The Macon Bots would like to thank Nantahala Bank in Trust for becoming a bronze sponsor of the robotics team! These funds will help our team purchase materials for our upcoming build season! Thank you so much for your support!
The Macon Bots team is excited about participating in two Halloween events this year. Pumpkinfest on Oct. 19th was a blast and our mascot, TOBOR, got to meet his hero R2D2!
Come visit us in Highlands on Thursday, Oct. 31st outside of Calder’s Coffee and Cafe! We will be giving away Howling Cups and showing off our robot weather permitting.
Students from South Macon Elementary, East Franklin Elementary, Iotla Elementary, Cartoogechaye Elementary, Nantahala School and Mountain View Intermediate attended the STEM-E Student Conference on October 17th at Cherokee Central Schools. Thank you Cherokee Preservation Foundation for supporting this program for our students! Thank you so much to all of our teacher STEM-E coaches from each school for all of their hard work and support of STEM!
Congratulations to Jody Tomberlin! Jody is the winner of the Nintendo SWITCH! This raffle fundraiser supported the Macon Bots Robotics team and helped raise $675.00 towards our upcoming robotics season! Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket or who donated to the team at Pumpkinfest!
If you would like to donate, become a sponsor, or learn more about the Macon Bots Robotics Team, please contact Jennifer Love at email@example.com.
Thank you to the Lazy Hiker for sponsoring the Macon Bots Robotics Team at the Bronze Level. Your donation will help the team purchase materials for their upcoming robot build!
Thank you Western Carolina University and the College of Education Allied Professionals for supporting our project, “Field Science Techniques Expedition” for this coming spring 2020. This project will enable 24 students in 6th – 8th grade to attend an overnight expedition at the Highlands Biological Stations in Highlands, North Carolina. Students will learn about field science techniques while meeting real scientists and learning about our precious natural resources. Thank you also to the Highlands Biological Station for partnering with Macon County Schools on this project.
Information and applications for this project will be sent home to 6th – 8th grade students early in January 2020.
South Macon teacher, Kim Sanders, and STEM Coordinator, Jennifer Love, has received $825.00 through the Haywood EMC Bright Ideas Grant. These funds will help cover the costs of chairs, bug boxes, and blocks for our new Outdoor Classroom. We appreciate the support from Haywood EMC to make this project possible! If you would like more information about the South Macon Outdoor Classroom Project, please contact Jennifer Love at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are excited to invite MVI students and families to
Out of this world
Family STEM Night
This event will allow the while family to participate in
STEM-centered activities such as:
*Planetarium with Macon County Library*
*Sphero Robots* *Bottle, Balloon, and Chemical Reaction Rockets*
*Star Gazing with Telescopes (weather dependent)*
*Robot Roundup with Barnes and Noble* *Breakout Room*
*So Much More*
Dinner will be served throughout the entire evening; so make plans to stop by the cafeteria for pizza, drinks, and cookies.
Pizza Plate: 1 Slice of Pizza, 1 Cookie, 1 Drink – $5
Family Meal: 1 Whole Pizza, 8 Cookies, 4 Drinks – $20
Help us prepare! Please cut off the portion below and return to the school by Friday, November 8.
Macon Bots Fundraiser is perfect for holiday shopping! The team is selling coffee, tea, and chocolate through Equal Exchange! See your Macon Bots team member to purchase. Orders due Nov. 7th and November 21st for holiday delivery. Contact Jennifer Love for more information.