2021 Battle on the Bay

On Saturday, November 6, Team 172 was among the 4 Maine teams that participated in the NH Governor’s Cup/Battle of the Bay hosted by BOB, FRC 319. The four teams participating from Maine were 133, 172, 2648, and 4041. BERT, 133, and Iron Tigers, 4041 were ranked 1st and 2nd at the end of qualifying. BERT picked 5813 and 6690 to be alliance partners. That Alliance went on to win the Governor’s Cup. Here are some photos of that event. 

Bottle Drive 2021

FIRST Robotics Team 172 is having an Outdoor Bottle and Can Drive to help support the 2021-2022 season for the award-winning team from Gorham and Falmouth! Anyone can bring in bottles in either plain plastic bags or Clynk bags. The team will supply Clynk bags and tags if needed.

Saturday, October 23 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Robie Gym, 42 South Street in Gorham.

We’ll gratefully accept donations if you don’t have bottles and cans! For more information, write to firstteam172@gmail.com or visit northernforce.org.

Tax Info: Gorham High School, a public Maine high school, is the fiscal agent for Northern Force Team 172. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Avenue, Gorham, ME 04038.

National Volunteer Month

It’s April and that means it’s National Volunteer Month, a full month dedicated to celebrating volunteerism. And who has the best volunteers? That’s right! Northern Force Team 172! We couldn’t do it without all of our volunteer mentors. THANK YOU, mentors, for all your hard work in support of the Northern Force!!

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Mums Sale Update-Final

The Mums Sale ended on August 28th, and 327 mums were sold in total. Congratulations to the top 10 students who sold the most!

  1. Grant: 47
  2. Aiden: 41
  3. Max: 37
  4. Seth: 31
  5. Carissa: 25
  6. Libby: 24
  7. Seamus: 22
  8. Zack: 22
  9. Ben: 19
  10. Hunter: 13

Thank you to everyone who participated!