High Tech Holds Community Service Project in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Secaucus, NJ--February 1, 2019) High Tech Culinary and Science Academy students designed 130 Valentine's Day cards for veterans, a community service project inaugurated by Language Arts instructor Joan Marie Bellotti, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.To celebrate what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 90th birthday, Bellotti's 9th grade World...

“Hamiltunes” Brings Hamilton to High Tech

(Secaucus, NJ–January 25, 2019) Over 200 Hamilton fans gathered in the Main Stage Theater for the High Tech Performing Arts Department’s first “Hamiltunes: An American Sing-along,” announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. An officially-licensed, karaoke-style sing-along, “Hamiltunes” raised funds for the High Tech Musical Theatre Department. The successful show, inspired by Lin Manuel Miranda’s...

Jon Rua, Broadway Star of “Hamilton,” Visits High Tech

(Secaucus, NJ–January 24, 2019) To coincide with the Musical Theatre fundraiser “Hamiltunes,” Broadway actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer Jon Rua paid a visit to the High Tech Performing Arts Department, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The Main Stage Theater at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus served as the backdrop...

John Zisa, High Tech Director of Musical Theater, Produces Show in Homage to American Singer-Songwriter Kenny Rankin

(New York City--January 12, 2019) High Tech's Director of Musical Theater, John Zisa, produced a show that pays homage to American singer-songwriter Kenny Rankin, a popular figure of the 60's and 70's, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Zisa, along with his band members, one of whom happens to be...

High Tech’s Sean Fuehrer One of Six from Jersey City Troop to Achieve Eagle Scout

By Corey W. McDonald (cmcdonald@jjournal.com) The Jersey Journal (Jersey City, NJ–January 20, 2019) High Tech junior Sean Fuehrer, one of six Jersey City teenagers, achieved an accomplishment that very few attain: the title of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the scouting system. In addition to Sean Fuehrer, scouts Oliver Flores, John Libitz Jr., Christian Murgas,...

Three High Tech Students Recognized at the North New Jersey Affiliate of the Scholastic Art Awards

(Montclair, NJ--January 18, 2019) The North New Jersey affiliate of the Scholastic Art Awards has declared three High Tech students the recipients of Gold and Silver Key awards, as well as Honorable Mentions, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.Graphic Arts major Carlos Hernandez, a senior and resident of Jersey City,...

UBS Job Shadowing for Students from County Prep High School and High Tech High School

On Monday, December 10, County Prep and High Tech students participated in a Job Shadowing event at UBS located in Weehawken, New Jersey. Upon arrival, the students attended a presentation on the history of UBS and the financial industry, participated in a panel discussion with high-level practicing professionals within the firm, competed in a...

High Tech Hiking Club Traverses Buttermilk Falls for Its Third Hike

(Walpack Township--January 12 2019) The High Tech Hiking Club, led by veteran History instructor Ronald Kliesh, went on its third hiking expedition, exploring Buttermilk Falls and its wooden stairway, interpretive displays, and bird-watching trail, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. The hike, also led by Dr. Shelly Witham, took the club to...

High Tech Music/Audio Tech Majors Perform at Iconic Bitter End

(New York, NY--December 29, 2018) Four High Tech Music/Audio Tech Majors performed at one of Manhattan’s most iconic music venues, the Bitter End, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Sisters Daniela (senior, vocalist) and Juliana García-Escobar (sophomore, drummer) of North Bergen, Hoboken resident Andrew Wholf (junior, guitarist), and Martin Baker (sophomore, bassist)...

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