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Team 980 Open House!

Team 980 had an Open House August 14-15 at our build site, 1209 Grand Central Ave in Glendale. We invited businesses, local leaders, educators, and many others. We be showed off our professionally-produced Chairman’s video, demonstrated our robot, and showed the impact our team has on the community. We had a great turnout, and we now have […]

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Scout Expo 2015!

Team 980 and Troop 351 partnered last Sat May 30 for the annual Scout Expo at the Rose Bowl to earn the Presidential Award. Our Webelos Engineering activity pin booth and robot demo was a big hit! Thanks to our students and mentors who made this collaboration with the Boy Scouts a great success!

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Ventura Regional

We participated in the first-ever Ventura Regional March 27th through 29th! We placed 32nd out of 41 teams with a match average of 57.25 points. We’re now in the off-season, and we’re preparing for awesome events such as Burbank on Parade and Scout Expo!

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LA Regional 2015

After an exciting Los Angeles regional, 980 came short of a trip to St. Louis. We finished in the top third (20/66 teams)! Unfortunately, we did not make elimination rounds, but not to worry, the Ventura Regional is just around the corner! Though there was some disappointment, Kaity Waldman, our team captain, was awarded Dean’s List […]

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Team 980 Chairman’s Video for 2015

Team 980 created a professionally-produced Chairman’s video for the 2015 season. Many thanks go to Derek Casari, our media mentor from FOX Studios, for putting a terrific team of professional videographers and editors (led by Jeremy Cohen), with music by miguelli. Their efforts tell Team 980’s story in this fantastic video:

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Team 980 Competes at 2014 SCRRF Fall Classic!

Team 980 sent our 2014 robot on both Sat and Sun to the biggest ever So Cal Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRT) Fall Classic competition. On Saturday, we struggled with a few robot issues, but the venue itself also had some difficulties. Still, we competed in five matches, allowing new student team members to be part […]

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Team 980 at LA Regionals!

What an incredibly exciting finish to our season! Team 980 was just one win away from qualifying for the FIRST World Championship! Courtesy of Sean Hiller, Daily Breeze Team 980 struggled with a few technical problems and challenging alliance pairings in the qualification matches but managed to finish with a 5 – 5 record. We […]

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Team 980 2014 Pot Luck BBQ

On June 7th 2014 Team 980’s students, mentors, and their families celebrated the 2014 season with a pot luck bar-b-que.  It was filled with great food, fresh lemonade, and lots of fun!  We had a huge array of food ranging from pulled pork and slow-roasted beef, hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, pizza, lots of different salads […]

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