Youth Coding League

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Regular Season Top Finishing Teams

November 19, 2020

Champions keep playing until they get it right (thanks, Billie Jean King), and that's exactly what the top-placing regular season teams did this Fall. Despite the challenges this semester has thrown at them, these teams pulled together for a top finish. Join me in congratulating our top 5 middle school teams, with St. Henry coming in 1st, following by Richland R-1 in 2nd, Christ Community Lutheran in 3rd (a nice finish for this rookie team), Chaffee Elementary in 4th and Nell Holcomb in 5th. Over in the Junior High division, seasoned champs Scott County Central is in the top spot this Fall, followed by St. Henry in 2nd, Eagle Ridge in 3rd, Sikeston Junior High in 4th (their highest finish yet!) and Trinity Lutheran in 5th. Get the full regular season rundown at the link.

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Middle School Team Standings at Sprint 5

October 28, 2020

The gap between first, second and third places in the Middle School Division widens, with St. Henry in first place with 55 points, Richland R-1 in second with 51 and Christ Community Lutheran in third with 45 points. Nell Holcomb closely trails third place at just one point behind, and the competition for third place will be fierce for the rest of the regular season. Get all of the team's rankings at the link.

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Junior High Team Standings at Sprint 5

October 28, 2020

The competition is still close in the Junior High Division, with Scott County Central hanging on to first place with 52 points, closely followed by St. Henry and Eagle Ridge, both tied for second with 51 points. Sikeston Junior High remains a force to be reckoned with in third place with 49 points. Get the full picture on all of the teams and how they're currently ranking at the link.

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Sprint 3 Junior High Standings

October 14, 2020

The competition is fierce in the Junior High Division among veteran teams, with St Henry in first with 53 points and Eagle Ridge Christian School and Scott County Central battling it out in a tie for 2nd with 51 points. Sikeston Junior High School has a competitive team this year with their current ranking of #3, their highest yet since joining the league. Get the full run-down on current rankings for teams and individual coders at the link.

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Middle School Standings as of Sprint 3

October 14, 2020

Nell Holcomb School moves into the top 3 as of Sprint 3 in third place, with St Henry hanging onto to the #1 spot and Richland R-1 holding firm at #2 in the Middle School Division. See all of the team and individual coders rankings at the link!

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What Coders are Learning in Sprint 5

October 14, 2020

This week, YCL coders are learning about variables in the Middle School Division and procedures in the Junior High Division. Click on the link to see the full semester schedule and get a feel for what they're learning.

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Sprint 1 Scores Are In: Junior High

September 29, 2020

The top spots for Sprint 1 go to seasoned schools on the YCL roster since the beginning, lead by veteran coaches who know the ropes - Eagle Ridge in Cape Girardeau, St. Henry in Charleston, MO, and Scott County Central in Sikeston, MO. The competition is hot right out of the gate this Fall! See full stats at the link below.

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Sprint 1 Scores Are In: Middle School Division

September 29, 2020

Sprint 1 scores are officially live, and longtime veteran St. Henry School in Charleston, MO is in the top spot for the start of the season. Richland-R2 in Essex, MO landed in #2 with a brand new coach this year, and #3 goes to newcomer Christ Community Lutheran School in Kirkwood, MO. Full stats are at the link below!

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Junior High Curriculum

September 23, 2020

Check out the Google CS First curriculum Junior High coders will work their way through this Fall as they increase their computer science knowledge base.

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Fall 2020 Middle School Curriculum

September 21, 2020

Middle School coders are bring introduced to computer science through Music & Sound this Fall; try your hand at an example activity by clicking "Read More":

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Season Begins with Sprint 1

September 18, 2020

Computers are fired up, and coaches and coders are ready to tackle the basics of computer science. See what they're learning at the link.

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Fall 2020 YCL Roster Announced

September 14, 2020

More than 45 teams are ready to compete in the Fall 2020 Youth Coding League season. Find out who's on the roster at the link!

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Spring 2020 Season Wrap-Up

July 14, 2020

Veteran Coders Sweep Spring 2020 Youth Coding League Regular Season - read on to find out who took home top places!

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