Clayton middle schoolers compete in regional invention competition

    Two students from Clayton Middle School in Gloucester County, N.J., are taking their inventions to Atlantic City next month to compete in the South Jersey Regional Invention Competition. Their ideas could change the way we record and listen to music.
    The Gloucester County Times talked to 13-year-old Sarah Roche, whose Hidden Earbuds would allow people to listen to their mp3 players with wireless earbuds; and 14-year-old Shane Rojas, whose electric amplifier — the One Man Band Amp — would allow musicians to record more than one instrument at a time to an internal hard drive.

    Among the other ideas out of Clayton were an iPod-compatible poncho/blanket and an alarm that would prevent shopping carts from colliding in stores.

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