HTHS Freshman Animatronics Phenom Goes Pro

(Secaucus, NJ–December 15, 2020) High Tech freshman Jack Adamski, of Kearny, has landed his first professional gig as a freelance product designer for Marvel Power, a Hong Kong based animatronics company, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Led by an early love for Halloween animatronics, Jack began seriously investigating and designing...Continue reading

HTHS’ Junior Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Meets with Counterparts at Columbia University

(Secaucus, NJ–November 9, 2020) The junior chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at High Tech High School started the year off by attending a panel presentation and discussion session hosted by SHPE members at Columbia University, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The all-virtual event, which took place...Continue reading

HTHS Teachers Use Classroom Tech to Join Fight Against COVID-19

(Secaucus, NJ––April 19, 2020) A group of career and technical education (CTE) teachers at High Tech High School are utilizing their knowledge of 3D-printing to support frontline and hospital workers in the ongoing fight against COVID-19, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Instructors Jared Krinsky, Vanessa Batista, and Albanery Simon, have...Continue reading

D|Fab Leaders Attend Social-Emotional Learning Convening in New Mexico

(Secaucus, NJ–October 28, 2019) Mr. Gregory Simon and Mr. Michael Diamond, the Supervisor and Teacher-in-Charge of the Academy for Design and Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School, recently attended a four-day convening in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, in support of a $5,000 Innovation Award grant for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), announced Dr....Continue reading

Two High Tech Students to Enter Google Virtual Programs

(Mountain View, CA–May 29, 2019) The Generation Google Scholarship committee, in conjunction with the Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), has selected two seniors from High Tech High School, Abakir Hanna of Jersey City and Bayonne resident Fady Besada, both of whom study Design and Fabrication, to participate in virtual programs, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal...Continue reading

High Tech Architectural Alumnus Hamza Qureshi to Speak at Carnegie Mellon’s Commencement Ceremony This Year

(Pittsburgh, PA–April 10, 2019) High Tech Architecture alumnus Hamza Qureshi, a resident of Jersey City, has been chosen to speak at Carnegie Mellon University’s commencement ceremony, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Qureshi will graduate from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with an additional major in Human-Computer Interaction.  He...Continue reading