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May 27, 2020

CLARK, NJ--Arthur L. Johnson High School announced Sophia Bizink as the May Crusader of the Month for her high level of participation in many school organizations. Bizink has been the Drum Major for the ALJ Marching Band, President of the Science Olympiad, Vice President of the Spanish National ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School recently announced Julia Schelhorn as their student of the month. Schelhorn, a senior at ALJ will be attending Drew University in the fall and will be majoring in business and communications.  Schelhorn is very excited about herupcoming studies since she ...

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CLARK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School officials announced Robert Lukasiewicz this year's valedictorian and Heidi Compton.as the class salutatorian.   “I am so proud of Bobby and Heidi,” Principal Jennifer Feeley said. “They have modeled how to excel in academics while still being active in ...

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CLARK,NJ - Senior Jackie Minniti has been honored by the Arthur L. Johnson administrators as Crusader of the Month.  Minniti has applied to University of Rhode Island, Saint Joseph University, Penn State, Seton Hall, Ramapo, and  Sacred Heart and is expecting to major in Business ...

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CLARK, NJ - Key Club Members from Arthur L. Johnson High School recorded remote reading sessions for preschool and elementary students to enjoy.  According to Key Club Advisor Kelsey Anderson, “The Key Clubbers have been circulating ideas of ways to help others in our community. Francesca Luongo ...

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CLARK, NJ - Remote learning and  social distancing are no match for Crusader spirit.  Despite it all, Arthur L. Johnson High School recently announced Nicholas Sofianakos as Student of The Month for April. Sofianakos, a senior has been on the ALJ hockey team throughout his years at the school.  ...

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CLARK, NJ - Most people did not realize that Thursday, April 23 was “Take Your Child to Work Day,” since, well, every day has been "Take Your Child to Work Day" since schools went to social-distance education. Ed Bucior, Vice-Principal at Arthur L. Johnson High School, was the exception this ...

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CLARK, NJ- As Clark Public Schools have been working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, each of the staff has been coping in their own way. Schools are closed at least until April 20, but with President Donald Trump issuing instructions to continue social distancing until April 30, they ...

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CLARK, NJ - These times are certainly unprecedented.  Shopping, socializing, extra-curricular activities, work, school and community life are all happening in very different ways and unlike anything any generation alive has lived through before.  In an attempt to socially connected students, ...

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CLARK, NJ - : Arthur L. Johnson High School recently announced Emma Hilton as their Student of The Month for March. Hilton is a student athlete who has played varsity field hockey all four years and says, “The key to success is never giving up and learning from your mistakes so you don’t make them ...

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CLARK, NJ: Arthur L. Johnson High School named  Mia DeSantis Crusader of the Month for March. DeSantis was honored for her school participation and talents in school plays and other functions.  DeSantis has applied to Fairleigh Dickinson University where she plans on studying Nursing.  “I’ve ...

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The Clark Public School District’s School Counseling Department has been very busy staying connected to students in all grade levels. Recently, the department rebuilt the entire scholarship program to be available online. Students are encouraged to visit  ...

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CLARK, NJ-- “The show must go on!” Anyone who knows  theater is familiar with this phrase. There are few people more keenly aware of this saying than Arthur L. Johnson’s Drama Teacher, Peter Nevargic.  “The kids had been practicing since October on Chicago,” Nevargic explained, “and all of a ...

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CLARK, NJ--Arthur L. Johnson High School has announced that Michael Buttelmann is the Crusader of the Month for February 2020. Buttelmann was recognized for his contribution and participation in ALJ clubs and activities, especially in the Speech and Debate Team.  Buttelman plans on studying ...

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CLARK, NJ:  On Thursday, March 5, the junior class of  Arthur L. Johnson High School held its annual prom fashion show. The event has become an annual tradition, with juniors and seniors decked out in the year's most sought after styles.  Mia DeSantis and Matthew Snedeker provided the commentary ...

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CLARK, NJ--Arthur L. Johnson High School announced Caileigh O’Donnell as Student of the Month in February 2020. O’Donnell was recognized for her high academic achievement as well as her integral participation at ALJ.  O’Donnell has applied to Loyola University Maryland, Villanova University and ...

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CLARK, NJ- On Thursday, February 20, Arthur L. Johnson hosted the 'Winter Blues Event.' The event was open to the community, and aimed at students in Pre-K through 5th Grade from Garwood and Clark. During the program, sixteen ALJ clubs and organizations ran an event for the students to enjoy.

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OCEAN CITY, MD – The Arthur L. Johnson Varsity Cheerleading team competed at Reach the Beach National Cheerleading Championship in Ocean City, Maryland on February 22 and 23. This was the first time in history that Johnson’s cheer team competed at nationals. During the event, teams compete for ...

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