CS and Robotics: After school programs

   Balcony Mac Lab- (A346)

various Mondays

current 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


Robotics Season 2017-18!

Robotics 2018 Meeting Dates: 

We will meet:

  *   Jan. 8th- MS only prep for ECOBOT Reveal Day- Sat. Jan. 20th
EcoBot Reveal Day and Practice, Sat. Jan. 20 @ Salyards MS (CFISD)- more info provided on Jan 8th.
  *   Jan. 22 from 4 to 6 pm
  *   Feb. 5 from 4 to 6pm
BotBall Season starts Feb. 5th!
We'll need to rebuild our board as close to Jan. 27/28 as possible! Parent help appreciated.

Additional practice dates to be added Jan. 2, 2018!

Spring Competition and training dates:
BotBall- Training workshop for 2 team members @ Waltrip HS January 27 - 28, 2018
            Texas Regional Tournament @ WAIS April 7, 2018

Ecobots (middle school only; Houston region)-
    Challenge Day on Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ Kashmere HS (HISD) 6900 Wileyvale Rd. 77028

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

Enrollment is limited to 25 students.

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 Mondays 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.

Competitions we participate in:

EcoBots Harris County (EV3- Lego Mindstorms)

2017 Girls team earned Second Place Overall in the Middle School category.

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

2017 we earned Second Place.

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:

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

Supporting and mentoring new SBISD teams throughout the year, including summers. 

Competition Teams:

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

EcoBots: students in grades 6-8 only