North Engineering Robotics Design Squad

N.E.R.D.S. Announcements

  • 5-16-2019 Everett District Robotics Tournament

    The "Nerdy NERDS" showed how "grace under pressure" works as they all worked together to try to overcome the odds as everything literally fell apart at the district tournament. This team made us proud as they kept their chin up, their enthusiasm, and their teamwork even when their little robot Yube and her attachments took a tumble and parts went flying right at game time. 

    Their little robot that normally could score a respectable 96 points (a 1st place sort of score), didn't manage to have a good day today, leaving the NERDS in 11th place.  It is OK though- because what we saw was a team that didn't break down when the robot broke down, and that made our day!

    nerds at game table



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  • 3-11-2019 Geekwire Robotics Cup!

    A huge thumbs up and congratulations to the NERDS who rocked it at the Geekwire Robotics Cup last week. The NERDS came in 6th place in the robot game AND won the TEAM SPIRIT award. This means that these NERDS are the first robotics team in North MS history to complete the trifecta by winning tournament awards in ALL THREE categories (robot, research project, and core values.) in a single year! WAY TO GO NERDS!

    This was such a fun event with teams from all over Washington State. We loved meeting everyone and seeing the interesting solutions to the robot game!

    Geekwire ready for the robot  team at geekwire




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  • 2-27-2019 On our way to the Geekwire Robotics Cup!

    The NERDS are on our way to the Geekwire Robotics Cup Invitational Tournament next month, and we are very excited! We just found out that we are one of the teams featured in their blog/article today! Check it out!

    GeekWire Robotics Cup is thrilling new addition to annual Bash, featuring 24 teams of junior geeks

    geekwire article




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  • 2-21-2019 NERDS Represent FIRST LEGO League at Boeing

    An awesome group of NERDS presented about the NERDS teams and FIRST programs to the engineers and other employees at Boeing Everett this week. They represented our school and FIRST with awesome responsibility and professionalism! They also got a tour of the Boeing factory, including the largest building in the world! Go NERDS!

    nerds at boeing



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  • 1-20-2019 State SemiFinals Was Awesome!

    Congratulations to the NERDS Smarties who competed this weekend in the WA State Semi-Final Robotics Tournament at the Amazon Building in Seattle! They brought home the trophy for "First Place in Robotics Strategy and Innovation" for their awesome technical presentation to the judges and came in 16th place in the Robot Game! Great Job NERDS

    nerds in the elevator  nerds at amazon  nerds on the big screen  award

    smarties nerds




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  • 12-9-2018 Great Work at Regionals!

    Congratulations to the NERDS Robotics teams who competed this weekend with 42 teams at the North Puget Sound Regional Robotics Tournament!  Our three teams all SHONE. The Nerdy NERDS team was recognized by the judges for their Innovative Solution for growing food in space. The Rainbow NERDS team were recognized by the judges for Inspiration and for Gracious Professionalism.   Our third team, The NERDS Smarties were recognized by the judges in many areas, including Robot Programming, Teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism. The Smarties won 1st place in Presentation and earned a spot at the Western Washington State Semi-Finals!  WAY TO GO NERDS!Nerdy NERDS  Rainbow NERDS   Smarties  Competing



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  • 10-31-18 Competition Teams have been selected!

    Thank you to all the NERDS teams for all their hard work this season! We've narrowed down to our three teams that will be attending the North Puget Sound Regional on December 8th at Cascade HS.

    Team Numbers are: 
    769: Rainbow NERDS
    770NERDS The Smarties
    12772: [7-68-66] NERDS ("We're Nerdy But Only Periodically")
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  • 9-27-18 2018 Teams are formed!

    Awesome turn out this year! We have over 50 students!

    We have formed 7 teams who will be engaging in some friendly and supportive competition for our school's three sports at regionals. 

    The kids have started to develop their team identities by choosing team names and designing mission patches. Team names right now are:

    • The NERDS Smarties
    • The Northern Lights NERDS
    • NERDS The Candy
    • Rainbow NERDS
    • Galaxy NERDS
    • Silver Eye NERDS
    • NERDS Astro Sheep Association (NASA)
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