Skyview Robotics Club

Students in Robotics Club

Skyview’s Robotics Club is a fun and safe environment where all personalities are welcomed and students can find others with similar interests.  Students experience Robotics, programing, CAD.  As an option, if it helps support the robotics club, students can ask if they can use the output tools like 3D printing, laser and vinyl cutting. The output tools are not meant to be the primary focus. Students also get to practice group skills, social skills and staying focused on a long term project.

Robotics Club Constitution

Skyview’s Robotics Club is a fun and safe environment where all personalities are welcomed and students can find others with similar interests. Students experience Robotics, programing, CAD. As an option, if it helps support the robotics club, students can ask if they can use the output tools like 3D printing, laser and vinyl cutting. The output tools are not meant to be the primary focus. Students also get to practice group skills, social skills and staying focused on a long term project.

Article 1

The Robotics Club shall organize on Thursday’s after school during the months of October to March.

Article 2

The Technology and Robotics Club advisor shall be a current staff member, currently Mr. Seeley who is a CTE Technology teacher at SMS.

Article 3

All current Skyview Middle School students are eligible to be members of the Robotics Club. There is an application process to limit numbers of student due to classroom size. The administration and Mr. Seeley do their best to balance the club members by grade, gender and other factors. Due to room space and robot kits, the club is limited to about 24 students.

Article 4

Members, officers and presidents. By the second month of the new school year, members shall nominate club members to fill the club officers. Positions are elected by students raising their left hand so their right hand may continue to click on the computers if needed. In previous years we found selecting two presidents works best. Other students who apply but don’t become one of the club presidents can be club officers.

Article 5

  • The presidents and the officers shall serve the term of the school year and at the start of the following year, if possible, until new officers are elected.
  • If both of the presidents are absent, other officers shall take over the Robotics Club duties.
  • The presidents shall meet the following requirements:
    • It is best if president candidates were active participants in the club the previous year.
      • The duties of the presidents:
        • Approve the schedule club and get ideas for the next club.
        • Make sure new members get welcomed to the club.
        • Make sure all members ASB card.
        • Assume a leadership role for club members.

Article 6

There is a multiple school robotics competition every February in Redmond. This is optional for all students to observe. Students will need to provide their own transportation. Some students robots may participate in the competition if they qualify during the club robot skills test.

Article 7

A vote of three-fourths of the current members shall be needed to amend this constitution.

Robotics Club 2019-2020

Updated October 11, 2019

Robotics Club starts on Thursday, October 10th and will be on every Thursday we have school on until the end of January. The club time starts after school about 3:10 and students will be released about 4:30. 

We will discuss possible changes to the club during the club meeting and most information will be posted on our Google Classroom "web page."  That is easier to update than the school webpage, so ask your child to show you Google Classroom for updated information.  Only student have access to this page, not parents.  If parents have specific questions, try asking your child, try checking Google Classroom then you are welcome to email Mr. Seeley.

If you are on the posted list, congratulations, you are in the club and you will find out your robot number and group during the club.

If you applied and are on the waiting list, try to stay positive, you will contacted in the order applications were received and other factors that are best for the club as a whole as seen by Mr. Seeley and our school administrators.

If you are in the club but have to miss a club because of other commitments please let Mr. Seeley know by email or in person so he knows you are still interested and will not fill you spot with waiting list students.  If you miss a club a few times in a row with out contacting Mr. Seeley he will assume you are too busy and will fill your position and you will not longer be on the club list.

So once again, if your name is not on the list, try to stay positive, but you are not in the club.  If you are not in the club you are automatically on the waiting list.  If current club member, decides to not be part of the club, Mr. Seeley will contact students on the waiting list.  We have to limit the number of students because of the size of the room and the number of robotic kits. 

There is also another opportunity to get involved with Robotics and Technology.  Drop by Mr. Seeley's room during movement and connection time on Fridays.  This is the "Club Time" during the school day, usually about 10:15-10:45 on most Fridays.  Currently we are focusing on CAD (Rhino) and Stickers (vinyl cutter output tools) but later I plan to have robotics set up and 3D printing projects as a choice during that time.  We don't have as much time as an after school robotics club, but if you didn't make it into the club and wanted to still be around robotics while you are on the waiting list, this is a good way to do it.

Contact

Mr. Seeley
CTE Teacher - Robotics, CAD, Coding and Technology Ed.
cseeley@nsd.org