Rising Tide Capital’s Jay Savulich Speaks to High Tech Business & Technology Club

(North Bergen—November 9, 2015) High Tech’s Business & Technology Club recently invited Jay Savulich, Managing Director of Programs at Rising Tide Capital of Jersey City, to share his business acumen with Dr. Syed Abbasi’s students and club members, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.  Technical education proves essential for business...

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Former KAS Prep Student Speaks to High Tech Students

(North Bergen—October 28, 2015) High Tech Social Studies instructor Miguel Gonzalez’s freshmen and sophomores received a recent special guest, Rudolfo “Godeyvio” Castro, who spoke of volunteerism and the lasting effects of Francisco Pizzaro’s conquest of the Incas centuries ago on contemporary Peru’s poverty-stricken neighborhoods, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. ...

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Miguel Gonzalez’s High Tech Social Studies Class Examines Ancient Cultures and Architecture by Cathryn Pace

(North Bergen—October 20, 2015) For the past month, High Tech Social Studies instructor Miguel Gonzalez introduced his students to ancient cultures and architecture, from which they constructed projects that incorporated their knowledge and creativity, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.  Gonzalez screened Graham Hancock’s documentary, Quest for the Lost Civilization, for his...

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High Tech Honey

High Tech Honey Students raise bees for class credit at county high school by Art SchwartzHudson Reporter staff writer 10.18.15 – 12:03 am “Very fashionable,” is how student Jessenia Morales described her new school uniform. “And protective.” Covered head-to-toe in a baggy white suit complete with thick gloves and a mesh net helmet, Jessenia was...

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High Tech Dance Majors Experience Professional Ballet Class with Zvi Dance Company

(New York, NY—October 5, 2015) Zvi Gotheiner, teacher, choreographer, and artistic director of Zvi Dance Company, invited High Tech instructor Trista DeFilippis’ junior and senior dance majors to take part in his professional ballet class, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.  Gotheiner holds his classes at New York City Center Studios. ...

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High Tech Veteran Music Instructor and Department Liaison Scott Killian Composes for ‘Clever Little Lies’ Off-Broadway

From www.playbill.com Marlo Thomas Uncovers Clever Little Lies, Starting Tonight Off-Broadway By Andrew Gans September 18, 2015 Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro‘s new comedy, Clever Little Lies, begins previews September 18th prior to an official opening October 12th at the Westside Theatre Upstairs. The cast is headed by Emmy winner Marlo Thomas with Greg Mullavey, Kate Wetherhead and George Merrick. Despite Playing a...

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HCVTEA Hosts Financial Aid Workshop

(North Bergen, NJ—September 23, 2015), Hudson County Vocational Technical Education Association (HCVTEA) sponsored a financial aid workshop for the parents and/or guardians of 12th grade students from High Tech High School and County Prep, announced Daniel Greco, Vice-President of HCVTEA. Kimber Decker, of the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA.ORG), spoke to 90 parents...

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Twelve High Tech Students Qualify to Enter the 2016 National Merit® Scholarship Program

(Evanston, IL—September 23, 2015) High Tech High School seniors Amina and Sara Bendaoud, George Iskander, and Hayoung Park of Bayonne; Harrison resident Rora Cai; Jack Tisdell of Hoboken; Kearny resident Sabina Ohkawa; Nicholas Palmer and Jennifer Tu of North Bergen; Secaucus residents Ryan Gulati and Justin Luh; and Emory Kemph of Weehawken have met...

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School’s In: North Bergen and Guttenberg Schools Prepare to Open (Excerpted from The Hudson Reporter)

Art Schwartz may be reached at arts@hudsonreporter.comHigh Tech High SchoolStarting one day later than the other schools, High Tech will first introduce underclassmen to the academic environment on Wednesday morning, with upperclassmen joining later in the week. Teachers will spend the afternoons in professional development sessions for the first three days. Work should begin this month...

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Brian Mooney and Kendrick Lamar’s Visit to High Tech Inspire OogeeWoogee’s “Be Alright” College Scholarship Contest

(Philadelphia, PA–August 18, 2015) Inspired by Brian Mooney, an English teacher who shared and utilized Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly album lyrics with his students at High Tech High School, and Kendrick Lamar’s visit to the school shortly after his performance at Hot 97’s Summer Jam, OogeeWoogee, a global multimedia outlet with an emphasis on...

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