• We will not have a Drone Team meeting on Tuesday, October 5th.

     

    The next Drone Team meeting will be on Thursday, October 7th.


  • Due to an overwhelming response, our 2021-2022 Drone Team was selected by lottery.  Parents were notified, through the email listed on the Interest Application Form, of the results.

    Practice for Team members begins Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 7:30AM.


  • The WMSS Drone Team is sponsored by Florida Institute of Technology and competes against other Elementary School Drone teams.

    Our team currently has 12 slots available and is open to 4th and 5th grade students.

    The Drone Team will have mandatory meetings on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 7:30-8:30. Our tentative start date is Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

    During meetings team members will:
    1. learn key vocabulary
    2. learn flight safety
    3. learn the correct handling and flying of various UAV Quadcopters
    4. clock time on simulators
    5. practice spotting and flying through obstacles

    Qualifications:
    1. Current 4th or 5th grade student at WMSS
    2. Team Player/Works Well with Others
    3. Problem Solver/Possess a Growth Mindset
    4. Responsible
    5. Willing to Work Hard

    *Drone Competition usually take place on Saturday mornings and personal transportation to the event, as well as adult supervision while at the event, is required.

    If more than twelve 4th and 5th graders apply, a lottery will be used to select team members.

    Online Google Form Applications must be submitted by the end of the school day on Monday, September 20, 2021.  Form may be found in the STEAM Google Classroom.