Engineering "FHS Jets"

Winter Supper

Engineering Goal

  • Introduce Current Research and Topics
  • Relevance to current career needs
  • Business, Pneumatics, Fabrication, Coding, Design, and Electronics Modules
  • OSHA Safety Certification [required by all students]
  • Introduction to DRONES
  • Public Relations "Interpersonal Skills"


  • BEST "Engineering 1"
  • FIRST Tech Challenge "Engineering 2"
  • FIRST Robotics Challenge "Engineering 3 & 4"

Under classmen who desire to participate in the Robotics programs can as long as afterschool requirements are achieved.

BEST Robotics

Organizational Goals

  • Promote the growth of hubs (local competition sites) across the U.S., thus maximizing the “pipeline” of future engineers, scientists, and technical professionals.
  • Increase hub growth among two-year technical colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
  • Promote the involvement of rural and inner city schools which often have limited access to programs of this nature.
  • Increase participation of women and minority students.
  • Develop new and foster existing alliances with national organizations that are stakeholders in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education.
  • Recruit national corporate sponsors.
  • Develop educational partnerships with organizations, foundations, and corporations that are engaged in K-12 workforce development.

FIRST Tech Challenge "FTC"

FIRST Tech Challenge teams get to:

  • Design, build, and program robots
  • Apply real-world math and science concepts
  • Develop problem-solving, collaboration, and team-building skills
  • Build and become strong leaders
  • Understand and practice Gracious Professionalism™
  • Cooperate and compete in alliances at tournaments
  • Compete for awards on and off the field
  • Participate in a tiered competition that culminates at the FIRSTChampionship
  • Qualify for over $16 million in college scholarships
  • Have fun!

FIRST Robotics Challenge "FRC"

FIRST Robotics Competition teams get to:

  • Learn from professional engineers
  • Master STEM skills
  • Learn and use sophisticated software, hardware, and power tools
  • Build and compete with a robot of their own design
  • Improve teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments
  • Understand and practice Gracious Professionalism™
  • Earn a place at the FIRST Championship
  • Qualify for $22+ million in college scholarships
FIRST Robotics Competition Impact

OUR Goal:

Increased Parental Support
  • Help on afterschool time builds, even if just to supervise
  • late nights help with suppers or snacks
  • Saturdays [snacks, lunch, help build]
  • Metal shop access, will need aluminum cut and welded this year.
Mentor Search from Local Business' to share their knowledge with our students.

  • Engineers
  • Computer Programmers
  • Business Professionals
  • Construction
  • Some businesses offer incentives for mentorship, check your place of employment.
  • Our any warm body that understands tools and teaching.

Student Lead Program with Teacher's and Mentor Support.

  • Students' should spend the time running the program
  • designs should be student created
  • Take ownership is their learning.

Search Outside Financial Support "fundraising" to sustain the programs.

  • share contacts of employers, friends, family to be contacted to offer support

Parents share their knowledge and mentorship with all students, as well as the relationship with your children and share the memories.


FTC League Play - POST, Tx

Saturday, Jan. 16th, 7:15am-3pm

200 West 6th Street

Post, TX

FRC Hub-City Regional

Thursday, March 31st, 8am to Sunday, April 3rd, 11pm

2500 Broadway

Lubbock, TX

The competition will be held at the Spirit Arena, Volunteers are needed. Follow link below to register as a volunteer.

After School Shop Hours

Monday and Wednesday [Mr. Vernon]

4:00 pm till 7:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday [Mr. Holloway]

4:00 pm till 7:00pm

Saturday's [Vernon and Holloway]

8:00am till 1:00pm

  • may need to be extended if time needed
  • may ask for volunteers to feed students if needed
  • mentorship needed on Saturdays.


Join this call out group to get current information on FRC events and times. Also your son or daughter have an account for class information as well. Parents are welcome to join.

James Holloway M.Ed.

AP Physics and Engineering

Frenship High School