County Prep’s Theatre Arts Program performed The Seagull by Anton Chekhov

On June 4th and 5th 2015, Ms. Shields’ Theatre Arts program culminated the year with the performance of The Seagull. Considered one of the greatest plays of all times, The Seagull is quintessentially a play about unrequited love. Written by famed Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, the play is set in Russia, in a time of...Continue reading

County Prep’s Aquaculture Class Visits the Charles O. Hayford State Fish Hatchery

County Prep’s Aquaculture class with Mr. LaVolpe, Ms. Szymanski, Anthony Hastings, Mr. Aguiar visited the Charles O. Hayford State Fish Hatchery in Hackettstown, NJ. County Prep developed a partnership with the Hatchery back in the 2012 – 2013 school year. The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife run the day-to-day operations at the hatchery...

County Prep Teacher to Attend Seminar on John and Abigail Adams at Amherst College

Rumson June 5, 2015 – This summer, County Prep High School History teacher Thomas P. Calvanico, Esq.  will travel to Amherst College in Massachusetts to attend a week-long seminar entitled “John and Abigail Adams.” Led by the renowned historian Joseph J. Ellis, the Pulitzer Prize and National Book award recipient, this seminar will explore the...

Amazing Excursion for County Prep High School Students — Annual Whale Watching Trip

This month marks County Prep English teacher Mr. Speziale’s thirteenth year organizing his famous excursions up north.  Recently he, along with CP Math teacher Mr. Chao and two CP alumnae, traveled with sixteen County Prep Freshmen on a five-day trip, the highlight of which was an amazing whale watching experience in Massachusetts. The group attended...Continue reading

County Prep Environmental Science Class Visits Liberty State Park for Beach Cleanup

On June 10th, 2015, Ms. Rose’s County Prep Environmental Science students went to Liberty State Park for a beach cleanup and quick lesson on horseshoe crabs and their annual migrations. Due to the low tide that day, the students were able to discover the sea life and garbage that normally would have been hidden from...Continue reading

Students From County Prep Present at 4th Annual Youth Conference “Discovering Sustainability Science”

County Prep students presented via video at the 4th Annual Youth Conference “Discovering Sustainability Science” sponsored by the NY Sunworks and streamed live from the auditorium of PS 333 in New York City on June 12, 2015. Students Larendra Nyakrit, Nicholas Schwanse, Almar Garcia, and Michael George from the Hydroponics and Aquaculture class constructed a...

County Prep Acting Student Stars in Professional Production

County Prep sophomore Adam Hassan plays a lead role in Art House Productions’ original play, The House of Atreus. He is performing alongside adult professional actors and members of the Actors Equity Association. Adam is a theater major at County Prep, and has performed lead roles in the school’s productions of In the Heights and...Continue reading

County Prep Juniors Selected for Mayor Fulop’s Summer Internship Program

Seven County Prep students have been selected to participate in Jersey City Mayor Fulop’s Summer Internship Program designed for high school juniors.  The program will entail a career readiness component and placement with major companies to explore career opportunities representative of the 16 Career Clusters.  All the corporations and organizations are located in Jersey City...Continue reading

County Prep Performing Arts Earn 6 Teen Arts Awards

County Prep High School Performing Arts Classes attended the Hudson County Teen Arts Alliance Festival on May 28th and June 2nd.  Instructors Raluca Shields and Heather Warfel Sandler brought over 40 students to participate in workshops and performances over the two days.  The highest award of Top Honors in Dance went to County Prep Junior...Continue reading

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