Robotics Team Wins State Competition

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — The Pleasant Hill High School Robotics Team took home the gold this weekend at the Oregon state competition in Portland. The team designed, built, and programmed a robot that went head-to-head with other schools from around the state. The team, which is named “Gromit’s Grommets,” didn’t expect to have a stellar … Continue reading »

High School Robot Project a Success

EUGENE, Ore. — A team of Eugene high school students brought a robot to life and faced off with students from across the Pacific Northwest at the Portland championships. On Friday, the public has a chance to see the robot, named Byter. Students say they use controls to let it move and spin around, catch … Continue reading »

Teams Compete in Robotics Competition

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Robotics teams filled Gill Coliseum on Friday in Corvallis for a district competition, but teams say the event is about “coopertition” – competing against each other in a way that focuses on teamwork before anything else. Friday’s event was part of the FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) … Continue reading »

Pleasant Hill Wins Robotics Competition

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Students in Pleasant Hill are still riding the high of a huge win in a robotics competition over the weekend. The Gromit’s Grommets say their victory is a real Cinderella story. This may have just been the school’s first year participating in the competition. Not only did it manage to take … Continue reading »

Science Summer Camp Teaches Robotics

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Schools out for summer, but some students were back in the classroom Tuesday. It’s the final week of the STEM and Lego Robotics Summer Camp at Hamlin Middle School. Springfield Public Schools has offered three, four-day sessions to middle schoolers over the summer. Students learn about science, technology, engineering and math in … Continue reading »