Crusader News

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CLARK,NJ - Friday night lights have illuminated the field, fans and Crusader football players the first few weeks of the new school year.  For those looking to get in on the action, it might be time to throw on the Crusader apparel and head to the next Arthur L. Johnson Crusader football ...

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CLARK, NJ - Members of the Crusader Fall Athletics recently joined guest speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez for a presentation entitled “All In”. Gonzalez, a high school teacher in Union City, New Jersey was asked to lead a chapel service for members of the New York Giants team the night before the ...

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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 - 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 – Senior Awards night was held at Arthur L. Johnson High School on Tuesday evening.  Graduating seniors were on hand to receive scholarships and awards from various businesses, organizations and community groups from Clark and Garwood.  The evening began with the National Anthem sung ...

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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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