Author James McBride Visits County Prep Literature and Creative Writing Students

On Friday, February 15th, author James McBride visited County Prep High School to speak with students in Ms. Kristyne Singer's Literature class and Ms. Taryn Ashe's Creative Writing class. Many of the students read McBride's bestselling book The Color of Water and prepared questions specifically about the work. Other students were curious to know more about...

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County Prep’s Music Department Hosts February Showcase

On Friday, February 8th, County Prep’s Music Department held a concert during each of the lunch periods to showcase some of their students’ talents. Instructors Mr. Figuereo and Mr. Matthews are proud of the two bands who performed. They include: Bridget Benoit Jahn Camac Sophia Castaneda Tallulah Clark Lusandra Garcia Elizabeth Miceli-Keller Brian Mullaghy,...

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County Prep’s Theatre Arts Students Perform in the Fifth Annual Jamboree

(February 8th, 2019) Only two weeks after our very successful run of Brooklyn, the Musical, County Prep Theatre Arts improvisers performed in our fifth annual Improv show and third annual competitive improvisation event. The battling teams, The Untouchables and The KIMprovables competed in a series of improv games as part of a fundraiser for our theatre department. Although The Untouchables, led...

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County Prep Juniors Encouraged to Apply for the Jersey City Summer 2019 Internship Program

A special thank you to Luis Pacheco from Mayor Fulop’s office for recruiting County Prep students for the Jersey City Summer 2019 Internship program (JCSI). He presented to over 75 County Prep Juniors on January 10th. The program will entail a career readiness component and placement with major companies to explore career opportunities representative...

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County Prep’s Culinary Arts Students Participate in a Culinary Institute Tour at HCCC

Chef John Palsi’s junior and senior culinary arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Thursday, November 1, to participate in their “ Culinary Institute Tour.”  The students cycled through the various culinary labs to gain exposure to the post-secondary culinary arts program. In addition, one of their renowned chefs demonstrated a culinary lesson...

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County Prep Students Visit Finance Park Sponsored by Junior Achievement

On January 14th and 16th, Ms. Murray’s and Dr. Abbasi’s classes (approximately 150 students) participated in a financial literacy program entitled “Finance Park” sponsored by Junior Achievement. County Prep students were privileged to visit Junior Achievement’s state-of-the-art facility located in Edison, NJ. The students engaged in an intensive, high-energy immersion learning experience in which...

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County Prep Students Participate in “Earn While You Learn Program”

Ira Stern from the Youth Transitions to Work Automotive Technician/Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeship program presented to County Prep students on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  This  is an “Earn While You Learn” program in which the apprentice receives “on-the-job” training as well as classroom instruction.  The goal is to prepare students to enter high skilled, high wage employment in the Automotive and...

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County Prep Theater Arts performs Brooklyn, The Musical

In its seventh year, the after school Theater Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students. The group is learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater. Once again, the show had complete live accompaniment, by renowned pianist Craig Ketter,...

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