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Porter Ridge takes top spot at UCPS Inagural Robotics Challenge
The Inaugural Robotics Challenge of Union County took place Saturday, April 18th at the SPCC Health & Technology Building in Monroe. There were 18 teams participating from Union County High Schools and SPCC, some representing local businesses.
Among the 18 teams competing, two were from the new Porter Ridge Robotics Club. The first round included five challenges in which each team was randomly paired with other teams. Points scored went to each team and then placement was determined. The top eight teams each selected a team from teams in places 9-18 with whom to form an alliance. These alliances then competed for the best two out of three rounds with single elimination.Full Story
Raising money with Penny Wars
The week of March 23rd-27th, Porter Ridge’s Beta Club put together a fundraiser called Penny Wars to help raise money for specific charities. Each grade level was assigned a different charity to represent; 9th grade had Autism Speaks, 10th grade had St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 11th grade had SPCA, and 12th grade had Habitat for Humanity.Full Story