From left: Eighth grader Morgan Chen, seventh grader Ella Norman, and eighth grader Davita Bird work on on their robot during class at Westview Middle School Thursday. Four teams of 19 students from Westview are going to nationals in Iowa this week. (Lewis Geyer / Daily Camera Staff Photographer)
Congratulations to our mathletes Davita Bird, Morgan Chen, Ada Grace Creighton, Aidan Hansell, Nolan Helmstetter, Carter Kruse, Spencer Meilstrup, Michelle Nguyen, Mosiah Nielson, Sam Ruffing, Keegan Patterson, and Ander Poitras-Lazcano. Morgan Chen and Spencer Meilstrup qualified for the state competition!
Team With a Shot Boi took first place in both Robot Skills and Programming at the Colorado State VEX Robotics Tournament. Team Einsteinium also won the Judges Award! Congratulations to all of our robotics teams on their hard work and dominating performance on Saturday. More info coming soon.
Westview was recently selected as the Colorado Trailblazer School to watch and honored as an Apple Distinguished School. Check out our interactive eBook to learn more about why we say "Expect the Best".
Both Westview and Trail Ridge Middle School recently were recognized as Apple Distinguished Schools for innovating with Apple products. They are among five recognized in Colorado, about 200 in the nation and about 300 total worldwide.
The mission of Westview Middle School is to foster a community where we teach the whole child to think critically and creatively to ensure high academic growth and achievement in order to be successful in an ever-changing future.
Robotics students at Longmont's Westview Middle School squeezed in as much time as they could in the robotics lab last week as they made final adjustments in preparation for a national competition. Their bots are designed to shoot balls into hoops, both autonomously and under driver control. "It's pretty crazy to be almost done," said eighth-grader Kate Desmond. "It's been such a great opportunity. There's been a lot of team building and learning. Going to nationals is pretty exciting." Read More