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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Jersey City Medical Center/Barnabas Health STEM Showcase Medalists Include High Tech Students

From “JCMC/BH STEM Showcase Medalists Announced”by Mark Ojutiku, Jersey Journal Staff Writer The results are in for the Jersey City Medical Center/Barnabas Health STEM Showcase, held on Monday, February 29th. About 300 Hudson County students showed up to the Liberty Science Center on Monday to compete in the 58th iteration of Hudson County’s premier...

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High Tech High School Spanish Honor Society and Spanish Club Host First Annual Spanish Café

(North Bergen–February 24, 2016) The Spanish Honor Society and the Spanish Club of High Tech High School hosted their first annual Spanish Café, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Students prepared and sold culinary cuisines and desserts from Spanish-speaking countries such as Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador,...

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The Robot in the Classroom: High Tech Students Display Their Handiwork on STEM Day

by Art Schwartz Reporter/staff writer, Hudson Reporter Feb 21, 2016 Inching around assorted debris, the robot crept forward to rescue the pair of climbers caught in the avalanche. Built of exposed metal beams, gears, motors, wires, and a hydraulic arm, the two-foot-tall robot towered over the three-inch climbers. “This is our competition robot,” said High...

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AACT Morphs into D|FAB and Embraces a New Generation of STEM Learners

(North Bergen–February 13, 2016) Formerly known as the Academy of Architecture & Contemporary Themes (AACT), the Digital Design and Fabrication Academy (D|FAB) at High Tech High School aims to usher in a new generation of leaders and workers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech...

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BCB Community Bank and Global Container Terminals Donate Funds to High Tech Dance Department for Trip to National High School Dance Festival

(North Bergen—February 12, 2016) BCB Community Bank and Global Container Terminals have each donated $1,000 to support High Tech’s Dance Department’s traveling expenses to the 27thAnnual National High School Dance Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.   The National High School Dance Festival, held Thursday, March 3rd, through Sunday, March 6th,...

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High Tech Robotics Club Earns BOTBALL Scholarship

(North Bergen, NJ–February 4, 2016) The Robotics Club received a $1,000 BOTBALL Scholarship from the BOTBALL Association, sponsored by NASA, to participate in the New York/New Jersey Regional BOTBALL Program, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. BOTBALL, an educational robotics program, concentrates on engaging middle and high school-aged students in team-oriented robotics competitions.  The Robotics Club...

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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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