Team Waffles earns two awards at FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Hawaii Regional

Team Waffles earns two awards at FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Hawaii Regional

Congratulations to our Team Waffles for being honored with two awards at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Hawaii Regional today!

Our team earned the 2023 Highest Rookie Seed Award. This means our students were the highest-ranked of the three rookie teams this year. Team Waffles ranked 15 out of 37 total teams from Hawaii, California, Washington, Taipei, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Indonesia.

Team Waffles was also selected by judges for the Rookie Inspiration Award for our students' enthusiasm, innovation, and inspiration. The award is given to a rookie team for outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering and engineers, both within their school, as well as in their community.

The guidelines to receive this award are:

· Effectiveness and inventiveness of the team’s efforts to recruit students to engineering.

· Extent and effectiveness of the team’s community outreach efforts.

· A commitment to science and technology education among the team.

· Ability to communicate an understanding of the FIRST mission at the competition and away from it.

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Hawaii Regional was held from Wednesday, March 22 to Saturday, March 25 at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Go Team Waffles! 

As the State Championship winners in FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics, our FTC Team Waffles will represent Hawaii at the FIRST World Championship in Houston, Texas April 19 through April 21.

Team Waffles earned two awards at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Hawaii Regional.


Valedictorian Noa '23 on KHON2's Way 2 Go! segment May 23, 2023

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Senior presents at Senior Showcase Friday, May 12

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Assets Launches its First Middle School Robotics Team

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Happy Anniversary Sandi and Darlene

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Ryan and Kanoe Gibson

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Announcing Assets' TV Show

Assets is producing a one-hour television show: “Assets School-Celebrating 65 Years of Transforming Lives.” 

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 14th at 8 p.m. on K5, Saturday, April 17th at 6 p.m. on KGMB-TV (CBS) and Sunday, April 18th at 4 p.m. on KHNL-TV (NBC).

Assets School Donates 1,254 Pounds of Food

Assets School's community of #GreatMinds collected 1,254 pounds of food and $300, which was donated to the Hawaii Foodbank for Assets School's first Giving Back Tuesday.

Message from Hawaiian Studies Teacher Mele-Aina Wood

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Robot-assisted Graduation 2020

Special times called for special measures. Thanks to Assets' Robotics Coach, Peter Han, our #greatminds had one of the most unique graduation ceremonies that included a Diploma Robot!

Highway Overhead Shot at Night

Research suggests that because of the freedom we had growing up, which included the freedom to do some foolish things that necessitated taking responsibility for our actions, we became capable problem solvers and resilient individuals.