The Downsview Robotics Team (DRT) will be dedicated to providing a robust, engaging, and exciting experience that will enable a broad cross-section of students to explore their common interests, broaden their horizons and actively reach their full potential. The DRT will serve as a vehicle that facilitates mentorship between staff and students, senior students to junior students, as well as community members mentoring Downsview Secondary students. In addition, the DRT will promote:
Passion and respect for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Safety when working with equipment
Success by gaining confidence as independent learners and problem solvers.
Work collaboratively as a team in small, high-focus, high-commitment groups
Encounter and learn and implement short and long term strategic planning fundamentals related to the First Robotic Program
Life-Long learning to create and grow leaders in our community