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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 website iswww.parkshoredaycamp.com.

The Robotics Science Academy...

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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 Top Teacher Search Contest on the WABC-TV show LIVE! With Kelly and Michael. After a long weekend of voting, Mr. Motchkavitz was named one of the five...

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SBPLI Announces Award Winners At 15th Annual Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

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 was held March 27-29.

More than 2,000 students from 50 high schools from Long Island, New York City, New Jersey, and Brazil...

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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 (www.usfirst.org), presented by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI). 

The competition will...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. Raises Funds for Its Fred Breithut Scholarship At Annual Breakfast

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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SBPLI Announces Award Winners of FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournament at Syosset High School

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 York area and Connecticut took part in the daylong competition. 

The FTC is a program through FIRST, which is an...

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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 27-29th. 

IEEE is the world's largest technical professional society. It is dedicated to...

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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). 

Expanding Girls' Horizons in Science and Engineering Month was created by the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Network, a not-for-profit organization that encourages young women to pursue careers in 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...

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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 College throughout four years of college with $1,000 per semester (maximum eight semesters).

Applicants must meet the following...

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Winners Announced At FIRST Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournament

Alliance team members graciously "high-five" one another after a job well-done following one of the initial matches at the FTC Qualifying Tournament at Hewlett High School on January 19.

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 theFIRST Tech Challenge Qualifying Tournament at Hewlett...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) will present the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Qualifying Tournaments on February 1 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and February 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Islip Senior High School, which is located at 85 Wheeler Road in Central Islip. The tournaments are being hosted by the Central Islip Union Free School District Board of Education and Craig G. Carr,...

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Students learn the rules of the new game, "Aerial AssistSM" at the FIRST Robotics season kickoff, held at Stony Brook University's Jacob Javits Lecture Center on January 4

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...

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Will Recce, Principal, School Construction Consultants, Inc. and Board Member, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), announced that the Plainedge High School Robotics Team #527 was the winner of this year’s musical theme contest. The song, titled “Ignition,” will be used at SBPLI’s 2014 Long Island Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC), which will take place March 27-29 at Hofstra...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) has announced that the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge (FTC) Qualifying Tournament will be held on Sunday, January 19 at Hewlett High School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The school is located on 60 Everit Avenue in Hewlett.

This year’s challenge is “FTC® BLOCK PARTY!SM”, in which robots must place plastic blocks onto pendulum goals. Students...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) recently announced that its 2014 season for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) will kick off on January 4, 2014, starting at 9:30 a.m. (Doors open for registration at 8:45 a.m.). More than 40 Long Island teams will meet at Stony Brook University to learn about the game for the upcoming year.

Along with over 2,000 teams...

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Competition Showcases Benefits of Robotics Programs on Students, Community

On November 16, high school robotics teams met at Half Hollow Hills High School West for the Half Hollow Hills Invitational, a post-season robotics competition, sponsored by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.

The competition was designed to showcase the benefits of robotics programs on students, schools and their communities. Residents, teachers and administrators from the Half Hollow Hills School District and other Long Island school...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. will be preparing children for the "NATURE'S FURYSM" Challenge at the FIRST LEGO League practice tournament on December 7 at Ronkonkoma Middle School.

In "NATURE'S FURYSM", children 9-14 years old will research and present their own creative solutions to one of the largest international issues: natural disasters, which have affected nearly three billion people, globally. Children (up to 10...

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On October 9, High-school students, including members of the FIRST Robotics Team 3624, had the opportunity to meet “The Incredible Bionic Man” at the Half Hollow Hills High School East Auditorium. The event was sponsored by School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. in conjunction with and the Smithsonian Channel.

At the event, students watched a demonstration of the Bionic Man and participated in a question-and-answer session with NYS...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) has announced that The Minstrel Players, Northport’s oldest theatre group, will take part in the “Community Give Back” program during the 2013-2014 season.

Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for senior citizens and children. For every ticket sold, The Minstrel Players will deduct $5.00 from the original ticket price and donate $5.00 back to SBPLI to fund its annual FIRST (For Inspiration...

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