Newton Hosts FIRST Lego League Qualifier

Newton Hosts FIRST Lego League Qualifier

The LigerBots are at it again! This time the city’s high school FIRST Robotics team from both high schools hosted a big event this past Saturday at Newton North High School. Armed with Lego Mindstorms kits and a healthy bit of competition, nearly 500 students, parents...
The city lets the Ligerbot team down

The city lets the Ligerbot team down

Stand back, it’s time for a rant. This morning, a caravan of students parents and coaches pulled out of Newton South at 6:30 amidst cheers and celebration from their friends neighbors and community. Our award winning LigerBot team is heading off to the World...
Newton LigerBots: St. Louis here we come

Newton LigerBots: St. Louis here we come

Newton’s FIRST Robotics team began its trek to the World Championships in St. Louis early this morning following a send off party outside of Newton South. The caravan included 47 people, two U-Haul trailers and seven minivans. The team and parent drivers will...

Schools to LigerBots: Nope

A quick update on the LigerBots story, we got a “no” from the schools on using the bus company we found that could have transported us to St. Louis. As far as I understand, they are simply not comfortable with a company that hasn’t yet been vetted....
Follow the LigerBots Today through Saturday

Follow the LigerBots Today through Saturday

It’s cold, it’s raining, you’re inside at work anyway. Follow the LigerBots online! The New England Regionals start today and we have the schedule of matches, so here are the times for the Newton LigerBots:       Thursday: Quals   1:...

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