The Calvert Middle School LEGO Robotics team captured the Champions Award at the College of Southern Maryland 2018 LEGO Robotics Championship, Junior Division. In addition, “Robotics of Calvert Middle School” won1st Place in Robot Performance and the Presentation Award.

Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “Thanks to the coaches and sponsors who help our students perform at such a high level.”

The competition consisted of 39 elementary schools and 25 middle schools from the Southern Maryland Tri-County area.

This year’s challenge theme was “Animal Allies.”  Teams were asked to use LEGO Mindstorm/EV3 robotics systems to build robots that could complete animal related tasks, such as delivering a shark in its tank to a safe zone. The teams earned points for each task successfully completed by their robot.

The winners from Calvert County Public Schools are:

2018 Elementary School LEGO Winners

School NameTeam NameAward
Beach ElementaryLego Llamas1st Place Robot Performance
Beach ElementaryPerfect Penguins3rd Place Robot Performance

Project Award

Beach ElementaryRobotic Ravens4th Place Robot Performance

Innovation Award

Calvert ElementaryInferno Bots6th Place Robot Performance

Presentation Award

Sunderland ElementaryRobo Rockers7th Place Robot Performance

Research Award

2018 Middle School LEGO Winners

SchoolTeam NameAward
Calvert Middle SchoolRobotics of Calvert Middle SchoolChampions Award

1st Place Robot Performance

Presentation Award

Plum Point MiddleTrial and Error2nd Place Robot Performance

Programming Award

Plum Point MiddleLeggo My Eggo3rd Place Robot Performance
Plum Point Middle SchoolIron GatorsCore Values Award for Team Work

Professional Graciousness

Mill Creek MiddleInvisible Space CowsRising Star
Windy Hill MiddleKnightsInspiration Award