Chef Palsi's junior and senior culinary arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Wednesday, September 27 to participate in their “ Culinary Student for the Day" program. Chef Puc demonstrated a culinary lesson on how to prepare different types of meats. The trip provided an opportunity for high school culinary students to interact with experienced chefs and faculty members. This direct...Continue reading
County Prep juniors and seniors visited Fairleigh Dickinson University on Friday, November 3, 2023. These enthusiastic students met with Israel Delgado from the Latino Promise program and current FDU Latino Promise students to get an in-depth view of the benefits of a small program tailored to the unique needs of students coupled with the vast resources of a large institution. One of County Prep's 2023 graduates spoke...Continue reading
The Spooky season and Halloween-themed fashion trends and ideas are in full swing at County Prep. Although it’s no secret that black is a perennial favorite of the fashion set, with Halloween looming large, we’re taking the occasion to look back at the bewitching icons of the past, including zombies, werewolves, and mummies. Whether polished...Continue reading
The County Prep FCCLA chapter finished their highly successful 2022-23 school year with a great trip to Denver, Colorado, for the national competition. The 7 County Prep students who had won their state level competitions traveled in July to attend the conference with 7,000 other students from across the country. Our students competed in a...
Founded in 2003, the President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes the important role of volunteers in America's strength and national identity. The award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action, too. Aleena's award eligibility was certified through SkillsUSA. Aleena has been an...Continue reading
Students in County Prep's Graphic Technology Vocation and the Social Skills Club partnered to create a school display celebrating Special Education Week in the district and New Jersey from May 15-19, 2023. The colorful exhibit featured statements from members of the school's Social Skills Club about how special education services have benefited their education and...Continue reading
Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic, Alice in Wonderland was brought to the stage by County Prep’s Drama Club on May 24. The overarching goal of this production was to highlight the many talents of the creative students who attend our school. We are fortunate to house vocational and technical career programs, and this project provided a...Continue reading
Two groups of County Prep students from the Aquaculture/Hydroponics classes attended a fishing trip to the Pequest Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center in Oxford, NJ. Students received instruction regarding safe fishing and practiced their casting on the lawn before heading to the education pond. According to hatchery protocol, the students were allowed to keep...Continue reading
Katherine Lester, a Junior at County Prep High School, was selected to participate in the 2023 4-H Scientific Hands-On Applied Research Knowledge (4-H S.H.A.R.K.) Program. Katherine lived and worked aboard a real-life research vessel (R/VGarvin) with other students from April 21 to April 24, 2023, where she worked beside actual marine scientists in Florida’s Biscayne...Continue reading
On May 2, 2023, County Prep High School celebrated National College Decision Day. In recognition of the day, students wore college apparel representing the schools that they plan on attending in the Fall. Representatives from Hudson County Community College, Kean University, New Jersey City University, and St. Peter's University were on campus with plenty of...