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Sossaman Middle School to host VEX IQ Challenge

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  • Michelle Reese/Higley Unified School District


As the robotics programs at Higley Unified School District’s two middle schools continues to grow, the students are expanding their knowledge through interactive events and competitions.

Sossaman Middle School, 18655 E. Jacaranda Blvd., Queen Creek, will host a VEX IQ qualifying event Jan. 17.

Sossaman Middle School to host VEX IQ Challenge VEXIQRoboticsHPThe competition – created by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation – is new for students in elementary and middle schools.

Prior to the event, students will build robots using the VEX IQ Robotics platform and program them to complete an engineering challenge. At the event, they will be judged on their teamwork, skill and control of the robot.

Sossaman welcomes neighboring schools to participate in the event. More can be found at

Higley’s Sossaman and Cooley Middle Schools will compete.