Archive for January, 2013

Prototyping Phase One

After we received our 3D CAD drawings from the Drafting Program, the team began working on building preliminary prototypes of our four proposed designs. The models are scaled down to […]

Educating the Secretary of Education

Matt Malone, Secretary of Education for the state of Massachusetts, visited Newton North High School on Monday, January 14th. He first met with the school’s administrators and later visited several […]

Educational Component Development

After five logos were chosen for presentation to our mentors, the B-Team members started working individually on the Educational Component Development Process sheet, which includes questions about how to reach […]

Graduates Pay Visits

Former design students came to visit Mrs. Brooks and share their thoughts on our project. It was lots of fun to see them and get to present our invention! Since […]

Engineering Meeting: Antonio Rufo and Marianne Walpert

On January 8th, we had an engineering meeting with Antonio. He helped us work with some small parts, such as speakers, taught us how to code on Arduino, and how […]

Justin’s Visit from Lemelson-MIT

We were fortunate enough to have been visited on January 9th by Justin Lai, the Lemelson-MIT Invention Education Associate.  While he was here, we were all busy working on our […]

Engineering Meeting: Kyle Henry and Antonio Rufo

On December 19, we held an engineering meeting with two of our mentors, Kyle Henry and Antonio Rufo. Kyle is an engineer for General Electrics (GE) and a Lemelson-MIT alumni […]