Oxford Community Schools had 10 FLL Jr. teams for the 2016-2017 season.
OCS FLL Jr. History:
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Lego Builders Masters
Team GAGA Ball
Fantastic Lego Girls
OES hosted an unofficial Jr.FLL event.
TORC student members mentor many of the Daniel Axford Elementary JrFLL teams. We also provided judges and staff for the Daniel Axford/Oxford Elementary JrFLL Expo in March of 2013.
“Team #12 has been having practices for the last month on Thursdays after school. Drew (TORC student mentor) has been at the practices and has been very helpful. Also, thank you for setting up the time for the kids to see the TORC team run robots in November. We had 5 out of 6 kids attend and all were fascinated.” -<em>Sue V., coach Team #12 Creator Cats
“Austin and Laura (TORC student mentors) have attended 3 meetings, Laura said she may be able to continue helping us through the season- she is fantastic!” -<em>Melissa C., coach Team #1 ELEGAX Super Builders</em>
“Our team visited the TORC team at the high school and 5 out of 6 of our team members attended and had a great time. Drew (TORC student mentor) has helped our team in working together as a team, taught the kids about certain parts of the moving Legos they built, talked about simple machines, and worked with the kids.” -<em>Sue V., coach Team #12 Creator Cats</em>
2013, TORC has provided student mentors to the Oxford Elementary JrFLL teams.
In partnership with Daniel Axford elementary, OES hosted a JrFLL Expo, where TORC provided judges and staff. Shown here is TORC member Titus mentoring the Leo Lego Rock Stars.
2012, TORC presented <em>FIRST</em> and demonstrated its robot at a day long, “Share Your Talents” day. These demonstrations spurred an increase in JrFLL teams at Oxford Elementary School.
<img class=”size-medium wp-image-2876″ src=”http://torc2137.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/TORC-Titus-mentors-the-Daniel-Axford-Leo-Lego-Rockstars-253×300.jpg” alt=”TORC – Titus mentors the Daniel Axford – Leo Lego Rockstars” width=”253″ height=”300″ /> TORC – Titus mentors the Daniel Axford – Leo Lego Rockstars
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2015<br clear=”none” />9 teams
Lego Red Wings
TORC is mentoring three of Clear Lake Elementary’s JrFLL teams. Teaching students about simple machines, TORC student mentors assist the children with Lego construction. TORC will also be offering their assistance as Clear Lake hosts a JrFLL Expo in April.
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2015<br clear=”none” />3 teams
2014<br clear=”none” />Lego Crafters
Mega Lego Builders
2013<br clear=”none” /> 5 teams<br clear=”none” /> In 2013, Leonard Elementary Principal, Paul McDevitt and two Leonard students visited theTORC pre-bag practice event and took advantage of an opportunity to feed the “Ultimate Ascent” robot discs. Leonard Elementary has now established JrFLL teams in 2013. They recently participated in the DA/OES JrFLL Expo, where TORC judged.<br clear=”none” /> <br clear=”none” /> 2012<br clear=”none” /> 2 teams<br clear=”none” /> In 2012, Leonard Elementary students visited TORC’s facility and saw the robots and students in action. They expressed a desire to have robotics in their school.
TORC demonstrated it’s robot at the Leonard Elementary School assembly in 2011. This increased awareness of <em>FIRST</em> and an excitement to have teams at Leonard.[/toggle]
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