County Prep Students Attend High School Heroes Program

Ms. Bello and Ms. Torres teach classes at County Prep High School for aspiring young teachers.  Their students participated in Junior Achievement’s High School Heroes Program in November and February.   The students shadowed teachers and then returned to Cordero School to teach Junior Achievement’s interactive elementary school curriculum. The lesson plans focused on educational standards with grade appropriate themes of personal...

County Prep Students Visit HCCC for Culinary Institute Tour

Chef Kevin Collins’s Culinary Arts students visited Hudson County Community College on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 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, Chef Puc, a renowned culinary guru, demonstrated a culinary lesson on...

County Prep’s Culinary Arts Students Compete at FCCLA Event!

County Prep’s Culinary Arts Department competed last week at FCCLA’S Culinary Arts Event, held at Middlesex County College. Chef John Palsi’s students Antonios Azmy, Zevastian Vega, and Nisha Purino competed against other vocational high schools from New Jersey.  Culinary Arts, a team event, recognizes participants enrolled in occupational culinary arts/food service training programs for...

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...

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,...

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...

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