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Ligerbots host robotics competition for elementary, middle school students

Samantha Fredberg December 5, 2017

North and South’s joint robotics team, the Ligerbots, hosted a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League competition with a hydro dynamics theme for students in grades...

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Ligerbots taste success at first competition

Samantha Fredberg April 7, 2016

By Samantha Fredberg Another successful season is taking shape for the Ligerbots following a successful first competition on March 12-13. The Entrepreneurship award was awarded to the joint North-South...

Courtesy of Diane Levy.

Ligerbots rank worldwide at FIRST Robotics World Championship

The Newtonite May 5, 2015

by Cate Waters North and South’s LigerBot team traveled to St. Louis last week to compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics World Championship, Wednesday...

Courtesy of Diane Levy.

Ligerbots earn prestigious award, to advance to regional competition

Jackie Gong March 25, 2015

by Jackie Gong North and South’s combined Ligerbots team sent 30 members to participate in its first district qualifying competition of the year, won the Chairman’s Award and placed third out of...

Ligerbots attends world finals in St. Louis

Ligerbots attends world finals in St. Louis

Emily Moss May 12, 2014

By Emily Moss When Ligerbots, the robotics team made up of students from this school and South, was founded six years ago, members of the team were invited to the FIRST Robotics Championship to receive...

Ligerbots team wins qualifying event

Ligerbots team wins qualifying event

Emily Moss March 26, 2014

by Emily Moss Members of Ligerbots, the robotics team made up of students from this school and South, won the New England First District Qualifying Event at Worcester Polytechnic Institute March 12, 13,...

School hosts First Lego League Maker Faire Competition

The Newtonite November 13, 2012

by Hilary Brumberg Saturday, hundreds of elementary and middle school students will swarm to this school to compete with Lego robots and to give research presentations as part of the First Lego League...

Ligerbots competes in informal competition

The Newtonite June 6, 2012

by Samantha Libraty Saturday, the Ligerbots, this school and South’s combined robotics team, competed in the Beantown Blitz, an informal competition held at Northeastern University, according to junior...

Ligerbots host competition, strengthen team

The Newtonite November 29, 2011

by Alex Feit This school hosted a regional robotics competition and gathering sponsored by the Ligerbots Sunday, Nov. 12. The competition, in which over 30 teams participated, was based on the FIRST Lego...

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