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The Duluth East Daredevils Robotics Team did a presentation today, and it was very impressive! This was their third year of competing, and they did a super job!
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On the heels of the success of the Two Harbors High School robotics team, the junior high kids are now getting a chance to build a functioning robot.
The FIRST LEGO robotics team for 6-8 graders kicked off this fall and about 30 kids are participating.
There was some stiff competition at the FIRST Robotics Worlds Competition in St. Louis over the weekend. The Two Harbors team, which is in its first year, held its own against teams sponsored by companies like Google and Motorola and hailing from places like Israel and Turkey.
The Agate Robotics team had to ship its robot to St. Louis in the days after the Duluth competition—no improvements are allowed between the regional and world competition—but the team is still plenty busy with fundraising efforts.
Purchase Granite Gear tote bags, Frisbees or raffle tickets for the opportunity to win a Granite Gear pack from Robotics students.
Make a cash donation or send a check made out to ISD 381 with THHS Robotics in the memo line to Two Harbors High School, 1640 Highway 2, Two Harbors, 55616.
E-mail or call adviser Lauren Burton, email@example.com or 834-8201 ext. 8228 with other ideas.
Two Duluth teams made the quarterfinals in separate FIRST Robotics regionals at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Saturday. But it’s Rock Solid Robotics from Two Harbors that’s going to St. Louis.
It all started when Two Harbors High School Principal Brett Archer applied for a $6,500 grant from NASA. The money was to help fund the school’s robotics program. There was just one problem: THHS didn’t have a robotics program.
While some student teams practice on ice with sticks and others work out on the court with basketballs, the Silver Bay robotics team at William Kelley High School practices in the shop room—with robots.
The Flaming Anchors robotics team, based out of William Kelley High School in Silver Bay, will take on regional competitors next week at the University of Minnesota’s Mariucci Arena with the chance of competing at an international event.
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