate Solar Vehicle Team testing last spring at WWHS. Cushman is alive again!
Visit golfcarcatalog.com for all your golf car needs...and tell them we sent you. You can visit Mr. Triolo and his golf car experts in person at Mountaintop Golf Cars Inc. in Fosco, NC. They are the best!
Fall Break RC Double Header Weekend. EV Team finishes strong with three First Place, three Second Place, and one Third Place finish. 14 hours of RC racing, ice cream making, and BBQing!
All Technology, Engineering and Design students learn about the culture and transportation systems of Ghana and Peru from visiting teachers of the region.
Appstate Electric Vehicle Design and Transportation Systems class convene at our own EV Hawk's nest for a night of show and tell.
Engineering Design Students apply Trigonometry to pull with the same amount of force as 11 students with ease.
The ultimate goal of the activity is to use trigonometry to pull with a great enough force to get a truck unstuck from the mud or snow. The picture shows students demonstrating they can move a 5000 lb truck up a steep hill using a tow strap and trigonometry. The same task was tried by 11 students pulling tug of war style. Results-1 student armed with trigonometry can outperform the 11 using pure muscle.
Technology Design Students streamline CO2 car body design in wind tunnel to prepare for TSA competition at Appstate.
Technology, Engineering and Design Students learn the challenges of heating and cooking in developing nations and associate the complexity of combustion in the internal combustion engine. BBQ to MPG...
Luciano Valencia-Iman, an English teacher from Peru visits shop! Mackenzie gives tour of EV program and demo-ride in the Miata.
Perry's Automotive becomes Silver Sponsor for 2017-18! Perry's has been a huge support of our program since we started in 2005. Show your support of the EV Team by visiting Perry's Automotive for all your automotive needs!
Tyler independently develops first EV punch in digital time sheet as his first EV project. The form automatically calculates hours and displays them by week and month for the year. Awesome work!
EV Team finishes on the podium at Wilkesboro's own Bootleggers Clash: An Electric Remote Control Dirt Track Race
100 EV Information Flyers, Apples, and Candy Distributed. Free Solar Charged RC Car Rides for Everyone: Operation Apple Festival 2017...Complete
EV 5th period completes operation work bench and prep work for Brush Mountain Apple Festival Show this Saturday.
Tyson Foods becomes 2017-2018 sponsor! Chris is our new old senior team member who accepted the donation. Thank You Tyson Foods!
Tyson Foods has been a partner to our EV program since we started in 2005. From lessons in fabricating stainless steel structural members in all our vehicles to assistance in education, design and engineering Tyson Foods has always played a role. Thank You Tyson Foods!
Engineering and Design Class begins structural design challenge. Will they out perform college engineering students? Competition on Monday!
West High's EV Team