‘Unbelievable’ win for Glen Ames robotics team

Everything clicked for the Glen Ames Senior Public School’s robotics team at the Legoland North America Open Competition, with the team winning second place in the innovative solution category for their canine-centric project. “They’re all really excited,” said their coach, Glen Ames teacher Luke Martin. “It was unbelievable… they were just in their glory the […]

Glen Ames students build a better sleeping bag as part of robotics competition

When you think of trash, what comes to mind? Plastic bottles and food waste? Garbage islands floating around the ocean? Discarded batteries and electronics? For this year’s Glen Ames robotics team, called the Garment Grabbers, what came to mind was clothing. “Usually you don’t think of clothing being wasted,” said programmer Evan Barlow. “Your parents […]

Glen Ames robotics team earns provincial spot

When their LEGO robot grabs a rescue truck, rams an ambulance and scoots both across a typhoon-swept model town, the Glen Ames robotics team hold their cheers. Not until the plane flies, all pets are rescued and the tricky evacuation sign flips just so do the Grade 7 and 8s break out smiling. It’s the […]