Congratulations and thanks to First Tech Challenge team Robocracy for coordinating and hosting a First Lego League tournament at Bell Middle School for the second year in a row! The tournament was open to all Hudson Valley Region FLL teams.
Tournament champions: Team Gryffindor from Chappaqua.
Project 1st place: Pusheen Cats from Chappaqua.
Robot performance and robot design first place: [insert team name here] from Chappaqua.
Core Value first place: YES II from New Rochelle Schools.
Team Spirit Award: Robotics Rams from Byram Hills.
AMD Robotics Wizards from Ossining Union Free School District.
Exacoders from Tuckahoe.
Hydrocats from Rye Country Day School.
South Orangetown M.S.
Team G.E.N.I.U.S. from Chappaqua.
It was a fantastic day of innovation and invention and we're thrilled to help make it possible!
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We had a great night of Coding and Inspiration at Hour of Code! Thank you to our enthusiastic volunteers, Python training provided by Coditum, our great guest speaker Ruchir Puri, CCSD, SBMS and most importantly, our fun-loving and intrepid students and their parents!
The third annual STEM Fest was a success! More than 300 kids in grades K-12 will showcased their work. Local STEM experts also run hands-on activities.
Here are some news stories about the event:
VIDEO of the 2017 STEM Fest
The Seven Bridges Science Olympiad team finished it's first ever season with a tournament in Scarsdale. Competing against teams from across Westchester, the team won the award for "Best New Team." Individual awards also went to several students.
The Seven Bridges PTA is pleased to be offering a new opportunity to all Seven Bridges students. A new computer science program will run on Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm for 12 weeks beginning on Thursday, March 2.
Registration is first come, first served program, and will open up on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm via a link here. So stay tuned.
Thanks to the generosity of our parent volunteer instructors, your Seven Bridges Program Fees, and the support of the Seven Bridges administration, this program will be free but will be limited to the first 30 students to sign up. More information will follow in the upcoming weeks.
The PTA's third annual Hour of Code was bigger than ever. Three hundred students in grades K-12 registered for this introduction to computer science. Hour of Code is a world wide effort from Code.org, and organization committed to promoting computer science education in schools.
Students and parent volunteers led the classes. For students interested in ongoing opportunities to learn CS, visit our list of options here.
The PTA STEM Committee is hosting its third annual computer programming event on Friday, December 2nd from 7 to 9pm at Seven Bridges Middle School. Hour of Code is run by Code.org, an organization that promotes computer science education. The goal... inspire kids to learn programming, a skill relevant to a 21st century career path. The evening is open to kids of all levels of experience, from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Parents, please plan on staying for the event. This is not a drop-off activity.
QUESTIONS? Email ChappaquaPTAStem@gmail.com
Thank you to David Hayes, from the Chappaqua Central School District, for producing this video.