Tustin High School T-Tech awarded technology grant

Tustin High School's T-Tech Academy of Technology and Engineering was awarded a $9,000 grant from the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams program. The funds will be used for development and fabriciation of a student created invention over the next seven month.

Learn more about the grant from here.
Learn more about their project from here.

Go Tillers!

Congratulations Sishir!

Sishir Giri

Sishir Giri, a sophomore T-Tech student, developed an app for the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), winning 3rd place for California’s 45th congressional district, currently represented by Republican Mimi Walters. The district includes the communities of Irvine, Tustin, North Tustin, Villa Park, Orange, Anaheim Hills, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Rancho Santa Margarita and Mission Viejo. The CAC is a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications. The Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and STEM education and encourage students to engage in these fields. By encouraging and recognizing our nation’s young programming talent, Congress hopes to shine a light on the growing importance of these skills. Sishir’s app “Caucus” allows teachers and students to interact with each other in a friendly and easy question/answer format. He is also the designer of T-Tech’s new website:

Way to go!

A Glimpse of the Future

Winter 2016 - Volume 6, Issue 2
News and Information from Superintendent Dr. Gregory Franklin for employees of the Tustin Unified School District

■ Superintendent’s Message: Post-Election Thoughts
■ Tustin Memorial Academy Celebrates National Blue Ribbon Honor
■ TUSD Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for THS Humanities Building and New School Entrance
■ TUSD Teachers of the Year Honored by OCDE
and many more...

You can also read about the news from here.

Angelica Verde

Hi Folks,

Angelica Verde, one of our 2016 Boeing interns, was the only high school student featured in the Orange County Career Pathways Showcase this past Wednesday at the Marconi Museum. She was on stage in front of a who's-who of Orange County dignitaries to interview the Vice President of Virgin Galactic. She was awesome. The film crew from the Orange County Dept. of Ed put together a great video of her which you can see here.

It will also be posted in the Video section of our new T-Tech website.
You can also read about her in the accompanying article from Edsource.

Go Tillers!


A chance to Grasp

T-Tech students Derek Weaver, Angelica Verde, Eric Baker and Brandon Rossano build a mechanical arm under the direction of teacher Ed Hernandez. The mechanical arm provides Nick an oppourtunity to practice operation a prosthetic limb before he becomes a less flexible adult. Nick's desire to play tennis is well enhanced with the prosthetic arm as he is now able to toss the ball with his left hand and swing with his right hand.

You can go to this link and watch the Project video.
You can also read more about the project from this Orange County Register Article.

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