High Tech U.S. History Classes Climb Mt. Tammany Trail to Reconstruct Lewis and Clark Expedition

(Columbia, NJ—April 8, 2016) High Tech Social Studies teacher Ronald Kliesh brought his three U.S. History I classes to Worthington State Park in a clever attempt to simulate Lewis and Clark’s expedition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. “The hike was a bit difficult,” says Kliesh, “and students had to...

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High Tech’s Hank Portney and Sophia Velasquez to Attend the 2016 Governor’s School of New Jersey

(Trenton, NJ—April 11, 2016) High Tech’s Hank Portney of Jersey City and Bayonne resident Sophia Velasquez will attend the Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology and the Governor’s School in the Sciences, respectively, this summer, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students who apply to the Governor’s School of New...

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Seven High Tech Students Qualify to Enter the 2017 National Merit® Scholarship Program

(Evanston, IL—April 13, 2016) High Tech High School juniors Amanda Chang of Bayonne, Harrison resident Mingyu Zhao, Hoboken resident Jacob Grossbard, Hank Portney of Jersey City, Kearny resident Kevin Shi, and Shreyas Agarwal and Fujia Ren of Secaucus have met the qualifications for the National Merit® Scholarship Program, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of...

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Niche Ranks High Tech 12th in Top 25 Best Public High Schools in America

(North Bergen, NJ—April 1, 2016) The online ratings/review website Niche ranked High Tech 12th among the top 25 best public high schools in the country, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Niche factors academics into 50% of its final rankings.  High Tech earned an “A+” in academics, administration and policies, educational...

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Six High Tech High Freshmen Receive Distinguished Honors in Letters About Literature Contest

(Washington, D.C.—March 15, 2016) Six High Tech freshmen whose letters had been submitted in the Letters About Literature contest have received Distinguished Honors by judges in the final round at the state level, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Letters About Literature had received almost 2,000 letters from New Jersey...

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Four High Tech Students Cited in National Hispanic Recognition Program

(St. Peter, MN—March 17, 2016) Four High Tech High School students scored in the top 2.5% on the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT©), based on regional results from among Hispanic and Latino test-takers, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. The following young scholars have been invited to participate...

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Three High Tech Students Recognized for Outstanding Achievements in Japanese Study

(Cranford, NJ—March 11, 2016) New Jersey Association of Teachers of Japanese (NJATJ) President Yoko Fukuda has awarded High Tech’s Anthony Chae and Keyu Sheng, both residents of Harrison, and North Bergen resident Cindy Wong this year’s Japanese Language and Culture Study Award, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Along with...

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Twenty High Tech Students Reach Final Round of Judging in 2015-2016 Letters About Literature Contest

(Washington, D.C.—March 15, 2016) Out of almost 2,000 letters submitted from New Jersey in the 2015-2016 Letters About Literature contest, High Tech High School received notice that twenty students had been selected by judges for the final round at the state level, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Letters About Literature received...

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