Welcome to 2223's Web Page. We are the robotics team of the University High School, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus in San Juan Puerto Rico. Every year VEX Robotics company comes with a new challenge. This year (2018-2019), the challenge is "In The Zone". See the following video: VEX Turning Point -2018-2019 VEX Robotics Competition Game
The UHS robotics team its divided in sub-teams by grade:
We thank a lot to this historical teams for all the help they gave us in our beginning in robotics and by th help they still give to us.
University High School-UHS
Escuela Secundaria de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras
The High School of the University of Puerto Rico, known as UHS, is located on Gándara Avenue # 7, San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is a department attached to the Faculty of Education. It was founded in 1913 to offer clinical experiences and supervised practice for postulant teachers, teaching staff support and other professionals in what was formerly known as the Normal Insular School. As a general education center at the secondary level (seventh to twelfth grade), the UHS is affiliated with the International Association of School Laboratories (IALS).
As a laboratory school, its teachers and staff are committed to research, professional development, curricular development, teacher training and educational experimentation. Therefore, it has a service mission; be a center of practice, laboratory, model of innovative educational techniques, a center for research and dissemination of new educational models and the scientific and social theories that will be implemented in our society.
Among the services offered to our students are the following: Counseling Program, School Library, Multitutorial Room and the Educational Technology Center
For more information visit: uhs.upr.edu
Our Robotics MENTOR:
Jeannette Milland Vigio
Professor Jeannette Milland has been working with the VEX Robotics Teams for nine years now. In 2008 she was awarded the VEX Robotics Mentor of the Year. What started as a volunteer job due to her son's involvement in the school's robotics team as an 8th grader developed into a passionate way of life around robots. Now her son is a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico and a captain of one of their robotics team while Professor Milland teaches Robotics and Technology at the University of Puerto Rico's High School (UHS), one of Puerto Rico's cutting edge laboratory school. This year she is mentoring six UHS teams competing at the VEX Challenge and one team in the VEX U (college level) robotics competitions.
She has a MBA in Technology Management from Phoenix University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Puerto Rico. She will become a certified Web Developer in March 2017 and recently started her PhD in Educational Technology at the University of Puerto Rico.