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SBPLI FIRST LEGO League Team No. 36549 Mineola Qualifier

Following a series of six qualifiers, 40 FIRST® LEGO® League teams from across Nassau and Suffolk Counties are set to compete at the SBPLI Long Island Championship at Longwood High School on Sunday, March 4. During the event, presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), students (ages nine to 14) and their mentors from the program will present their LEGO robots that best address...

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Students from across Long Island are set to dive into a series of FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifiers – presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) – starting this weekend. Students (ages nine to 14) and their mentors from the program have worked hard to research, design, build, program and test LEGO robots that will best address the “Challenge” set forth in FIRST HYDRO DYNAMICSSM.

 

For this challenge...

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The School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. and FIRST® LEGO® League seasons are officially underway across Long Island. Students and mentors from the programs, which collectively reach children in grades one through 12, are hard at work researching, designing, building, programming and testing models and robots that will best address the “Challenge” set forth this season....

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Following a series of five Qualifying Tournaments held at area schools, the FIRST® LEGO® League Long Island Championship will be held at Longwood High School on Sunday, March 5. The event, presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), will feature problem-solving skills and creative thinking from 40 area teams, comprised of students ages nine to 14, for a chance to advance to the FIRST LEGO League World...

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FIRST LEGO League - Mineola

Imagination and science came together at Mineola High School on Saturday, January 28 at the final two of five FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifiers, presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI). During the events, a total of 64 teams, comprised of students age nine to 14, as well as their mentors, demonstrated their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship and sense of...

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FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies - Central Islip

Imagination and science came together at Central Islip High School on January 21 and 22 at three of five FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifying Tournaments, presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI). During the events, a total of 84 teams, comprised of students age nine to 14, as well as their mentors, demonstrated their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship and...

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FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies

Imagination and science will come together this month as FIRST® LEGO® League teams, comprised of students ages nine to 14, as well as their mentors, demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship and sense of community during a series of five Qualifying Tournaments.

 

The theme of this year’s challenge is ANIMAL ALLIESSM, which requires the students to identify and solve real-world problems regarding the...

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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-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play,...

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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 problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork,...

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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 [...]

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

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 2015 Times Beacon Record Newspapers Person of the Year.

Pinkenburg, a physicist...

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On March 1, one thousand students, parents, and volunteers convened for a day of learning, technology, and fun at this year’s FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Championship at Longwood High School.

 

After eight weeks of research and design and four qualifying tournaments, 40 teams of children demonstrated their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community...

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In order to keep up with a record number of teams this year, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) held four FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Qualifying Tournaments: two at Central Islip High School on January 24-25 and two on January 31 at Mineola High School.

One hundred twenty-two teams participated in this year’s Challenge, WORLD CLASSSM. Children in elementary and middle school worked on ways to improve the...

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On March 2, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), in conjunction with Longwood Central School District, kicked off the 10th Annual Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Championship Tournament. Over 40 teams participated in the event and 17 awards were given to various teams.

This year’s challenge was NATURE’S FURYSM. Elementary and middle school-aged children researched and presented their own creative...

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(Kings Park, NY)— On March 1, one thousand students, parents, and volunteers convened for a day of learning, technology, and fun at this year’s FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Championship at Longwood High School.

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