County Prep Students Tour Bergen County Community College

County Prep students visited Bergen County Community College on Friday, December 11, 2015.  The students met with an admissions representative to discuss the various programs offered at the institution and the overall college application process. The visit included a tour of the facilities, medical sciences laboratory, library, tutoring services, and classrooms.  The students were exposed to a two-year...Continue reading

County Prep Science Student’s Account Of Valuable Field Trips

My Environmental Science class with Ms. Rose participated in three field trips during November and December at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. While we were there, we helped clear the new trail they’re making as a part of the Natural Area Restoration Project. This entailed raking leaves and moving large sticks and branches...Continue reading

County Prep Dance Featured on Educational Website

The County Prep dance classes were visited by Kris Van Nest of This Learning, who spent the day finding out more about the students and values of the school and this program. The resulting video is currently being featured on their website. This Learning is an online resource that highlights exceptional educational opportunities. Founder Kris...Continue reading

County Prep Theatre Arts Students Participate in Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education Program

The Theatre Arts students participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of Fool for Love.  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 performance of Fool for Love, presented by MTC in association with...Continue reading

County Prep Hosts Onsite Structured Learning Experience

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015,  5 volunteers from Fidelity Investment  (major investment firm) assisted students in Ms. Castagna’s and Ms. Murray’s business classes in completing the Finance Park Virtual Financial Literacy culminating activity sponsored by Junior Achievement.  The students engaged in a virtual simulation that assigned each student a fictional life situation and the tall task of balancing a...Continue reading

County Prep Student Council’s Haunted Hallway a Success

On Thursday, October 29th, 2015, County Prep High School’s art club along with the help of Student Council organized the first ever Haunted Hallway. The students worked under the assistance of the art teacher, Mr. Pereira, to plan this event. Many students participated in the Haunted Hallway by helping decorate, act, and photograph this event....Continue reading

County Prep Students Participate in Structured Learning Experience

A representative from the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Stage Hand Technician Program presented to over 25 students at County Prep High School on  Friday, October 23, 2015.  The scholarship program provides outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming a Stage Hand Technician.  The program is a “training to work” initiative to help launch...Continue reading

County Prep Students Participate in “Culinary Student for the Day” Program

Three County Prep students visited Hudson County Community College on Thursday, October 29, 2015 to participate in their “ Culinary Student for the Day” program.  The students — Karlissa Giron, Jamal Williams, and Joey Valentino — cycled through the various culinary labs to gain exposure to the post-secondary culinary arts program and to “feel” what it is like to...Continue reading

County Prep Advanced Spanish Classes Visit the Hispanic Society of America

     On Wednesday, November 11, 2015 County Prep’s senior AP Spanish Literature/Culture and the freshman Spanish for Native Speakers classes visited the Hispanic Society of America located in Washington Heights, New York.        The Hispanic Society promotes the study of the rich artistic and cultural traditions of Spain and Portugal and their...Continue reading

County Prep Students Participate in Structured Learning Experience

Representatives from the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) – Certified Nursing Assistant and Physical Therapy Aide Apprenticeship Program presented to over 60 students at County Prep High School on Monday, October 26, 2015.  The scholarship program provides outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) or Physical Therapy Aides (PTA).  Students learned...Continue reading

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