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Scratch Competitions

For the past five years Brilliant Labs and our community partners have been celebrating the creativity and innovative imagination of youth throughout our region through the annual Scratch Competition.

Scratch is a block-based visual programming language and online community. It was developed by the MIT Media Lab, has been translated into 70+ languages, and introduces youth to coding.

Over the past few months students have been working hard to prepare their projects for regional competitions. Nova Scotia, PEI & New Brunswick competitions are still open, but will be closing the end of May. Click here for information or to submit your project.

Newfoundland & Labrador competition is now closed and the winners have been announced.

Newfoundland & Labrador Scratch Winners!

Overall 7-9

Frank Roberts Junior High

Teacher: Mr. Thomas Sheppard (tech)

Scratch participant: William

Project: Super Space Shooters https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/298181333

Overall 4-6

St. Teresa's

Teacher: Ms. Pike (Jill Pike)

Scratch participant: Kenneth

Project:Protect Earth https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/293287856/

Overall 4-6 Runner Up

Villanova Junior High

Teacher: Mme Megan Roome

Scratch participant: Isabelle

Project: Mean Box Dodger https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/303465896/

Technical 7-9

Holy Trinity High

Teacher: Matthew Grant

Scratch participant: Nicole, Evelyn

Project: The Secret Life of Henry https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/297050457/editor/

Technical K-6

Mary Queen of Peace

Teacher: Ms.White

Scratch participant: Aleksander

Project: Adventure from Bright to Dark https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/302458568/

Technical 4-6 Runner up

Leary's Brook Junior High

Teacher: Stacey Hopkins

Scratch participant: JadonProject: Star Swarm


Artistic 7-9​

Holy Trinity High

Teacher: Matthew Grant:

Scratch participant: GriffinProject: Targles Adventure


Artistic 4-6

Leary's Brook Junior High

Teacher: Stacey Hopkins

Scratch participant: Salina & MadisonProject: The Cookie Mystery


Artistic 4-6 Runner up

Leary's Brook Junior High

Teacher: Mme Carey

Scratch participant: Jane and Brooklyn

Project: The Cool Cupcakery https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/303597459/

Congratulations and thank you to all the participants & teachers who entered a project in this year's Scratch Competition.

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