“If you get, give. 
If you learn, teach."

Maya Angelou

FIRST Impressions

Encouraging young and old to remain curious in STEM

To encouagre the youth to be curious in STEM FIRST Team 585 goes out to all our local elementary schools and do a Hour of Code. we hold Super Science Saturday for free hands on fun with science. We also like to have Make-and-Take workshops and activities to encourage this curiousity in STEM.

Hour of CodeSuper Science SaturdayMake-and-TakesImpact


Supporting schools and community groups to form FIRST teams

FIRST Team 585 wants our youth to get involved in STEM. To do that we  host a week long lego summer camp, twelve FLL Jr. teams, seven FLL teams and one FTC team. Not only do we want our community to be involved with STEM we rech out to help other schools build new succesful FRC team.

Junior RoboticsLEGO Summer CampNew FRC TeamsImpact

FIRST Ladies

Mentoring and role models to encourage girls in STEM

We want to give our girls the confidence they need to pursue their dreams in STEM. To do that we hold Women-in-STEM Webinars and we have started a Girls Who Code club for girls in 6th through the 12th grade. We also encourage our girls to take leadership positions.

Girls Who CodeWomen in STEM WebinarsFemale LeadersImpact

FIRST In Industry

Collaborating with partners to benefit our community

FIRST team 585 highlights hands-on education. For our wonderful partners we give presentations to hosting booths and demonstrations at events. For Team 585 our parnters give us so many amazing oppuertunites, like internships and so much more.

InternshipsPartner EventsPromoting EducationImpact


Giving back to assist and promote FIRST programs 

From workshops to conferences, Team 585 is constantly trying to promote FIRST. When our students succeed, FIRST succeeds. We also try to help FIRST out, by vouleetering  at the Los Angeles regional competition, to running the safety glasses station in the Las Vegas regional competition.


FIRST Example

Creating opportunities for our stakeholders to experience STEM

FIRST Team 585 has invested in making six STEM clubs in our high school, we provide free hands on STEM programs at community events and reach out to schools in other states. 

In our SchoolIn our CommunityAcross the CountryImpact