LEGO LEAGUE ROBOTICS COMPETITION
E.F. Rittmueller Middle School’s Lego Robotics Team participated in the First Lego League Robotics competition sponsored by Nexteer. Members of Team THOR (The Heroes of Robotix) have been meeting since mid-September preparing for the competition that took place on Saturday, December 6. The team is judged in four categories: Robot performance, robot technical design, group research project and a teamwork activity. There were nearly 40 teams at the competition. Team THOR earned a 7th place ranking which qualifies them for the state competition held Saturday, December 13. This is the first time EFR’s Lego Robotics Team has qualified for the state competition. The team, pictured above, is coached by parent volunteer, Eric Pattok. Front row (l-r) Will Kuch, Ashlyn Szilagyi, Wesley Beck, Donovan Barkley, Joseph McDowell and Lauren Pattok. Back row: EFR Principal Kristen Hecht, Austin Hauck, Michael Hecht, Andrew Loest, THOR Coach Eric Pattok, Jake Pattok and Eric Doherty. Missing is Juan Zarraga Torres
LIST PRESCHOOL CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING
This year in celebration of Thanksgiving, List Preschool and the families held a feast for the kids. They were able to sample all kinds of delicious foods and learn about the pilgrims and native Americans. Pictured are Mary Weiss and granddaughter Carly and Jeff Bassett, who carved the turkey with daughter Brooklyn.