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2011-2012

2 FIRST LEGO League Teams Tie for First Place in Dean Kamenís Food Safety Youth Invention Challenge

Written by FIRST Press Release on June 19, 2012

  Edison Nation Awards $'250,000 in services to winners; X PRIZE Foundation awards cash prizes to runner-up teams; FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg commends kids for food safety inventions

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 19, 2012 ó In a surprise decision, a panel of innovation experts named two teams of kid inventors as first place winners for their food safety inventions during the second annual... Read More


Shelton Public Schools Robotic Revolution Team Earns Finalist Spot

Shelton Public Schools Robotic Revolution Team Earns Finalist Spot Written by John Niski on May 11, 2012

Shelton, Conn., May 11, 2012 Ė From more than 19,000 teams around the world that initially submitted projects in this yearís international FIRSTģ LEGOģ League challenge, a team of seven middle school students from Shelton, Connecticut has risen to the top in the Global Innovation Award competition. Sheltonís SIS Robotic Revolution Team is one of four finalists, along with teams from Ohio, New York... Read More


Robotics Team Needs Votes

Written by Huntington Herald on January 26, 2012

A Shelton Intermediate School robotics team needs votes to advance to the finals of a global competition. As a part of their FIRST Lego League Robotics Competition, students from the SIS Robotic Revolution team created an solution to protect consumers from contaminated eggs. The "Smart Sticker" idea is an indicator sticker on the outside of refrigerated food packaging that indicates if the food product... Read More


8th Grade Orientation

8th Grade Orientation Written by Adam Zhitomi on January 12, 2012

Enthusiastic 8th graders visited the Shelton High School Thursday, January 12th , 2012. Many different clubs set up booths in the main lobby, with interactive displays and posters, encouraging the incoming class to join their club. Team 230 showcased our hard work by driving last yearís robot and showing our team spirit. We displayed trophies from the past couple of years and gave out team buttons... Read More


2012 Kickoff

2012 Kickoff Written by Lauren Pontbriant on January 07, 2012

FIRST Team 230, the Gaelhawks, headed into another exciting season with a thrilling kickoff on January 7, 2012. Students, mentors, and alumni gathered to watch the annual webcast. The anticipation rose as we waited for this yearís game to be revealed. Finally, the moment came. They announced the game to us as Rebound Rumble. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† The goal of Rebound Rumble is to score as many... Read More


Robotic Revolution Win Top State Award

Robotic Revolution Win Top State Award Written by Huntington Herald on December 11, 2011

¬†Shelton High Schoolís gym was crowded and packed with fans on Saturday, wearing team colors and watching large screens showing close-ups of competitions. It wasnít an athletic event, but it has been called ďthe varsity sport for the mind.Ē How can you be sure an egg is safe to eat or that the Thanksgiving turkey leftovers havenít gone bad? Perhaps you have a severe peanut allergy and need to be... Read More