The Theatre Arts students of County Prep High School participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of “The Country House”. As part of this program, the students participated in workshops with Manhattan Theatre Club resident artist Melissa Murray-Mutch, and other professional actors, in order to prepare and discuss “The...Continue reading
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 construct...Continue reading
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 Creative...Continue reading
Congratulations to County Prep senior Ali Lachgar. He is a key member of the Harrison boys soccer team that has just won the 2014 NJSIAA Group 1 State Championship. The victory means that Blue Tide are the best team in the state for all Group 1 schools. Harrison defeated Haddon Township 4 – 0 in the...
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, Ross...Continue reading
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,” Lissette...Continue reading
The County Prep Interact Club, a high school chapter of the International Rotary Club, held a walkathon on Friday, September 26th at County Prep High School. Over fifty students and several staff members participated. The event supported the Friends of Leonard Gordon Park (FoLGP), a Jersey City park (also known as Mosquito Park) located on...Continue reading
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 of...Continue reading
On May 29 and May 30th County Prep theatre arts students performed in the expressionist play A Dream Play, written by August Strindberg in 1901. The main character is Agnes, a daughter of the Vedic god Indra. She descends to Earth to listen to the problems of human beings. She meets about 40 characters, some of...Continue reading
(Atlantic City, NJ – May 9th, 2014) County Prep Culinary Arts students competed in the 2014 County Vocational Technical School Cook-Off Challenge held at Caesars Palladium Ballroom. The team’s gastronomic expertise was recognized by the judges and they were awarded two gold medals, one silver medal and one bronze medal in the competiton. County Prep...