The Walton Robotics Team is hosting online workshops featuring programming, STEM, and engineering concepts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from May 4-June 5th for 4th-8th grade students. All registered participants will receive an email the day before the workshop presentation with links to the pre-recorded video or live streaming workshop and relevant documents that can be downloaded and printed. To register for these free workshops, please sign-up here: Workshop Registration
Camp Dates: June 22-25, 2020
Where: Walton High School, 1590 Bill Murdock Rd, Marietta, GA 30062
For rising 4th through 7th graders
Time: Monday through Thursday 9am to 3pm
Snack will be provided each day
- For more information click here
The FOR THE KIDS event hosted by Georgia Tech at Walton High School was a huge success! With the help of Walton’s Student Leadership Council and Walton’s Student Government, we overshot our combined fundraiser goal for the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta! Thank you to all those who participated, your contributions will go a long way in making an impact for the next generation.
Walton’s Robotics team, Student Government Association and Student Leadership Council are combining efforts with Georgia Tech students to bring a “For the Kids” event to Walton on January 25, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Dining Hall. All proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Every student from Walton is invited to join us for the event. The theme is “Keeping the Kid at Heart.” Lots of games, music and fun activities are planned for the day that will ensure fun for all.
Everyone must register to attend the event. The link is below for your convenience. We will also have computers available during lunch hours outside the dining hall on Thursday and Friday. Please join us and support this worthwhile cause for our community. Students will receive community service hours for participation also. It’s a WIN, WIN for everyone!
Walton Robotics would like to invite girls (6th-12th) to a GirlsFIRST Movie Night at our Build Site (the old East Cobb Middle School across from Wheeler High School) on Friday, Dec. 6th from 6-8:30. We will be watching “BIG HERO 6” and doing some cool STEM activities. We will have snacks and a hot chocolate bar! Please register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1127bT17WcKuy6dQ03VsoII5AhTz-2ucls14SaaXqv6s/edit?ts=5dd31310
Technology literacy is a critical skill for success in any field but many students feel intimidated by the world of coding. Walton Robotics’ goal is to make everyone proficient in this language of the future by offering a free, introduction to coding workshop for Walton students during WEB on Nov. 13 and Nov. 20. This hands-on, interactive project will expose students to basic programming and electronics utilizing an Arduino platform. Absolutely no experience necessary and all materials are included!
When: 11/13 or 11/20 at 1:15 during WEB
Where: Mr. Benton’s room (114)
What: Introduction to Coding: Build and Program A Proximity Detector
Registration is required and space is limited. Register using this link: https://tinyurl.com/arduinoworkshopweb
The Walton Robotics Team/WRT/2974 competed at the South Carolina Robotics Invitational and Workshops (SCRIW) tournament in Columbia, SC on 10/26/19. WRT ended qualification matches seeded #1. After choosing 4451/Robotz Garage, 4935/T-Rex and Team 9998 as our alliance partners, WRT won the quarterfinals matches 2-0, earning a spot in the finals. WRT lost the first finals match, but won the next two to win the SCRIW event!
The GirlsFIRST Workshop at Walton High School on Saturday, Oct 19th, 2019 was a ton of fun! Our team hosted a halloween themed GirlsFIRST workshop event. Middle school girls were introduced to the world of STEM and empowered by participating in a multitude of fun STEM-focused activities. Huge thank you to Georgia FIRST for helping us out with this event!
Walton Robotics is hosting a free workshop for middle school girls that are interested in STEM on October 19, 2019 from 9:00am-4:00pm at Walton High School. We will be doing engineering activities and introducing girls to the world of STEM. If you are interested, sign-up by clicking here and wear your halloween costume!