Ontario Innovation Celebration: Volunteering

Isabel Neufeld

Our end goal is to help an entire populace towards literacy. At the moment, however, we’re volunteering to help teams towards their judging rooms. Start small. The team was at the Ontario Innovation Celebration (check out more over here: http://www.firstroboticscanada.org/main/ontario-innovation-celebration/) on February the twenty-seventh. Our official position was that of Innovation Ambassadors, but even I don’t know exactly what that implies—all I know is that we gave a workshop, four times, then had the privilege of participating in the customary … Read More

Startup York

Isabel Neufeld

We recently had the pleasure of attending Startup York, held at the Markham Public Library, not only as listeners, but as speakers. Startup York is a gathering place for all budding entrepreneurs, those who just need to learn from the experiences of others before they can go into greatness, and those who are just interested in the whole ordeal. Sharing our story with them was the most fun endeavor we’ve had since school started, certainly. We spoke of less the … Read More

The Classy Cyborgs Logo

Isabel Neufeld

The mustache, top hat, and camera-eye monocle have become the mainstay of the Classy Cyborgs. But why these items? Well, clearly, when you think of “Classy,” a man in a trim suit with the tallest of hats, bushiest of mouth crowns, and shiniest of singular eyepieces sipping hot Darjeeling from a china cup is the first thing that comes to mind… right? Well, regardless, that’s all with which I could come up while thinking of what to do for our … Read More

Trip to St. Louis, Missouri

Isabel Neufeld

Fourteen grueling but fun hours in three separate cars did it take us to reach our destination, St. Louis, Missouri. We were making this trip so we could take part in the FIRST Lego League‘s Global Innovation Award competition within the general international competition. Rising a few hours before the crack of dawn and being out of Canada by the time our regular classes would have begun wasn’t necessarily the fun part, but seeing as we only made it there … Read More