(Chicago, IL—June 13, 2014) The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) announced High Tech’s Hamza Qureshi, a resident of Jersey City, the winner of the second prize in its DiscoverDesign.org National High School Architecture Competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Qureshi, sponsored by his teacher, Gregory Simon, joined 219 teens from 28...Continue reading
(North Bergen—June 10, 2014) The National Honor Society (NHS) of High Tech has donated $1,450 from fundraising on behalf of Operation Beachhead to honor the late Dan Beecher, a veteran and friendly face of the Hudson County Schools of Technology maintenance department, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Beecher, a humble Vietnam veteran...
(New York—June 7, 2014) Judges from the United Nations International School (UNIS), the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, and the Northeast Council of Teachers of Japanese honored four High Tech students in the annual Student Haiku Contest, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. At the Awards Assembly, held...Continue reading
(Northvale, NJ—May 30, 2014) After organizing their own French café at High Tech, Dr. Laje Gashi’s French II class experienced the connection between projects and real life by indulging in professionally prepared French cuisine at Madeleine’s Petit Paris, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. The absolutely stunning restaurant resembles an elegant French country...Continue reading
(Carbondale, IL—June 9, 2014) The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) has recognized 35 High Tech students with Excellence Awards that salutes non-native speakers from grades 9-12 who excel in the study of French, commit to study the language by participating in French-related activities, and maintain an average over 94, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella,...
(North Bergen, NJ—June 6, 2014) Jersey City resident Jacob Vega, a shared-time student from A. Harry Moore High School, has successfully completed the two-year business computer applications program at High Tech, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Not only has High Tech honored Jacob’s hard work, but so has Berkeley College in Clifton,...Continue reading
(Piscataway, NJ—June 5, 2014) Wendy Ide, a resident of West New York, has been accepted into this summer’s Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology at the Rutgers University School of Engineering, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Ide will spend four weeks, from June 29th-July 25th, tuition-free, at Rutgers University, engaging in five...Continue reading
(North Bergen, NJ—June 4, 2014) Catherine Yuhas, the science facilitator at High Tech High’s Academy of Architecture and Contemporary Themes (AACT), has been accepted into a pair of National Science Foundation workshops, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Yuhas, who teaches Biology, Earth & Space Science, and AP Environmental Science for the Science...Continue reading