HTHS Poet Sets Stage for America’s Got Talent Star

(Secaucus, NJ––July 12, 2021) High Tech performance poet Kiana Roman––who goes by the stage name Kiana Maria––was the opening act for America’s Got Talent star Brandon Leake at a recent performance in Red Bank, NJ, announced Ms. Kathy Young, Principal of High Tech High School. As part of her opener, Kiana performed two pieces: “Barbie Doll,” which discusses women’s...

Wood Tech Students at HTHS Team Up for End-of-Year Project

(Secaucus, NJ––June 14, 2021) With end-of-year cookouts planned for HTHS students, the juniors and seniors in Mr. Zach Bolich’s Wood Technology class knew that the celebrations wouldn’t be complete without a cookout staple: cornhole. So, according to Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of HTHS, the students designed and built custom cornhole boards for their peers to...

High Tech Students Take Home Awards at 2021 SkillsUSA Competition

(Secaucus, NJ––May 18, 2020) Students at High Tech High School earned second- and third-place awards at the 2021 SkillsUSA Competition which was held virtually through the month of April, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. All told, ten HTHS students participated in the annual event where students demonstrate their ingenuity,...

HTHS Junior Stars in Revival of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark?

(Secaucus, NJ--February 10, 2021) Arjun Athalye, an 11th-grade computer programming major in the Academy for Design and Fabrication (D|Fab) at High Tech High School, has landed a starring role in the second season of Are You Afraid of the Dark: Curse of the Shadows, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The...

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...

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...

HTHS’ Junior Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Meets with Counterparts at Columbia University

(Secaucus, NJ--November 9, 2020) The junior chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at High Tech High School started the year off by attending a panel presentation and discussion session hosted by SHPE members at Columbia University, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The all-virtual event, which took place...

High Tech Architectural Alumnus Hamza Qureshi to Speak at Carnegie Mellon’s Commencement Ceremony This Year

(Pittsburgh, PA--April 10, 2019) High Tech Architecture alumnus Hamza Qureshi, a resident of Jersey City, has been chosen to speak at Carnegie Mellon University’s commencement ceremony, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Qureshi will graduate from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with an additional major in Human-Computer Interaction.  He...

High Tech’s D|Fab Academy Visits Goya Foods’ Manufacturing and Distribution Centers

(Secaucus, NJ—March 14, 2018) Students in D|Fab Academy at High Tech High School and their instructors received another opportunity for the third year in a row to tour Goya Foods’ manufacturing plant and distribution center in Secaucus and Jersey City, respectively, as part of Junior Achievement of New Jersey’s Job Shadow program, announced Dr. Joseph...

High Tech Wood Tech Comes to the Rescue of High Tech Chemistry Classes

(Secaucus, NJ--March 11, 2019) For safety and logistical purposes, the designers of the new Frank J. Gargiulo Campus elected not to pipe natural gas into the science labs, thereby prompting High Tech chemistry instructors Bill Goold and David Cincotta to seek alternative means of igniting flames for class experiments, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of...

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