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WELCOME ALL ROCKBOTS TO 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Here is a recap of our last season:

Rockbots 2929A got the second best score at skills IOWA 2019 against teams from China and USA,

Rockbots 2929A made it to the finals in the VEX IQ World Championship and got 5th place in their Division;

RockGbots 9393G also got into the finals in the VEX Robotics World Championship!


Great results that have set up our baseline

So, are you guys ready?

LET'S FIND OUR SUPER POWERS

ROCKBOTS ASSEMBLE! 

 

 

Congratulations to all our Rockway Rockbots and RockGBots who represented the USA in the US Open Robotics Championship in Iowa last week. Great results: 2nd place in Skills! Incredible scores for a brand new team. Keep it up Rockbots. Let's get ready for WORLDS in two weeks. GO ROCKBOTS!!! GO ROCK G BOTS!!!

I am so very proud of the performance of all our VEX and VEX IQ

Teams this school year.

Congratulations to 9393 A, B, C and G for their achievements at the Youth Fair:

2nd Place Tournament (over all including High Schools)

and 2nd and 3rd Place Design Awards.

All our teams have been recogninzed with Awards in all robotics championships,

that's impresive!

Thank you parents and supporters! but we are not done...

Get ready Rockbots and RockGbots

Here we come IOWA and Kentucky 

GO ROCKBOTS!



“Robotics 6th and 7th grade students have received the new Robotics Magnet polo shirts today courtesy of the fundraising efforts of the PTSA.
Thank you to all the families that are part of the PTSA and have helped in this effort.

We will advise what day of the week the principal authorizes students to wear this polo shirt.
This will be our official competition shirts, going forward.”

Congratulations ROCKBOTS

All 3 Teams were excellent in the FL States: IQ got 2nd in the State plus Sportsmanship Award;

and VEX teams got Build and Design Awards.

This year, for the first time, we will have 2 Teams in the US OPEN IOWA 2019

and again a Team in the VEX IQ Robotics World Championship in Kentucky.

Great work and amazing results.

Let's keep on working together for a better team and a terrific robot.

THANKS TO ALL

GO SHINE ROCKBOTS!

CONGRATULATIONS 2929A for the STEAM in the GARDENS CREATE AWARD!

Now let's get ready for the FL STATE WORLDS QUALIFIER: 2929A and 9393G so far...

WORLDS HERE WE COME! 

 


CONGRATULATIONS ROCKBOTS IQ DISTRICT SECME CHAMPIONS 1st PLACE 
AND ALSO TO OUR SECME SCIENCE TEAM FOR THE 3rd PLACE IN THE DISTRICT.
THANKS TO ALL OUR PARTICIPANTS FOR REPRESENTING OUR SCHOOL SO WELL. SCIENCE PROJECTS' RESULTS COME OUR FEB. 7th.
 
 
 
 
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Rockway Rockbots win the IQ Robotics Competition

on Sat.12 @ the Fair.

Congratulations to all, especially to our new IQ Team. Great Job.

Also, both of our VEX teams made it to the finals

in the VEX Highschool competition.

Let's keep working!

Your all are doing great!

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Congratulations to our IQ Robotics Teams for winning the Judges, Desing and Build Awards at Riviera Middle on Dec. 8. Our youngest and newest team also got its spot in the Florida State Robotics Competition. That's amazing! Let's go Rockbots!

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CONGRATULATIONS 2929 A FOR THE SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD AND 2929 B FOR THE JUDGES AWARD @ BOB GRAHAM IQ STATE QUALIFIER LAST SATURDAY DEC 1.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO 9393A FOR THE JUDGES AND THE EXCELLENCE AWARD THEY WON AT THE WESTMINSTER STATE QUALIFIER ON SAT. DEC 1st. THANKS TO 9393 B AND 9393 C: WITHOUT YOU THIS WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE. WE ALL ARE ONE...WE ARE ROCKWAY ROCKBOTS GETTING STRONGER AND BETTER EVERY TIME. 

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CONGRATULATIONS 2929 A AND C @ THE FIU IQ COMPETITION

ROCKBOTS GOT 2nd...BETTER EVERY TIME!

 

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Congratulations to all and a BIG THANK YOU to parents and supporters for your invaluable participation and support while Rockbots are competing every weekend in different venues.
Special recognintion to our brand new team: Rock-G-Bots for their Design Award this past Sunday @ Coral Park HS.
Sun. Nov. 18 IQ at FIU. See you all there! 


IQ Teams competed @ Braddock on Sat. Oct. 20th: Congrats to Team 2929B that made it to finals in their first championship. This Saturday Oct. 27, the match will be at NARANJA.

Go Rockbots!Cool

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ROCKWAY ROCKBOTS and ROCK"G"BOTS had a super competition @ Ransom on Saturday Oct. 13. One of our teams passed to the "elimination" rounds: Just amazing for a middle school among more than 50 High school teams.Great beginning, but this is just that...the beginning...we can only get stronger! Let's GO Rockbots!

 

OUR ENGINEERING DESIGN P&S DONORSCHOOSE PROJECT HAS BEEN FULLY FUNDED!!!

Thank you parents, donors, annonimous donors and VERIZON. This is FANTASTIC!!! 

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 ROCKBOTS ROCKED THE WORLD:

"COMMUNITY VEX ROBOTICS

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD"

WINNERS 

 


Apr. 24- May 2  VEX and VEX IQ Teams 9393A and 2929A were part of the USA Team in the VEX Robotics World Championship in Kentucky. Our VEX Rockbots got a win in this competition, the largest robotics competition in the world according to Guinness World Records.

Proud of all the efforts shown by students and parents. Let's keep it up Rockbots!

Click on the picture to visit our album

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Apr. 21 First GBE Symposium at Fairchild. Our Team gets "Best use of Graphs" and "2nd Place" in this challenge.

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ROCKWAY CHAMPION!!!

Apr. 6 VEX Championship at MDC Expo Fair, reunited High and Middle Schools in a battle of Bots. Our Teams 9393A and 9393B got the second place over all and the first place in Engineering Notebook.

Now here we go Worlds!

Click on the picture to visit our album

 

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GBE "Growing Beyond Earth" Mar 28 Day 56: Our Tomatoes and Peppers are coming out!

Courtesy of Victoria P. Thanks Vicky!!!

Click on the picture to visit our album 

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ATTENTION!!!

I am so very happy and proud to announce that our TEAM 2929A has been invited to the VEX IQ WORDLS CHAMPIONSHIP. This is the second Rockway's team to qualify this year.  Congratulations! Well deserved Rockbots!

Congratulations Rockway's "ROCKROVERS" for their first underwater robotics competition at the Yacht Chandlers this past saturday. Click on the photo for pictures. 

 

 

Congratulations and THANK YOU!

Our "Falcon Cooks" represented RMS at the Green Cuisine at the FTBG on Saturday: Delicious Job! 

Results will be out in May. Good Luck!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SECME AND SCIENCE FAIR REPRESENTATIVES WHO COMPETED ON SATURDAY AT MIAMI DADE COLLEGE NORTH CAMPUS. GREAT JOB FALCONS!

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SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS TO THE IQ TEAM FOR THEIR 3RD PLACE IN THE DISTRICT. GREAT JOB!!!

ALSO, CONGRATULATIONS TO TEAM 9393B FOR THEIR QUALIFICATION TO THE VEX ROBOTICS FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. SEE YOU IN TAMPA!!! 

CLICK ON THE PIC FOR ALBUM PICS 

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL: WORLDS HERE WE COME AGAIN!

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 WE THANK PARENTS AND STUDENTS FOR THEIR SUPPORT IN THE "ROBOSLAM" STATES AND WORLDS QUALIFIER THIS PAST SATURDAY JAN. 27 AT THE EXPO FAIR. WE ATTENDED WITH 7 ROCKBOTS TEAMS!!!

AND...OUR VEX TEAM IS GOING WORLDS AFTER WINNING THE EXCELLENCE AWARD 

"CONGRATULATIONS TEAM 9393A"

IQ'S: WE WILL SEE YOU ALL AT PINECREST THIS SATURDAY...

LET'S KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK! 

Congratulations to all our Robotics Teams that participated in the AcadeMir Qualifier on Saturday Jan. 20. We got 3rd! Album coming soon!

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Let's get ready for our competition of the year:

The RoboSlam. Let's go Rockbots!!! 

ONLINE CHALLENGES FOR VEX AND VEX IQ:

 https://challenges.robotevents.com/ 

Make sure you create your own account. If under 13, ask your parents for their authorization.

Choose 2 challenges (either VEX or VEX IQ) depending on your category. All entries are due Jan. 10th. 

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Let's keep on working to fufill our goals!
Let's Go Falcon Rockbots
@Academic Village and WR Thomas Dec. 9 


Thanks to all Parents and Teams that participated in the IQ competitons during the weekend, at Bob Graham and Ransom. Team 2929 F had a great match in the finals, and was very close to winning the competition... great beginning! Let's try our best and work harder. Let's Go Falcons Rockbots!


 

Our Robotic Hand Team was also busy this weekend at the RH Seminar. Thanks to all students and parents that attended the event. Let's get ready for this important SECME competition. 

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Give thanks and enjoy: Happy Thanksgiving to all!
 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE VEX IQ TEAMS THAT COMPETED AT JOSE DE DIEGO MS.
They made it to the finals...getting better and stronger!!!
 
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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MOST RECENT WINNERS
IN THE VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITIONS:
At the Junior Orange Bowl Nov 4: Excellence Award to Rockway 9393A
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 At Miami Coral Park Nov 12:  Design Award to Rockway 9393B

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In both competitions Rockway made it to the finals,

including the IQ Teams!

 


Big thanks to Rockbots teams that competed at the Miami Heat STEM Day at the AAA on Nov. 9 and to PTSA parents who are permanetly supporting our activities.

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Let's Go Rockbots!!! 




9393B Gets Excellence Award at Manadarin Lakes

Oct. 27 VEX qualifier Congratulations!!!

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ROCKWAY ROCKBOT 9393A Qualified for STATES After winning Excellence Award at 1st VEX Robotics Qualifier of the Season

AWESOME!!! Congrats!!!

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MDCPS MAGNET Program Commercial

was filmed at Rockway! Great Job Rockbots!

 

 

 

ALL GIRLS ENGINEERING DAY AT CARROLLTON: GIRL POWERED

Rockway's girls attended on Friday Oct. 13, along with 80 other girls from MDCPS and Broward 

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CONGRATULATIONS

TEAMS 2929A AND 29292B

ON THEIR FIRST IQ QUALIFIER AT KENDALE LAKES ON SATURDAY SEP. 30. EXCELLENT JOB.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE "JUDGES AWARD" TROPHY

GREAT BEGINNING. GO ROCKBOTS!!!

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Welcome to our Classroom: First day of School

 

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Once again, this school year, my students and I want to share our work with all of our visitors.

Let's go Falcons!

The left side shows highlights of the current school year. Scroll down to see our class!


See also highlights of the past school years and more.

Visit also our class albums. Click on the link to the left. 

 

 

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE ALBUM: VEX WORLDS 

 

Congrat's Rockbots 

 

 

ROCKBOTS CHAMPIONS!!!OUR TEAM WON THE VEX ROBOTICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP JUDGES’ AWARD!!! 

 

ROCKWAY ROCKBOTS COMPETED AGAINST 160 TEAMS, FROM 44 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES, LIKE CANADA, MEXICO, CHINA, SOUTH KOREA, ETHIOPIA, SPAIN, RUSSIA, ARABIA,  ENGLAND, IRELAND, BAHRAIN, NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, COLOMBIA, PARAGUAY, KAZAKHSTAN, AMONG OTHERS.

Congratulations students and parents! This was an unprecedented achievement of Rockway Robotics’ teams. They belong to the top 3% of all the robotics teams in the world, and were also honored with the Judges’ Award. Well done Rockbots!!! You have set up high standards for our future teams. We thank you all for your hard work and dedication. It all paid off!

Latest News:

All students that participated in the the Fairchild Challenge 2015-16 were invited to a Fieldtrip to NASA this week, to celebrate their 2nd place Overall MS Category in Miami and Broward. The trip was fantastic! 

 

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Pictures of this and many more activities are posted on "Our Albums" at RMS website. Click the link to our albums and enjoy!

For the first time, Rockway Middle qualifies two teams for the Worlds Competition. These teams will represent FL along with a team from Sarasota in this event. Good luck ROCKBOTS!

Team to Worlds VEX Robotics!

Miami Maker Faire Sub Champions!
 Rookie VEX Team Wins First Trophy @ the Miami Makers Faire. Apr. Sun. 8
These teams were also invited to the World's IQ Challenge! Let's Go Rockbots!

Miami Dade EXPO 2017 Sub-Champions!

HELP NEEDED!

TEAMS TO VEX ROBOTICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

ARE ASKING FOR SUPPORT FROM ROCKWAY'S COMMUNITY AND FRIENDS.

Through the organinzation GOFUNDME you can support our Teams' Trip to World Championship 

Please support our teams!

Follow the link and learn more on how to help.

THANKS!!!!

https://www.gofundme.com/rockway-middle-robotics-world-trip

 

 

CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE OUR TEAMS WINNING THE FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND QUALIFYING FOR WORLDS

Latest News: 

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Underwater Robotics: The RockRovers 1 and 2 competed for the first time in the year on Saturday Mar. 11. Great start! Next competitions will be in Naples. Let's Go RockRovers!!!  

 

 

Fairchild Challenge "Green Cuisine" is awaiting results after their outstanding participation at the Fairchild Garden on Mar. 4. Good Luck and thank you for the effort and the delicious "K-lees"

 

Engineering Fair: 2 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze medal!  Excellent results guys. Congratulations to all students in these competitions! Great Job. Click on our albums to see pictures of the award ceremony. 

 

AMAZING NEWS!!!

ROCKWAY ROCKBOTS Won the FL STATES!!! Two teams are getting ready to go to WORLDS in KENTUCKY! They also qualified to the CREATE ROBOTICS OPEN in IOWA This is AMAZING!!!

STEM: We won first and third place in Patent Pending and Egg-Drop Engineering container!

SCIENCE FAIR: 2 Golds, 4 Silver 1 Bronze!!! Plus especial awards with invitations to Washington all paid! 

ALL EFFORTS PAID OFF

LET'S KEEP IT UP ROCKWAY!!! 

Click on our albums to see pictures of all these events! 

SIX Rockway's "Rockbots" have qualified so far for the  the State of Florida Robotics competition, with the latest qualification of our VEX Robot 9393 D.

We will be playing in Tampa next week. Congratulation to all for the great season and good luck in this important event. Let's go Rockbot Falcons!

 

 

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RMS Rockbots Champions!!!

RobotSLAM 2017 a huge success for RMS on their way to States! 

 

 

 

THANK YOU PARENTS AND STUDENTS THAT ATTENDED VEX TOURNAMENT @ McCarthy on Sunday Jan 15. It was a very good experience for our Team. Let's go Falcons!
 

LET'S GO ROCKBOTS @ WORLD'S!
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OUR PROJECT WAS FUNDED!

Thank you parents, students and donors.

Especial thanks to Chevron

Our 3 laptops are arriving soon!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AT THE YOUTH FAIR 2015
VEX and VEX IQ Competition at Ransom Jan. 24

At Baptist hospital workshop: Robotic Hand

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THANK YOU TACHERS, STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Rockway got BRONZE AWARD in the Fairchild Challenge 2014-2015

CONGRATULATIONS!

Especial congraulations to Rachel Barco and Ms. Keyla Mino who were nominated RMS student and teacher Green Role Models!

Our video got second place most viewed in youtube!

THANKS!!! 

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 VEX IQ Highrise Competition A Pinecrest Jan.11 

 Have a beautiful Christmas and best wishes for the New Year

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL! 

VEX Competition @ Gulliver Sunday Dec. 7

Congratulations 9393 C and D! Second Place @ Miami-Dade EXPO Fair 2017. Excellent Job!

Happy New Year!

Let's do our best to make this last semester the most successful! 

Thank you for your warm wishes, greetings and presents.

I love you guys! 

THANK YOU!!! PROJECT FUNDED!!!

A big thanks goes to parents, students and Chevron New York for funding our project.

Two new laptops are on their way to our classroom.

Thanks again for your invaluable support! 

Click on the picture for Album: Rockbots @ Jose de Diego MS Nov 19, 2016

Click on the picture for Jr.Orange Bowl Album Nov. 5, 2016

Congratulations to "Hyper Tech" VEX IQ Team for their qualification to the Florida Sate Robotics competition, during the qualifier at AcadeMir this past saturday Oct. 15. The team received the "Design Award" with a great 3rd best score of the competition and the highest personal score.

Thanks parents!!! Your support is greatly appreciated! 

Click on the picture to visit photo album 

 

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VEX Robotics Team "Dark Matter" wins Excellence Award at Coral Park Robotics competition, and qualifies for States!!! Congratulations to all: team, parents and supporters! Rockbots Rock!
 
Congratulations!

IQ "Rockbots" team won STEM Research Award @ Pinecrest on Sat. 24, and qualified for Florida State's Robotics Competition.  

Congratulations "Poncho" Team!

 

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 CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES

THANKS TO THE NAVAS FAMILY

RMS IQ CROSSOVER TEAMS GET GAME TABLES!

 

THANK YOU TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

RMS WINS SILVER FAIRCHILD CHALLENGE OVERALL 

WE GOT 1st PLACE MOST LIKED FB COMIC STRIP

and The Newletter Poetry Award!

 

UNDERWATER ROBOTICS COMPETITION MAR. 12, 2016 

SECME Olympiad and South FL Science & Engineering Fair 2016

RMS gets 1st place among all Middel School participants: Research Paper

 

HAVE A PEACEFUL AND SAFE HOLIDAYS 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BEAUTIFUL 2106! 

 ATTENTION: PROJECT FUNDED!
3 Laptops are on their way to our robotics class!

 1st PLACE IQ BATTLEBOTS 2016!

 THANK YOU STUDENTS AND PARENTS!
Our participation in the IQ Youth Fair competition would not have been possible without so much support and hard work. That was our last competition in IQ! Now let's get ready for VEX! Let's go Falcons!!!!

Youth Fair: IQ Last Championship 2016
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Rockway gets 2nd place in VEX Robotics competition at the MDC Fair and Expo Sat. Apr. 2

Also gets 3rd place in Engineering Design Congratulations!!! Cllick on the picture to visit Album 

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FL STATE ROBOTICS VEX AND VEX IQ FEB. 2016

RMS GETS SPORTMANSHIP IQ TROPHY

 

One more VEX IQ Team qualifies for States! Congratulations 2929A! Way to go "Rockbots Teams"

VEX IQ and VEX Robotics Teams at McCarthy Dec. 13

VEX Teams qualified to STATES!

Congratulations! 

RMS Teams Compete at Coral Park HS Dec. 12

CONGRATULATIONS!!! 

RMS qualifies for States @ MAST Academy VEX Robotics Dec. 6, 2015

 RMS School Teams in VEX Competiton @ Columbus

Congratulations!

VEX IQ Classifies for States @ Citrus matches NOV. 7, 2015

At Pinecrest Oct. 17 VEX IQ Qualifier

At Ransom Oct. 11 (Practice only)

THANK YOU PTA

Your support is invaluable!

This is the classification of...me?

 Click on the picture to visit our picture albums:)

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 Thanks to students and parents Rockway was one more time at Fairchild participating in the Green Cuisine Challenge.

Rockway students at South Florida Science and Engineering Fair and SECME Olympiad

CONGRATULATIONS to participants and specially to Bionic Hand 3rd place winners

Thanks to parents for their support.

RMS AT TAMPA

VEX and VEX IQ STATE COMPETITION 

4th and 6th in the STATE OF FLORIDA!!!

CONGRATULATIONS! 

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Film maker, Richard Kern, visits school with his latest documentary: "You, Me and the Sea"

          CONGRATULATIONS RMS Robotics Teams!

Semifinalist in the FIrst Florida State Robotics Championship

                           Tampa, Mar. 1st, 2014

THANK YOU PARENTS for your invaluable support,

      your help, your being there for the team! 

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              Starting VEX IQ at RMS 

OUR RMS TEAMS GET 2nd PLACE in VEX IQ and VEX Robotics at STEM VEX OLYMPIADS 2013-14

RMS Robotics at Pinecrest Academy classified to State VEX Robotics Competition

State Championship will be at the University of South Florida- Tampa

Saturday March 1st

Congratulations and good luck to everyone! 

Celebrating Engineeering Week at FIU Feb. 21

    Phillip Cousteau Visits our Classroom

Earth Echo Expeditions are followed by students 


Useful Links:

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Archives:

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RMS: 12 times an "A" School
Say what??

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Rockway Middle Second Place in the FAIRCHILD Challenge 2012-2013!

Thank you students, teachers and parents,

Great job!!!

Rockway Middle Especial Award in Dream in Green

ECO SUMMIT 2012-2013!

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Congratulations to our Robotics Teams
First & Third place Presentation
and Third Place in the Tech Olympics 2013!
Also, Finalists at the EXPO Fair!

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Official site for the Dream Schools Challenge

Rockway Middle

Dream in Green Champion 2009/10

 

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Mr. Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Schools

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Lesmarie Nicholson. Dream in Green School Challenge Coordinator.

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Rockway Middle is an "A" school for the 12th time in a row!
Let's keep it up.

Questions? Comments?  e-mail at:

tomili@dadeschools.net