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!
Technology Engineering and Design Class begin studies on combustion with the design and fabrication of a Rocket Stove...
Katelyn builds her first work bench with the help of the team. She gracefully learns how to man an impact driver and framing screws. Bench will be used to house RC and Robot carpet track when not in use. STEM Cycle has been released from summer storage and is now ready for testing and tuning. Brown's gravity car build begins with Charlie's assistance. New members are in the process of applying to be team members and sponsorship drive has begun. EV Team hits fall 2017 wide open....
Perry's Automotive sponsors EV Team with automatic retractable air hose reel. Now we can learn how to work like the pros at Perry's. Thank You!
Sherwinn-Williams donated a perfect sized carpet to be used in our shop for robot and remote control car tracks. We will be able to roll it up perfectly when not in use in the back of the shop. Thank You Everyone at Sherwinn-Williams North Wilkesboro!
The long awaited upgrade from 36 to 48 volt cushman motor. This will increase performance by approximately 25%.
This year the EV Team is using an idea taken from the Appstate Solar Vehicle Team. Potential new members are allowed to shadow existing members for 2 weeks before applying. This gives anyone interested the opportunity to see what it is like day to day on the team before they commit. This year could be the largest EV team on record.
Tolbert finishes 1st in Super Stock and Break out while Charlie finishes 1st in Street Stock and 2nd in Breakout. All this on new fresh and packed red clay with a little sweet coca-cola mix sprinkled on top...
Please excuse the mess! Making room for Tarheel Blue air lines!
EV Interest Meetings will be held during SMART lunch on September 5th and 7th. Any students or faculty interested in joining the 2017-2018 EV Team should come by for information.
If you are not able to attend either meeting but would like more information contact Mr. Tolbert at email@example.com
2016-2017 EV Banquet Ends a Most Productive Year with many awards, honors and comedy. The two $500 EV Scholarships were awarded to Mackenzie and Isaac. 2139 EV Hours Complete. Thank You-Parents, Sponsors, School System, Volunteers, and Fans!
West High's EV Team