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January 02

Posted by Alyssa 17 on January 3, 2014 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy New Year!!

We are almost ready to go to LancAir and create the new and (hopefully) last parts of our frame. A student from the Stanford University came and spoke to us today. He was very nice and helped us figure out some more possible solutions for our car, as well as theorizing the best way to attatch and possibly hinge the bubble of our car to the top of it.

We have just a few more things to do, and then we will be ready to put our frame together. Following that, we will...

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Upcoming Things

Posted by Alyssa 17 on December 18, 2013 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

We will be meeting twice over winter break: December 30 and January 4. Sometime on one of these days we hope to go to LancAir to finish creating our frame. Then we will be able to finish putiting the frame together, attatching it to our car, and prep for painting. 

We are hoping to get someone from the Stanford Solar Car Team (he came last year to speak with us) to come and talk with us. This may or may not happen, but we will email you the date so please make sure you're there wh...

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We're getting there! How you can help!

Posted by Alyssa 17 on December 4, 2013 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Each meeting, we get closer and closer to our goal.

We are halfway done creating our new frame, which means that soon we will be able to paint our car and finish its electrical system. We're currently working on creating a webstore, where people can support us by buying some of our team merchandise. Also, we are working on putting our sponsors' logos on our new trailor.

A wonderful sponsor family has donated to us using Thrivent Choice Dollars. If you would like to do something s...

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Webstore Coming Soon!

Posted by Alyssa 17 on November 13, 2013 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We are going to have a webstore coming soon where we will be selling things to support our team! We will be selling  bracelets with our car's name on it, and potentially t-shirts as well. We will also be selling DVDs of the documentary made by Mark Lindow of our 2012 trip to the Race in Texas. We hope that you will check it out when we have it up and running, and find more ways to support our team.

TEAM MEETINGS

Posted by Alyssa 17 on September 4, 2013 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello All! It's fall, so we're starting up with regular solar car meetings after school again!

The whole Team is expected to try and meet together for a Business Meeting each Wednesday from 3 to 5. Each Team member is expected to be at 2 of the 3 meetings throughout the week. Other meeting times are Thursday from 3 to 5 for the Electrical Crew and Friday from 3 to 5 for the Mechanical Crew.

We are trying to get our car ready to present at the Fall Festival in October. We need as m...

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Web Updates

Posted by Alyssa 17 on June 5, 2013 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We hope to be adding a webstore and a page about our trip to Texas to this website soon! If you have any suggestions (such as items you might like to see in our webstore, or information you might like to know about our trip to Texas), please email them to [email protected]! We would love to hear your suggestions, and maybe you'll see some of them up on the website!

Thanks!

Alyssa 17


Star Party Reflections and Summer Schedule

Posted by Alyssa 17 on June 5, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Star Party went wonderfully, and we were really excited to talk to a lot of people there. We hope to have some new people joining our team.

While at the Star Party, we had an issue with our Batteries. We're currently working on finding a solution to the problem, and if you want to help us out, send us an email to [email protected] we'd love to talk with you!

Also coming up is summer! We won't be meeting next week because it's finals week for most student...

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Star Party

Posted by Alyssa 17 on May 29, 2013 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

This weekend, Saturday, the Solar Car Team will be at the star Party in Prineville. We are very excited to talk about our car. If there's any information you want, look through our website! It's going to be a lot of fun, and we hope to see you there!

Taco Fiesta

Posted by Alyssa 17 on February 21, 2013 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

As I wrote in the previous news article, we are having a Taco Fiesta as a fundraiser!

The event is free- come and eat tacos and learn about us any time between 4:30 and 7:30 this Saturday evening! Feel free to bring your whole family, as there will be entertainment for anyone and everyone there! We will have contests, merchandise, sponsor thanking, and a raffle that night!

You can buy raffle tickets at this event. The raffle drawing will be sometime around 7 that evening. If you ...

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