May 24, 2018: Our BuffSciBorgs are pleased to announce we took 1st and 2nd place in this year's ECC Tech Wars Battle Bots Competition!
Our primary bot, The Wrex Machine, took first place with its lawnmower blade of destruction. Our secondary bot, Sally, took second place with her spinning blade of ruin. At the end of the official matches, the cage was opened for a free-for-all match. The Wrex Machine was again victorious.
A great time was had by all!
Back: Icarian, Mr. Akyyev, Rexx, Jeremy, Ryan, Mahjabin
Front: Rezwana, Ms. Tabor
May 23, 2018: On May 24, 2018, our BuffSciBorgs will be competing in the Robotics Cage Match at Tech Wars. The competition is being held at Erie Community College, South Campus. Wish us luck!
May 17, 2018: Our BuffSciBorgs, in conjunction with our Drone Club, were honored to be a part of the Mini Maker Faire at the Charter School of Inquiry. Mr. Akyyev and I accompanied Jeremy, Tyler, Isaiah, and Dallas with our drones and FTC robot. The young students and their parents were enthralled with our robot and drones, and the third grade teacher would like to bring her students here to our Makerspace for a short field trip. We would be pleased to have them!
Jeremy, Tyler, and Isaiah are members of the BuffSciBorgs, and Jeremy, Tyler, and Dallas are members of the Drone Club. We took with us our FTC robot and three drones for the kids to try out. A great time was had by all!
Thank you to Mr. Fetter, Principal of the Charter School of Inquiry, for the invite and welcome! We, with our robots and drones, are happy to be there whenever you'd like.
May 15, 2018: A small group of the BuffSciBorgs are looking forward to competing in Tech Wars at the Erie Community College South Campus on May 24, 2018. Our student member, Rexx, is currently working on the robot for the Robotics Cage Match. Wish us luck!
May 3, 2018: The BuffSciBorgs were proud to participate in this year's BETAS. Our team came in 3rd place in the initial matches. Our alliance finished in 4th place at the end of the evening. It was a wonderful chance to meet local vendors and organizations in the technology field.
Thank you so much to Nichols for inviting us to this event and to Sunnking for sponsoring our alliance!
Back: Ahsanul, Jeremy, Isaiah, Mr. Diakos, Ryan
Front: Rexx and Ms. Tabor
April 13, 2018: Every year, The BETAS (Buffalo Emerging Technology Awards Showcase) recognizes Western New York's organizations and individuals that set the standard for technological innovation and implementation, workplace culture, and industry activism. (https://www.infotechwny.com/the-betas) This year, InfoTech WNY will be hosting the BETAS at Buffalo Riverworks, and your BuffSciBorgs have been invited to attend! Please join us on May 3, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the best and brightest in our Western New York community!
March 17, 2018: The BuffSciBorgs have continued their upward climb in the FIRST competitions. Over the last three years, we came in 46th, 41st, and 42nd out of 50 teams. This year, we climbed to 33rd place. We wish to thank Mr. Borzynski, Mr. Sen, and Mr. Akyyev for their unwavering support and assistance. A special thank you to Mr. Polat, our school Director, for making this program possible!
March 17, 2018 BuffSciBorgs at the
FIRST Robotics Competition at RIT
Back: Mr. Akyyev, Rezwana, Isaiah, Tanisha, Timothy, Zach, Sabrina, Ayrax, Ms. Tabor
Front: Lin, Laurent
March 14, 2018: Tonight we will take our robot to RIT for inspection to compete at the FRC Finger Lakes Regional Competition. Wish us luck!
February 7, 2018: We ran into a problem with the specifications on our last design and the arm ended up extending too far beyond the perimeter of the base of our robot. Our builders came up with another design and we are diligently rebuilding.
On March 14, 2018 through March 17, 2018, the BuffSciBorgs will be competing at Rochester Institute of Technology in the Finger Lakes FRC Regional. Join us and see what our robot can do! Contact Mr. Diakos or Ms. Tabor at 716.854.2490 for details.
Working on the robot for the upcoming FRC Regional.
The BuffSciBorgs are proud to announce they won the Judge's Award at the FTC Finger Lakes Qualifier on December 16, 2018.
Congratulations to Isaiah Brown, a semi-finalist for the FIRST Dean's List Award!
Working on the robot for FTC
On December 16, 2017, the BuffSciBorgs will be competing at St. John Fisher College in the Finger Lakes FTC Qualifier. Join us and see what our robot can do! Contact Mr. Diakos or Ms. Tabor at 716.854.2490 for details.
Sauquoit Valley Qualifier, December 3, 2017
Back row: Ryan, Jeremy, Isaiah, Ms. Tabor, Tanisha
Front row: Taris, Rezwana, and Mr. Diakos
April 13, 2017: The Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School was featured in an article by WBFO 88.7. Here is a link: