About Team 4 ELEMENT

Team 4 ELEMENT is a FRC Robotics team located in Van Nuys, California, in High Tech Los Angeles. Team 4 is the largest club in HTLA, with over 10% of the students. ELEMENT stands for Engineering, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Mentoring, Education, Networking and Teamwork. Team 4 ELEMENT was a part of Team 22, at Chatsworth High School until 2006...


About HTLA

A replication site of High Tech High in San Diego, HTLA became the nation’s first charter school on the campus of another public school – Birmingham High – and opened the 2002-2003 school year in temporary quarters. The current state-of-the-art facility opened to students in time for the 2004-2005 school year...



FIRST is an international organization founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen. It began in a New Hampshire High School's gym, with only 26 teams, and has grown over the years with 3 programs with a total of over 32,000 teams, with over 350,000 students enrolled in FIRST programs...


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 Team 4 is fundraising on EdCo, come support the team! https://hightechla.ed.co/team-4-element
 We're excited to use these new tools generously provided by Kahn Tools! #omgrobots
 Today's weekly inspiration is a door. We work hard to be a team with an open door to new ideas and new opportunities #omgrobots #weeklyinspiration
 Our friends from Team 4019 paid us a visit today. We wish them the best of luck this upcoming season! #omgrobots
 Team 4 had a great time yesterday at the Fall Workshops hosted by our awesome friends on Team 1538! @theholycows #omgrobots
 @guy_chriqui all of us from Team 4 would like to wish you luck at your new job. Guy, you really deserve it, and we are truly grateful to have you as mentor. You're a great guy, Guy #omgrobots
 #cutestcouple2014 from fall classic. #mentormonday #omgrobots
 Today's weekly inspiration is Buzz Light Year. Because when we build our robot, we hope to go to infinity and beyond. #omgrobots #weeklyinspiration
 Team 4 is having a fall run of merchandise made. Orders are due Oct. 10th, email team4elementpr@gmail.com if you're interested.
 Today's #throwbotthursday is Team 4 from '06: our rookie year! This team won us two blue banners, so we hope to accomplish what these guys accomplished. #omgrobots

Latest Blog Posts

Fall Classic 2014

 Yesterday, Team 4 attended the Fall Classic, an off-season competition hosted by Team 4470, the Tigears, in Valencia High School. We ended the day at rank 10. It was a great learning experience, and a ton of fun. The Fall Classic was also great practice for our drive team, which featured some excited rookie […]

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Marketing at the Encino Farmers Market

 Today, Team 4 went to the Encino Farmers Market from 7:00am – 1:00pm to do some outreach. One of our current goals is to get more involved in the local community and help spread the FIRST message. When we found out about the farmers market right across the street from our school, we jumped […]

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Down to the Wire!

There are only a couple of days left of build season and we are working harder than ever! Our robot is almost done and we are just putting on the finishing touches. Bag and tag is slowly approaching which puts us all on edge but the whole team plans on putting in the extra time so […]

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High Five for Week Five

Team 4 is in the middle of assembling the robot now! All of our parts are back from being powder coated and are now being attached. We’re super excited to have a fully-functioning robot soon!   Here’s what the team’s up to:   Jordan is wiring the second robot. Avak is adjusting the gear box. […]

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