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WMPS Airbots Advance to 2018 First Lego League World Championships

WMPS Airbots Advance to 2018 First Lego League World Championships

Congratulations to Erica's Sixth Class team "Airbots", who were among 10 teams (of 54 competing in Bristol, England on Feb. 24), who advanced to the First Lego League world championships April 24-27 in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States. To qualify for Bristol, the Airbots finished first among 22 Irish teams competing three weeks earlier in Galway. It is the second consecutive year the team has advanced to a world championship. The sixth class from 2017 advanced to Bath, England.

 


 

Here's a link to a story about them on the Irish Independent web site.

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/irish-school-to-hit-the-world-stage-after-reaching-us-final-of-the-lego-championships-36688038.html

WMPS Are Runners Up in 2018 Intel Mini Scientist Competition Finals

WMPS Are Runners Up in 2018 Intel Mini Scientist Competition Finals

Congratulations to Melanie's fourth class who finished as one of five runners up in the 2017-18 Intel Mini Scientist Competition witth their project "Road Alert". More than 8,000 children were involved in the competition.

 

WMPS are 2017 all Ireland Robotics Champions

WMPS are 2017 all Ireland Robotics Champions

Yes, Wicklow Montessori Primary School 6th Class " Robo Riders" Team are Irelands SAP First Lego League Robotics Champions for 2017.  To achieve this we had to fend off tough competition from all the other Primary and Secondary Schools entered in the national competiton in Galway this year!

Alumni. Myles Murray, Irish Naval Service.

Alumni. Myles Murray, Irish Naval Service.

Myles Murray graduated from WMPS in 2006, since then his work with the Irish Naval Service has taken him to the Mediterranean in Operation Pontus, a humanitarian search and rescue mission, co-ordinated by Italian authorities.

 

Myles tells us more about his education and career to date below.