Girls Can!

“This was great. We should do more of these!” Over a dozen MS and HS girls came to the ICS Makerspace/Robotics Lab on Saturday for a special girls-only technology session. They designed things, collaborated in teams, taught themselves new skills, faced problems and figured out how to overcome them, made […]

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Full STEAM ahead with Grade 10 students

“A chance to work on an activity required one to use their hands to build physical objects as opposed to writing or typing.” There certainly was a buzz of excitement and energy around the SEC on Monday and Tuesday as the entire Grade 10 class worked in small groups on […]


Open House in the Makerspace/Robotics Lab

Wow!! It was universal: children and adults alike were impressed with the Open House we held on Saturday for our new Makerspace/Robotics Lab. The whole morning there was a buzz of laughter and enthusiastic calls of “look at this!” People were moving around the room, checking out what other people […]

The room was buzzing with kids and adults!

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3D Printing

In our new Makerspace/Robotics Lab, we’ve got a new Makerbot Replicator for 3D printing (and a Digitizer for scanning objects)! We’ve set it up and run a few test prints. I sent out a tweet last weekend of our first real print: 3D printer in action at #ICSAddis #makerspace… How […]


Here Come the Robots

The ICS Robotics team is off and running for SY1617! We’ve received a shipment of new kits and extra parts, and our high school and middle school after-school activities are off and running. The official ASA season doesn’t start until next week, but we had a “soft opening” of the […]

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