MEF grant gives students access to MakerSpace

From left, Dylan Choka, James Pockett, Marlow Capowski, Liam Thomasett and Jayden Loibl enjoyed the new MakerSpace area. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK— It is not unusual to see students playing with robots in the Millbrook Middle School library. They also play with LEGOs and Cubelets. It all looks like fun, and of course it is, but it also encompasses several levels of very serious education.

The Millbrook Education Foundation (MEF) made a $6,000 donation to bring the MakerSpace initiative to the school, and from all accounts, students and teachers love it.

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