The Theatre Arts students participated this year in the virtual Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of “Constellations”, by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson. As part of this program, our students participated in various workshops based on the play “Constellations” designed by Manhattan Theatre Club education director David...Continue reading
Sustainability in fashion is a hot topic these days. County Prep students know that the fashion industry is one of the major polluting industries in the world. Students are doing their part in helping the environment by recycling and repurposing old sweaters and fleece hoodies. Instead of the old ripped or stained sweater ending up...Continue reading
(February 18, 2021) -- County Prep 9th graders in Ms. Taryn Ashe’s World Literature classes had an enriching experience learning about the Holocaust. After reading the graphic novels Maus I and Maus II by Art Spiegelman, students listened to survivors’ podcasts on the US Holocaust Memorial Museum website. To deepen the students’ learning experience, Ms....Continue reading
January 28, 2021 Families looking for assistance with rent, food, mental health services, and tax preparation were provided information at the County Prep parent forum on Resources for Families During the Pandemic held on January 28, 2021. A link to these resources can be found under the Parents/Guardians tab on the district’s main web page,...
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 work...Continue reading
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 Patel...Continue reading
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 on...Continue reading
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 worked...Continue reading
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, Ana...Continue reading
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 all...