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Summer Assignments are posted online

Posted on July 7, 2014

Summer Assignments are posted online. You can go to the downloads section on the website or click here to download the assigments.



Three Students Qualify for the Intel Science and Engineering Fair

Posted on April 13, 2014

The following three students qualified for the Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles based on their performance in the Delaware Valley Science Fair. This is the most students High Tech has sent at the same time to the Intel Science and Engineering Fair. Congratulations to all three girls.


Ruchi Asthana (DVSF teams medalist)

Problem: Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare progressive, often fatal lung disease predominantly affecting women in their childbearing years. If a patient is diagnosed with LAM, only a lung transplant can prolong her life- at most by eight to ten years.

Goals: This study was conducted to determine how LAM cells evade the innate immune system. Understanding these mechanisms then helped in identifying new pharmacological targets for treatment. 
 

Tiffany Perumpail (DVSF bronze medalist - 12th grade fair)

Problem: There is no existing method to translate oncogene-targeted therapies for heterogenous cancers to human models.

Goals: To design and test microRNA-targeted therapies in order to regress liver cancer in mammalian models with sustained oncogene overexpression.

 

Queenie Luo (DVSF silver medalist - 11th grade fair)

Problem: There is a lack of practical and convenient technological devices that can generate the battery power needed to charge small electronic devices on the go. 
 
Goals: To design and build an apparatus that can be attached to the bottom of footwear, which converts the energy the user spends daily on walking to battery power for electronic devices. 
 


ABR Grade Report

Posted on March 18, 2014

The Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act District and School Grade Report scores as determined by the NJDOE for the MCVSD and High Technology High School are listed below:

District Score = 52

High Technology High School Score = 51



Updated School Year Calendar

Posted on March 10, 2014

To download an updated School Year Calendar that reflects the changes due to all the snow days click here. You can also find this link under the download sections on the website.



Weather Related Closings and Changes to the School Calendar

Posted on February 7, 2014

Due to the many snow days this year it was necessary to adjust the school calendar. Below are the changes that were made and below that are the changes that would be put in place if we have additional days off due to inclement weather.

Emergency School Closing Calendar Revisions

                       Snow Day                                   Make-up Day

                       Dec. 10                                            June 18*

                        Jan. 3                                              June 19*

                        Jan. 22                                           June 20*

                        Feb. 3                                             April 21

                       
                        Future School Calendar Revisions (as needed)

                       TBA 1                                                April 14

                        TBA 2                                               April 15

                        TBA 3                                               April 16

                        TBA 4                                               April 17

                        TBA 5                                              June 23*

                        TBA 6                                              June 24*

                        TBA 7                                              June 25*

                       *Staff days moved accordingly

                        The last day of school is now June 20, 2014. Final exams will take place from

                        June 16th to June 20th. Please plan accordingly.

 

                        



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