Freshman Represents HTHS at Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

(Secaucus, NJ––February 16, 2021) Alexander Pereyra, a freshman in the CulSci Academy, represented High Tech High School at New Jersey’s Region 5 Poetry Out Loud competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of HTHS. Encouraged to participate by HTHS English teacher Joan Marie Bellotti––who has supported the competition since its inception in 2005––Alexander bested his...

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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....

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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...

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HCST Students’ Impressive Theater Arts Award is a Community Effort

(Secaucus, NJ––February 1, 2021) How do two theater students from two different schools in two different grades collaborate for an award-winning musical performance during a pandemic? With a lot of support, patience, and determination, two students from the Hudson County Schools of Technology were able to do just that. Mia Oliver and Lola Castellano...

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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...

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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...

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