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Clark’s ALJ Students and Teachers Tell Cancer to Buzz Off 

October 16, 2018

CLARK, NJ - Ever dreamed of putting a buzzer to your teacher’s hair? In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, five Arthur L. Johnson High School staff members have volunteered to buzz their heads in an effort to raise funds for ALJ Student Movement Against Cancer Club's Annual Pink Out.

Vice Principal Ed Bucior, social studies teacher Fredy Reyes, ...

Clark's ALJ Holds 2018 Homecoming

CLARK, NJ - On Friday October 7th, 2018, Arthur L. Johnson High School held their annual Homecoming. Beginning a new tradition, ALJ Homecoming now takes place during a Friday night football game. The Student Council moved the event to increase attendance and school spirit.

The stands were filled with students and family members supporting the game and the 2018 Homecoming. Bailey Rosenmeier was ...

Two of Clark's ALJ Students Named as National Merit Scholars

CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors Ivy Lin and Erin Heaning were recently named National Merit Scholars according to school officials. Each student received a commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

In a press release shared byt hte school it was reported that about 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are recognized by ...

Chris Herren, Former NBA Star, Stuns Clark Students With His Personal Story of Struggle

CLARK, NJ - Chris Herren, a former NBA player, spoke to the Arthur L. Johnson High School student body and faculty recently. Herren's presentation was sponsored by the Clark Drug Alliance.  Ralph Bernardo, Director of the Alliance, introduced Herren to the crowd.

Herren is a motivational speaker, sobriety advocate, and author who has a history of drug abuse. Herren spoke to the ...

Clark Students Support ALJ Fall Athletes at Pep Rally

CLARK, NJ -  The Arthur L. Johnson High School student body held its annual Pep Rally for the Fall Season. It was a lively afternoon as students and faculty came together as one in the school’s lower gym.

The students showed their school pride as the Fall season got underway. The school displayed their marching band as well as many athletic programs such as field ...

Clark's ALJ Student of the Month

CLARK, NJ - Andrew Lakkis was recently named Arthur L. Johnson Student of the Month for his high academic achievement. Lakkis, as most of his friends know him, is a devoted student, focused deeply on his education.

In an interview with The Crusader Today, Lakkis professed his favorite class to be AP Chemistry because of the critical thinking involved, and the balance offered between ...

ALJ Names Clark's Crusader of the Month

CLARK, NJ - Selected for being an outstanding member of the ALJ community, Victoria Zatko was named September’s Crusader of the Month. Zatko is a member of Spanish Club, Psych Club, Blue Cru, a volunteer for Special Olympics and Unified Sports. She is also the Photo Editor for the Crusader Today, where she has the most number of published photos of any contributor.

Above all, Zatko ...

VIDEO: ALJ Crusader Football Facing Hillside in Annual UNICO Bowl Friday Night

CLARK,NJ - The ALJ Crusaders will take to the field Friday night for the Annual UNICO Bowl against Hillside.   Hoping to maintain the title and trophy after last year's win, the Crusaders' game will start at 7:00p.m.   

Attendees are encouraged to stop by the UNICO Italian American Feast across the street after the game.

Check out this  video ...

ALJ Teacher Featured on Caucus New Jersey with Steve Adubato

CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School Teacher Franklin Stebbins was recently featured on Caucus New Jersey with Steve Adubato discussing Teaching Students to Unplug and Think Critically.  According to Caucus New Jersey, “This panel highlights educators who are working to help students decode the barrage of messages they receive each day. Using innovative critical thinking models, ...

ALJ Senior Kaitlyn King Receives NJ Congressional Award

SUMMIT NJ — Kaitlyn King, a Clark resident and Arthur L. Johnson High School student was among 92 New Jersey youth who were awarded a Congressional Award at the 2018 New Jersey Congressional Award Ceremony, held on Saturday, September 8.

Clark Superintendent Ed Grande was quick to recognize King’s accomplishments on behalf of the district.  ...


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