At the EWB Center, we renovated the bathrooms in the B-Wing, and the boys bathrooms in the C-Wing. We installed an outdoor kitchen and picnic area, dehumidification units in C-wing classrooms, new fuel tanks in lot 1, and replaced the flooring in the child care facilities and several windows in the A-1 wing. We entirely renovated the ITV room, upgraded security cameras throughout the building, and relocated the control room for expansion to accommodate the new CPHS Music and Audio Tech Program which will be located at County Prep the EWBC!
At Explore Middle School we built a lactation room, did some tree removal work on Marin Blvd, replaced the flooring in the 3rd floor restrooms, put up new fencing on Marin Blvd, and installed an outdoor turf field.
Lastly, at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus, we extended our daycare program to make it easier for teachers to bring their children with them to work, and added an additional music room as well as an upgraded acting room. HTHS is also the first school to partner with the Hudson County Improvement Authority to pilot an exciting new composting and recycling program. We’re excited to welcome students back to our beautiful campuses!
Over the course of the summer we were busy completing our yearly technology upgrades and building maintenance projects to ensure that when students and teachers returned to their classrooms everything was running smoothly, and that all of our systems were fully up to date. Annual updates span across district-wide departments and all schools. To begin,... Continue reading
This summer Explore Middle school incoming and current students participated in a STEAM Summer Innovation Camp, led by STEAM/Arts Partners in Education along with our Explore Staff. During the Camp, the students participated in STEAM community activity project-based lessons using the Engineering Design Process (EDP), Rocket Launch Pad project-based lessons that include math & science,... Continue reading
County Prep/ATD High School hosted its second summer STEM Camp this year at the Earl W. Byrd Center, from July 11th - July 28th. This year's program featured frog dissections, rocket design and propulsion, as well as activities in the hydroponics lab. Students got to spend three weeks honing their science, technology, engineering and math... Continue reading
Students in the HCST Music and Audio Technology Program participated in a two week Summer Camp that exposed them to hands-on, collaborative music and production experiences at the EWBC. During the first week, students worked on songwriting arrangements and performance. By the end of the week students set up the studio for the process of... Continue reading
This year we gathered eleven students to partake in a Summer Film Camp where we worked collaboratively with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. We joined forces to teach students video editing skills as well as expose them to various important health and safety topics by having students edit various filmed clips into informational videos. The... Continue reading
This summer’s Fun Fit Program, led by Adam Fitzgibbons, FunFit Lead Coordinator & HTHS Physical Education Instructor, had the largest student enrollment to date! Students from every school in the district participated, learning about the importance of discipline and accountability, as well as how to create healthy habits and a healthy lifestyle. They also had... Continue reading
This summer the Theatre Tech Department was hard at work finding new ways to create opportunities for our students to find positions working as stage technicians in the field, including establishing a partnership with the IATSE Local 59, with whom we have created a two part internship program. Through this program, students will train with... Continue reading
Just because the school year wasn’t in session doesn’t mean that the HCST Transportation Department has been on vacation. We’ve been hard at work running routes for the District’s summer programs in Jersey City and Secaucus like Fun Fit, LEAP Programs, and many others for kids in the district that all run through the month... Continue reading
The summer enrichment program continues to be a success because of the support from all Child Study Team members, County Prep Guidance Counselors and teaching staff. The Summer Enrichment Camp afforded students the opportunity to further develop their academic and social emotional skills. The upcoming 12th graders participated in the SAT Prep Program that enhanced... Continue reading