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Coral Park Senior High Students Advance to World Robotics Competition 

By | August 12th, 2022|Categories: Competitions, Engineering, Robotics|Tags: , , |

The Ramtech robotics Team won the Rocket City Regional Tournament in Huntsville, Alabama. This is the team's first win at a FIRST® Robotics  regional tournament. The Ramtech student team also earned the Autonomous Award sponsored by Ford, which celebrates the team that has demonstrated consistent, reliable, high-performance robot operation during autonomously managed actions. Evaluation is based [...]

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Students Excel in Drone Competition at 2022 Youth Fair

By | July 13th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Competitions, Robotics|Tags: , , |

At this year's Youth Fair competitions, we saw a nail-biting race to see which student could use their jarring drone skills to maneuver around an elaborate obstacle course filled with loops, turns, and dives in hopes of getting the fastest time.

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Engineering Students Tour Raytheon Offices

By | July 8th, 2022|Categories: Competitions, Engineering, Robotics|Tags: , , |

FIRST Robotics Team Scores in Orlando Regionals American Senior High FIRST Robotics Teammates made their "rookie" debut in Orlando, Florida with a talented squad of fourteen students. This team became the fifth FIRST Robotics team in Miami-Dade County, and the only team in North Miami. They designed, constructed, and competed an original robot against teams from [...]

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Miami-Dade Entrepreneurship Camp

By | July 19th, 2021|Categories: Business Management, Competitions, Marketing, Sales & Service|Tags: , |

The Miami Dade Entrepreneurship Camp at John F. Kennedy Middle School worked to provide students the opportunity to develop their business plans and pitches with support from teachers and business experts who volunteered their time. In total 96 middle and high school students from John F. Kennedy Middle School, Miami Jackson Senior High School, and Homestead [...]

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Proud of these Tigers!

By | May 16th, 2020|Categories: Competitions, Engineering, Middle School|Tags: , , , |

W. R. Thomas Middle School pre-engineering students receive their 1st place Awards in Drafting with Autodesk Inventor. CONGRATULATIONS!

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Bringing Home the Gold

By | May 10th, 2020|Categories: Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Competitions, CTE Initiatives, FBLA, Miami Dade County|Tags: , , , , |

Bringing home the gold is an understatement when we had to rent a u-haul to hold over 100 trophies earned by MDCPS FBLA students at the first ever FloridaFBLA PBL Virtual State Conference. Thank you to state advisor Jody Jones for making this happen in light of Covid-19.

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Vex Robotics Competition at the Miami-Dade Youth Fair

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

W.R. Thomas and Coral Reef alliance took top place tournament champions at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair VEX Robotics competition on March 17, 2019. The Tiger Industries team from W.R.T. also won first place middle school engineering notebook award. Highlights of the event include: South Dade Senior high winning 2nd competing for the first [...]

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Dorothy M. Wallace C.O.P.E. Center Excels at FCCLA Events

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Career Technical Student Organizations, FCCLA|Tags: , , |

The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), held two events in Miami this January. The first event which was the FCCLA District X Florida Proficiency Competitive and S.T.A.R. Competitive Event which was held in January 17, 2019, and took place at Johnson & Wales University. The second event, the FCCLA District X Meeting & [...]

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TEN80 Contest at 2018 STEAM Expo

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: CTE Initiatives, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

  TEN80 at 2018 STE(A)M Expo - MDC North Campus-drone & race car Middle school Drone competition competitors: JFK Middle , Palmetto Middle, WR Thomas, Hialeah Middle

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Ten80 STEM Innovators-in-Training

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, STEAM, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Over 1200 students participated in Ten80 education's STEM day. This  fast-paced event for high school students was geared towards upperclassmen and opened the doors for long-term engagement in STEM learning. Each workshop addressed different STEM-related concepts and skills but all addressed a key aspect of the innovative process.  Student participants were exposed to a variety of career [...]

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