Press Coverage

Tech convention at Teen Center brings in 300 sixth-graders

Presenters included Tulasi Agina and his team from Sandbox, who had animation software for students to learn and robots for them to program. When Matthew Rowell, a 12-year-old Sequoia Middle School student, walked into the room at the Teen Center where Sandbox computers were set up atop pool tables, his face lit up.

Posted: Jun. 22, 2017 by Thousand Oaks Acornread_more_button


Vista Elementary’s STEM Night returns

Technology-based interactive activities by Sandbox Computers for Kids Inc.

Posted: Jan. 13, 2017 by Simi Valley Acornread_more_button


Our tech-savvy kids

AWARD WINNERS—The Medea Monsters robotics team from Medea Creek Elementary School in Oak Park wins the Judge’s Award in a tournament held recently in Los Angeles. They beat 48 other teams from across Southern Califonria. The team members are Aidan DePrano, Frank Ding, Eddie Fei, Trent Chu and Dylan Chu. Not pictured are team member Casey Lee and coach Agina Tulasi of Sandbox Computers for Kids.

Posted: Dec. 22, 2016 by Thousand Oaks Acornread_more_button


Children get creative with Lego robotics

The City of Malibu sponsored a robotics summer camp featuring Lego’s Mindstorms EV3 robotics toy. The camp was taught by instructors from STEM education-oriented group, Sandbox.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2015 by Malibu surfside news


Moorpark celebrates the arts with annual festival

Samer Almarayati struggles with a video game he is designing and playing as Tulosi Agina from Sandbox Computers for Kids Inc. (right) shows Jonathan Bird (center back), his sister Celeste and mother, Karen, how to use a children’s design program during Saturday’s Moorpark Arts Festival.

Posted: Apr. 18, 2015 by Ventura County STARread_more_button


Qualifying tournament proves more than a robotics challenge

Twenty-eight teams from across the region built robots using Legos on Sunday as part of the FIRST Lego League robotics challenge held in Thousand Oaks.
A qualifying tournament for the 2014 FLL World Class Challenge was held at La Reina High School with 128 students aged 9 to 14 competing for five spots at the regional finals next month at La Canada High School.

Posted: Nov. 23, 2014 by Ventura County STARread_more_button


Kids build robots in new class at Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club

Children ages 7 to 13 are building and programming robots in a new free class at the Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club.
“I want to make robot dragons for a living,” said Kayleigh Hewitt. “I’m really into electronics and robots … because it’s really fun.”

Posted: Oct. 22, 2014 by Ventura County STARread_more_button


Photos: FIRST LEGO League regional competition

Hundreds of Souther California children compete in the FIRST LEGO League robotics competition at South High School in Torrance, CA on Sunday, December 15, 2013. During a practice round, a LEGO robot moves in to push an ambulance out of the way. The weekend event saw 96 teams compete as their LEGO robots navigated a course to perform set tasks.

Posted:Dec.15, 2013 by Daily Breezeread_more_button


Bright minds conquer Lego League

BRAIN GAMES—Team Vulcan’s Cranes, sponsored by Sandbox Computer for Kids in Thousand Oaks, won a championship award at the FIRST Lego League Robotics Qualifying Tournament Nov. 24 at CLU.

Posted:Dec.05, 2013 by Thousand Oaks Acornread_more_button


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