HTHS Freshmen Show Potential as Future STEM Researchers

(Secaucus, NJ––March 29, 2021) Freshmen Andrea Lopez, of North Bergen, and Mariam Khalil, of Jersey City, earned Honorable Mention in the long-standing ExploraVision competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The ExploraVision competition is hosted by Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and has been running for nearly three...

High Tech Drama Students to Participate in Tiny Shakes(peare)’s Romeo & Juliet

(Secaucus, NJ––March 15, 2021) Three High Tech students––juniors Kimani Culbreath and Maya Ramdayal, along with freshman Saorla Rafferty––were selected to participate in the 2021 production of Tiny Shakes: Romeo & Juliet at the Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Kimani Culbreath and Maya Ramdayal...

Freshman Represents HTHS at Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

(Secaucus, NJ––February 16, 2021) Alexander Pereyra, a freshman in the CulSci Academy, represented High Tech High School at New Jersey’s Region 5 Poetry Out Loud competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of HTHS. Encouraged to participate by HTHS English teacher Joan Marie Bellotti––who has supported the competition since its inception in 2005––Alexander bested his HTHS...

HTHS Junior Stars in Revival of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark?

(Secaucus, NJ--February 10, 2021) Arjun Athalye, an 11th-grade computer programming major in the Academy for Design and Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School, has landed a starring role in the second season of Are You Afraid of the Dark: Curse of the Shadows, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The...

HCST Students’ Impressive Theater Arts Award is a Community Effort

(Secaucus, NJ––February 1, 2021) How do two theater students from two different schools in two different grades collaborate for an award-winning musical performance during a pandemic? With a lot of support, patience, and determination, two students from the Hudson County Schools of Technology were able to do just that. Mia Oliver and Lola Castellano earned...

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 Class of 2020 Alumna Attends International Science Symposium

(Secaucus, NJ--November 11, 2020) Rachel Stern (HTHS ‘20) earned herself a seat at the table of the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute which was held virtually last month during the Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The Borlaug Symposium brings together...

HTHS Seniors Earn Degree from Hudson County Community College

(Secaucus, NJ––June 19, 2020) 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 virtual ceremony on June 17th, 2020, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The degree ceremony marks the culmination...

HTHS Conducts Virtual National Honor Society for Dance Arts Ceremony

(Secaucus, NJ––June 3, 2020) Seven High Tech High School junior dance majors were inducted to the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) through a digital ceremony hosted by veteran dance instructor Mrs. Trista DeFilippis, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School.During the ceremony, the 2020 NHSDA inductees––Isabel Dadulla, Jennifer Fuehrer,...

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