Paul Scribner Robotics Lab

Paul Scribner Robotics Lab

 


Students at a RoboCup Junior event at MIT

The Paul Scribner Robotics Lab is the newest addition to our school and its programs. Established in 2007 as a memorial to former student Paul Scribner, the lab is a physical manifestation of the Green Valley mission: to provide a hands-on educational experience for our students.

The lab is a bright, generous, space where children can spread out to do their inventing. There are computer stations where children can test and program their robots. Equipment is available for every student.

Each group works with one another to design, create, and program a robot to meet a designated challenge.

A robotics class meets in the lab once each week to learn robot construction and programming principles. They learn to build robots using the latest Robotics Systems, as well as principles of motion and gearing, and use of light, touch, and ultrasonic sensors.

Each year, students compete in a variety of robot challenges that include mazes, obstacle courses, races, and soccer. Students have joined competitions at MIT, Carnegie-Mellon, and RoboCup Junior Competitions in Australia, Italy, Seattle and Montreal.

With the addition of the Paul Scribner Robotics Lab, Green Valley School will be better able to continue its tradition of Robotics excellence.



Working in the lab with Vex Robotics

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 5--Spelling Bee at 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 10--4th grade visit to Strawberry Banke

Wednesday, May 11--Junior High Parent dinner 6:00 p.m.

Sat. Sun, May 14 & 15--JH parking cars at the Sheep and Wool Festival

May 17 to 26--Junior High to London and Iceland

Friday, May 20--Lower Elementary Camping Trip

Monday, May 30th--No school, Memorial Day

Wednesday, June 1--Move-up day, new students visit for the day and Kindergarten, 3rd and 5th,6th grade students move up to new classrooms.

Thursday, June 2--Spelling Bee at 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, June 8--Junior High Graduation and Potluck dinner, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, June 10th--Kindergarten Graduation

Monday, June 13th--Summer Program Begins

Last Day of School--Friday June 10 Junior High, Monday June 13 Lower El, Tuesday June 14 Upper El (different ending times because of weekend make-up days)

2016-17 Calendar