Students Get Sneak Peak at High Tech Dance Department’s “Novum”

(April 10, 2019–Jersey City, NJ) As the High Tech dance majors and their instructor, Trista DeFilippis, prepared for the spring show, Novum, they invited Explore students to sneak a peak during their final dress rehearsal. The students were thrilled to see a number of the pieces from Novum, that were all student choreographed; one...

High Tech Architectural Alumnus Hamza Qureshi to Speak at Carnegie Mellon’s Commencement Ceremony This Year

(Pittsburgh, PA–April 10, 2019) High Tech Architecture alumnus Hamza Qureshi, a resident of Jersey City, has been chosen to speak at Carnegie Mellon University’s commencement ceremony, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Qureshi will graduate from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with an additional major in Human-Computer Interaction....

County Prep Theatre Arts Students Attend Stellar Productions

The County Prep Theatre Arts vocation students attended the Broadway Production of True West, written by celebrated American playwright Sam Shepard, with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano, a play under the direction of James Macdonald, performed at the American Airlines Theatre venue of The Roundabout Theatre. This play plunges the audience into the tension and turmoil of the relationship between feuding brothers....

County Prep Student Attends Youth Transition to Work Program

County Prep senior Jazmine G. visited Penske Truck Leasing and Hudson Toyota, both located in Jersey City,  on Thursday, March 21st as part of the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Automotive Technician Program. This scholarship program provides outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming  an Automotive/Diesel Technician.  The program is a “training to work” initiative to...

County Prep Students Attend High School Heroes Program

Ms. Bello and Ms. Torres teach classes at County Prep High School for aspiring young teachers.  Their students participated in Junior Achievement’s High School Heroes Program in November and February.   The students shadowed teachers and then returned to Cordero School to teach Junior Achievement’s interactive elementary school curriculum. The lesson plans focused on educational standards with grade appropriate themes of personal...

County Prep Students Visit HCCC for Culinary Institute Tour

Chef Kevin Collins’s Culinary Arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to participate in their “ Culinary Institute Tour.”  The students cycled through the various culinary labs to gain exposure to the post-secondary culinary arts program. In addition, Chef Puc, a renowned culinary guru, demonstrated a culinary lesson on...

HIGH TECH HIGH SCHOOL DANCE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS NOVUM: A NEW BEGINNING

High Tech Dance Department continues its 2018-2019 season with their annual Spring Dance Showcase, Novum: A new beginning. Directed by Trista DeFilippis, Novum stars dance majors who will present their own choreography which is the culmination of year long projects. These dancers create their own works, choose their own music scores, light and costume their...

High Tech Sophomore Biomedical Students Attend 3rd Annual Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium

(Toms River, NJ--March 21, 2019) Following a trip to the Independent College Fund of New Jersey’s 6th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, sophomores in High Tech High School biomedical science attended this year’s Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium (JSJSS), announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Accompanied by instructor Joseph Ona, the students presented...

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