CS and Robotics: After school programs

   Balcony Mac Lab- (A346)

various Wednesdays schedule on the right

Computer Science- stop by for more information

3:10 - 4:05


4:10 - 6:00

except during competition season- additional days added


Shaun Wegscheid and Cheryl Wegscheid


Information for 2016-17!

Computer Science Club is open to students in grades 6-12.

Enrollment is limited to 10 students. See the Wegscheid's for more information.

This year we are focusing on using Stencyl, creating games. We meet from 3:10 - 4:05 pm on select Wednesdays. 

Spring 2017 Meeting Dates: 

January 11, 18 

Feb. 1, 15

March 8, 29

April 5, 19 from 4:10 to 6pm

May 3, 17 from 4:10 to 6pm

The Westchester Robotics Club is open to students in grades 6 -12.

Enrollment is limited to 35 students.

Students must apply online using a Google Form link. The link is:   2016 Robotics Application  Parents will receive an email when there is an opening for the sessions.Students will receive an invitation they bring to the first meeting they are invited to- applying does not guarantee acceptance or membership.

We work with the Lego EV3, and BotBall (KIPR Link), Lego Mindstorms NXT, Tetrix, Seaperch Underwater ROV, and Waterbotics Underwater NXT. Note: the Seaperch Underwater ROV is the only remote controlled bot we use. We choose to compete and work with programs that require programming. ALL students are expected to learn to program.


Meetings are held from 4:10 to 6pm on specific Wednesdays during the school year. We meet in A346 above the library. (Students need to attend after school library hour, tutorials, or another club until 4:05 pm.) Parents must be able to pick up students from WAIS.

Spring 2017 Meeting Dates: 

All members practices-

January 11, 18  from 4:10 to 6pm

Feb. 1, 15 from 4:10 to 6pm

March 8, 29 from 4:10 to 6pm

March 15- during spring break for BotBall team members. Time- TBA.

April 5, 19 from 4:10 to 6pm

BotBall Texas Regional is Sat., April 8th here at WAIS- we’ll need Concessions run by adults, judges, etc. – time TBA

Friday, April 7th will be set-up in wood floor gym- time TBA

EcoBot Challenge for 6th-8th graders April 22- time TBA

May 3, 17 from 4:10 to 6pm

Competitions we participate in:

4-H Agribotics Competition (EV3)-

2015 we earned First Place in City and Second Place at Regional competition @ Prairie View A & M on May 2nd.

2016 we participated in the first Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Robotics Exhibition and was invited to the Regional Competition at Prairie View A & M.

BotBall Texas Regional Tournament (KIPR & coding in C)-

2016 we received the Spirit of BotBall Award and Fourth Place Competition.

2015 we earned Second Place Seed, Third Place Competition, and Judges Award for Programming (C Language).

Robotics & Leadership Opportunities:

Robo-ventures- January 21st @ WAIS.

Robotic Mini-camps- one fall and one spring session; MS & HS students will mentor camp attendees in programming challenges.

Supporting and mentoring new SBISD & 4-H teams throughout the year, including summers. 

Competition Teams:

Texas Regional BotBall Competition, April 8, 2017 - WAIS- one team of 10-15 students.

EcoBot Challenge, April 22, 2017,  in Cy-Fair ISD: students in grades 6-8 only

4-H AgriBotics Competition, TBD