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!
STEM cycle and google gravity games Flying Hawk build continues while Miata battery data collection begins. Data collection will be used for Appstate and EV Students to better understand safety and performance of electric vehicles.
EV Shop Saturday Details: Stem Cycle Assembly, Miata battery monitoring 101 course, Miata Testing, and Golf Cart Battery Wrap Up
Mackenzie and Cagean finish 2nd place in the Technology Student Association's regional competition held at Appstate.
Ryan and Mitchell prepare feverishly for regional Skills USA Search and Rescue Robot Competition held at Wilkes Community College Monday morning.
Technology, Engineering and Design class begins assembling RJ Speed Legends Car for some in class racing.
EV Saturday Adventures: Snack Sponsor, STEM Cycle Assembly, Google Gravity Game Car Upgrades and Planning, Miata Power Button and Horn Upgrades, and Dirt Track Resurfacing
Advanced Engineering Class Competes at ASU in problem solving, flight, co2 car, quiz bowl, future teacher, structures, children's story, website, and poster design.
Engineering Design Students prepare for the Technology Student Association's regional competition held at Appstate on Friday. Go Hawks!
Team Flying Hawks (our girls only division) makes quick work of Google Gravity Games Chassis during EV Shop Saturday. Isaac makes headway on new wiring for track data management hardware.
Google Gravity Games Car Arrives...The all girls team named "Flying Hawk" is comprised of Mackenzie, Davis, and Kendra.
Pop's Raceway is heated back up with our EV Legends Cars. Charlie shows off his latest RC EV build. 4x4 Ford Bronco with Brushless DC motor
Cushman clears downed tree and our youngest member learns the value of hard work while building a new shed structure to protect some of our equipment from the weather.
Rear axle removal was required to install new wheel studs. Students modified snap ring pliers to remove the axle. The old wheel studs are damaged due to years of use and abuse. Thanks to Golf Cart Catalog.com new parts will be here soon. Restoration works will help press new studs in to get us rolling again.