Wolfpack Updates

What's New?

Learning Support Center- A Guide

We've put together a brief video explaining everything you need to know about the Learning Support Center, including the switch from individual COVID testing to weekly "pool testing."

  • The dress code for the Learning Support Center can be found here.

  • Click here to watch a video that explains how "pool testing" works.

Wolfpack Voices- Ms. Savannah Tilley

Savannah Tilley graduated from Smith College just weeks before joining the English department at People’s Prep. In the latest installment of Wolfpack Voices, Savannah discusses the challenges she’s faced as a first-year teacher, the growth she’s enjoyed in the classroom, and how she’s been able to build relationships with her students through remote learning. Click here to read the full interview.

School Calendar- May

May is College Acceptance Month at People's Prep! We'll be celebrating our seniors in Community Meeting and on social media throughout the month. Be sure to follow us and click here to view May's school calendar.

Wolfpack Voices- Mr. Aziel Rosado

Aziel Rosado is nearly through his first year as a teaching assistant at People’s Prep. In our latest edition of Wolfpack Voices, Aziel discusses his journey as a first-generation college student and how our instructional leadership coaches have helped him develop as a new teacher.

Council Competition Final.mp4

Summer Opportunities

Mr. Harper explains the details of our summer opportunities council competition.

Wolfpack Voices- Dr. Nicolette Rittenhouse-Young

Dr. Nicolette Rittenhouse-Young joined People’s Prep’s student support and mental health teams this year. In our latest Wolfpack Voices, Dr. Rittenhouse-Young discusses the importance of her team’s work during the pandemic and what it’s like to start a new job virtually.

Wolfpack Voices- Ms. Earline Bresil

Earline Bresil is in her first full year as a member of People’s Prep’s science department. In this month’s Wolfpack Voices, Earline shares her experience of being a new teacher during the pandemic and what inspired her to become a science teacher.

Read the full interview here.

Remote Attendance Policy (updated 2/1/21)

We've updated our attendance policy for the start of the second semester. To read the full policy, click here.

Weekly Wolfpack Update 1/27/21

Check out this week's WWU for important updates about Parent/Teacher Conferences and the start of the second semester.

Virtual Town Hall

On Tuesday, January 26, members of our admin team held a virtual Town Hall to discuss our plan to extend virtual learning, important COVID data, and our final enrollment push. In case you missed it, you can watch it here. The actual presentation begins at the 3:31 mark.

Wolf For A Day

Wonder what it's like to be a student at People's Prep? Join us tomorrow to be a Wolf For A Day. Meet our team, and ask questions about joining the Wolfpack for the 2021-2022 school year! Click here to join and use password: 10WFND

Remote Learning Plan- Winter 2021

People’s Prep will remain fully virtual until at least the start of the fourth marking period which begins after spring break on April 12. Read the full plan here.

Game Changer- Domonique Boyd

Domonique Boyd is currently a senior at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In the latest edition of our Game Changers series, Domonique shares how she has been able to achieve success while balancing family, college, and career.

Read the full interview here.

School Leader Update- 11/17

Watch the most recent School Leader Update for information about the temporary closing of our on-site operation at 321 Bergen St. in response to an NPS guard testing positive for COVID-19, a recap of last week's parent teacher conferences, and college advising sessions.

Round Table Discussion- Jess Rooney

PPCS founder and co-director, Jess Rooney recently sat down to discuss how the school has adapted to remote learning and what we are doing to support ALL students. Watch the recording of the conversation here.

Game Changer- Tiffany Benjamin

Tiffany was a part of People’s Prep’s first ever freshman class when the school opened its doors in 2011. She graduated from The College of St. Elizabeth this past summer and is in the process of studying for her LSAT. Click here to read about Tiffany's path to and through college and how People’s Prep has continued to support her every step of the way

Reentry Update 10/23

People's Prep will remain virtual until at least the start of the second semester on February 1, 2021. In this video, Mr. Robinson discusses the school's decision and what we are doing to ensure our students continue to receive the high quality education they deserve.

Recap- Enrollment Town Hall

We held a virtual Enrollment Town Hall on Tuesday, October 20, where members of our administrative and enrollment teams discussed our upcoming enrollment lottery for the 2021-2022 academic year. In case you missed it, you can view the recording here.

Hapara

Starting September 28, 2020, our teachers will begin using Hapara. This program will allow teachers to personalize learning to meet students' individual needs, keep them safe during online lessons, and provide them with ongoing feedback on their work to encourage continuous learning and growth. Read more about Hapara here.

Schoolrunner Tutorial

Ready to use Schoolrunner to monitor your student's progress? This video shows parents how to create an account and use the site's most important functions.

Food Service

Starting September 11, we will once again offer grab-and-go food service on Tuesdays from 4-6 pm and Fridays from 10 am-12 pm. Before arriving, we encourage families to look at the menus linked below to see what is being offered. A separate vegetarian menu is also included.

  • Tuesday packages will include menu items for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

  • Friday packages will include menu items for Friday and Monday.

  • Remember to practice social distancing and wear a mask when you arrive.

  • When possible, please try to send only one member of your family to avoid crowding.

Breakfast Menu

Lunch Menu

Vegetarian Menu

Students & Families

Stay up-to-date on assignments and get important updates and resources. Council Cup, props, and special events will be found here.

OCP Headquarters

Want help finding an internship? Need help with your college application? Visit the OCP headquarters today!

Alumni

Need additional support during this turbulent time? The Office of College Placement is ready to support you.

Join the wolfpack!

Want to be a student at People's Prep but missed our application deadline? We'd still love to have you join the Wolfpack!