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Explore Middle School PSA Hosts International Food Night

(February 6th–Jersey City) The Explore Middle School Parent-Student Association (PSA) hosted the school’s first International Food Night. In an effort to celebrate Hudson County’s rich culture of foods and bring the Explore family together, the PSA, faculty, staff, and students donated a variety of dishes for an evening of dining and socializing. Mid-year report...

Explore Middle School Students Participate in ‘Shark Tank’ Style Competition to Present Second Quarter Projects

February 6, 2019, JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Students from Explore Middle School entered into the “Shark Tank” on Wednesday morning to present their second quarter projects to Administrators at Hudson County Schools of Technology. The presentations all provided a solution to a scientific phenomena and required students to thoroughly research, market and answer questions...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

High Tech Holds Community Service Project in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Secaucus, NJ--February 1, 2019) High Tech Culinary and Science Academy students designed 130 Valentine's Day cards for veterans, a community service project inaugurated by Language Arts instructor Joan Marie Bellotti, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech.To celebrate what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 90th birthday, Bellotti's 9th grade World...

High Tech’s Sophia Baldassari Wins a Scholastic Arts Gold Key Award for Dramatic Writing

(Montclair, NJ--January 18, 2019) High Tech junior Sophia Baldassari, a resident of Hoboken, won a Gold Key award for Dramatic Writing for her short play, Jenna Meets Death, courtesy of the North New Jersey affiliate of the Scholastic Art Awards, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Baldassari also earned First Place in the Teen...

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