Tuesday 8/25/15 Meeting Minutes

LM Robotics Meeting Minutes-August 25, 2015

  • Agenda Items
    • New Members
    • FTC Kickoff
    • Summer Newsletter
    • FRC Kickoff
    • Iowa FRC Regional
    • State Fair Follow-Up
    • Medco

 

  • Parent Meeting
    • Tuesday Sept. 1, 2015-LMHS Little Theatre

 

  • FTC Kick-Off
    • Bus provided (Nemo will arrange for transportation)
    • Sept. 12-Des Moines
    • Depart approx. 6:30-Return approx. 3:00 (Brainstorming time following event prior to leaving)

 

  • Medco Update
    • Reps from LM Robotics presented to Medco early this past summer
    • They responded that they would like to sponsor LM Robotics
    • LM Robotics email response created
      • Email mentioned helping students, skills learned beyond classroom, any donation appreciated
      • Items to add: include wish list of items needed/wanted, include ways they will be recognized
  • *It was mentioned that future editing of emails of this type could be done in small committee with suggestions

 

  • FRC Off-Season
    • Cowtown-Kansas City-Unofficial, off –season event
    • Registration $300 due by Oct.1 or put on waiting list
    • Andy will be discussing this with FRC group

 

  • Summer Newsletter/LMR Newsletter
    • Suggested this be done by Thursday, Aug. 27
    • PDF and paper copy
    • Topics-Assignments
      • County Fair-Phil, Michael
      • State Fair-Phil K
      • County Fair
      • Upcoming Orientation/New Members-
      • ALOTO-ALOTO (A League Of Their Own)
      • Summer camp-Nolan J
      • Ragbrai-Joe K
      • Rockwell Daycare Presentation-Ryley
      • Document-Parvaraj, Keerlana

 

 

  • New Members
    • “LMR Immersion”-first week in Sept. 1st & 3rd-Location: Learning & Media Center
    • Involve prospective new members-approx. (10) stations w/mini projects and info (not specific to FRC or FTC-more general
    • Some of the same roles/descriptions/stations offered both nights
    • Posters up around school and LMTV to promote awareness
    • Spreadsheet started-role categories, mentor column added
    • List of possible project ideas on shared drive called “New Member Stuff”

 

  • Tabled Items
    • Parent Meetings
    • Iowa FRC Regional
    • State Fair Follow-up (Andy may have covered this)


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