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JUNIOR ROBOTICS COMPETITION TO TAKE PLACE IN MONTREAL WEST

MONTREAL, APRIL 26, 2013- A record number of students will attend and compete in the 11th edition of RoboJunior Junior Robotics Competition, organized by the Educational Alliance for Science & Technology (EAST), at Royal West Academy (189 Easton) in Montreal West on Friday, April 26 (9 a.m. and 3 p.m.) and Saturday, April 27 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

A total of 350 students (Grade 3 to Secondary V) from 18 schools will make up a total of 67 teams and compete for gold, silver and bronze medals. Prizes are Lego NXT kits, NXT intelligent Bricks and NXT expansion kits. The overall winning school will be awarded the Quebec Junior Robotics Competition Cup. It will be a sea of colourful t-shirts as students show and share their knowledge of science and technology with dance, search and rescue, soccer and Beatles challenge events.

The participating schools are: Bancroft, Cedarcrest, Hampstead, Edinburgh, Elizabeth Ballantyne, St. Monica, St. Dorothy, Gardenview, General Vanier, Gerald McShane, Merton, Royal Vale, Royal West, Vincent Massey, John Rennie, Marymount Academy, Selwyn House and The Study.

 


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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca