Crusader News

August 15, 2018

FANWOOD, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusader Football Team visited First Children’s School Thursday. Members of the Crusader Football Team spent time in various classrooms and participated in a multitude of activities with students and teachers. “The football program was thrilled to ...

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CLARK, NJ - Officials at Arthur L. Johnson High School recently announced that 49 students have been recognized as Advanced Placement School Scholars by The College Board. The award recognizes high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and ...

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PRINCETON, NJ – Six of Arthur L. Johnson’s varsity senior cheerleaders recently received scholarships from the New Jersey Cheerleading & Dance Coaches Association (NJCDCA). This is the first time the NJCDCA awarded scholarships to six members of the same school. The cheerleaders were honored at ...

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CLARK, NJ  - Enjoy a pictorial review of the Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2018 direct from the field.  The grins, the emotions and the celebratory moments.  The entire graduation ceremony can be viewed ...

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CLARK, NJ – The graduation of the Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2018 was a celebration of success and achievement.  Emotions ran high as the school’s 62nd Commencement took place Thursday evening on the ALJ football field. ALJ Assistant Principal Edward Bucior was the Master of ...

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CLARK, NJ - Only a few more hours to go before the senior class of Arthur L. Johnson High School step across a stage to receive their diplomas.   Moms, dads, grandparents, siblings, extended family and more often wish to be there to cheer on their favorite graduate. Since tickets are limited for ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson Key Club, led by School Counselor Ellen Zamboni, presented a unit on Stranger Danger to the children of the Clark Preschool recently.  Like its parent organization, Kiwanis International, the club’s main objective is to assist in carrying out the mission of serving ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson Scrub Club, a pre-med class held an assembly in collaboration with the NJ Sharing Network for all high school students recently in recognition of their second annual Organ Donation Awareness Day. Several speakers explained the importance of organ donation. The ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School Holocaust/Genocide Studies teacher Franklin Stebbins was recently awarded the Gina Lanceter Power of One Award presented by the State of New Jersey’s Commission on Holocaust and Genocide Education.    The award was created by Lanceter’s family and the ...

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CLARK, NJ - Three Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors  were given We Care Awards by the Union County School Counselors Association (UCSCA) last Thursday evening.   Dana Evelina, Kaitlyn Hogan and Emma Knutson were recognized for their contributions of time, energy, talent and commitment to ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School Class of 2018 Valedictorian George Visconti and Salutatorian Gregory Zukowski were honored at the thirty-third annual Recognition Breakfast for Outstanding Scholars of Union County held by the Union County Superintendents’ Roundtable.  The students and ...

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CLARK, NJ - West Point Society member, Joel Boroff, presented Arthur L. Johnson junior, Erin Heaning with a Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award recently. Each year, The West Point Society of New Jersey selects a high school junior in one of the high schools they sponsor, who exhibits ...

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CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors Joe Turek and Amy Wysocki received the 2018 Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (UCIAC) Scholar Athlete Award on Wednesday, May 23. The UCIAC is a New Jersey high school sports association run by Executive Director Tom Lewis under ...

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CLARK, NJ - The members of Civics Unplugged attended their last forum session of the school year recently.  Gabriella Cuccaro, Kayla Dias, Nicole Katz, Brenner Gull, Bailey Latza, and Maryann Makosieji, traveled to the prestigious and historic Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, in New York ...

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CLARK, NJ - On May 21 Arthur L. Johnson held its Annual Art Show. Created over 20 years ago by the art teachers at the high school, ALJ’s Art Show serves as a platform for creative students to showcase their artwork made throughout the school year. Many people including teachers, students, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  – The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) honored 364 high school student-athletes with a total of $201,000 in college scholarships during their  25th Annual Scholar/Athlete Awards Program and Luncheon, held recently.   Each NJSIAA member high school ...

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CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson students and guests dressed to impress and headed off to the 2018 prom at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park.   For the first time in ALJ Prom History, the Crusader Today Staff, under the direction of Faculty Advisor Fredy Reyes sent photos and videos ...

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CLARK, NJ – Today is the day.  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Prom is happening tonight.  Are you going?  Is your child, niece, nephew,  student, favorite neighbor,  or other special somebody going?   Tell him or her to find Mr. Reyes  and the Crusader Today staff at prom so they can have ...

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CLARK, NJ - Harmony and composition filled the air recently at  Arthur L. Johnson High School as the Music Parent Association hosted a weekend of music with the Tournament Indoor Association (TIA) Jazz Band Competition.  The participants included Jazz Bands from ALJ, Metuchen Weehawken, Carteret ...

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CLARK, NJ –  Arthur L. Johnson High School student spring athletes were recognized during a ceremony sponsored by the Crusader Athletic Booster Club and held last Tuesday evening at the school.   Throughout the evening, each coach highlighted their team’s athletes and achievements through words ...

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CLARK, NJ - On May 14, Arthur L. Johnson High School held a film screening of Classroom Close-up NJ, a fifteen-time Emmy® award-winning show, that recently shot a segment about the school’s Civics Unplugged program. ALJ’s segment  will air on June 10th. on the NJTV channel. Classroom Close-up NJ ...

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CLARK, NJ – An all time favorite event made a return to Arthur L. Johnson High School on Friday, May 11.  The  Mr. ALJ contest was hosted by the Student Council as a fundraiser with Michael Vena and Kayla Dias as the masters of ceremony. The Mr. ALJ contestants were junior Danny Laucik, junior ...

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Each week the ALJ Crusader Country crew reports on events going on in and around Arthur L. Johnson High School.

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CLARK, NJ -  There were no boxes to pack, no yard sales, no moving trucks and only a forwarding URL address as Arthur L. Johnson High School’s newspaper moved to its newest home on TAPinto Clark.   The Crusader Today – ALJ Student News is now exclusively featured in its own section on TAPinto ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School teacher Mrs. Hsu's  took her American Sign Language 2 class to lunch in Clark recently.  The experience was designed to be an experiential learning where students could practice using ASL.  “It was an incredibly successful and fun educational trip," said ...

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CLARK, NJ-  The Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders varsity baseball team returned to their home field and found themselves facing a three-run deficit earlier on. They chipped away at the deficit and an eight-run bottom of the sixth inning capped off a come-from-behind 12-5 win over Elizabeth ...

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CLARK, NJ – Approximately 100 residents attended the Annual Senior Citizen Prom at Arthur L. Johnson High School on Friday, April 27.  The event was hosted by the ALJ Key Club in the school’s cafeteria with the help of Mrs. Zamboni and Mrs. Skirde.  The evening included dinner and dancing mixed ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District Parent University hosted “Choices,” a presentation featuring former WWE Champion Marc Mero on April 25 at Arthur L. Johnson High School. The event was open to all parents and students in the district. Mero also held an assembly for all seventh and eighth ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark chapter of UNICO celebrated its annual Brian Piccolo Awards at a banquet held at the Gran Centurions on May 3. Named after professional football player Brian Piccolo, the awards recognize excellence in athletics, integrity, and leadership. This year’s award recipients were ...

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Tyler Moreira, a senior at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, has signed his intent to run cross country with Fairleigh Dickinson University.  Moreira will join the Division III team on their Florham Campus. He will be pursuing a seven-year Doctor of Pharmacy program.  In addition to taking ...

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