High Tech’s Christopher Martinez Set to Shine in Nickelodeon’s Warped!

(Secaucus, NJ––January 11, 2022) High Tech senior Christopher Martinez will play the character Hurley on the upcoming Nickelodeon series Warped!, announced Ms. Kathy Young, principal of High Tech High School. A musical theater major at HTHS, Christopher began acting around age 5, when he and his brother—HTHS alum Sebastian Martinez—started interviewing child celebrities for their...

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HTHS Alumni Obiamaka Nnadika Earns Scholarship to Study at Cambridge University

(Secaucus, NJ––January 11, 2022) High Tech High School alumni and Jersey City resident Obiamaka Nnadika was recently awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship and will study at Cambridge University this spring, announced Ms. Kathy Young, principal at High Tech High School. Nnadika graduated HTHS in 2019 and is currently a junior majoring in government at...

New Holiday Traditions Take Center Stage at HTHS

(Secaucus, NJ––December 23, 2021) The halls at High Tech are, quite literally, decked this year. Two new traditions—a door-decor battle between homerooms, and an academy-vs-academy tree decorating contest—have helped generate a festive vibe on campus this year, thanks to initiatives from the junior student council and Ms. Kathy Young, principal of High Tech High School....

D|Fab Architecture Students Help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark

(Secaucus, NJ––November 21, 2021) Twenty architecture majors in High Tech’s Academy for Design & Fabrication (D|Fab) spent a day helping to build a home with volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark on November 16, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. The students––Nicholas Bartletta, Brianna Bellamy, Amirah Calamito, Samuel Calmas,...

HTHS Students Showcase Skills at Pre-College Engineering Conference

(Secaucus, NJ––November 16, 2021) High Tech student members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) participated in––and took home first place in the design challenge at––the SHPE Virtual Pre-College Conference in October, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. The Virtual Pre-College Conference, which took place from October 28–30, began with...

High Tech Singer, Lauralie, Releases Music Video Featuring HTHS Dancers

(Secaucus, NJ––November 16, 2021) High Tech songstress Lauralie Mufute recently released a music video for her new song, “No Fool,” which featured several dancers from High Tech’s Performing Arts Academy, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. Laurlie, who resides in Jersey City, is a senior majoring in Musical Theater at High...

HTHS Students––Past and Present––Represent at Global Science Summit

(Secaucus, NJ--November 1, 2021) HTHS alumni Kate Neal (‘21) and Alfonse Sessa III (‘21), along with current senior Roxolana Hreb, presented their research at the 2021 World Food Prize Global Youth Institute which was held virtually this October during the Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of...

HTHS Teachers Take Stage in NYC Production of Nardiello Original

(Secaucus, NJ––October 18, 2021) Vinnie Nardiello, writer and veteran High Tech High School English instructor, will have his most recent play, Diving Horses, performed at the Theater for the New City in NYC this November, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. Nardiello, who also teaches Comedy and Journalism, wrote Diving Horses during the pandemic. The piece,...

HTHS Dancer’s Film “MMXX” Earns Spot at Acadia Dance Festival

(Secaucus, NJ––July 27, 2021) The previously decorated student dance film, “MMXX,” has recently been selected for screening at the Acadia Dance Festival’s 2021 Dance Film Screening this July, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. Already recognized by the Hudson County Alliance of Teen Arts, the film “MMXX” is a musical, visual and kinesthetic...

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