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North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 87 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016 • 214 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

The North Forsyth High School Robotics team recently competed at the Georgia BEST robotics competition. The BEST robotics competition is an annual competition that happens in the fall, and the North robotics team is always ready to compete. Each competition is based on a game that relates to a real world...

Scientists Create Polite Robot That Passes Self-Awareness Test

Scientists Create Polite Robot That Passes Self-Awareness Test

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
November 9, 2015 • 324 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

Scientists, in a string of events that a decade ago could only be imagined in sci-fi horror movies where robots take over the world, take the next step to free-thinking robots by creating a robot that passes the “self-aware” test. Scientists at The Rensselaer AI and Reasoning Lab (Rair) in New...

NFHS STEM Program Prepares Girls for the Workforce

NFHS STEM Program Prepares Girls for the Workforce

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014 • 286 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Although we do not have a fixed STEM program here at North Forsyth, we offer a STEM mindset by incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in many other ways. Students can follow an engineering pathway or join one of the schools multiple science or technology clubs to receive the same benefits...

North Hosts November 16 Robotics Competition

North Hosts November 16 Robotics Competition

Natalie Wilson, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013 • 2,403 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

It is 7:00 am and five teams of the Raider Robotics are running through the door and stampeding their robots with eager hands. Having spent hours upon hours of their after-school lives, toying with these far-from-toy robots, no one can wait to show off their work at North Forsyth’s VEXNet Robotics...

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