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...

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...

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...

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 Freshman Animatronics Phenom Goes Pro

(Secaucus, NJ–December 15, 2020) High Tech freshman Jack Adamski, of Kearny, has landed his first professional gig as a freelance product designer for Marvel Power, a Hong Kong based animatronics company, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Led by an early love for Halloween animatronics, Jack began seriously investigating and designing...

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