Solar Panel Analysis

Electrical System, Featured, Solar

One of the biggest problems we encountered going into this new season was that our solar panels were producing a lot less power than we expected them to. Timothy Jou (10) states, “Upon analyzing our solar panel output, we realized that they were not performing to our expectations.” To figure out why this was happening, […]

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The Importance of Strategy

Featured, General, Solar, Texas

The most important aspect of a solar car is its reliability. The second is strategy. In solar car racing, “strategy” is an umbrella term which simply refers to the process of determining a race plan for the car to maximize efficiency. Specifically, this means using data collected from the car to build a model of […]

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Incorporating New Members

Featured, General, Outreach

As the 2021 year comes to an end, we move closer to wrapping up the onboarding curriculum, and begin to incorporate new members in more essential tasks. Doing so will not only further our progress on our car, but also ensure that our team will continue to be successful in the future. As a team, […]

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Attending a Black-Tie Event

Featured, General, Outreach

A special part of our school, Raisbeck Aviation, is that we have many opportunities to host visitors from all over the United States. In the week of 10/11-10/15, we hosted three organizations: Association of Washington Business (AWB), CAPS Network, and the Aircraft Maintenance division of Vulcan, Inc. During these visits, students from our school gave […]

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The Mentorship Program

Electrical System, Featured, General, Solar

After a recent team-bonding session, the team is on their game, busy learning new things and progressing through the season. With upwards of 40 students interested in our team, we set up mentoring sessions to teach every aspect of the team. Mentoring the youth is a crucial aspect of our team and utmost priority. “The […]

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New Member Onboarding Process

Featured, General, Structures

Getting back into the swing of things after our victory at Texas Motor Speedway, and connecting with our communities, we are excited to now start working on campus and bring aboard new members! After a year of remote learning, students are hungry to gain more knowledge and experience in STEM and Green Energy. The club […]

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Connecting With The Community

Electrical System, Featured, General, Outreach, Solar, Texas

After our triumphant victory at Texas Motor Speedway, our mentor, Dr. Alain Semet thought it would be a good idea to take our car, La Cucaracha, to a local car show to connect with the community and display our hard work. Over the roars of the engines from the other cars, we explained our uniquely […]

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Solar Panel Analysis


Electrical System, Featured, Solar

One of the biggest problems we encountered going into this new season was that our solar panels were producing a lot less power than we expected them to. Timothy Jou (10) states, “Upon analyzing our solar panel output, we realized that they were not performing to our expectations.” To figure out why this was happening, […]

January 10, 2022

The Importance of Strategy


Featured, General, Solar, Texas

The most important aspect of a solar car is its reliability. The second is strategy. In solar car racing, “strategy” is an umbrella term which simply refers to the process of determining a race plan for the car to maximize efficiency. Specifically, this means using data collected from the car to build a model of […]

December 27, 2021

Incorporating New Members


Featured, General, Outreach

As the 2021 year comes to an end, we move closer to wrapping up the onboarding curriculum, and begin to incorporate new members in more essential tasks. Doing so will not only further our progress on our car, but also ensure that our team will continue to be successful in the future. As a team, […]

December 13, 2021

Attending a Black-Tie Event


Featured, General, Outreach

A special part of our school, Raisbeck Aviation, is that we have many opportunities to host visitors from all over the United States. In the week of 10/11-10/15, we hosted three organizations: Association of Washington Business (AWB), CAPS Network, and the Aircraft Maintenance division of Vulcan, Inc. During these visits, students from our school gave […]

November 29, 2021

The Mentorship Program


Electrical System, Featured, General, Solar

After a recent team-bonding session, the team is on their game, busy learning new things and progressing through the season. With upwards of 40 students interested in our team, we set up mentoring sessions to teach every aspect of the team. Mentoring the youth is a crucial aspect of our team and utmost priority. “The […]

November 15, 2021

New Member Onboarding Process


Featured, General, Structures

Getting back into the swing of things after our victory at Texas Motor Speedway, and connecting with our communities, we are excited to now start working on campus and bring aboard new members! After a year of remote learning, students are hungry to gain more knowledge and experience in STEM and Green Energy. The club […]

November 1, 2021

Race Day 3: The Race Heats Up!


Featured, Texas

Day 3 of racing threw many challenges at the team. The team arrived at the Texas Motor Speedway at opening time (6am) in order to have the most possible time to charge the panels before racing. Shortly after moving the car out of the garage and set up to charge, we were approached by a […]

August 8, 2021