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Clark's ALJ Alumni Association Awards Student Scholarships & Inducts New Members

May 19, 2018

CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School students and alumni were honored and awarded during the annual ALJ H.S. Alumni Association’s Scholarship and Hall of Fame dinner on Thursday evening at Gran Centurions.

Eight high school students were presented with $1,000 scholarships and five alumni, including Mayor Sal Bonaccorso, were inducted into the 2018 Hall of Fame. Due to a local ...

VRS Put Hats On to Raise Money for Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad

CLARK, NJ - As a show of support and appreciation to the members of the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad, the students and staff at Valley Road School participated in their annual “Hats On” day to raise money for this squad recently.  Students and staff were invited to wear hats to school, and according to school officials most participants contributed donations ...

The Clark Public School District Hosts “Choices” Featuring Former WWE Champion Marc Mero

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 grade students at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School during the day. 

Superintendent ...

Ohio Players Headline Union County’s Rhythm and Blues by the Brook Music Festival

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites music fans of all ages to Rhythm and Blues by the Brook, a free outdoor music festival that will be held in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Saturday, June 2.  This year’s event includes a celebration of African-American history and culture.

Headlining the festival is the funk, soul and R&B band ...

Third Grade Pen Pals at Hehnly and Valley Road Schools Hangout

CLARK, NJ - Third graders at Frank K. Hehnly and Valley Road Schools were able to meet virtually recently. Ms. Samantha McHugh and Ms. Caitlin McHugh’s classes have been writing and sending letters to their pen pals across town since September. The students have been writing to each other about once a month.  The letters allowed the students to learn about each other, discuss ...

Arthur L. Johnson Senior Signs to Fairleigh Dickinson University

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 a variety of challenging academic classes and being a National Honor ...

Carl H. Kumpf National Junior Honor Society Induction

The Carl H. Kumpf National Junior Honor Society inducted 50 new members into its chapter on Thursday, April 19. To be considered for membership, students must achieve a cumulative weighted average of 4.0 in their studies.   They must also demonstrate strong examples of leadership, service, character, and citizenship.

At the event, students participated in a candle lighting ...

Hehnly Students Visit Provident Bank

CLARK, NJ - Second grade students at Frank K. Hehny School enjoyed spending the morning at Provident Bank as part of their Career Day. Bank Manager Tracy Bara and her staff gave the students a tour of the branch and explained a banker’s day to day responsibilities. 

Students were eager to learn about the career of banking and learn how the drive-up window worked.  The second ...

ALJ Softball Team Visits First Children’s School

The Arthur L. Johnson Softball Team recently visited the First Children’s School in Fanwood.  The high school students participated in a variety of activities with the students including arts and crafts and baking brownies.

Chris Di Nucci, ALJ Teacher and softball coach, organized the event.  “This was the first year we went to the school as a team but we plan on going ...

Clark Teachers Recognized as 2018 Governor’s Educators of the Year

CLARK, NJ - The "Governor’s Educators of the Year" winners from each of the Clark Public Schools were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the town’s students at a recent Board of Education meeting.

The State of New Jersey’s Department of Education website explains that the award program “highlights educational innovation, student achievement, the ...

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College for Teens Program at Union County College

May 16, 2018

CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2018 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The program is offered for two sessions. Each session will be held for two weeks and will meet from Monday through Thursday. During the session students have the chance to explore and research careers ...