Bethesda Christian School’s FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team has qualified for the South Super-Regional Championship, to be held March 23-25 at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia.
The team's advance to the South Super-Regional will be its third appearance in four years. Faculty sponsor Una Davis stated that the squad “double-qualified” for the Super-Regional, placing second for the Inspire Award and winning the Think Award at the FTC North Texas Regional Championship on February 25.
The Inspire Award, the highest honor given at a meet, recognizes a team that embodies the spirit of the FTC program. The Inspire Award winner is a top contender for many other judged awards and exhibits Gracious Professionalism, one of the FIRST program’s highest values.
The Think Award is given to a team for the quality of its engineering notebook. Judges recognize the winning squad for its documentation of the robot design process.
Members of the Ambassador Robotics team are Noah Brown, Ben Davis, Mark Eagan, Rachel Gruenbaum and Brandon Watanabe. The Ambassadors will be one of 72 teams in 11 states competing at the South Super-Regional Championship.
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You’re invited to the 3rd Annual Ambassador Event on Nov. 10! We thank you for the tremendous outpouring of support demonstrated at our first two Ambassador Events. We are excited to see what the Lord has in store for this year. We ask that you join us on the frontlines by inviting your pastor, an interested friend, and a local businessman or woman to learn more about the BCS mission. To help us prepare for this event, we ask that you RSVP here.
Be sure to join us for Kindergarten Coffee Tour on Monday, Nov. 6, at 8:30 a.m. Kindergarten Coffee is a terrific opportunity for prospective families to learn specifically about the Bethesda Christian School kindergarten program. This event includes a tour of the school, experiencing part of our elementary chapel service, special activities for prospective kindergarten students, and more. RSVP to this event here.
Be sure to join us for Meet the Teacher on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 2:00 p.m. Each student will receive a packet containing important information, including documents that must be completed and returned to the school. The program will start in the sanctuary with a general session for parents and students, followed by the opportunity to meet with teachers in their classrooms. Please be sure to stay afterward for our ice cream fellowship! We look forward to seeing you!
Mark your calendar! The first day of school for the 2017-2018 school year begins at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16.
Summer reading is required for all BCS students entering grades 1-12, and summer reading information packets are available on the BCS website under the password-protected BCS Families menu. Use your RenWeb login credentials to gain access to this area, then select “BCS Forms & Flyers” on the left menu and scroll down to the Summer Reading section.