County Prep’s Culinary Arts Take on the Next Food Network Show

Students' Work Sweet Tooth Chef Chloe Tiangsang Producer Emelynn Tavarez  Bake It till you Make it !!! Chef Dominic Vaughn Producer Michaela Garrett  The Munchies Chef Lucas Sanchez Producer Stephanie Inciso Mi Food Episode Mi Shrimp Cocktail Chef Abril Montes Producer Martin Scorsese Michaela Live Chef Micheala Garrett Producer Dominic Vaughn Easy one pan Meals...Continue reading

CPHS’ Bernardo Brothers Win Grand Prize at Montclair Film Competition!

Mrs. Martinez has announced that AV Production students John-Trajan Bernardo and Sinjin-Kai Bernardo won the grand prize in the Comedy category at Montclair Film’s the Emerging Filmmaker Competition. The Bernardo brothers’ short film, “The Voice of Reason,” is a unique compilation of much of their film work that they have done over the last year....Continue reading

CPHS’ Carolann Cuebas Wins Special Jury Award at Montclair Film Competition!

Mrs. Martinez has announced Carolann Cuebas, a junior in Audio Visual Production, won a Special Jury Award at Montclair Film’s Emerging Filmmakers Competition. The EFC Showcase category this year was “My Covid Life!” Cuebas produced and edited a short film, “Life During a Pandemic,” which focuses on the big change in our lives from the...Continue reading

AV Brothers Receive First Official Editor Credits

Two brothers from County Prep’s Audio Visual Production Program receive official editor credits from the Hurley Family Foundation. Coach Bob Hurley from St. Anthony’s High School runs an after-school basketball program with his wife and volunteers three days a week. Hurley raises a budget on his own to pay for gym rental to keep the...Continue reading

Gold Key Award

County Prep Artist Achieves Top Awards in NJ Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Contest

Shannon Carratini-Hatcher, a senior at County Prep High School, has won a Gold Key Award for both her individual pieces and her art portfolio in the NJ Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. She is among only 41 student awardees in the state, and of those only 12 were awarded a Gold Key for their...

County Prep Students Take SLE Excursion to Grounds for Sculpture

Mr. Gerard Patten, Ms. Jillian Mulrain, and Mr. Robert Meyer led a field trip (SLE) to Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ on October 17th. Juniors and Seniors from Photography, Audio Visual Production and the Art programs were able to photograph and videotape some of the most beautiful sculptures in the state of NJ. Grounds...Continue reading

County Prep’s Photography and Audio Visual Production Classes Visit PhotoPlus Expo

On October 25th, 2019, students from County Prep’s Photography and Audio Visual Production classes visited the PhotoPlus Expo 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC. Juniors and seniors gained hands-on-experience with the latest and greatest in photography and video equipment. Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Panasonic and Olympus all were well represented. Students were also able...Continue reading

Photography Field Trip to Princeton University Inspires County Prep Students

Photography Field Trip to Princeton University Inspires County Prep Students

On October 2nd, Mr. Patten led a group of students on a Structured Learning Experience at Princeton University. His Junior and Senior Photography classes were joined by Ms. Martinez's Audio/Visual Junior class and some students from Ms. Mulrain's Senior Art class. The students took advantage of the university's beautiful campus to learn about portraits, landscapes,...Continue reading

County Prep Theatre Arts Wins Two Judges Awards at the Teen Arts Competition

On Saturday May 11th, Theatre Arts and Musical Theatre students from our school participated in the Alliance of Teen Artists Festival which took place at Harrison HS. The students performed two songs for the Small Musical division, and two larger numbers for the Large Group Musical Theatre and the Large Group Drama Division. Each performance...Continue reading

NJ Skills USA Silver and Bronze Medals Awarded to County Prep Photography Students

Last week, two of County Preps’ Juniors went to the NJ Skills USA competition to compete in the Commercial Photography category. Out of 25 participants, Alyssa Hong (left) and Ashley Quintana (right) both came away with medals! Alyssa won a 3rd place bronze and Ashley won a 2nd place Silver medal. According to Mr. Patten,...Continue reading

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