Environmental Club Establishes Compost Committee at HTHS

(Secaucus, NJ––June 16, 2020) Led by senior Rishika Bandamede, High Tech’s Environmental Club has established a Compost Committee to advance sustainability efforts at the Frank J. Gargiulo campus, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. In October of 2019, Rishika Bandamede approached Ms. Cathy Yuhas, Environmental Science Academy teacher, and...

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HTHS Conducts Virtual National Honor Society for Dance Arts Ceremony

(Secaucus, NJ––June 3, 2020) Seven High Tech High School junior dance majors were inducted to the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) through a digital ceremony hosted by veteran dance instructor Mrs. Trista DeFilippis, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. During the ceremony, the 2020 NHSDA inductees––Isabel Dadulla,...

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HTHS Students Present Research on Global Food Security

(Secaucus, NJ––May 27, 2020) Seven students from High Tech’s Academy of Environmental Science and Sustainability presented their research on global food security at the New Jersey Youth Institute World Food Prize at Rutgers-New Brunswick in March, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The seven students––seniors Kennedy Christiana, Elena Gurczeski,...

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High Tech Environmental Students Compete and Win at Virtual Convention

(Secaucus, NJ––May 27, 2020) Students from the Academy of Environmental Science and Sustainability at High Tech High School recently participated in the virtual State FFA Convention, taking home first and second place in two events, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. As part of the National FFA (formerly Future...

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2020 Earth Day Celebrations Go Virtual at HTHS

(Secaucus, NJ––May 15, 2020) Under the challenging circumstances of a state-wide school closure, High Tech High School’s Environmental Club members created a virtual Earth Day Challenge to ensure the annual festivities remained part of the community experience, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The Earth Day Challenge consisted of...

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HTHS Junior Wins Poster Contest for International Math Competition

(Secaucus, NJ––May 21, 2020) A High Tech junior had their original poster selected by the international Math Kangaroo organization to advertise the upcoming 2021 mathematics competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The winning designer, Ramier Villarama, of Bayonne, NJ, was inspired to create a poster that captured the nostalgia...

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High Tech French Language Students Showcase Skills at Tournament

(Secaucus, NJ––February 22, 2020) High Tech High School earned second-overall at the annual “Le Tournoi Lion,” a French Language Tournament held at Middletown High School on February 22nd, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The tournament––which is in its second year––saw over 120 students from eleven schools competing in Poetry,...

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HTHS Music & Audio Tech Majors Wired for Success

(Secaucus, NJ––February 25, 2020) The students in the Music and Audio Technology class at High Tech High School are known for their high-quality stage productions, but their backstage skills display their versatility and knowledge, according to instructor Rod Shepard.    Mr. Shepard’s seniors recently undertook the portion of the Music and Audio Tech curriculum...

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March For Our Lives Club at HTHS Takes a Trip to Make a Difference

(Secaucus, NJ––February 13, 2020) On February 11th, 2020, the High Tech High School March For Our Lives club volunteered at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey headquarters in Hillside, NJ, where they worked hard to combat hunger and food insecurity, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. Twenty-seven students from High...

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