HTHS Represents at Teen Arts Festival 2021

(Secaucus, NJ––May 18, 2020) Three High Tech High School teen artists––Ramier Villarama, Sierra Jenkins, and Emma Fernandes-Santinho––earned Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals, respectively, at the 2021 Hudson County Alliance of Teen Arts Expo, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. Working with veteran Fine Arts instructors Bill Kennon and Erik VanZanten,...

HTHS Artists Recognized By Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office

(Secaucus, NJ––May 26, 2020) Five High Tech High School artists were recognized for their creativity after participating in the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Art Creativity Contest for Black History and Women’s History Months, announced Dr. Joseph A. Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. For their creative expressions in celebration of Black History Month, winners...

High Tech Senior Receives US Figure Skating Award

(Secaucus, NJ––April 22, 2021) Chyeka Conner, a senior in the Media and Visual Arts Academy, has been honored with a Gold Level Graduating Seniors Award from U.S. Figure Skating, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Chyeka first laced up her skates at age four; by age six she was figure skating...

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...

High Tech eSports Team Earns Its Bona Fides Again

(North Bergen, NJ--June 14, 2019) The High Tech eSports team competed against North Bergen, Bronx High School, Rutherford, Memorial, Brooklyn Tech, and Weehawken in Super Smash Bros., Ultimate, and Overwatch and High Tech team members performed well again, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Jersey City resident Zion Hickson and Melvin Rivera of...

High Tech Interactive Media Students Showcase Their Work

(Secaucus, NJ--June 10, 2019) High Tech High School’s Interactive Media Junior and Senior Class hosted a showcase in which they presented their thesis and end of the year projects, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.The event showcased a surplus of interactive works, such as VR experiences, films, animations, games, holograms, projection mapping, and...

The High Tech Film Department Kicks Off First Annual HCST Film Festival

(Secaucus, NJ--May 29, 2019) The High Tech High School Film Department kicked of its first annual HCST Film Festival with award-winning feature filmmakers, Q & A sessions with Hollywood supporting actors, and, of course, screening of High Tech student films, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Jack of the Red Hearts by...

The High Tech Film Department Announces Nominees for First Annual HCST Film Festival

BEST COMMERCIAL: “Snickers” by Siarah Saavedra, “Cosmetics” by Alexandra Beliakova, “Hoodies by Paul” by Apostolos Bourinaris; BEST FILM BY AN UNDERCLASSMAN: “Unique Project” by Melody McLain, “Ingrish” by Chyeka Conner, “Cowboy Shots” by Holden McKlietz; BEST SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS FILM: “Sorry” by Patrick Asturias, “Unique Project” by Melody McLain, “What Goes Through Our Minds” by Kendry...

High Tech eSports Team Competes against Memorial, North Bergen, and Weehawken in Its First Official Tournament

(North Bergen, NJ--May 17, 2019) High Tech High School’s eSports team entered its first official eSports tournament in partnership with Helix eSports, competing against North Bergen, Weehawken, and Memorial High Schools, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Kevin Osorio and Joseph Munoz-Breto, both North Bergen residents, came in 1st place for Super Smash...

Fourteen High Tech Students Receive Awards at This Year’s Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists Student Art Expo

(Bayonne, NJ--May 9, 2019) Fourteen High Tech students earned recognition this year at the the annual Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists Student Art Expo, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.The Top Honors Award went to Giselle Echeverria, a resident of Kearny, who will move on to the New Jersey State...

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