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Bowled Over!

So, this year’s challenge has been released! The team can’t wait for our meetings to start this weekend, and we have already started brainstorming strategies. We’ve been trying to predict what the typical scores will be, so we’ll know what … Continue reading

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HELLO WORLD! (again)

As you may have seen, we have not been very good about updating our blog! When next years season starts you will start to see more posts on the blog. We will also keep you posted with all of our … Continue reading

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Picklejarheads enter Moonbots Competition!

We excited by the Google Lunar XPrize Lego Mindstorms Challenge! After many awards, getting us to the FLL World Festival in Atlanta in 2008, and the Open International Championship in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 2010, we now want to move to … Continue reading

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Robot competition – Day 2 in Taiwan

From the Boston Globe article on the Picklejar Heads Last week, eight Lexington students and ten parents headed to Kaohsiung, Taiwan for an international robot competition. Here is John D. Donahue’s recap of the second and final day of the … Continue reading

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Lexington robot team in Taiwan: Day One

From the Boston Globe Lexington students on stage at the robot competition in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Photo by Mark Ramseyer Last week, eight Lexington students and ten parents headed to Kaohsiung, Taiwan for an international robot competition. Here is John D. … Continue reading

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FLL 2010 400 Points Run!

The Battery Powered Picklejar Heads get a top score of 400 points at the Kaohsiung FLL OIC on their first run!

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The Problem in Food Transportation

This is the team’s project submission for the 2009 FLL season:The Problem in Food Transportation Although everyone relies on transportation, it means something different to each individual: cars, camels, bikes or buses. However, transportation, and the problems that come with … Continue reading

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Coolest Name Award!

Back during the 2007 FLL season a team saw it fit to award us the Coolest Name Award while at the MA State finals. And below is a picture of the award. What great community spirit! We’ll have to make … Continue reading

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Skit Script

Here is our final version of our script! Skitby The Battery Powered Picklejar Heads, Team 3035From Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Characters– Traveling salesman- JennyNarrator- Jenny Tuna- Ben D. 1st fisherman- Geoff 2nd Fisherman- Gene World Wildlife Fund (WWF) man- EdwardMan at … Continue reading

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Pickle Limericks:

There once was a Pickle named JennyOf talents, she had oh-so-manySave the bluefin!We’re a shoo-in!They loved our project, thanks, Jenny! There once was a boy named Ben OWho worked with Paper and LegoFolding art with one handWriting code on demandYaay, … Continue reading

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