Who are we?
Mercury 1089 is the FIRST Robotics Team of Hightstown High School. It functions as a small business, requiring dedication to a year-long work schedule which at times may seem hectic. Advised by Mr. Chris Gregory and Mrs. Julie Kudish, students work together to design and build a fully functional robot in six short weeks. Upon completion, the robot will be entered into the FIRST Robotics Competition to test its abilities in this year's game. A vital aspect of this program is gracious professionalism. Whether it be within the heat of competition or within everyday life, we always treat others with the respect we wish to receive.
What is FIRST?
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an exciting international robotics program designed to inspire students and encourage them to pursue careers in science, engineering and technology.
- FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)
- FIRST LEGO League (FLL)
- FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
- FIRST Place
News and Events
- Build Season Ends Feb. 18th
- Bridgewater-Raritan Compeition
- Lenape-Seneca District Compeititon
2014 Build Season Aerial Assist is a great way to learn to work with other teams in getting a 25″ exercise ball from one end of our field to the other and place into a goal. Our robot design includes a catapult-hook system using gears and chains to propel this ball across the field. This device on our […]
March 29 – 30, 2014: MAR FIRST District Event Bridgewater-Raritan High School 600 Garretson Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Webcast: http://robotics.arc.nasa.gov/events/2013_frcwebcasts.php#webcasts * 45 Teams are Registered for this event. Note: All FIRST Robotics Competition regionals and tournaments are free and open to the public. Additional community events are listed as a service to the FIRST community […]
March 22-23, 2014: MAR FIRST District Event Seneca High School 110 Carranza Road Tabernacle, NJ 08088 Watch us at this webcast: http://robotics.arc.nasa.gov/events/2013_frcwebcasts.php#webcasts * 40 Teams are currently registered for this event Note: All FIRST Robotics Competition regionals and tournaments are free and open to the public. Additional community events are listed as a service to […]
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