High Tech’s Halaena Merrill Wins First Prize at the 42nd Annual NJ Young Filmmakers Festival

(Jersey City, NJ—May 16, 2016) High Tech’s Halaena Merrill, a Weehawken resident, has won first prize in the High School Category at this year’s New Jersey Young Filmmakers Festival, a project of the Thomas A. Edison Media Arts Consortium, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Merrill won for her three-minute...

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High Tech Students Excel on 2016 National Japanese Examination

(North Bergen, NJ—May 16, 2016) The Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) has recognized High Tech students in Japanese I, II, and III classes who participated in the 2016 National Japanese Examination (NJE), announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. NEJ, an online, proficiency-oriented, standards-based tool, assesses middle school, high school,...

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High Tech French II Students Visit Madeleine’s Petit Paris

(Northvale, NJ—April 29, 2016) 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, an annual event, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The absolutely stunning...

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High Tech Alumnus Urvi Tiwari Wins 2016 Distinguished Leadership Award from Rutgers Business School

(Newark, NJ—May 9, 2016) Former High Tech High School student Urvi Tiwari, an accounting and finance major from Jersey City, will receive this year’s Distinguished Leadership Award at Rutgers Business School—Newark, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, service to Rutgers Business School, and leadership...

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High Tech Students Earn Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention for Their Performances on French Exam

(North Bergen, NJ—March, 2016) Students from Level I and II French at High Tech took part in Le Grand Concours (the National French Contest), an annual exam sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students of French (grades 1-12) from all across the...

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High Tech Instructor Robert Dillon to Attend Rock and Roll Forever Summer Teacher Workshop

(New York, NY—May 4, 2016) Robert Dillon, Language Arts instructor for High Tech, has been accepted into the Rock and Roll Forever Summer Teacher Workshop taking place on July 13th -15th, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Only a handful of teachers receive acceptance letters from the Rock and Roll Forever Summer...

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