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Reporters stopped by the FRC at Hofstra on Friday, April 1, 2016 to share a glimpse of the high-energy event

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Leading publication focused on the benefits of STEM programming and the challenges faced with fundraising for this sector. 

 

 

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SBPLI FLL Championship 2016

Longwood High School was once again home to the School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Long Island Championship Tournament, which took place at the school on Sunday, February 28. The event challenged 400 Long Island middle school children to demonstrate their problem-...

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Dr. Yacov Shamash, Stony Brook University Vice President for Economic Development, was recently appointed as Chairman of the Board of School-Business Partnerships of Long Island (SBPLI). Dr. Shamash replaces Hans Zobel, who has stepped down from the post but will remain with the organization as a member of the board. George L. Duffy III, Kristin O’Rourke and Bertram Dittmar have also joined...

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The schedule for the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition has been announced:

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
6:00 PM-8:00PM
5 Team Reps to Load In and Set Up Pits

Thursday, March 31, 2016
7:45AM
5 Team Reps to Load In

Thursday, March 31, 2016
8:30AM
Pits, Machine Shop, Registration and Inspection Open

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Weeks of research and design will culminate in the FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Long Island Championship Tournament on Sunday, February 28. Sponsored by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), this event will take place at Longwood High School, where 400 Long Island middle school children will demonstrate their...

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[From left to right] Valerie Cartwright, Kara Hahn and Rob Trotta attended the grand opening of the Reboli Center for Art and History in Stony Brook [...] 

Rocky Point Middle School's robotics team recently competed at the FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament and took home top prizes. Going against 34 teams, the two Rocky Point teams showcased their original [...]

The crowd erupted in a roar as a large group of supporters could not contain their excitement at the announcement that John F. Kennedy Middle School's Robotic Raccoons would advance to the finals. It was an exciting afternoon as team members also received the judges award for [...]

Rocky Point High School's Quantum Chaos Robotics team recently finished in second-place at the Fresh Meadows West Qualifier Competiton. The team was also awarded the "Judges" award trophy doe to their effort, performance and dynamics [...]

Kings Park High School students attended this year's kickoff event for the 2016 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, sponsored by School Business Parternships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI)and hosted by Stony Brook University. [...]

FiOS1: Mineola High School hosts FIRST Long Island Lego League Tournament
The competition challenged teams to invent a robot that would help solve the problems of pollution

Lego practice during recess? That's what happened when the Patchogue-Medford High Shool robotics team recognized a need in the elementary schools for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and acted on it [...] 

Will Recce, Principal, School Construction Consultants, Inc. and Board Member, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), announced that the Seaford High School FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team #4567 “The Phi-Kings” was the winner of this year’s musical theme contest, sponsored by WorkLife Resources, Inc. The song will be...

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SBPLI FIRST Long Island students, educators and parents converged on the Jacob Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University for the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition Kick-Off and Game Reveal.

The Stony Brook University Jacob Javits Lecture Center was abuzz with anticipation on Saturday, January 9 as students, educators and families from across Long Island joined together for the unveiling of the 2016 FIRST® (For the Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) “Stronghold” theme. Based on popular medieval castle-conquering and battle-strategy games, “...

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Chris Pinkenberg, the coach of the Rocky Point FLL team “Gear Headz,” was named 2015 Person of the Year by Times Beacon Record (TBR) Newspapers. TBR reporter Rachel Silford writes:

Chris Pinkenburg has been trying to get Rocky Point students more interested in math and science. So he created his own robotics club called GearHeadz to do so. Because of this, he has been named a...

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The 2016 season of School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI)’s FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) will kick off on January 9, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. Over 40 Long Island teams made up of high school students will gather in anticipation of learning about the forthcoming season’s robotics competition...

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