Spring Break is next week. See you on Monday, April 6th.
Gear Turners Unleashed Awarded 2nd Place Champions Award at S.C. FLL Lego Robotics Tournament…It was another amazing day for our amazing Lego Robotics Team, Gear Turners Unleashed, from Langston Charter Middle School! The team competed in the S.C. First Lego League Robotics Tournament on Saturday, March 22, 2015 in Lexington, SC at River Bluff High School. The team won the Champions Award 2nd Place! They competed in 4 categories and placed 2nd in the State Overall out of 58 teams! This is a very high honor! So proud of this team! They have worked very hard for over 6 months and it is so exciting to see them receive this award! They will advance to the Arkansas Invitational Tournament which will be held at the University of Arkansas on May 14-17. Great job Gear Turners!!! Pictured above from left to right: Front Row: Haseeba Karim, Elijah Budd, Michael Causey, Corey Klepin, Back Row: Coach Causey, Jacob Stuff, Anton Aarnink, Maddie Buisch, Steitler Buisch, Coach Stuff
This past Saturday Genius Gears competed against 58 other teams at the SC FLL Robotics Tournament in Columbia. They placed 2nd in Robot Run and 4th overall. This is a huge accomplishment for a Rookie Team. These kids have worked so hard for the last 7+ months, and it truly showed at the Tournament. Congratulations to Ethan Bragg, Andrew Chekanov, Tyler Davidson, Chase Dunlap, Isabella Gonzalez, Matt Keech, and Jenna Sigel for their hard work and dedication for the last several months!! They truly represented Langston well!
The election for the 2015-2016 Langston Board of Directors will be held in May.
This year’s board elections will fill openings for the following positions:
Ways & Means Director
Director At-Large (IT focus)
Academic Affairs Coordinator
Public Relations Director
These are two-year commitments – terms expire in June 2017.
We are actively seeking qualified nominees for the following positions, which will be vacated by current members this year: Ways & Means, Secretary, and Director At-Large.
Self-Nomination Forms will be available following the information meeting in April.
There will be a Board Information Meeting on April 14, 2015 (5:45-6:15PM) in Mr. Black’s classroom. If you have questions prior to the information meeting, please contact Mr. Abel (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Brian Woodard (email@example.com).
FROM THE LANGSTON FOUNDATION:
The Langston foundation has been given four complimentary One-Day Park Hopper Passes from Disney World that can be used at any of their unique theme parks: the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom ($500 total value!). These passes expire in two years – so they are good until February 13, 2017!
Raffle tickets are just $10 for a chance to win these 4 One-Day Park Hopper Passes.
Multiple tickets can be purchased to increase your chances of winning. We will pick the lucky winner at Langston’s 10th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction on Friday, April 10, 2015. You do not have to be present to win (but we hope to see you at the gala). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the raffle ticket order form.