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More than 800 teenagers from Long Island and metropolitan New York-area schools converged at the Jacob Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University on January 3 for School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.’s (SBPLI) kickoff of the Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of...

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Will Recce, the principal of School Construction Consultants, Inc. and a board member with School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), announced that the Southold High School FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team #870 “Team R.I.C.E.” was the winner of this year’s musical theme contest, sponsored by Work Life Resources. The song will be used at SBPLI’s 2015 Long Island RegionalFIRST® Robotics...

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On December 22, 2014, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) received 40 boxes of tubing from FESTO Corporation in Hauppauge to be given to local robotics teams that will be taking part in SBPLI’s Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition, which will be held March 26-28 at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports & Exhibition Complex. The tubing will be used for the robots’ pneumatics systems...

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On November 15, twenty-two teams — including two pre-rookie teams — took part in the 3rd Annual Half Hollow Hills Invitational at Half Hollow Hills High School West. The event was presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and the Half Hollow Hills School District.

High school students used the same robots they built for the 2014 Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. The robots battled...

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On October 6, one hundred and twenty-five people, including seventy-seven golfers, joined School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) as it held its 5th Annual SBPLI Golf Outing at Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club in Smithtown. Golfers enjoyed a day of golfing, BBQ lunch, a reception, and dinner. The proceeds from the event benefitted SBPLI’s FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs.

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SCOPE Educational Services Executive Director George Duffy presented a donation in the amount of $10,000 to School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) during the 5th Annual SBPLI Golf Outing, which was held on October 6 at Stonebridge Country Club in Smithtown. The money will be used to support SBPLI and its FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs.

SCOPE is a non-profit, private organization that was founded in 1964. It is...

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In support of School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), Bob and Josie Budah of Park Shore Country Day Camp presented SBPLI with a check in the amount of $5,000 for its sponsorship of the 5th Annual SBPLI Golf Outing, which took place on October 6 at Stonebridge Country Club in Smithtown.

Park Shore Country Day Camp has been owned and operated by the Budah family since 1959. The camp is dedicated to providing quality skill development programs, modern facilities and...

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Ray Donnelly, Carl Meshenberg and Jeffrey Stern have joined School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) as its new board members.

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Registration is now open for the 2015 Science Academy at Park Shore. The programs are designed to inspire Long Island students to become interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). The camp is located at 450 Deer Park Road in Dix Hills. The phone number to the camp is (631) 499-8580 and their...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) has announced that John Motchkavitz, a team leader for the Great Neck South High School FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Team #2638 “Rebels,” has been nominated for the...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announced its award winners at the 15th annual SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex (Arena) in Hempstead, New York. The event...

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After six weeks of developing, building, and programming their robots, high school students from Long Island, New York City, New Jersey, and Brazil will have the opportunity to compete in the 15th Annual SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (...

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On February 26, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), along with Farmingdale State College, presented its annual Fred Breithut Scholarship Breakfast Fundraiser at the college's Campus Center. The admission suggested a donation of $30 that went towards the scholarship, which was awarded to Adam Lopez, Farmingdale State College Freshman, and a graduate of Longwood High School. 

At the event, guests enjoyed breakfast while listening to speakers, such as Joani...

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On March 1, New York City FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), along with School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) presented the FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournament at Syosset High School. Twenty-two teams from Long Island, the metropolitan New...

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On February 26, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) was presented with a check for the amount of $1,000 from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to support the organization's many educational programs, such as the upcoming Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) to be held at Hofstra University March 27-...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) is announcing that March is Expanding Girls' Horizons in Science and Engineering Month and is urging girls to get involved in robotics as a way to become interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 



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On Sunday, March 2, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m., eight 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, where 42 teams of children and coaches will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community. The Championship Tournament will take place at Longwood High School, located at 100...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. is encouraging high school seniors who have participated in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs to apply for its Fred Breithut Scholarship. This special scholarship will assist an incoming student at Farmingdale State...

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On January 19, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and New York City FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) presented the FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournament at Hewlett High School.

The challenge was "FTC ® BLOCK PARTY!SM", in which Alliances of two teams programmed their robots to place plastic blocks onto pendulum goals. During the two-and-a-half-...

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More than 800 teenagers from Long Island and metropolitan New York-area schools converged at the Jacob Javits Lecture Center at Stony Brook University on January 4 for a local kickoff of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) where they learned details of the 2014 robotics game called "Aerial AssistSM." "The students who participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition are not only building robots; they are building character, self-... More Info

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