2020 Earth Day Celebrations Go Virtual at HTHS

(Secaucus, NJ––May 15, 2020) Under the challenging circumstances of a state-wide school closure, High Tech High School’s Environmental Club members created a virtual Earth Day Challenge to ensure the annual festivities remained part of the community experience, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The Earth Day Challenge consisted of...

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HTHS Junior Wins Poster Contest for International Math Competition

(Secaucus, NJ––May 21, 2020) A High Tech junior had their original poster selected by the international Math Kangaroo organization to advertise the upcoming 2021 mathematics competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The winning designer, Ramier Villarama, of Bayonne, NJ, was inspired to create a poster that captured the nostalgia...

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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,...

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High Tech French Language Students Showcase Skills at Tournament

(Secaucus, NJ––February 22, 2020) High Tech High School earned second-overall at the annual “Le Tournoi Lion,” a French Language Tournament held at Middletown High School on February 22nd, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The tournament––which is in its second year––saw over 120 students from eleven schools competing in Poetry,...

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HTHS Music & Audio Tech Majors Wired for Success

(Secaucus, NJ––February 25, 2020) The students in the Music and Audio Technology class at High Tech High School are known for their high-quality stage productions, but their backstage skills display their versatility and knowledge, according to instructor Rod Shepard.    Mr. Shepard’s seniors recently undertook the portion of the Music and Audio Tech curriculum...

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March For Our Lives Club at HTHS Takes a Trip to Make a Difference

(Secaucus, NJ––February 13, 2020) On February 11th, 2020, the High Tech High School March For Our Lives club volunteered at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey headquarters in Hillside, NJ, where they worked hard to combat hunger and food insecurity, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. Twenty-seven students from High...

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HTHS Student Researchers Present Findings to American Chemical Society

(Secaucus, NJ––February 1, 2020) Three High Tech High School students presented the results of year-long original research projects to members of the American Chemical Society at the 24th Annual Research Poster Session held at St. Joseph’s College in New York, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The student researchers––Reem Abughannam...

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High Tech Robotics Team Qualifies for State Championship Competition

(Secaucus, NJ––February 2, 2020) High Tech Robotics Team 7994—LaserHawks have earned a place at the FIRST Tech Challenge NJ State Championship, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School.  While Team 7994––LaserHawks struggled to earn consistent victories throughout the season, it was their character and values that earned them a place in...

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HTHS Science Olympiad Team Off to Promising Start

(Secaucus, NJ–January 13, 2020) A newly-minted Science Olympiad team at High Tech High School found success and signs of a promising future during their first competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The fledgling team, led by HTHS Biology instructor Kimberly Bruan and coached by student Zahra’a Fardos (HTHS ‘21),...

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