High Tech High School senior Andrea Gonzalez surrendered a summer in the sun for a summer of hard work. Andrea found an internship with 'Partners in Science' through the Liberty Science Center this past summer, 2023. Andrea was paired with research scientists at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, working with brilliant mentors...Continue reading
This year, Hudson County Schools of Technology hosted their first Summer Sustainability Project at High Tech High School. This 5-week workshop was open to all students in our HCST district from middle school to high school, as well as newly accepted students. This project included a lot of hands-on work outside in the garden, in...Continue reading
Eleven High Tech seniors who completed a dual-enrollment program were conferred the degree of Associates of Science in Environmental Studies from Hudson County Community College (HCCC) at a commencement ceremony on May 17, 2023 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. The degree ceremony marks the culmination of four years of study for six Environmental...
(Secaucus, NJ--February 1, 2023) Jeremy Lewan (HTHS ‘18) made an impact on our 107 Environmental Science Academy students with his powerful career-related presentation as part of our district’s celebration of Career Technical Education Month®, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. Every February, the CTE community celebrates CTE Month® to raise awareness...
Placed within the Hackensack Meadowlands of Northern New Jersey is our beautiful High Tech High School campus, surrounded by a rich assortment of flowers, trees, and shrubs. The ecosystem around the school consists of tidal marshes, salt marshes, and other wetland habitats which are scattered among a mass of industrial landscapes. There is also a...Continue reading
(Secaucus, NJ–March 17, 2021) Camille Garcia, Emily Guevara, Alma Madlener, Reilley Peck, Rimsha Reem, and Roxolana Hreb—all seniors in the Environmental Science and Sustainability academy at HTHS—attended the 2022 World Food Prize event on March 11, where they presented their research papers on global food security issues, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech...Continue reading
(Secaucus, NJ--November 1, 2021) HTHS alumni Kate Neal (‘21) and Alfonse Sessa III (‘21), along with current senior Roxolana Hreb, presented their research at the 2021 World Food Prize Global Youth Institute which was held virtually this October during the Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of...
(Secaucus, NJ––June 16, 2020) Led by senior Rishika Bandamede, High Tech’s Environmental Club has established a Compost Committee to advance sustainability efforts at the Frank J. Gargiulo campus, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. In October of 2019, Rishika Bandamede approached Ms. Cathy Yuhas, Environmental Science Academy teacher, and Chef...Continue reading
(Secaucus, NJ––May 27, 2020) Seven students from High Tech’s Academy of Environmental Science and Sustainability presented their research on global food security at the New Jersey Youth Institute World Food Prize at Rutgers-New Brunswick in March, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The seven students––seniors Kennedy Christiana, Elena Gurczeski, Rachel...Continue reading
(Secaucus, NJ––May 27, 2020) Students from the Academy of Environmental Science and Sustainability at High Tech High School recently participated in the virtual State FFA Convention, taking home first and second place in two events, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. As part of the National FFA (formerly Future Farmers...Continue reading