• January 20, 2022
 2 Ysleta ISD schools host Elementary VEX Robotics contest

Ysleta ISD Building – Photo Courtesy of YISD

2 Ysleta ISD schools host Elementary VEX Robotics contest

Thirty-two teams of Ysleta ISD elementary school students will compete to determine who built the most innovative robots at the Elementary VEX Robotics Tournament, which takes place at two sites at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13.

There will be multiple opportunities for photos and videos of students demonstrating their sophisticated STEM skills, particularly as the teams prepare/program their robots for competition in the “pits.” 

What: VEX Robotics Competition

When: 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13

Who: Ysleta ISD Elementary School students, teachers, advisers, administrators, community members

Where: Bracket A and Bracket B schools will compete in groups (see below) at two sites:

  • Ysleta ISD Central Office, 9600 Sims Drive (Bracket A schools)
  • Ysleta Middle School, 8691 Independence Drive (Bracket B schools)

VEX Robotics – an educational robotics program – helps teach the engineering design process in a hands-on manner that challenges, motivates, and inspires students. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test in Vex Robotics Tournaments as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Participating schools are divided into the following two brackets:

 

BRACKET A

Alicia Chacon IS

Ascarate ES

Capistrano ES

Cedar Grove ES

Constance Hulbert ES

Del Norte Heights ES

Del Valle ES

Desertaire ES

Dolphin Terrace ES

East Point ES

Eastwood Heights ES

Eastwood Knolls IS

Edgemere IS

Glen Cove ES

Loma Terrace ES

Lancaster ES

 

BRACKET B

Mesa Vista ES

Mission Valley ES

North Loop ES

North Star ES

Parkland ES

Pasodale ES

Pebble Hills ES

Presa ES

Ramona ES

REL Washington IS

Sageland ES

Scotsdale ES

Thomas Manor ES

Tierra Del Sol ES

Vista Hills ES

Ysleta ES

 

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