Thanks to Say “I Do” Bridal Boutique

A special thank-you is extended to Say “I Do” Bridal Boutique located in Verona, NJ.  Adrienne Castellano, the owner of the full service bridal boutique, donated prom dresses to County Prep students for the upcoming junior and senior proms.  The dresses have a retail value of approximately $2,000.  Our fashion department and students are very thankful for...Continue reading

Accounting Firm Presents to County Prep Students

On Friday, March 27th,  ten volunteers from Crowe Horwath (a major accounting firm) presented to over 185 County Prep students in the Consumer Math, Business Management, Career Explorations, Retail Marketing, Introductory Business, IT Essentials, Business Computer Applications, Entrepreneurship, and IT Applications classes.  The presentation provided an overview of job search strategies including Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills, and the Elevator...Continue reading

County Prep’s Lynn Fedele to Co-Present at Urban Teaching Matters Conference, Rutgers Graduate School of Education

This Saturday, in New Brusnwick, NJ,  Rutgers University is hosting a one-day conference about issues affecting urban education, and County Prep’s Lynn Fedele will be co-presenting one of the workshops. Rutgers is advertising the full-day program as, “Urban Teaching Fellows Program at Rutgers Graduate School of Education for Urban Teaching Matters, a conference by and for...Continue reading

The Hudson County Board of Freeholders Commends and Honors County Prep Senior Dimitri Rodriguez

The Hudson County Board of Freeholders commends and honors Dimitri Rodriguez on his inspiring “Teens for Jeans” Drive to raise awareness for youth homelessness. Dimitri Rodriguez, a senior at County Prep High School, has spearheaded and managed a successful and inspiring clothing drive for homeless youth in Hudson County. Teens for Jeans is a national...Continue reading

County Prep Dance Program attends NJ High School Dance Festival

On Saturday, March 14th, County Prep dance instructor Heather Warfel-Sandler and 14 dancers attended the NJHS Dance Festival at Union City High School.  It was an event filled day which included adjudications of each school’s work, master classes, scholarship auditions, and a performance by several professional NJ dance companies. County Prep presented two dances for...Continue reading

County Prep’s Improvisation Class Performs in the First Annual Jamboree

On February 13th, 2015 the County Prep Theatre Arts students performed in a competitive improvisation event called the Annual Jamboree. The battling teams, Chaplin and the Stooges and Bad Biscuit competed in a series of improv games as part of a fundraiser for the Theatre Department. Although Chaplin and the Stooges took the trophy, all...Continue reading

County Prep High School Students Host an African American Read-In

On Friday February 13th, County Prep High School was an official host of the African American Read-In sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and the Black Caucus. The NCTE promotes “Making literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting and coordinating Read-Ins in their communities.” During lunch periods in the...Continue reading

Junior Achievement Finance Park Program

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, approximately 80 County Prep students participated in a financial literacy program entitled “Finance Park” sponsored by Junior Achievement.  The students engaged in an intensive, high-energy immersion learning experience in which they received a fictional life situation and created a balanced monthly budget.  The activities reinforced NJ’s Core Curriculum Content Standards...Continue reading

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