Apr 24, 2019

Robotics Takes a Top 10 Title at “Worlds”

Robotics Takes a Top 10 Title at “Worlds”

Eagle Robotics Team 11364 Diamond Plate was in action this last week at the FIRST® World Robotics Championships in Houston, Texas. The Eagles were among 15,000 students competing in robotics for the title of world champion. Only 160 out of more than 7,000 teams made it to the world stage, representing the top 5% of all high school robotics teams in the world! A truly international event, the Eagles competed with and against teams from over 40 countries. They finished with a record of 3-6 in the robot game and were recognized as a Think Award Finalist. This means the team was recognized as producing a Top 10 engineering notebook in the world. Journal entries must include descriptions of the underlying science and mathematics of the robot design, game strategies, the design, redesigns, successes, and opportunities for improvement. We are extremely proud of these freshmen and sophomore students who have exhibited world-class excellence in STEAM. Eagle Robotics Diamond Plate team members are Steven Baker, Aidan Hanson, Tade Idowu, Jacob Kessock, Sarah McCune, Grant Terry, and Eric Torp. Congratulations!

Announcements

10:00 a.m. Delayed Start Friday, February 21 Due to Inclement Weather

CommUNITY Meeting

February 21 - 8:15 a.m., Murray Arts Center

ParentEd.: Danny Kanell (NFL, FoxSports)

February 27 - 7:00 p.m., Knox Athletic Performance Center

@rt Fest

March 3 - Murray Arts Center

Preschool Peek

March 5 - 9:30 a.m. for prospective PK parents

WWII Fair

March 6 - Hughes Gymnasium

Eighth-Grade Dance

March 6 - 7:00 p.m., Murray Arts Center

Rising Freshman Parent Meeting

for high school course registration
March 10 - 8:15 a.m. Weber Collaboratory

ParentEd.: GEN Z

March 19 - 6:30 p.m. in Weber Collaboratory
with special-guest Steve Robertson

Dads on Deck

March 18 - 5:30 p.m. at baseball field
Dads fellowship event and game

PK-5th Conferences

March 23-24 - No School grades PK-5 for conferences

PreK STEAM

March 26 - 11:00 a.m. community class, Sewell Cottage

STEM Expo

March 25 - 6:30 p.m., Dining Hall and Gym

Night of Worship

March 26 at 7:00 p.m., Murray Arts Center

PTF Women's Retreat

February 22-23 - Lake Lanier Islands

High School Talent Show

February 24 to benefit PromRED

Easter Monday Holiday

April 13 - No School

Spring Break

April 6-10 - No School

MPCS Senior Trip

February 26-March 1 at Disneyworld

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