The Nerds of the North

The Nerds of the North

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2021 Chairman’s

Virtual Chairman’s Binder Since we were unable to travel to competition in person this year, due to the Coronavirus outbreak and affiliated travel restrictions, we are providing a digital copy of the supporting materials that...

Encouraging Literacy

One of our team’s missions is to improve Alaskan youth literacy—which the University of Alaska has noted as being a common barricade for college-bound students. Alaska has an 11% illiteracy rate and has ranked the lowest...

Getting Ready for the District Championship

In this photo we are planning are presentations for judging and planning our pit for the District Championship.
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Wilsonville Event

After we finished our competition in Clackamas, we spent our time testing the robot in preparation for Wilsonville. As the competition began, we helped get...
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Clackamas Event!

A slightly late update, but on our first competition of the Rapid React season, we were chosen for the highest alliance and won the event...
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2022 FRC Kickoff Announcement (In person & Zoom)

January 8, 2022 is the annual FIRST Robotics kickoff event! This event marks the start to the season, where the team is assigned challenges including...
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Online Orientation Update!

One of the projects that we are completing under our Equity and Diversity Plan is the creation of a comprehensive online orientation for members who...
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Water Jet Photos

We're excited to see that our water jet is working well! Here are some of the things that it has created recently:
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Meet a new member!

Hello, my name is Kenya and I am a sophomore in Dimond High School. I joined Nerds of the North last year, just around the...
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Game Design Challenge Week 1-4

This year FIRST has decided that they will do their games remotely, and one of the challenges they provided us was the Game Design Challenge....
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2021 Robot Redesign: Week 1-4

With another year comes another season, and while this year's challenge is considerably different than anything our team has done before, we're excited to see...
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Our Equity and Diversity Plan

For the first time in our team's history, we have created our first ever Equity and Diversity plan! We made this plan to better increase...
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2021 FRC Kickoff!

We started this season’s kickoff with FIRST’s livestream. This introduced us to this season’s game and challenges, including the new Game Design Challenge and Innovation...
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2021 FRC Kickoff Announcement

January 9, 2021 is the annual FIRST Robotics kickoff event! This event marks the start to the season, where the team is assigned challenges including...
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Operation Lego Redistribution Updates

Since our last post about Operation Lego Redistribution, we've made a lot of progress in our mission to redistribute Alaska's LEGO supply. After creating our...
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Project Avatar Update

For the past many weeks, we've been hard at work on the Project Avatar robot, and this week we hit a big milestone in our...
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Project Avatar: part 2

Since our last blog post, we've been meeting weekly to design, programming, build, and discuss logistics of our project to build a robot for virtual...
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