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Picatinny Arsenal and ARDEC Select High Tech’s Kylie Long and Anisha Mahat as Runners-Up for Monmouth Junior Science Symposium

(West Long Branch, NJ—February 24, 2015) Picatinny Arsenal and ARDEC (U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center) have selected two High Tech students, Kylie Long of Kearny and Harrison resident Anisha Mahat, as runners-up for their projects for the Monmouth Junior Science Symposium, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Picatinny...

County Prep Theatre Arts Students Attend Broadway Production Constellations

The Theatre Arts students participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of Constellations, by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson.  Part of this program, our students participated in workshops with Manhattan Theatre Club resident artist Melissa Murray-Mutch, and other professional actors, in order to prepare and discuss the...

County Prep Theater Arts performs the musical The Wiz

In just its third year, the after school Theater Arts course has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students. “Our students have been getting a valuable experience through this credited class and related productions, learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater,” says Ms....

High Tech Research Represented at XIX Poster Session of American Chemical Society at St. Joseph’s College

(Brooklyn, NY—February 7, 2015) High Tech students presented their research at XIX Poster Session of the New York Section of the American Chemical Society at St. Joseph’s College, where students from the five boroughs and New Jersey took part in the contest judged by imminent scientists, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High...

High Tech’s Aaleah Oliver Will Compete in 2015 Poetry Out Loud State Championship

(Englewood, NJ—February 4, 2015) Representing High Tech High School, Aaleah Oliver of Secaucus, along with another high school student from the Region 6 Championship, will compete in the 2015 Poetry Out Loud State Championship at Princeton University on March 13th, a first for High Tech, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. A junior,...

High Tech’s Dr. Lavlinski Joins Other Teachers in Seton Hall’s Project Acceleration

(North Bergen, NJ--February 3, 2015) Dr. Dmitri Lavlinski, who teaches AP Chemistry for High Tech, has joined other High Tech teachers in connecting their coursework to Seton Hall University's college curriculum in a program known as Project Acceleration, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella,Upon completion of the course, students earn college credits.  Students register in September and receive...

High Tech Attends Hip-Hop Youth Summit at Columbia

(New York, NY—January 22, 2015) Twenty-seven High Tech students took part in the third annual “Cyphers for Justice: Hip-Hop Youth Summit” at Teachers College, Columbia University, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Sponsored by the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME), “Cyphers for Justice” (CFJ) Youth Day summits assemble high school...