High Tech’s French Honor Society and French Club Hold Annual Goodbye Celebration

by Sarah Bacha, Vice-president of FHS   (June 18 2018–North Bergen, NJ) The French Honor Society (FHS) and French Club of High Tech, mentored by Dr. Laje Gashi, held its annual goodbye celebration, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. The celebration commemorated events and achievements of French Club and the...

High Tech’s Erica De Lacerda and Laiba Khan Receive 2018 AATF Outstanding Senior in French Awards

(Marion, IL–June 14, 2018) The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) have selected North Bergen resident Erica De Lacerda and Laiba Khan of Jersey City, both seniors at High Tech, as recipients of the Outstanding Senior in French Awards, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. “French culture has truly impacted me,”...

High Tech Visual Arts and D|FAB Majors Receive Presentation by Representatives from Oritani Bank

(North Bergen, NJ- June 7, 2018) Representatives from Oritani Bank gave a presentation to the Tech/Visual Arts and D|FAB majors, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Jack Anastasi, Vice-President of Business Development, spoke on the importance of personal finances, including credit reports, and how to succeed with a financial budget....

High Tech Well Represented at SNY Future Filmmakers’ Festival

(New York, NY- June 6, 2018) High Tech’s Television Production major, represented by David Mansour of Bayonne, Secaucus resident Alana Aninipot, and Noelle White of Weehawken, has been recognized at SNY Future Filmmakers Festival, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Attending her first film festival, White won Best Editor Category...

High Tech’s Alyssa Mojica and Mikayla Reilly Pass Level 1 Exam for CrossFit

(North Bergen,NJ–June 15, 2018) This year, High Tech seniors Alyssa Mojica of North Bergen and Jersey City resident Mikayla Reilly embarked on a 14-hour CrossFit Level 1 Training Course over two days, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. CrossFit utilizes constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity. Mojica and...

County Prep Theatre Arts performs García Lorca’s Bodas de Sangre

In just its sixth year, County Prep Theatre Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students, who are learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theatre. The show was designed by our professional lighting designer, Mr. Lance Michel, and was...

County Prep Students Gain Teaching Experience at Explore 2000

County Prep students enrolled in Ms. Torres’s Education Workplace Experience course  and Ms. Bello’s Early Childhood Education program visited Explore 2000 on Tuesday, May 8th to shadow teachers throughout the day.  County Prep students received a warm welcome from the staff and students.  The day was filled with student engagement activities and numerous opportunities for  students to “test drive” a career in education.  A...

County Prep Students Visit Paper Mill Playhouse

County Prep students visited the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ on Tuesday, May 14 as part of the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Stage Hand Technician Program. This scholarship program provides outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming a Stage Hand Technician.  The program is a “training to work” initiative to help launch careers in the entertainment...

County Prep Business Students Visit UBS

On Friday, June 1, County Prep business students participated in a Job Shadowing event at UBS located in Weehawken, New Jersey.  This all became possible through our partnership with Junior Achievement.   Upon arrival, the students attended a presentation on the history of UBS delineating the various products and services offered to their clients and the numerous career opportunities...

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