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ALJ Announces November Student and Crusader of the Month

December 9, 2018

CLARK, NJ -  Arthur L. Johnson High School named their Student and Crusader of the Month recently. This time the honors were given to Ivy Lin for Student of the Month and Federico Veltre is the Crusader of the Month for November.

Lin is being recognized as Student of the Month for her academic accomplishments. Currently, she is enrolled in six Advanced Placement classes including ...

Arthur L. Johnson HS Students Costa Rica Bound in 2020

Ziplines, sloths, and monkeys, Oh my! Students from Arthur L. Johnson High School will be traveling to Costa Rica during Spring Break 2020. Mr. Reyes, who runs the international trips, has announced that there was so much interest in Costa Rica in 2018, it will be repeated.

An informational meeting will take place on Thursday, December 6 at 7 p.m. in the Clark Recreation Center (Brewer ...

Clark Student Chosen for Next Level in Prestigious Scholarship Program

CLARK,NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Jianna Nieves has been named a Semifinalist for the 2019 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.  This puts Nieves in a position to move on to the next round of the selection process to become a Coca-Cola Scholar and receive a $20,000 college scholarship.

Nieves is one of  the 1,896 high school seniors selected as Semifinalists from a ...

Clark ALJ Student Receives Humanitarian Award

CLARK, NJ - Rachel Papa, an ALJ senior, was one of nine students recognized as a recipient of the inaugural Joy Prescott Humanitarian Award for student leadership and dedication at the Student Leadership Conference at Kean University on Friday, November 16.

According to the application, the award is presented to a student leader committed to human rights and the pursuit of social ...

Football: Valiant First Half from Johnson Crusaders Not Enough as Rahway Indians Roll in Second Half to Thanksgiving Day Win

CLARK, NJ-  After a rough season, without playoffs, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity football team hit their home field on a blistering cold day for the annual Thanksgiving Day rivalry game against the Rahway High School Indians, looking to add to their three-game winning streak.

Despite the Crusaders leading 13-7 at halftime after a solid 24 minutes, the 24 ...

If You Missed the Crazy at Clark's ALJ High School Last Night - ONE More Chance to Join In

CLARK, NJ - Things were a little crazy on the stage of Arthur L. Johnson High School Thursday evening as the Drama Department presented  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.  There is still one more performance in which attendees can get caught up in the insanity.   Last show is  Friday, November 16 at 7PM in the ALJ Auditorium.


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Signing Day in Clark for Four ALJ High Scholar Athletes

CLARK, NJ – Four Arthur L. Johnson High School student athletes signed letters of intent to play NCAA Collegiate Athletics next year according to a statement released by the school's Athletic Director, Gus Kalikas. The ceremony took place on Wednesday morning at the school with family members, teachers, administrators and coaches on hand. Here is a look at the seniors at this ...

Things Are Getting a Little Crazy at Clark's ALJ High School Lately

CLARK, NJ - Things are getting crazy on the stage of Arthur L. Johnson High School.  Starting Thursday evening the Drama Department will present One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, a play written by Dale Wasserman and adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey. Cuckoo’s Nest first premiered on Broadway in 1963 with Kirk Douglas in the starring role, and in 1975 was turned into the now ...

ALJ Class of 2020 to Hold Chipotle Fundraiser

CLARK, NJ--On Tuesday, November 13, the Arthur L. Johnson Class of 2020 will be holding their annual fundraiser at Chipotle from 4 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will go towards funding of the 2019 ALJ Prom which the juniors run. Chipotle will donate 33% of proceeds to the cause.

"It's really a win/win for everyone", said Heidi Compton, Class President. "You get a great meal and the ...

VIDEO: Clark Dad Bravely Shares Story of Son's Death to Opioids as Part of Clark PD's #NotEvenOnce Campaign

CLARK, NJ – “On April 5, 2016, my son Joseph Anthony Lanza passed away of a heroin fentanyl overdose,” Jose Lanza begins. “This is his story.”

Jose Lanza shared his son’s story in a short film, at the request of the Clark Police Department. TAPinto Clark first reported in June that the film would be shown to all Arthur L. Johnson High School ...


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