Let’s get IN THE ZONE!!
May brainstorming sessions are May 10, 24, and 25.
By popular request, here is the April 26, 2017 Planning Session PowerPoint. Think about how you will meet some of the design challenges addressed in the last few slides.
VRC Competition Dates
Late October: North Jersey competition
The week before Thanksgiving break: Small competition (~30 teams)
December 9: Home competition
Late January: Big competition (2 divisions)
February 9: Home competition
First Lego League
[This club has concluded for the 2016-2017 school year.]
This club will begin in November, and run every Wednesday until the regional qualifier on January 14th at Central High School. The club is comprised of a maximum of 8 students from 5th through 8th grade. Listen for announcements throughout October for a chance to be a part of the team.
More information on this year’s challenge can be found here: http://www.firstinspires.org/node/3461.
You can also email Mr. Millard, who will be the head coach for the 2016-2017 season: email@example.com.
http://www.roboticseducation.org/competition-teams/scholarships/ : A series of scholarships for various universities around the country.
https://www.pltw.org/our-partners/college-and-university-partners : Project Lead the Way affiliate universities around the country. Each of these schools are required to offer some sort of scholarship, stipend, or credit for PLTW students.
https://www.rit.edu/emcs/pltw/students-parents : Rochester Institute of Technology opportunities for PLTW students.
Sponsorship and Fundraising
If you are a business (or individual) who would like to support your local robotics teams here at NFCS, please consider donating a small amount of money today. There are a lot of costs involved with the program, including: supplies, travel costs, team gear, etc. You can use this form for further directions on how to donate: Robotics Support Letter.