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One year ago, Asumani Gregoire Kalupala used a computer for the very first time. In May, the freshman at Purdue Polytechnic High School at Schweitzer Center at Englewood will compete at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas. More than 11,500 high school teams from 40 countries compete in matches throughout the school year, with 800 teams qualifying for the world event. Read more about Asunami's adventure here

PPHS Techies Present at IPS School Fair

November 11, 2019

A group of students huddle together on the court of Bankers Life Fieldhouse, ready to demonstrate what makes PPHS unique. While other schools present drumlines, choirs, and dance troupes, our students arrive with their arms full of batteries, controllers and robots. Standing in the middle of the court, Junior Audrey discusses what makes FIRST Robotics at Purdue Polytechnic High School special. “It’s more than a team,” she says, “it’s a family”.