2017 DPEA Students Attend SOLIDWORKS Convention


A NOVA episode on PBS, School of the Future, took an in-depth look at changing educational landscapes across the country, including those inside the DPEA.

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Victory in Vegas!

Two regional robot competitions . . . two championships for the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy’s Team 1717. A dominating run of six straight wins in the final rounds earned the school’s high-scoring, disc-throwing robot the overall victory in its second straight regional event. Saturday’s big win in Las Vegas follows on the heels of a title earlier this month in Long Beach. D’Penguineers, as they are also known, head to the FIRST Robotics World Championships in St. Louis later in April as one of the teams to beat.

Robotics Team Hits Las Vegas

By Jordan Ecarma, News-Press Staff Writer

Robots Invade Las Vegas

Fifty robots, fifty teams of high school students, fifty groups of dedicated mentors.  Teams from Germany, Holland, Mexico and Australia added to the challenge with large enthusiastic teams to match the enthusiasm of the D’Penguineers.  This is the challenge that the local Dos Pueblos High School robotics team 1717 stepped up to this weekend.  Fresh off a victory in Long Beach two weeks ago, Team 1717 is back again to make a statement.  Starting the day off right, they won their first match 80-44, but had trouble locking in their target the second game, and lost 74

DPEA wins FIRST Robotics Regional Championship source here

D'Penguineers Heading Back to World Robotics Championship

In college basketball, March Madness will take a month. At the FIRST Robotics championship in Long Beach, the madness took just two days, and at the end, the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy’s Team 1717 (DPEA) overcame dozens of tough opponents and a sticky wheel to emerge as the champions.

Team 1717: FIRST LA Regional 2013 Champion



 Final Schedule and Results for Team 1717

Team 1717 in Blue Alliance with Teams 973 and 1836

PenguinBot VIII Pictures

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Dos Pueblos D'Penguineers Ready to Roll with New Robot

Noozhawk source here

FIRST LEGO League Competitions and Interview with Katelyn Greene

FIRST LEGO League (FLL), a program under the FIRST umbrella organization, is a program geared towards elementary school students with the goal of fostering real-world and hands-on scientific learning. Each year, students across the world engage in this competition. In Santa Barbara, participating mentors and students alike have already performed remarkably well in this year’s FLL season.