Category: Archived

John Slebodnick 1955-2017

The PowerKnights are sad to announce the passing of a former mechanical parent mentor. John Slebodnick joined our team in 2004 and stayed on after his son’s graduation to help with robot build. In 2008 John injured his back and was not able to help out after that. We named our 2009 Lunacy robot “Slebodnick” …

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$5.01 for 501 Campaign Launched!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, MANCHESTER, NH The PowerKnights FRC Team 501 FIRST Robotics Club, a 4-H organization launches its first ever crowdfunding capital campaign $5.01 for 501 to raise funds for much needed equipment, materials and tools. To make a donation, click on https://give.classy.org/501for501. The campaign will be running from November 15th through January 5, …

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November All Team Meeting

Our November all-team meeting will be Wednesday the 8th at 7pm at Goffstown High School in the step room!

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All Manchester Team BBQ

One of the mentors from Team FUSION will be hosting a BBQ Bonfire / pool party for all of the Manchester robotics teams and their families on Saturday August 12th in celebration of a great season! They will be providing burgers and dogs and ask that people bring a dish pot luck style. There should …

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Festival of Champions This Weekend!

The FIRST Festival of Champions is here! Friday night team social and Saturday morning competition! We hope to see you and your family there! Check calendar and emails for details. Robotics teams from all over the world will be converging on Manchester! You don’t want to miss this.

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Houston / St Louis Watch Party

We will be holding a Championship Watch Party at West on Saturday the 29th. Saturday will be the St Louis Championship. There will be some donated food, (pizza, etc) but there may not be enough for everyone. Please either donate some dinner, or bring your own. Below is a map of where to park and …

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2017 Steamworks Season Summary

The PowerKnights wrapped up a very successful competition season on April 8th at UNH. For our first event at WPI, we ranked 3rd of 40 teams and were eliminated in the quarterfinals. In our second event at Bedford HS, we ranked 5th of 41 teams and proceeded to the semifinals. We were also awarded the …

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UNH District Championship Information

We will be verifying student numbers for the UNH competition early this week. The DC will be April 6,7,8 at the UNH Whittemore Center. We will be providing transportation. More information as it becomes available. Please prepare to confirm your availability.

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Week Zero Video Feed

For everyone not at Week Zero, you can tune into the live feed here: https://www.thebluealliance.com/gameday#layout=0&view_0=2017week0-0

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Build Season is Here!

Our weekly build schedule is as follows: Monday OFF Tuesday 6:30-9:00pm GHS Woodshop Wednesday 6:30-9:00pm GHS Woodshop Thursday 6:30-9:00pm GHS Woodshop Friday 6:30-9:00pm GHS Woodshop Saturday 9:00am-5:pm GHS Woodshop (Approximate) Sunday 9:00am-5:pm GHS Woodshop (Approximate) You DO NOT need to attend every session. School work is priority one!

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