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Mountain View robotics heads to nationals

Original post made on Mar 16, 2009

The Mountain View High School robotics team is heading to a national tournament in Atlanta after winning the Silicon Valley regional competition this weekend.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 16, 2009, 12:14 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by dennis switick, a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Mar 16, 2009 at 2:30 pm

great to see our kids do so well ! Thanks to the teachers and advisers who offer their time for the kids to shine.


Posted by Sheri Morrison, a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:49 pm

We're VERY proud of Mtn View High's Team 971 (Spartan Robotics) and also their winning alliance partners in the finals:
Bellarmine's Team 254(Cheesy Poofs)from San Jose and
The Athenian School's Team 852 (The Athenian Robotics Collective)from Danville.

Gunn's Team 192(GRT)were finalists along with their alliance partners: Girl Scout's Team 1868 (Space Cookies)and San Ramon's Team 1280 (Ragin' C-Biscuits)

Los Altos High's Team 114 (Eagle Strike) made it to the Semi-finals. Paly's Team 8 were in the Quarter-finals.

All around, a great job by our local teams!


Posted by Sheri Morrison, a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm

A minor correction to the article: The Championship in Atlanta is an international competition, not national. Teams from many parts of the world will be there to compete.

Championship takes place on Apr 17-18. You can watch the competition by webcast. Log onto the FIRST Robotics website for the link.


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