COUNTY PREP NEWS

The Hudson County Board of Freeholders Commends and Honors County Prep Senior Dimitri Rodriguez

The Hudson County Board of Freeholders commends and honors Dimitri Rodriguez on his inspiring “Teens for Jeans” Drive to raise awareness for youth homelessness. Dimitri Rodriguez, a senior at County Prep High School, has spearheaded and managed a successful and inspiring clothing drive for homeless youth in Hudson County. Teens for Jeans is a national...Continue reading

County Prep Dance Program attends NJ High School Dance Festival

On Saturday, March 14th, County Prep dance instructor Heather Warfel-Sandler and 14 dancers attended the NJHS Dance Festival at Union City High School.  It was an event filled day which included adjudications of each school’s work, master classes, scholarship auditions, and a performance by several professional NJ dance companies. County Prep presented two dances for...Continue reading

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, all...Continue reading

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 the...Continue reading

Junior Achievement Finance Park Program

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, approximately 80 County Prep students participated in a financial literacy program entitled “Finance Park” sponsored by Junior Achievement.  The students engaged in an intensive, high-energy immersion learning experience in which they received a fictional life situation and created a balanced monthly budget.  The activities reinforced NJ’s Core Curriculum Content Standards...Continue reading

Speaker Prieto recognizes Career Technical Education Month with visit to High Tech High School in North Bergen

NJ Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools recognizes Prieto with Leadership Award after Roundtable Discussion, School Facility Tour NORTH BERGEN, NJ – As a beneficiary of career-focused education himself, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) has always had a passion for providing students with the skills necessary to pursue different paths to success. That interest has directly...Continue reading

County Prep Theatre Arts Students Attend Broadway Production Constellations

The Theatre Arts students participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of Constellations, by Nick Payne, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson.  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...Continue reading

County Prep Theater Arts performs the musical The Wiz

In just its third year, the after school Theater Arts course has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students. “Our students have been getting a valuable experience through this credited class and related productions, learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater,” says Ms....Continue reading