Five High Tech Students and One Teachers Honored at 12th Annual UNIS Haiku Contest

(New York—June 2, 2018) At the Award Ceremony of the United Nations International School (UNIS), judges honored five High Tech students and one teacher for their contributions to the 12th annual UNIS Haiku Contest in English, French, Japanese, Spanish, and German, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. This poetic competition...

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High Tech Environmental Club Celebrates Earth Day

by Jeremy Lewan (North Bergen, NJ–April 26, 2018) The High Tech Environmental Club, moderated by advisor Cathy Yuhas, celebrated Earth Day with a school-wide carnival and planetarium shows presented by veteran science teacher, Shelly Witham, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The carnival took place in the Resource Center from...

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High Tech Environmental Science Academy Learns About Sustainable Sailing

(New York City–May 31, 2018) The Atlantic Cup hosted 53 Freshmen and Sophomore Environmental Science Academy students from High Tech, County Prep, and Explore 2000, along with teachers Samantha Doria, William Goold, Shelly Witham, and Catherine Yuhas, for an up-close look at racing boats and a special meet and greet with the sailors, announced...

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High Tech Freshman Victoria Caban Appears on NBC’s WORLD OF DANCE

(Universal City, CA–May 30, 2018) On Tuesday, May 29th, Season Two of NBC’s World of Dance, staring Jennifer Lopez, premiered, and featured High Tech freshman Victoria Caban of Jersey City competing on the show, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. In the premiere episode (see link), Caban speaks about the...

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High Tech Earns Accolades at 35th Annual Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest

(Wayne, NJ—May 17, 2018) William Paterson University held its 35th Annual Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest, and once more, High Tech distinguished itself in the contest for German, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The following High Tech students received special recognition for...

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Three High Tech Students Receive Distinguished Honors in 2018 Letters About Literature

(New Brunswick, NJ—May 15, 2018) Essays by Allison Chang of Bayonne and Kearny residents Eric Araque and Alfonse Sessa have been chosen for Distinguished Honors from a total of 1,700 entries in the New Jersey Center for the Book/Library of Congress Letters About Literature, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School....

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High Tech Environmental Science Majors Participate in “Out of the Blue” Competition

by Jeremy Lewan (Hackensack, NJ—April 20, 2018) High Tech Environmental Science majors participated in the “Out of the Blue” Surgical Wrap Competition, sponsored by the Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. The “Out of the Blue” Surgical Wrap Competition, a celebration of...

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High Tech Environmental Science Majors Visit Costa Rica

by Jeremy Lewan (North Bergen, NJ—March 29, 2018) – Thirty High Tech Environmental Science majors, accompanied by a contingent of five teachers and four chaperones, attended an EF Educational Tours nine-day expedition of Costa Rica over the Easter/Spring Break, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The Environmental Science group from...

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High Tech Scores Big in 2018 National Spanish Exams

(North Bergen, NJ—May 8, 2018) – Thirty-six High Tech students of Spanish, levels I-IV, scored exemplarily well in the 2018 National Spanish Exam (NSE), sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The NSE assesses students’ proficiency in the Spanish...

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High Tech Envirothon Teams Finish in Top Ten in Statewide Competition and Earn a Feature on Classroom Close-Up NJ

(Elmer, NJ–May 5, 2018) Seven High Tech students comprising two High Tech teams participated in the statewide Envirothon competition against 27 other teams at Camp Grice, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Team #1 comprised seniors Eleanore Woodruff, a resident of Weehawken, and West New York resident Amir Mustafa, who earned a...

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