Clark Public School District Holds Second Virtual Parent University Session

December 15, 2017

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District held its second virtual Parent University session recently. The session entitled, “Writing is an Adventure: Strategies to Empower our Children as Writers,” was hosted by Christine Casale Broski, Supervisor of Educational Initiatives.

The session discussed strategies parents can use to help their child at home and in school.

“I ...

Valley Road and Hehnly Students Participate in the Hour of Code

CLARK, NJ - Hehnly and Valley Road School students from kindergarten to fifth grade participated in the “Hour of Code” as part of Computer Science Education Week.  The “Hour of Code” is a global movement offering children of all ages across the world the opportunity to experience computer programming. 

The activity is designed to demystify code and show ...

Clark Student Saved by Staff Member at Valley Road School

CLARK, NJ - Valley Road School honored one of their own as a hero recently.   Mr. Nelson Tavares a custodian in the school for many years jumped into action and performed the Heimlich Maneuver when he saw a child in distress.

According to Valley Road School Principal Joe Beltramba, Tavares is a much-loved member of the school community.  He is often in and out of the cafeteria ...

Elementary School Students Visit the Clark Library

CLARK,NJ - Students in grades K-5 were invited to participate in a night of fun at the Clark Public Library recently.   

Children and parents had many exciting activities to choose from during the event.  A scavenger hunt was designed to  teach students about the different parts of the library. The  hunt ended with a celebratory dance party.

The children ...

Hehnly Students Celebrate with a Feast

CLARK,NJ - Mrs. Bitran's class at Hehnly Elementary School prepared a Thanksgiving feast and invited mentor LINKS, administrators, and other staff members to attend.

Students worked hard on preparing for the feast.  During the feast, the students shared what they were grateful for.  Both students and staff enjoyed the celebration. 

 “The feast was a ...

Clark Fire Department Visits Valley Road School

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Fire Department visited Valley Road School and talked to students in grades K-2 about fire safety. The students learned there are many actions that they can take to stay safe.

After watching a video on fire safety, students learned about some of the equipment used to fight fires.  They explored the fire engine and had a chance to spray the fire hose.

 At the ...

ALJ Key Club Members Visit the Clark Preschool

CLARK, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson High School Key Club shared a lesson on manners with the children of the Clark Preschool. The high school students taught and reinforced manners, an important part of social skills at the preschool level.

After setting and decorating a table, the high school students performed a skit on table manners.  Following the skit, they invited the children to ...

Clark Resident Tara Oliveira Named 'Visionary Assistant Principal of the Year' by State Association

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Tara Oliveira,  a Clark resident and Assistant Principal of Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, has been named as the Visionary Assistant Principal of the Year – Secondary Level by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA).

Oliveira has served as Assistant Principal at Governor Livingston since August 2012. She first ...

Clark BOE Votes on Tuition-Based Preschool for 2018-2019

CLARK, NJ – Talk of the possible termination of Clark’s tuition-based preschool program on social media brought concerned parents to the Clark Board of Education meeting Tuesday evening.  Superintendent Ed Grande, along with Board President Jill Curran and other board members, spoke to the public at length about why the preschool’s tuition-based program was at this ...

Clark Schools Introduce Virtual Parent University Sessions

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District recently introduced its first virtual Parent University session, “License to Drive in the Cloud with Google” hosted by Nicole Czarnecki, a technology teacher at Valley Road School. The virtual sessions are part of the district’s Parent University program, which will also include community education nights, parent teas, and two larger ...

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