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  • URGENT: Spring 2012 Mission Details THIS MEMO REFERS TO A FICTIONAL CASE THAT WAS DESIGNED FOR OUR ROBOTICS CLASSTHERE ARE NO REAL EXPLOSIVE DEVICES ON CAMPUS   Observations At 8:03AM on 4 April, an explosion occurred near the Kawamura Science Center on the Darlington School campus. Observers indicate that a person walking a Chihuahua near the south end of the building triggered the blast. The dog’s head and front legs were severed in the explosion, and the owner suffered shrapnel wounds on his lower extremities. Inspections from ~20 meters suggest that detonation occurred at ground level ~1 meter from the sidewalk. Access to the sidewalk, stairs, and adjoining trails in this area has been restricted since the explosion. At 10:00AM on 4 ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2012, 10:05 AM by Owen Kinney
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Recent Announcements

  • The Northwest Georgia Bomb Squad visits this year's robotics competition Fourth grader Molly Brewer interviews Captain Dobbins, of the Northwest Georgia Bomb Squad, about the importance and responsibility of their bomb detecting robot!       
    Posted Aug 9, 2012, 5:23 PM by darbots admin
  • School to receive 4-H grant for robotics  Darlington School’s robotics program has been selected to receive a $1,000 grant from Floyd County 4-H. “Floyd County 4-H is excited to be collaborating with a program that already contributes so much to the robotics community and is passionate about serving others," said Elizabeth (Ansley) Brewster (’98), 4-H Agent in the University of Georgia Floyd County Cooperative Extension Office. According to its website, 4-H developed a comprehensive robotics program in 2009 to inspire young people and develop an early interest in engineering and technology. This program is part of 4-H’s bold goal to engage one million new young people in science by the year 2013 and to address a declining trend in ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2012, 9:56 PM by Denny Nolan
  • Darlington's DarBots robotics teams headed to state competitions  Two of Darlington’s DarBots robotics teams are headed to the state championship next month after a successful performance at their second FIRST Tech Challenge tournament on Feb. 4.The qualifying event, hosted by Darlington, drew schools from Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Northwest Georgia and the Atlanta area. The event itself is part of a much larger international robotics competition, the goal of which is to see which teams can design a robot that plays a game called “Bowled Over.” Click here for more information on the challenge.After breaking the record high score for Georgia and winning the coveted PTC Design Award for Robot Construction, two teams from Darlington ended up in the final match. With one team in the ...
    Posted Apr 10, 2012, 9:54 PM by Denny Nolan
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