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...

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County Prep Theatre Arts Students Attend Broadway Production Constellations

The Theatre Arts students participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of Constellations, by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson.  Part of this program, our students participated in workshops with Manhattan Theatre Club resident artist Melissa Murray-Mutch, and other professional actors, in order to prepare and discuss...

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County Prep Theater Arts performs the musical The Wiz

In just its third year, the after school Theater Arts course has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students. “Our students have been getting a valuable experience through this credited class and related productions, learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater,” says...

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County Prep High School Donates to St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter

The staff and residents of St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter recently thanked County Prep High School for their generous donation during these cold winter months. “Donations support our effort to shelter, feed and provide supportive services to homeless men and women.” according to Director Brenda Pulaski. Anyone who would like to donate to St. Lucy’s,...

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HCST County Prep High School SkillsUSA Collecting Jeans for Youth

SkillsUSA from Jersey Cityis collecting jeans for Teens for Jeans, a national campaign in partnership with Aéropostale and DoSomething.org, encouraging young people across the county to donate gently used jeans to help homeless youth.  Over a million young people experience homelessness in the United States every year and one of the most requested items...

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Structured Learning Experience: NJ Judiciary

Stephanie Rivera from the New Jersey Judiciary met with over 75 students at County Prep on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.  The presentation included an overview of the 10 Judicial Job Bands:  Support Staff, Case Processing, Administrative Professional, Information Technology, Court Interpreter, Legal, Official Court Reporter, Support Staff Supervisory, Professional Supervisory, and Court Executive/Managers.  Career pathways...

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County Prep Social Worker, Martha Rand, to train other professionals in anti-bullying interventions and remediation.

County Prep Social Worker, Martha Rand, to train other professionals in anti-bullying interventions and remediation.  In January, 2015, Martha Rand, LCSW, and HCST Child Study Team Social Worker will provide training in identifying, preventing, intervening and remediating Relational Aggression (RA).   RA is a form of bullying often associated with middle and high school age...

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County Prep High School Video Production Students Visit MSU’S Dumont Television Center

COUNTY PREP VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDENTS VISIT MSU’S DUMONT TELEVISION CENTER On November 21, 2014, County Prep’s Video Production students visited Montclair State University’s DuMont Television Center. The Center is a state-of-the-art, professionally equipped, high-definition television and digital media production facility. Students learned about scriptwriting and storyboarding to live-action shooting, digital editing and live webcast streaming....

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