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From left, William O’Neill and Christian Medina from Southern Middle School engineer their attachments between events.

On May 12, robotics teams from Moore County Schools’ middle schools competed at Pinecrest High School, showing off their coding and engineering skills.

There were more than 60 students representing each middle school, including the Connect! Virtual Academy. The competition is a culmination of months of preparation and practice. Teams were scored on their ability to accomplish tasks using multiple robots and customized attachments of their own design.

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Coach, organizer, and Digital Integration Facilitator, Will Allred helps Crain's Creek Middle students Jackson Haas (L) and Robert Wattle (R) troubleshoot their code.

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From left, Coach Kristin Baptista, Joseangel Vargas, Efren Salgado Zamora, Coyi Atkinson, Henry Debray, and Coach Katherine Slate from Westmoore Elementary School with the Corrine Walls Middle School Robotics Trophy.

(2) comments

Tommy Davis

Teamwork for students who learn early on how to organize, structure and produce projects conducive to laying a pathway for knowledge based programs. Kent were there any home schoolers in attendance?

Sally Larson

This is so amazing to see what kids can do today; I'm very impressed! Congratulations!

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