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Desh,

Our team is looking for a high school mentor (or any mentor).  This is our
the second year and I'm not an engineer.  We will have two teams this year:
one with five 10-years olds and the other with five 12-year olds.  Last
year, we had a mentor from Chantilly HS but he was only able to attend a few
times.  Do you know of a student that might be able to help?  Our kids will
come from four schools:  London Towne ES, Rocky Run MS, Lanier MS, Stone MS.
We will likely meet in Centreville (sometimes in Fairfax) on the weekends.
I appreciate any help you can give us in this direction.

 

Many thanks.

Jill Hamilton

 

From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Desh Deshmukh
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 11:23 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Taylor Again

 

Tracey,

 

Are you affiliated with the Holmes MS in Alexandria near TJ, if you do then
you are doing wonderful job stepping up to serve the under-served students
in that part of the community. My advise, you should contact Holmes MS after
school coordinator Mr. Cabezas about the school facility use and financial
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I have just initiated a similar club at the Lanier MS (Fairfax) and parents
are volunteering to Coach. If you need any help from the fellow TJ students
with FLL experience who can mentor or assist, let me know off line.

 

Good luck.

 

Desh Deshmukh 

 

 

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From: Taylor Culman <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Sun, May 29, 2011 10:52:10 PM
Subject: [VADCFLL-L] Taylor Again

Hello again! 

 

I just wanted to clear up any confusion, and say that I already have a
registered team that I am coaching, with 4 kids already on the team, and it
is continuing to grow. I was looking for advice going forward, or any help
that anyone could provide me with. Please see my previous email below: 

 

My name is Taylor Culman, and I am a tenth grade student at Thomas Jefferson
High School for Science and Technology. I recently received a grant from my
school to start a team at a middle school in a less fortunate neighborhood. 

I was wondering if anyone had any advice for me. My brother has competed in
the competitions, but I still am a little clueless when it comes to the
whole coaching thing. In addition, I have already exhausted all of the grant
money buying the NXT and registering the team, so if anyone has any
fundraising ideas, or extra parts they can donate, that would be fantastic.
I am trying to keep the financial burden as low as I can for these kids.
These kids all have a real passion for Science and Tech, and I am so
greatful i get to help them with that. Thanks so much for your time
everyone. This community seems so welcoming, and I am thrilled to be a part
of it.

 

Thanks again, and sorry for any confusion that i might have caused.

 

Taylor Culman

 

Coach of Holmes Hawks

 

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