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Robotics Club at CES and HES

 HEC RoboHawks             CES Robotics    

HES (left) and CES (right) Robotics Team

 Inaugural Robotics Clubs Prep for Competition

For the past several weeks, Covington Elementary (CES) and Haverhill Elementary (HES) inaugural VEX IQ Robotics Clubs have been busy in preparation for this month’s area competitions. The VEX Competitions task students to design and build robots that can complete a variety of skills and tasks for points in a game-based engineering challenge against other teams. Tournaments are held year-round at the local, state and world level. 


Fifth grade teacher and Robotics Club leader, Elizabeth Kitchen, hosts Haverhill’s team the RoboHawks. “We started these clubs as an avenue for students to try something new and challenging.  Students are engaged in a hands-on learning experience that promotes a passion for math, science and technology.”  


And that’s not all students take away from the club says fifth grade teacher and CES Robotics Club leader, Tara Hallman.  “Our students are developing critical life skills such as communication, teamwork, and leadership. It’s been wonderful to see the students build, work together and problem solve.”


Throughout February, the CES and HES robotic teams will travel to several tournaments around the Indianapolis area to compete.  Good luck.