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Mindfulness 101 is Next Topic of Clark Public School District’s Parent University

January 15, 2019

CLARK, NJ -  The Clark Public School District's Parent University will be holding a session called Mindfulness 101 on Wednesday, February 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Valley Road School Gym.

The session, focuses on learning mindfulness techniques to help children and adults relax and reenergize.  Brandi Hoynowski and Jodi Heavey of Brassy Buddha Yoga Studios in Westfield will be ...

Carl H. Kumpf Middle School Holds Film Screening of Classroom Close-Up' featuring One School, One Book Initiative'

CLARK, NJ - The Carl H. Kumpf Middle School held a film screening of Classroom Close-up NJ, a sixteen-time Emmy® award-winning show, that recently shot a segment at the school.  Kumpf’s “One School, One Book” program was the focus of the show.  

The "One School, One Book" summer reading program required all students to read the same book. This ...

Are You Eligible for Tuition-Free College at Union County College? Classes Start Jan. 22

CRANFORD – Union County residents who are interested in attending Union County College tuition-free for the spring 2019 semester should fill out the free application and apply for financial aid as soon as possible. In September, at Union’s Cranford campus, Governor Murphy announced that Union was one of the 13 New Jersey community colleges that would be participating in the pilot ...

Frank K. Hehnly  Elementary School Receives One of the First Union County STEM Scholars Grants from Freeholder Board

CLARK, NJ -Frank K. Hehnly  Elementary School has received a grant through the Union County STEM Scholars grant program this year. The grants is for a Project Based Learning program. 

Clark is one of a total of 15 school districts to have received grants through this program which was launched this year under Freeholder Chairman Granados’ “Moving Union County ...

Clark's ALJ Marine Biology Class Visits Sandy Hook

SANDY HOOK, NJ - Arthur L. Johnson’s Marine Biology class spent a day at Sandy Hook gathering data from the salt marsh, beach, and dunes.

The students collected various fish, clams, snails and mussels using dip nets, sieves and seine nets. Many of the organisms collected now reside in the saltwater tanks in their classroom.

The students conducted current, transect and water quality ...

Holy Trinity School Student Spotlight: Sharing Lessons in Spanish

WESTFIELD, NJ -- What better way to master a subject than sharing what you have learned with others?

That is exactly what fifth grader Kate Robimon set out to do when she wrote a book, completely in Spanish, to be shared with her classmates and other students.

Kate approached her Spanish teacher, Mrs. Juanita Borrero, with the idea. Impressed that Kate wanted to take the time to do ...

Mentor LINKS Program Enjoys Bowling, Burgers, and Friendship!

CLARK, NJ - The Frank K. Hehnly School Mentoring LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids) program was in full swing at a "Bowling and Burgers" event. Students and their mentors visited Garwood Lanes where they formed teams and worked together to earn the highest score.  

According to Mentor LINKS advisor Nina Conner, the students had a great time. “Everyone ...

Arthur L. Johnson HS Students Thank Members of the Armed Forces for Service

CLARK, NJ - Mrs. Winthers’s keyboarding students at Arthur L. Johnson High School prepared thank you letters to service members who are deployed during the holidays.  Students were asked to compose a positive message thanking members of the military for their service to the country which allows citizens the ability to peacefully enjoy freedom at home.

According to Winthers, ...

Art Night Hosted for Students and Parents by Clark Public Schools

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District recently held a Parent University Community Education Session, “Art Night with Mr. Terhune.”  The event, open to parents and students in the district, was held in the Arthur L. Johnson Cafeteria on December 6. 

Led by ALJ art teacher Mr. Terhune and his student assistants, attendees created a 2-dimensional mixed media winter ...

Learning Through the Arts at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School

CLARK, NJ - Teachers at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School used visual and performing arts as part of their lessons to enhance learning recently.

Eighth grade language arts teachers had their students design covers for their independent reading books which had included symbolism and various aspects of the stories. Graphic design concepts were used to help the students design covers that were simple, ...


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Holy Trinity School's Westfield and Mountainside Campuses Will Hold Open Houses on Sun, Jan. 27

January 14, 2019

WESTFIELD and MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Holy Trinity School's Westfield and Mountainside campuses will hold open houses on Sun, Jan. 27, the start of Catholic Schools Week.

The events will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Mountainside Early Learning Center and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Westfield Campus, which houses Pre-K 4 and K-8th grade. 

Do you want your child ...