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 the...Continue reading
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 Ms....Continue reading
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, which...Continue reading
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 that...Continue reading
On November 21st at County Prep High School, 130 Students in grades 9-12 participated in a school wide lock-in. From 9:30 pm to 6:30 am the next day students participated in activities that included a basketball tournament, volleyball tournament, and video game tournament. For entertainment purposes there were movies playing in the ITV room. By...
Over the course of the 2013 – 2014 school year, County Prep Administration along with science instructors Dr. Szymanski and Mr. La Volpe met with members of New York Sun Works to discuss the possibility of building a Hydroponic Greenhouse at County Prep High School. While the Greenhouse Project at County Prep is still in...
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 in...Continue reading
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 girls. ...Continue reading
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. After...Continue reading
Structured Learning Experience – US NAVY PRESENTATION Petty Officer Torres and Seaman Blanco from the United States Navy spoke with County Prep students on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. They discussed potential career pathways and the skills one must possess in order to succeed in this segment of the armed forces. The students had an opportunity to...Continue reading