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...

High Tech High School Musical Theatre’s Evita Receives Two Rising Star Award Nominations

(Millburn, NJ--May 6, 2019) High Tech Musical Theatre’s production of Evita received two Rising Star Award nominations from Paper Mill Playhouse, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Junior Sara Bartoszek, a resident of Hoboken, received a nomination for Best Featured Actress for her portrayal of the “Mistress”, and Trista DeFilippis, head...

“Hamiltunes” Brings Hamilton to High Tech

(Secaucus, NJ--January 25, 2019) Over 200 Hamilton fans gathered in the Main Stage Theater for the High Tech Performing Arts Department’s first “Hamiltunes: An American Sing-along,” announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. An officially-licensed, karaoke-style sing-along, “Hamiltunes” raised funds for the High Tech Musical Theatre Department. The successful show, inspired by Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony...

Jon Rua, Broadway Star of “Hamilton,” Visits High Tech

(Secaucus, NJ--January 24, 2019) To coincide with the Musical Theatre fundraiser “Hamiltunes,” Broadway actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer Jon Rua paid a visit to the High Tech Performing Arts Department, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The Main Stage Theater at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus served as the backdrop for...

John Zisa, High Tech Director of Musical Theater, Produces Show in Homage to American Singer-Songwriter Kenny Rankin

(New York City--January 12, 2019) High Tech's Director of Musical Theater, John Zisa, produced a show that pays homage to American singer-songwriter Kenny Rankin, a popular figure of the 60's and 70's, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Zisa, along with his band members, one of whom happens to be new...

High Tech’s Sean Fuehrer One of Six from Jersey City Troop to Achieve Eagle Scout

By Corey W. McDonald (cmcdonald@jjournal.com) The Jersey Journal (Jersey City, NJ--January 20, 2019) High Tech junior Sean Fuehrer, one of six Jersey City teenagers, achieved an accomplishment that very few attain: the title of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the scouting system. In addition to Sean Fuehrer, scouts Oliver Flores, John Libitz Jr., Christian Murgas, Benicio...

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