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2015-2016

Sunday May 3, 2015 (9:30 - 12:30)  
Forest Hills Robotics League Open House Registration will now be on
Sunday May 3rd, 2015, 9:30 - 12:30 
at PS 144 Cafeteria (93-02 69 Avenue, Forest Hills, NY11375)

Presentation Schedule :
  • 9:30 - 10:30 Junior FIRST LEGO League (age 6-9)
  • 10:30 - 11:30 FIRST LEGO League (age 9-14)
  • 11:30 - 12:30 FIRST Tech Challenge (7th -12th grade)
May 3, 2015  - May 16, 2015 
FHRL Registration is now open until May 16, 2015
Visit our Registration page for details.

Sunday May 3, 2015 (1:00 - 4:00)  
End of the year party for our members. FLL and FTC teams will be receiving trophies that they have won during this season!
This event is open to members ONLY.

2015-2016 FLL Challenge: Trash Trek 
Challenge release Date: Aug 25, 2015 (12:00PM)
We’re not talking trash – we’re cleaning it up!  In the 2015 FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREKSM Challenge, 290,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 80 countries will explore the fascinating world of trash.  From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to your trash than meets the eye.  Join FIRST LEGO League teams on a Trash Trek to discover the hidden (or not so hidden) world of trash!

2015-2016 JFLL Challenge: Waste Wise
Challenge release Date: Aug 2015 
Junior FIRST® LEGO® League teams are about to learn that throwing something in the trash is only the beginning.  In the 2015-2016 WASTE WISESM Challenge, over 34,500 children ages 6 to 9 from 18 countries will look at trash in a whole new way.  From reducing, to reusing, to recycling, and beyond, find out what making trash really means.  Prepare to become Waste Wise!

Sept. 26, 2015
Another exciting season of FIRST season begins!
FHRL Team Meetings begins on Sat. 9/26
For meeting schedule time, please visit the schedule page.

Nov. 7, 2015
Our FTC Team Mighty Mechanics will be demonstrating their robot at the Barnes and Noble Mini Maker Faire:

     Barnes and Noble - Austin Street
      70-00 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375
Sat 11/7, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Dec 12, 2015
Our JFLL teams will be Presenting their Research and Models at our JFLL Expo. @PS144 (10:00 - 11:30 & 1:00 - 2:30)


Dec 20, 2015
Our FTC Team Mighty Mechanics #8721 will be competing at the FTC Qualifier, Sunday Dec 20, 2015. (8:00 - 5:00)
East Harlem Qualifier West
Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
280 Pleasant Avenue, New York, NY
8am-5pm

Dec 22, 2015
Congratulations to FTC team 8721, Mighty Mechanics for winning the "Think Award" at the East Harlem Qualifier.

     

Jan 17, 2016
Team Mighty Mechanics  (#8721) had a great competition at the Francis Lewis West Qualifier. The team received five award nominations and won the Think Award and 2nd Place Inspire Award which qualified the team to compete in the FTC New York/Long Island Championship on February 28th, 2016 at Townsend Harris High School in Queens.


NY1 news was onsite at the Francis Lewis Tournament, and several of our team members were interviewed for the NY1 news as well as the Times Ledger article on the Robotics Competition.


Click HERE to read more about the NY1 interview
Click HERE to for the article about us in the TimesLedger

Jan 31, 2016
Join us in cheering for our six FIRST LEGO LEAGUE teams that will be competing in the NYC FLL Queens Qualifying Tournament on Sunday January 31, 2016 at the George Ryan Middle School (MS216Q). This is a free event open to the public.

    George Ryan Middle School (MS216Q)
     6420 175th St, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

Jan 31, 2016
Congratulations to all our FLL teams for their outstanding performance at the Queens Tournament. Four of our FHRL teams were qualified to continue onto the NYC Championship at the Jacob Javits Center on March 12.
  • GirlBots - First Place in Research
  • Agents of Trash - 2nd Place in Research
  • Composters - Honorable Mention
  • Legoneers - Honorable Mention
The March 12 NYC FLL Championship is a *FREE* event that is open to the public. All are welcome! Mark your calendar and come cheer for our Forest Hills Teams! Go FHRL!

NY1 was there to cover the exciting Lego competition, see the video featuring our teams running their robots during the game!

click HERE for the link to the NY1 video and article.

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