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By Genevieve Shuey
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Kids preparing for Lego Challenge


December 11, 2019

Genevieve Shuey

Goldendale Middle School students are getting ready to compete in the First Lego League Challenge. Shown here are Sierra Blunt, Aaron Shelton, Wyatt Bolton, Ty Parsons, Sonny Piper, and teacher Lori Piper.

Students at the Goldendale Middle School are preparing to compete in the First Lego League Challenge this Saturday in The Dalles. Last year, the Goldendale team advanced to State finals. This year's team is made up of mostly first-time competitors and their teacher is new to the Challenge as well. They are looking forward to gaining valuable experience and having fun as they compete.

Fifth grade teacher Lori Piper's students have spent the past several months meeting after school twice weekly to design, build, and program two Lego Robots and structures such as bridges, elevators and cranes. Students will put their robots to the test by competing in missions such as moving and precisely pl...

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