VEX EDR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2017-18 "JUDGES AWARD"; VEX
EDR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19 "COMMUNITY AWARD"; VEX EDR & IQ WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19 FINALISTS AND TOP
RANKED; VEX EDR & IQ STATE OF FLORIDA CHAMPIONS 2019-2020: SKILLS, TOURNAMENT AND EXCELLENCE AWARD; UPDATE 2021: FOUR TEAMS QUALIFIED FOR WORLDS FOR THE 5TH YEAR IN A ROW. AND COMPETED IN THE WORLD 2021 ROBOTICS CHAMPIONSHIP
DURING THE PANDEMIC AND WON: FIRST TIME IQ TEAM GETS WORLD INSPIRE AWARD AND THE RECOGNITION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN
FL.; IN ADDITION RMS WAS THE MOST AWARDED SCHOOL IN SECME OUT OF ALL SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTY...AND OUR UNDERWATER ROBOTICS QUALIFIED
FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SEAPERCH FOR THE FIRST TIME.
WHAT A YEAR, BETWEEN QUARANTINES AND ZOOM MEETINGS MY TEAMS MANAGED TO SUCCEED AND
BEAT ALL ODDS...
2022: All 5 Teams made it to Worlds and VEX IQ girls 2929G conquered the INNOVATE Award!
AND HERE WE COME AGAIN...GO ROCKBOTS♥
GOOD LUCK ROCKBOTS AND ROCKGBOTS
TODAY YOU ARE MAKING HISTORY!
3 VEX TEAMS IN THE ROBOTICS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!
WE ARE SO VERY PROUD OF YOU
YOUR BEST AND ENJOY ♥
FOLLOW THE WORLDS CHAMPIONSHIP
IN YOUTUBE LIVE.
on the link and watch your teams 9393A, 9393B and 9393G
TO OUR VISITORS AND SPONSORS:
OUR ROCKBOTS DID IT AGAIN!
in the USA, 1st in FL qualified for WORLDS!!!,
9393B 13th in FL qualified for Worlds;
2929A SoFL Skills Champion , qualified for Worlds!!!
and 9393G RockGbots, qualified
All teams qualified for FL Regionals.
WE COME WORLDS
May 17-19 VEX World Champioship Live
May 27-29 VEX IQ World Championship Live
Attention Visitors and Sponsors:
ROCKBOTS 2929A GOT DESIGN AWARD AND THINK AWARD LAST WEEK IN
THE VEX IQ ROBOTICS REMOTE TOURNAMENT. KEEP IT UP ROCKBOTS, AND GET READY FOR THE NEXT TORUNAMENT THIS WEEK: ARIZONA LIVE!
TO OUR VISITORS:
ROCKBOTS DO IT AGAIN: 9393A '8TH IN THE USA' WINS THE EXCELLENCE AWARD IN THE NY LIVE REMOTE
EVENT; 9393G ROCKGBOTS GOT DESIGN AWARD ON THE SAME EVENT. GO ROCKBOTS☺
ATTENTION VISITORS: GREAT NEWS 2021
And... ROCKBOTS 9393A made it to the VEX MS REGIONAL
CHAMPIONSHIP, placing 1st in FL and 11th in the USA Ranking...and not done yet: Congratulations 9393A.
All Rockbots persevere in the
middle of the Pandemic. YOU CAN DO THIS! GO ROCKBOTS!
Congratulations to our Robotic Hand Maya D: 1st Place SECME 2021; Rockbots
2929A VEX IQ 1st Place SECME 2021 and Mia Z, Nathalia G. and Kevin R. 3rd Place FPL Generator SECME 2021. Also to our
fabulous team Brain Bowl 1st Place SECME 2021 and Math Challenge TEAM 3rd Place SECME 2021. Amazing results overall
WELCOME BACK TO CLASS!!!
VISIT OUR ALBUMS: CLICK HERE!
2019-2020 SCHOOL VIDEO click here!
"2020"AN OUTSTANDING SEASON
Our Team 2929 A Wins the 2020 SoFlorida States VEX IQ Championship and gets 1st place in Skills too,
obtaining this way their qualification for the VEX IQ WORLDS CHAMPIONSHIP. All our teams qualified for CREATE Iowa and two
of them to WORLDS (VEX and VEX IQ). We got 2nd in Underwater Robotics Design, 2nd in Robotic Hand and 2nd in SECME IQ.
Congratulations ROCKBOTS, ROCK
"G" BOTS and ROCKROVERS and all the other teams that took us to the top of the list in electrifying tournaments.
Our gratitude forever for your work and dedication. Although there will be no WORLDS this year, we will have Virtual Matches
and a VIRTUAL World Celebration and the reveal of the new Season
Games on Apr. 25.
THANK YOU ALL! and Check our Albums
AMAZING RESULTS SO FAR... Science Project qualified for States ; 3rd Place in Research MS in MDCPS; 2nd Place
Robotic Hand SECME; 2nd Place VEX IQ SECME; Excellence Award, Skills Champion and Energy Award @ VEX FL States; 9393 A, B,
and G qualified for CREATE US Open (IOWA); 9393 A qualified for Worlds; 2929 A and B with awards (Excellence, Design, Skills
Champions, Tournament Champions, Energy, Inspire, Create Awards, etc)
What a season...and we are not over... HERE WE GO WORLDS!!!
Visit our Album
CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR ALBUMS
ALL ROCKBOTS TO 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
Here is a recap of our last season:
2929A got the second best score at skills IOWA 2019 against teams from China and USA,
2929A made it to the finals in the VEX IQ World Championship and got 5th place in their Division;
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
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,
Thank you parents and supporters! but we are not done...
Rockbots and RockGbots
Here we come IOWA and Kentucky
6th and 7th grade students have received the new Robotics Magnet polo shirts today courtesy of the fundraising efforts of
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.”
All 3 Teams were excellent in the FL States: IQ got 2nd in the State plus Sportsmanship Award;
VEX teams got Build and Design Awards.
This year, for the first time, we will have 2 Teams in the US OPEN
and again a Team in the VEX IQ Robotics World Championship in Kentucky.
work and amazing results.
Let's keep on working together for a better team and a terrific robot.
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.
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!
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!
CONGRATULATIONS 2929 A FOR THE
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD AND 2929 B FOR THE JUDGES AWARD @ BOB GRAHAM IQ STATE QUALIFIER LAST SATURDAY DEC 1.
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.
CONGRATULATIONS 2929 A AND C @ THE FIU IQ COMPETITION
ROCKBOTS GOT 2nd...BETTER EVERY TIME!
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.
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!
ENGINEERING DESIGN P&S DONORSCHOOSE PROJECT HAS BEEN FULLY FUNDED!!!
Thank you parents, donors, annonimous donors
and VERIZON. This is FANTASTIC!!!
ROCKED THE WORLD:
"COMMUNITY VEX ROBOTICS
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD"
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
on the picture to visit our album
Apr. 21 First GBE Symposium at Fairchild. Our Team gets
"Best use of Graphs" and "2nd Place" in this challenge.
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
"Growing Beyond Earth" Mar 28 Day 56: Our Tomatoes and Peppers are coming out!
Courtesy of Victoria P. Thanks
Click on the picture
to visit our album
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!
TO ALL SECME AND SCIENCE FAIR REPRESENTATIVES WHO COMPETED ON SATURDAY
AT MIAMI DADE COLLEGE NORTH CAMPUS. GREAT JOB FALCONS!
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
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL: WORLDS HERE WE COME AGAIN!
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!!!
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!
get ready for our competition of the year:
The RoboSlam. Let's go Rockbots!!!
ONLINE CHALLENGES FOR VEX AND VEX IQ:
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.
Let's keep on working
to fufill our goals!
Go Falcon Rockbots
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
Give thanks and enjoy: Happy Thanksgiving to all!
TO THE VEX IQ TEAMS THAT COMPETED AT JOSE DE DIEGO MS.
They made it to the finals...getting better and stronger!!!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MOST RECENT
THE VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITIONS:
At the Junior Orange Bowl Nov 4: Excellence Award to Rockway 9393A
At Miami Coral Park Nov 12: Design Award to Rockway
both competitions Rockway made it to the finals,
including the IQ Teams!
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.
Let's Go Rockbots!!!
9393B Gets Excellence Award at
27 VEX qualifier Congratulations!!!
ROCKWAY ROCKBOT 9393A Qualified
for STATES After winning Excellence Award at 1st VEX Robotics Qualifier of the Season
MDCPS MAGNET Program Commercial
at Rockway! Great Job Rockbots!
GIRLS ENGINEERING DAY AT CARROLLTON: GIRL POWERED
Rockway's girls attended on Friday Oct. 13, along with 80 other girls from MDCPS and Broward
2929A AND 29292B
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!!!
Welcome to our Classroom: First day of School
CLICK HERE TO SEE ALBUM: VEX WORLDS
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
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!
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!
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!
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!
the link and learn more on how to help.
CLICK ON THE PICTURE TO SEE OUR TEAMS WINNING THE FLORIDA
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND QUALIFYING FOR WORLDS
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
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.
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!!!
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
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!
RMS Rockbots Champions!!!
RobotSLAM 2017 a huge success for RMS on their way
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!
|You can do this!
OUR PROJECT WAS FUNDED!
Thank you parents, students and donors.
thanks to Chevron
Our 3 laptops are arriving
|Underwater robotics click here
|Click on the picture to the album
AT THE YOUTH FAIR 2015
VEX and VEX IQ Competition at Ransom Jan. 24
At Baptist hospital workshop: Robotic Hand
THANK YOU TACHERS, STUDENTS AND PARENTS
Rockway got BRONZE AWARD in
the Fairchild Challenge 2014-2015
Especial congraulations to Rachel Barco and
Ms. Keyla Mino who were nominated RMS student and teacher Green Role Models!
video got second place most viewed in youtube!
VEX IQ Highrise Competition A Pinecrest
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
Happy New Year!
Let's do our best to make this last semester
the most successful!
you for your warm wishes, greetings and presents.
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
Thanks parents!!! Your
support is greatly appreciated!
Click on the picture to visit photo album
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!
IQ "Rockbots" team won
STEM Research Award @ Pinecrest on Sat. 24, and qualified for Florida State's Robotics Competition.
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
UNDERWATER ROBOTICS COMPETITION MAR. 12, 2016
SECME Olympiad and South FL Science & Engineering Fair
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
THANK YOU STUDENTS
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
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
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
VEX IQ and VEX Robotics Teams at McCarthy Dec. 13
VEX Teams qualified to STATES!
RMS Teams Compete at Coral Park HS Dec. 12
RMS qualifies for States @ MAST Academy VEX Robotics Dec. 6, 2015
RMS School Teams in VEX Competiton @ Columbus
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
support is invaluable!
is the classification of...me?
Click on the picture to visit our picture albums:)
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!!!
Film maker, Richard Kern, visits school with his latest documentary: "You,
Me and the Sea"