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Harmony Teams Dominate World Stage in Robotics Championships

Harmony Public Schools is a high performing K-12 public charter school network, one of the largest in the nation. As college prep schools with an intensive focus on STEM education, one of the many great accomplishments of Harmony is to inspire and build the next generation of innovative engineers and technology gurus. This is evident in all Harmony campuses across the state of Texas through our robotics programs offered at each elementary, middle, and high school level. In fact, many Harmony schools have multiple robotics teams challenging one another, competing against each other and bringing back so many trophies over the years. In the past, we had several Harmony schools advanced to compete at national and international FIRST Robotics competitions, but this year is exceptional. We have 8 different teams from 6 Harmony schools that have recently won their regional and state robotics competitions and have been invited to three of the largest world-wide robotics competitions hosted in the United States. Congratulations to all of our students and their teachers, coaches, and mentors for making this a dream season for Harmony robotics teams. Here are the results from 2014-2015 robotics seasons:

Three Harmony teams named FIRST LEGO League Champions and advanced to FLL Razorback International Tournament in Arkansas on May 14-17, 2015.

  • “Team Anonymous” from Harmony School of Excellence – Houston
  • “Harmony Tigers” from Harmony School of Excellence – Houston
  • “RoboTigers Zeta” from Harmony Science Academy – El Paso

Three Harmony teams named FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Champions and advanced to FTC World Championship in St. Louis, MO on April 22-25, 2015.

  • Team 6312 “The Golden Tigers” from Harmony School of Innovation – El Paso
  • Team 8790 “MoHawk Warriors Elite” from Harmony School of Advancement
  • Team 6455 “MoHawk Warriors Orange” from Harmony School of Advancement
Two Harmony teams named FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Champions and advanced to FRC World Championship in St. Louis, MO on April 22-25, 2015.
  • Team 3728 “Iron Panda” rom Harmony Science Academy – Houston High
  • Team 2950 “Devastators” from Harmony Science Academy – Waco 
Congratulations to Harmony Tigers and Anonymous from HSE-Houston!! Both teams were invited to FLL International Competition! They will represent all of South Texas to compete against teams from around the world (USA, Australia, Ireland, Denmark, Korea, and others) in the FLL Razorback Invitational competition in Arkansas in May 14-17, 2015.
The teams received their invitation as a result of their top performance and placements at the South Texas Championship Tournament.

Another big congrats goes to HSA-El Paso middle school robotics teams. Robotigers Beta received the Presentation Award, Robotigers Omega received the Mechanical Design Award, Robotigers Pi got the Teamwork Award, Robotigers Epsilon got the Judges Award, and finally Robotigers Zeta received the Championship Award. Robotigers Zeta qualified to International FLL Championship in Arkanss in MAy 14-17, 2015. FollowRobotigers Zeta on Twitter.
Harmony School of Advancement had three robotics teams competing at the Houston FTC Championship and all three teams advanced to Alamo FTC South Super Regional Championship in San Antonio. In the super regionals, out of 72 teams representing 12 different states, two of our teams were crowned super regional champions and qualified for the FTC World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri on April 22-25. During this four day event, our teams will compete against 127 other teams representing sixteen nations from around the world.
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After months of practice and hard work, the Golden Tigers from HSI-El Paso have qualified to the FIRST FTC World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri in April 22-25, 2015. The Golden Tigers #6312 got 1st Place in Gold Division, winning Alliance Captain Qualifier.
Team Devastators from HSA-Waco has finished another FIRST Robotics Challenge (FRC) tournament 1st place in Oklahoma City Cox Convention Center recently. The team has advanced to the FRC World Championship in St. Louis, MO in April 22-25, 2015. The team’s success has been covered by two local media outlets in Waco. Click to see KWTX TV news and WacoTrib news. Follow Devastators on Facebook.

Team “Iron Panda” from HSA-Houston High also became regional winners at the Lone Star Regional FIRST Robotics Competition and advanced to FRC World Competition in St. Louis, MO in April 22-25, 2015. Congratulations Iron Panda!
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