Friday, March 15, 2013
Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition
Thursday, March 14: Practice Day Friday - Saturday, March 15 - 16: Competition Full schedule: http://www.pittsburghfirst.org/programs/frc The Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition is an annual showdown between competing high school teams from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Canada. FIRST combines the excitement of sports with science and technology to create a unique varsity Sport for the Mind™. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of students are challenged to design, build, test, brand, and find local funding to compete in a different game every year. This three day event is free and open to the public.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the first priority of school administrators should be to maintain academics rather than capital improvements and athletic facility upgrades? <More Info>
After a contentious meeting last Thursday Blackhawk School District unanimously voted to table a series of staff and supplemental contract layoffs. Hundreds of Blackhawk students, parents and staff packed the high school auditorium urging the board not to curtail programs and cut teachers but instead to hold off planned construction projects including the building a new sports complex.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Would you boycott Target Stores because of their transgender access policy?