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PWMS Hosts first annual CyberKids Robotics Competition

PWMS robotics team members prepare for the obstacle course run

Parkwood Middle School hosted Union County Public Schools’ 1st Annual Cyberkids Robotics Competition on May 1st. Parkwood MS sponsored the first middle school team and four other middle schools joined them: East Union, Monroe Middle, Weddington Middle, Sun Valley Middle. Mr. Bill Kent and other Cyberkids employees have worked with teams of students throughout the school year and Parkwood and Monroe participated in a competition in Greensboro, NC on Feb 19th. On May 1st, 8 different teams competed in the areas of: Project Presentation, Teamwork, and Robot Performance.

The winners from the county wide competition were:

  • Sun Valley Middle Spartan Oilers (Overall Robotics Champions and Robot Performance)
  • Sun Valley Robotic Zombies (Teamwork)
  • Weddington Middle Robotic Marshmellows (Project Presentation)

For more information, please feel free to contact Ms. Kim Chinnis at Parkwood Middle.

Written by: Kim Chinnis, Principal of Parkwood Middle
Posted: May 05, 2010 by Lisa Chapman

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