COUNTY PREP NEWS

Pingry Virtual Photography Exhibit 2021 Features County Prep Students

CTE Month is going strong at HCST. Photography instructor Mr. Gerard Patten announced that his students participated in this year’s Pingry School Photography Exhibition. Due to Covid restrictions, this year’s exhibition will not be judged; however, 9-12th grade students from Mr. Patten’s classes participated as part of CTE Month. The students enjoyed getting their...

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SkillsUSA Week Gratitude Messages for County Prep Teachers

As part of SkillsUSA Week, County Prep SkillsUSA members organized “Messages to Our Teachers” on Tuesday, February 9th. The day was dubbed Give Back Day – “A day to rally around our school and community by focusing on ways for our chapter to give back.” For the Give Back Day project, SkillsUSA President Aashtha...

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County Prep Senior, Joseph Marto, Ready With the Plow

County Prep senior, Joseph Marto, was ready to help his neighbors in North Bergen and Jersey City shovel out from the recent nor’easter which produced a near record-setting snowfall. As shown in the photo, Joe refitted a go-cart and attached a mini-plow to the front. Joe plowed crosswalks and made the sidewalks more passable...

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County Prep Teachers Remember Star Student Jinal Patel During CTE Month

February marks Career and Technical Education Month and HCST teachers are fondly remembering their former students who have succeeded in their chosen fields. County Prep High School Alumna Jinal Patel was recently highlighted in Career Tech NJ. Former HOSA moderator and Medical Science instructor Eileen Garrett says, “Jinal was always pleasant and kind. She...

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Ana Ramos, former County Prep student, Designs a Billboard Displayed in Times Square

Ana Ramos is a 2020 County Prep graduate that is already making great strides in the world of design. During her four years at County Prep, Ana was a student in the Graphic Technology Vocation with Ms. Rubio. “Ana was always driven and hardworking in class, I am very proud of her achievements.” Currently,...

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Gordon Ramsey’s Hell’s Kitchen Season 19 Features a County Prep Culinary Alumnus

The County Prep Culinary Arts program (Class of 2013) has produced many a success story. Recently, alumnus Eliott Sanchez was featured on the TV program Hell’s Kitchen with Gordon Ramsey. Season 19 in Las Vegas is currently airing and episode 1 is available on YouTube. Chef Kevin Collins said, “The Culinary Arts students are...

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Gratitude for HCST Staff Members Trending at County Prep

We always hear the phrase “Thank a Teacher,” but have we ever heard “Thank a Non-Instructional School Staff Member?” Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday break, English Instructor Mrs. Padilla asked her students the following question for journal writing: Aside from teachers, what staff member(s) are you grateful for? Explain with details. The variety of...

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