Pingry Virtual Photography Exhibit 2021 Features County Prep Students

CTE Month is going strong at HCST. Photography instructor Mr. Gerard Patten announced that his students participated in this year’s Pingry School Photography Exhibition. Due to Covid restrictions, this year’s exhibition will not be judged; however, 9-12th grade students from Mr. Patten’s classes participated as part of CTE Month. The students enjoyed getting their work...

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...

County Prep Teachers Remember Star Student Jinal Patel During CTE Month

February marks Career and Technical Education Month and HCST teachers are fondly remembering their former students who have succeeded in their chosen fields. County Prep High School Alumna Jinal Patel was recently highlighted in Career Tech NJ. Former HOSA moderator and Medical Science instructor Eileen Garrett says, “Jinal was always pleasant and kind. She worked...

HCST Celebrates Black History and CTE Month: Saluting HTHS Supervisor Gregory Simon

For the second installment of HCST’s Black History Month celebration, and the first acknowledgement of February as Career & Technical Education (CTE) month, we recognize the work of Gregory Simon, Supervisor of the Academy for Design & Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School. The eldest son of renowned African-American sculptor Henry Simon, and beloved...

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