Twenty Four teams came to participate in the Raider’s Rumble this year, an annual FLL robotics competition held in the MVMMS auditorium on December tenth. FLL, also known as the First Lego League, is a worldwide robotics program for elementary and middle schoolers. They compete in yearly competitions, with a […]

Raiders Rumble Eastern Massachusetts State Qualifier Hosted by iRaiders

While pretty much every child has played with LEGOs at some point in their life, few stop to consider the actual engineering involved in them. But, there is a group of kids who use their knowledge of LEGOs to solve problems, big and small.  These technologically-minded children are part of […]

Come to the Raiders Rumble!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the 2016 Melrose Kitchen Tour! This year’s event started slow, but turnout grew over the day. The kitchens were some of the best we’ve shown. The food, generously provided by many local restaurants, was well-liked. It’s really great that so many people came […]

Thanks for Coming to the Kitchen Tour!

What are you doing next Sunday? How about satisfying your curiosity with a delightful peek into some of Melrose’s most interesting kitchens? Check out this gorgeous kitchen-you know you want to see it up close. Shout out to Gray’s Appliance and RE/MAX Leading Edge for stepping up as an event […]

2016 Melrose Kitchen Tour

We are pleased to announce that at the New England Event in Boston, the following teams celebrated student leadership the best: Hammerheads (5000) T-Hawks (1100) Vikings Robotics (3466) Robot Panthers (2262) Robot Unicorns (3780) If you are on one of these teams, congrats! You scored the best! Your mentors are hands off, while still supporting […]

NE Boston White Glove Results

We are pleased to announce that at the North Shore District Regional 2016 in Reading, the following teams celebrated student leadership the best: Ipswich Tigers (5459) The Force Team (1073) Devil Bots (2876) The Firebirds (1965) Robocats (1699) If you are on one of these teams, congrats! You scored the […]

White Glove Reading Competition Results

The iRaiders hosts a state qualifier for First Lego League in annually. This event is continually cited by FLL mentors as one of the best event they’ve ever been to. 2015’s Raiders Rumble was an extreme success and the competition is still growing.

Raiders Rumble

During the Reading 2015 First Robotics Competition the iRaiders did fantastically. During the qualifying rounds, the iRaiders placed 15th overall, leaving them in a good position in alliance selection. The team was then selected by a top alliance in the drafting rounds. In this alliance, the iRaiders were able to make […]

Reading 2015 First Robotics Compitition

Northeastern was one of our team’s most successful competitions. We had the seventh highest average game score and were allowed to select our alliance partners as a result. Our alliance advanced all the way to semifinals against some of the best teams in FRC. Here is video of one of our […]

Northeastern competition (2015)

The robotics kickoff is one of the most important parts of our year. This is when we find out the challenge that our season will be based around. Here is the 2015 season broadcast: During kickoff, the entire team is present to watch the announcement of the year’s challenge. We […]


iRaiders at Boston University Regionals
The iRaiders successfully competed through 10 rounds to have the 10th highest cumulative score in autonomous mode. Autonomous mode requires all systems on the robot to be controlled by the on board computer with no human input. It represents one of the most complex phases of the competition. Overall the […]

iRaiders compete at Boston University Regionals