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Why Join Our Team?

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Anyone with a passion for learning can be successful on our robotics team.  If you like drawing, writing, photography, video production, helping others, public speaking, computer programming, math, science, or just rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty we have an opportunity for you.


Develop 21st Century Life Skills

  • Improve problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Develop teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Grow presentation and public speaking skills

  • Enhance time management, organization, communication skills

  • Boost self-confidence

  • Gain exposure to the business world, including budgeting, fundraising, business planning


Additional benefits of being a Team Member

  • Prepare for college with increased scholarship eligibility with over $22M in                             scholarships available for FIRST participants

  • Work side-by-side with S.T.E.M. professionals, learn what they do!

  • Develop lasting friendships and start to build a professional network

  • Create long-lasting memories

  • Looks good on a college application
  • Travel to competitions in NJ, PA, and beyond
  • BUILDING A ROBOT IS AWESOME! (Need we say more?)


Team Member Expectations

Robotics team members lead by example and strive to be viewed as school leaders.  As such, members of the Robotics team hold ourselves to higher standard. The robotics team has a place for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, gender, religious beliefs, etc Team 56 believes that everyone should always be treated with respect and dignity. Team members are expected to exercise good judgment when in school, at competitions, in the community, and represent the Robotics team and Bound Brook with pride. The Robotics team places a student’s commitment to their academics above all else. Students must maintain a 70 average in every class to remain on the team. If a student fails to meet this requirement, the student will be placed on Academic Probation and will be required to complete a weekly Academic Improvement plan until the next Mid-Marks or end of a Marking Period. Failure to comply with the above policy may result in temporary or permanent removal from the team. 


Please contact us if you would like more information on becoming part of our team or to learn more about our team organization.

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