High Tech’s Keyu Sheng Qualifies as a Finalist for the 2016 Competition for a National Merit® Scholarship

(Evanston, IL—February 10, 2016) High Tech High School senior Keyu Sheng, a resident of Harrison, has met the qualifications as a finalist for the National Merit® Scholarship this year, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Sheng received a Certificate of Merit from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). NMSC has recognized approximately...

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High Tech’s Aaleah Oliver Advances to 2016 Poetry Out Loud Region 6 Competition

(Englewood, NJ—February 8, 2016) Aaleah Oliver, a resident of Secaucus, who won the 2016 Poetry Out Loud school-wide competition, represented High Tech High School at the Poetry Out Loud Region 6 Competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Oliver competed against students from all across Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties.  She recited...

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High Tech Business Majors Participate in 13th Annual NJ Business Idea Competition

(North Bergen—February 4, 2016) High Tech High School Business majors participated in this year’s New Jersey Business Idea Competition, sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The 13th annual competition offers students the challenge of creating a business idea.   A panel of professors and experts in...

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High Tech French Club and French Honor Society Perform Fundraiser for Victim of the Paris Terrorist Attacks

(North Bergen—January 14, 2016) The High Tech School French Club and French Honor Society offered an after-school performance to raise funds for a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks on November 13th, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Thirty-nine-year-old Eric Thome, one of the 130 victims killed in the terrorist...

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High Tech High School Receives $20K Grant from Verizon Schools Program

By John Heinis/Hudson County View(North Bergen, NJ–January 22, 2016) High Tech High School received a $20,000 grant for their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program from Verizon’s Innovative Schools Program, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Verizon’s Director of External Affairs, Mark Bocchieri, presented this award to Hudson County...

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High Tech’s Russell Soto Gearing Up to Compete in Rotax Junior MAX Challenges

(North Bergen—January 4, 2016) Jersey City resident Russell Soto, a sophomore at High Tech, has started his outdoor karting career in the Rotax Junior MAX category, soon to compete at the Club and Regional levels, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Only driving skills take precedent in the Rotax MAX Challenge™ (RMC),...

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High Tech Asian/Middle Eastern Cultural Club Holds Luncheon

(North Brunswick, NJ–December 23, 2015) The Asian/Middle Eastern Cultural Club of High Tech hosted its end-of-the-year luncheon at Shalimar BBQ Restaurant to enhance students’ awareness of the diverse ethnic wonders of the world’s population, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.   “Students from a variety of different ethnic backgrounds made...

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High Tech Dance Department to Perform at the National High School Dance Festival

(Pittsburgh, PA–December 18, 2015) High Tech’s Dance Department, headed by veteran instructor Trista DeFilippis, has been chosen to perform at the 27th Annual National High School Dance Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.   The National High School Dance Festival, held Thursday, March 3rd, through Sunday, March 6th, at Point Park University, will...

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HCST CrossFit Inaugurated as Latest Fitness Program for High Tech Students and Staff Alike

(North Bergen, NJ–December 17, 2015) ​HCST CrossFit, coached by Samantha Eulo, who doubles as an instructor in High Tech’s prestigious Science Department, has encouraged teens and staff alike to become physically fit and build confidence along the way, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.   Inaugurated this past summer as an after-school...

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High Tech’s New Service Club, The Butterfly Effect, Visits the Senior Center in North Arlington

(North Arlington, NJ—December 8, 2015) The Butterfly Effect Club, a new service organization at High Tech High School, along with History Instructor Jamie Velazquez and Architecture & Design instructor Gregory Simon, has hosted its first service event in North Arlington at the Senior Center, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School....

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