High Tech Film Students’ Moment in the Spotlight at Ridgewood Guild Int’l Film Festival

(Secaucus, NJ––February 1, 2021) Former HTHS film major Noelle White (‘20) and current film student Samiksha Thakur (‘22) were invited to discuss their work as auteurs with Jame Suozzo for the upcoming Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Coordinated by HTHS instructor Gregg Ascolese, the interview...

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 Health Classes Help Themselves Cope with COVID: Now They Want to Help Their Classmates

“Live Deliberately” is a famous quote from American philosopher Henry David Thoreau. What does it mean for us as students and teachers? High Tech health classes have explored this question, and realized that it means we must help ourselves in many ways, especially during this time in our lives. In this vein, knowing our limitations...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

Environmental Club Cultivates Awareness of Endangered Species

(Secaucus, NJ––June 19, 2020) This spring, students from the Environmental Club commemorated World Wildlife Day with a series of activities including an Endangered Species Wall and an Endangered Species Locker Slam, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The awareness campaign commenced with a Locker Slam on March 3rd––World Wildlife Day––and...Continue reading

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