Explore Middle School Kicks off CTE Month with Career Day Celebration

(February 4th, 2020–Jersey City, NJ) Over 50 industry professionals and Hudson County Schools of Technology high school majors joined the students, faculty, staff, and community members for the second annual Career Day at Explore Middle School. Professionals in fields ranging from environmental engineering, journalism, social work, public relations, cosmetology, architecture, and much more spent...

County Prep Theater Arts performs Chicago, the High School Edition

In its eighth year, the after school Theater Arts class has brought a new performance opportunity to County Prep students, who are learning both performance and rehearsal practices, and are encountering first hand all of the aspects of professional theater. Once again, the show had complete live accompaniment, by renowned pianist Craig Ketter, and...

County Prep Theatre Arts students awarded $10,000 to attend NY Conservatory of Dramatic Arts

New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts staff attended County Prep’s Dress Rehearsal of Chicago, the High School Edition directed by Mrs. Raluca Shields. They were so impressed with the students’ performance, they awarded Juniors Kayla Velazquez, Arbaz Khan and Ariel Rivera, and Sophomores Matthew Segovia and Khira Fried $10,000 scholarships each, towards their Tuition...

Explore Students Now Published Authors

Explore Middle School is now home to a number of published authors. Students in Mr. John Dunphy’s English language arts class have had their short stories published in the book Mission: Catastrophe. Mission: Catastrophe is the first of the Survival Saga series published by Young Writers. Young Writers is a small publishing company that...

HTHS Science Olympiad Team Off to Promising Start

(Secaucus, NJ--January 13, 2020) A newly-minted Science Olympiad team at High Tech High School found success and signs of a promising future during their first competition, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. The fledgling team, led by HTHS Biology instructor Kimberly Bruan and coached by student Zahra’a Fardos (HTHS ‘21),...

HCCC Hosts County Prep Culinary Arts Students for a Culinary Institute Tour

County Prep’s junior and senior culinary arts classes along with their instructors visited Hudson County Community College during November 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. ...

Tech Club at HTHS Brings Back Alumni to Grow Interest

(Secaucus, NJ–December 10, 2019) With the help of two former students, High Tech High School’s Tech Club hosted a successful information session on STEM fields and the college application process in late November, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal at High Tech High School. Two former students, Rebecca Rosas (HTHS ‘18) who currently attends Carnegie...

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