Carver Programs Robotics Event

Photo courtesy Michael Lin San Marino elementary school students competed for the first time last year at the FIRST Lego League qualifying tournament hosted in Upland. Carver Elementary School will host a similar tournament next month.
Photo courtesy Michael Lin
San Marino elementary school students competed for the first time last year at the FIRST Lego League qualifying tournament hosted in Upland. Carver Elementary School will host a similar tournament next month.

Having joined the organization just last year, Carver Elementary School will host a qualifying tournament for FIRST Lego League in November at which enterprising elementary school students from throughout the San Gabriel Valley will compete in the robotics program’s Into Orbit challenges.
Twenty-one teams are signed up for Carver’s tournament, including a handful from Carver, Valentine Elementary School and Huntington Middle School. Up to 10 students in grades 4-8 can be on a team. Carver’s tournament will be on Saturday, Nov. 10. Continue reading “Carver Programs Robotics Event”

Building Blocks of Teamwork in FIRST Lego League

The FIRST Lego League teams in San Marino elementary schools had a strong enough showing to get started on next year’s season, even if it wasn’t reflected in the Los Angeles area’s final results.
Four teams from Valentine Elementary School and five from Carver Elementary School recently competed in a regional tournament in Upland, with one team — the Valentine Vipers — advancing to the championship round in La Cañada Flintridge this past weekend. Unfortunately, that’s also where the team’s inaugural season ended. Continue reading “Building Blocks of Teamwork in FIRST Lego League”