News 2017-01-15T14:07:57+00:00
708, 2016

Official Build Season Kickoff

It’s official! The 2017 FIRST® Robotics Competition kickoff will take place Saturday, January 7th, from 10:30am to 11:00am. Our “local” kickoff will be at Georgia Tech. Join us as we pick up our kit, discover the new game, and meet other teams. We will be leaving HCCA at 6:30am sharp. Don’t […]

708, 2016

We are getting our own robot closet!

Mr. Gary Howard from Houston County High School has generously offered to partition part of Mr. Smith’s engineering classroom and build us a dedicated robot storage area. No more sawdust in the electronics! If you see Mr. Howard, please thank him for helping our team.

708, 2016

New Fab Lab Requirements

A big change for this year: Every student, mentor, and teacher who wishes to have access to the wood and metal workshops at HCCA must participate in a free 7-part instructional safety course that will run from mid-October through mid-November. The shops have been upgraded to a Fab Lab that […]

708, 2016


We have been invited to participate in a STEM exhibit on Saturday, September 17th, from 10:30am to 3:00pm at Robins Park located on the base. Mark your calendars, and contact Mr. Smith to find out how you can be involved in designing and presenting the demonstration. Fundraising and media sub-teams, […]

708, 2016

First Meeting of the 2017 Season Announced

The Flying Legion will have its first meeting of the new season on Tuesday, August 16th, from 4pm to 5ish at the Houston County Career Academy. Stop by to learn about sub-teams, fundraising, new lab requirements, and all things robot.

2807, 2016

Pool Noodles!

This just in from FIRST® – we’re going to use pool noodles for the robot bumpers in the 2017 season. The twist? They must all be the same type and cross-shape of noodle. Read more here.