HTHS Poet Sets Stage for America’s Got Talent Star

(Secaucus, NJ––July 12, 2021) High Tech performance poet Kiana Roman––who goes by the stage name Kiana Maria––was the opening act for America’s Got Talent star Brandon Leake at a recent performance in Red Bank, NJ, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. As part of her opener, Kiana performed two pieces: “Barbie Doll,” which discusses women’s...Continue reading

HTHS Junior Stars in Revival of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark?

(Secaucus, NJ–February 10, 2021) Arjun Athalye, an 11th-grade computer programming major in the Academy for Design and Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School, has landed a starring role in the second season of Are You Afraid of the Dark: Curse of the Shadows, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The...Continue reading

HCST Celebrates Black History and CTE Month: Saluting HTHS Supervisor Gregory Simon

For the second installment of HCST’s Black History Month celebration, and the first acknowledgement of February as Career & Technical Education (CTE) month, we recognize the work of Gregory Simon, Supervisor of the Academy for Design & Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School. The eldest son of renowned African-American sculptor Henry Simon, and beloved...Continue reading

HTHS Freshman Animatronics Phenom Goes Pro

(Secaucus, NJ–December 15, 2020) High Tech freshman Jack Adamski, of Kearny, has landed his first professional gig as a freelance product designer for Marvel Power, a Hong Kong based animatronics company, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Led by an early love for Halloween animatronics, Jack began seriously investigating and designing...Continue reading

HTHS’ Junior Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Meets with Counterparts at Columbia University

(Secaucus, NJ–November 9, 2020) The junior chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at High Tech High School started the year off by attending a panel presentation and discussion session hosted by SHPE members at Columbia University, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The all-virtual event, which took place...Continue reading

HTHS Teachers Use Classroom Tech to Join Fight Against COVID-19

(Secaucus, NJ––April 19, 2020) A group of career and technical education (CTE) teachers at High Tech High School are utilizing their knowledge of 3D-printing to support frontline and hospital workers in the ongoing fight against COVID-19, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Instructors Jared Krinsky, Vanessa Batista, and Albanery Simon, have...Continue reading

D|Fab Leaders Attend Social-Emotional Learning Convening in New Mexico

(Secaucus, NJ–October 28, 2019) Mr. Gregory Simon and Mr. Michael Diamond, the Supervisor and Teacher-in-Charge of the Academy for Design and Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School, recently attended a four-day convening in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, in support of a $5,000 Innovation Award grant for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), announced Dr....Continue reading

Two High Tech Students to Enter Google Virtual Programs

(Mountain View, CA–May 29, 2019) The Generation Google Scholarship committee, in conjunction with the Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), has selected two seniors from High Tech High School, Abakir Hanna of Jersey City and Bayonne resident Fady Besada, both of whom study Design and Fabrication, to participate in virtual programs, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal...Continue reading

High Tech Architectural Alumnus Hamza Qureshi to Speak at Carnegie Mellon’s Commencement Ceremony This Year

(Pittsburgh, PA–April 10, 2019) High Tech Architecture alumnus Hamza Qureshi, a resident of Jersey City, has been chosen to speak at Carnegie Mellon University’s commencement ceremony, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Qureshi will graduate from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with an additional major in Human-Computer Interaction.  He...Continue reading

Interview with Eshaan Mangat

Eshaan Mangat, of Secaucus, NJ, received the gold medal in the Medicine and Health category of the Hudson County STEM Showcase. He is now competing to get into the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Eshaan is currently a junior in High Tech High School’s Academy for...Continue reading

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