County Prep and High Tech Students Participate in Job Shadowing at UBS

On Tuesday, December 1, County Prep and High Tech students participated in a Job Shadowing event at UBS located in Weehawken, New Jersey. Upon arrival, the students attended a presentation on the history of UBS delineating the various products and services offered to their clients and the numerous career opportunities available within the organization....

County Prep Theatre Arts Students Participate in Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education Program

The Theatre Arts students participated in the Manhattan Theatre Club Core Education program of the Broadway Production of Fool for Love.  Part of this program, our students participated in workshops with Manhattan Theatre Club resident artist Melissa Murray-Mutch, and other professional actors, in order to prepare and discuss the performance of Fool for Love, presented by MTC in association...

County Prep Hosts Onsite Structured Learning Experience

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015,  5 volunteers from Fidelity Investment  (major investment firm) assisted students in Ms. Castagna’s and Ms. Murray’s business classes in completing the Finance Park Virtual Financial Literacy culminating activity sponsored by Junior Achievement.  The students engaged in a virtual simulation that assigned each student a fictional life situation and the tall task of balancing...

County Prep Students Participate in Structured Learning Experience

A representative from the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Stage Hand Technician Program presented to over 25 students at County Prep High School on  Friday, October 23, 2015.  The scholarship program provides outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming a Stage Hand Technician.  The program is a “training to work” initiative to help...

County Prep Students Participate in “Culinary Student for the Day” Program

Three County Prep students visited Hudson County Community College on Thursday, October 29, 2015 to participate in their “ Culinary Student for the Day” program.  The students — Karlissa Giron, Jamal Williams, and Joey Valentino — cycled through the various culinary labs to gain exposure to the post-secondary culinary arts program and to “feel” what it is like...

County Prep Advanced Spanish Classes Visit the Hispanic Society of America

     On Wednesday, November 11, 2015 County Prep’s senior AP Spanish Literature/Culture and the freshman Spanish for Native Speakers classes visited the Hispanic Society of America located in Washington Heights, New York.        The Hispanic Society promotes the study of the rich artistic and cultural traditions of Spain and Portugal and...

County Prep Students Participate in Structured Learning Experience

Representatives from the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) – Certified Nursing Assistant and Physical Therapy Aide Apprenticeship Program presented to over 60 students at County Prep High School on Monday, October 26, 2015.  The scholarship program provides outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) or Physical Therapy Aides (PTA).  Students...

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