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Crusader News

November 27, 2021

CLARK, NJ - Tatum Dobbins received the honor of being Arthur L. Johnson High School’s October Crusader of the Month. According to administrators, she has earned this title for her outstanding sportsmanship, educational achievements, and remarkable athleticism. Arthur L. Johnson has recognized ...

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CLARK NJ- Julia Steiner was named the October Student of the Month for Arthur L. Johnson High School based on her academic performance and school participation.  Some of the schools that Steiner plans to apply to include Boston College, Rutgers, University of Maryland, and Georgetown. Her focus ...

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CLARK, NJ -  The Halloween spirit arrived in force on Friday, October 29th at ALJ with students and staff dressing up in celebration of the holiday. As usual, ALJ Principal Mrs. Feeley was instrumental in putting the Halloween festivities together.  A dedicated aficionado of the holiday, Feeley, ...

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CLARK, NJ - Homecoming dances are a tradition in the US dating back over one hundred years. However, at Arthur L. Johnson this has not been an annual  event. On October 21st, ALJ hosted its very own homecoming dance for the first time in more years than anyone could recall. Students in the ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Officially, Arthur L. Johnson’s school colors are navy and Carolina blue, however in October things look a little different.  In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the high school and the community of Clark participated in the Football Kickoff party in every shade of pink ...

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CLARK, NJ - College can be fun. Paying for college, not so much. To assist students and parents with that, earlier this month, Arthur L. Johnson High School held a Financial Aid Night for inquisitive parents and students. The guest speaker of the evening was Ms. Kristen Isaken, the associate ...

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CLARK, NJ - While the Clark Annual Unico Italian Festival is not actually an Arthur L. Johnson High School event, when one considers the attendance and the workers, it probably should be.  The well-attended event took place October 7th to the 10th at the Clark Recreation Center.  Countless ...

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CLARK, NJ – On a warm cloudless Friday afternoon in September Arthur L Johnson High School held its annual fall pep rally to cheer on Fall athletes. Students exited the school building filled with school spirit and headed toward the event on the football field. The students cheered from the ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School named Lauren Roland Crusader of the Month for September based on her persistent dedication to the school and the community according to officials. Lauren Roland plans on applying to schools in-state, for a career in education, medicine, or accounting.

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CLARK, NJ - Jim Rhatican came to Arthur L. Johnson High School recently to talk to seniors during Health class about the importance of organ donation. Rhatican works for the New Jersey Sharing Network, a non-profit organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue ...

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CLARK NJ- Christopher Warnick was named the September Student of the Month for Arthur L. Johnson High School based on his academic performance and school participation.  Warnick is applying to Fairfield University, Boston College, and Villanova where he plans to study Mathematics/Pre-Med Track.  ...

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CLARK, NJ - It was an opening day of school like no other, and that was intentional. The administrators and teachers at Arthur L. Johnson High School said they wanted to start the 2021-2022 school year a little differently. They were aiming for a day the students would remember. After a long and ...

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CLARK, NJ - There are few things that newspaper writers hate more than clichés. That said, sometimes clichés are the only way to say something. So, "last but not least," the June recipient of the ALJ Crusader of the Month Award is Bianca Hernandez. She received the coveted award for her devotion to ...

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CLARK, NJ - “The Remembering Michael Sot HERO Walk took place on Nolan Field at Arthur L. Johnson recently.  The event started at with a check-in and a tribute to Sot. “The walk was such an amazing turn out,” said Senior Tori Venezio, “Micheal had so many great friends and family, and everyone ...

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CLARK, NJ - And so another chapter closed as Arthur L. Johnson High School bid farewell to the graduating class of 2021. At 7 p.m. as the sun set on a cool evening, during an emotionally filled night surrounded by family and friends, the ALJ graduates threw their caps in the air in commemoration of ...

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CLARK, NJ - Khadijah Tosun was named the June Student of the Month for Arthur L. Johnson High School as a result of her high academic performance and commitment to the school community.  Tosun has been accepted and will be attending the College of New Jersey where she will be majoring in ...

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CLARK, NJ - On June 9th, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Art Department presented their annual art show.  Highlighted were works of the advanced art classes: AP Studio Art, Open Studio, and Independent Study.  The show was displayed in the foyer of the newly renovated IMC.  "Although the show ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L Johnson High School officials named Anthony Ferreira as the May Crusader of the Month, due to his hard work and dedication. Ferreira has displayed a positive attitude at ALJ through his roles in both heroes and cool kids, along with being a part of the peer leadership ...

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CLARK, NJ -  In an ordinary year, Arthur L. Johnson High School field days don’t make the news, and Homecoming events are held in late September or early October. However, the 2020-2021 school year has been far from ordinary.  The ALJ Student Council, along with advisors Jamie Wronski and Chris ...

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CLARK, NJ - The 2021 ALJ Prom went off without a hitch Friday night.  This year's attendees saw a return to a traditional prom after anything but an ordinary year. ALJ Crusader News reported live from the prom and parents shared photos too.  Here are the last of photos submitted to TAPinto ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Prom night festivities quickly resumed after dinner was served and cleared.   It was time to announce the 2021 ALJ Prom Court.  Class advisors Jamie Wronski and Chris Raguseo presided over the event.  Raguseo kept everyone in suspense as he announced the junior court and then the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Guests came ready to dance the night away to the musical productions of DJ Angelo the Kid.  Good thing the evening began with passed hor d'oeuvres and a cold spread of appetizers to get students fueled up for a night of fun. Stay tuned for more of the evening's events to come...

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CLARK, NJ -  Sometimes the stars align in just the right way. As the mask mandate was lifted, Arthur L. Johnson High School 's annual Junior/Senior Prom is on for Friday, June 11, 2021 at Ariana’s Grand in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The location was chosen for a number of reasons, but most ...

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CLARK, NJ – It has been a long and unusual year for Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors.  For the first time this year, a little normalcy has returned to their school year as the graduates prepare for the first prom since 2019. TAPinto Clark wants to help celebrate the night with the Class of ...

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CLARK, NJ – Matthew Gallo, a member of Arthur L. John High School's Class of 2017, recently visited his alma mater to share his experiences as a nursing major with students in Bernadette Jacobi’s premedical studies and anatomy classes.  Gallo, who served as president of the Class of 2017 and, ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Yogi Berra is famously known for saying, “It’s deja vu all over again.” Such is the case with this May’s Student of the Month. It is very unusual for an ALJ senior to earn both the Crusader of the Month and Student of the Month honor. So unusual that no one at ALJ recollects this ever ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School has named Carly Tarentino the May Crusader of the Month for her athletic accomplishments and academic performance. Tarentino is a top athlete in both Track and Field and Cheer. In early April, Tarentino signed a letter of intent to play NCAA Collegiate ...

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CLARK, NJ -No one would consider the 2020-2021 school year to be a “normal” year. From virtual learning, to masks, to social distancing, it has been a very challenging and unusual time. That said, Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2021 gathered together on May 25 for the traditional senior ...

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CLARK, NJ - Gianna Caldiero was named Arthur L. Johnson's Student of the Month for April. In addition to being a National Honor Society member, Caldiero participates in numerous activities. She has managed to excel at her academics and made sports a big aspect of her career at ALJ. “Being a part ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Noted poet, Gary Snyder, once wrote “Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.”  On April 24th, students from Arthur L. Johnson High School took that charge seriously by participating in the 19th  Annual Earth Day Rahway River Clean Up. The effort ...

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