County Prep’s Improvisation Class Performs in the First Annual Jamboree

On February 13th, 2015 the County Prep Theatre Arts students performed in a competitive improvisation event called the Annual Jamboree. The battling teams, Chaplin and the Stooges and Bad Biscuit competed in a series of improv games as part of a fundraiser for the Theatre Department. Although Chaplin and the Stooges took the trophy,...

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County Prep High School Students Host an African American Read-In

On Friday February 13th, County Prep High School was an official host of the African American Read-In sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English and the Black Caucus. The NCTE promotes “Making literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting and coordinating Read-Ins in their communities.” During lunch periods in...

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Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Construction Trades Structured Learning Experience (SLE)

Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Construction Trades Structured Learning Experience (SLE) Chris Di Meo from the Youth Transition to Work (YTTW) Building Trades program met with County Prep and ATD students on November 24, 2014 to discuss potential career pathways in the construction industry.  The apprenticeship program encompasses almost all of the construction trades and...

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Structured Learning Experience Program

Structured Learning Experience Program  – Youth Transitions to Work Starting Points Apprenticeship Program A representative from the Youth Transitions to Work Starting Points Apprenticeship program spoke to County Prep students on Friday, November 21, 2014 about an exciting child care services program.  The presentation included an overview of career opportunities offered through the Starting...

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Mood Fabric Structured Learning Experience 2014

Mood Fabric Structured Learning Experience 2014 The seniors from the Fashion Design and Merchandising program visited Mood Fabrics in New York City. Mood Fabrics is the store where the design contestants from the Emmy nominated show, Project Runway, shop for their fabrics and trimmings. The fabric purchased by the students will be used to...

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Author Tris McCall visits County Prep

Tris McCall, award-winning former music critic for the Star Ledger, Hudson County-centric author, singer, musician and song-writer visited County Prep High School. Mr. McCall displayed his impressive command of the music industry and responded to student queries about his experiences as a writer.  Students from Mr. Calvanico’s History of Rock and Roll, Ms. Fedele’s...

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County Prep Dance Teacher Performs in Hoboken

County Prep Dance teacher Heather Warfel Sandler is one of 21 choreographers selected to present original work as part of the Fifth Annual Your Move Modern Dance Festival.  The festival seeks to highlight the modern dance scene in Jersey City and beyond.  Ms.Warfel Sandler will present a duet choreographed in collaboration with her husband,...

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2013-2014 FCCLA National Leadership Conference

      County Prep students traveled to San Antonio, Texas this past July to participate in the 2013-2014 FCCLA National Leadership conference. “Power Up with FCCLA” served as the theme for this year’s event. The representatives from County Prep High School achieved various awards.     In the category of “Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation,”...

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County Prep Performing Arts Earn Top Honors at Teen Arts Conference

The County Prep Dance and Theater programs participated in the Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists Festival on May 28th and 29th.  Ms. Warfel Sandler, Director of Dance at County Prep, presented three pieces of choreography for adjudication. With this year’s inception of the 407 Moves Dance Company offered an opportunity to send 7...

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