About FIRST

Mission: FIRST Robotic’s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership... (see more)

About Team 1396

Team 1396 was founded in 2003-2004 in Tottenville High School by the teachers Mrs. Hsu and Mr. Brown. The first official captains of Team 1396 were Anna Theodoropolous, Mark Fisher, and Joseph DeMeo. That same very year, team 1396 won the Rookie All Star Award at the NYC Regional Competition at Riverbank State Park. This qualified the team to go to the National Championship Competition that same year... (see more)

Our Blog

Email Blast 4/11/14

The following message was emailed to everyone on the team on Friday, April 11, 2014: Hey guys, I just wanted to let you know that, as of now, our team will be attending 2 offseason robotics competitions. The first is Monty Madness, which will be held MAY 17. The second is an offseason competition held at…  read more