The Middle School Programing Club for Girls has recently started exploring ways to merge real world objects into the world of computer programming. In this video, using the Makey Makey invention kit and Scratch, two students fashioned piano keys from Play-Doh, and with a circuit board and wires, turned the Play-Doh into an input device.
Country School third graders have been supporting a variety of canine organizations this school year. During I-Time (Lower School time devoted to multi-disciplinary projects) the entire grade worked together to stock a Canine Crafts fundraising table at the Frogtown Fair. To see the grade in action, please watch the student designed public service announcement video.
The Country School Middle School Robotics team brought home several medals after showing off their programming prowess and resilience in overcoming technological and logistical difficulties. On May 2, they traveled to Greenwich Academy for the sixth annual ROBOnanza!, a robotics competition for local independent schools. This year had a medieval theme, “Bots of the Round Table.”