Clark Schools Closed Wednesday

March 20, 2018

CLARK, NJ - Clark parents received a Honeywell email around 8:00 p.m. from the Board of Education notifying them that schools will be closed on Wednesday due to the anticipated snow storm.

The message said, "Due to the declared state of emergency and the anticipated snowstorm, the Clark Public Schools will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday, March 21)"

Clark Public School District’s Parent University Hosts Parent & Child Nutrition Night

The Clark Public School District recently hosted Parent & Child Nutrition Night with Clark ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian Lauren Faiella.  The night began with a discussion about healthy eating habits.  Faiella showed attendees what a healthy meal should consist of including dairy, grains, protein, and fruits/vegetables. Participants then made a healthy snack, Lunchbox Turkey ...

Valley Road School Celebrates Read Across America Day

CLARK, NJ - Students at Valley Road School celebrated Read Across America Day with a visit from author Marcie Aboff.  Aboff is an author of fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, activity books, and magazine stories for children from preschool to middle school. Her books include The Giant Jelly Bean Jar and Pop’s Pets.  

Aboff shared several of her stories and ...

Arthur L. Johnson HS Inducts 24 Students into National Honor Society

CLARK, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 24 juniors and seniors in a candle-lighting ceremony held at the Gran Centurions on February 27.

Anne Marciano, NJHS Advisor, and Greg Zukowski, NHS President, led the night with opening remarks.  The candle-lighting ceremony was completed by Zukowski, Brenner Gull, Lindsey Hofschneider, and Jessica Lopez.

Clark Student Gabby Smith Recognized as 2018 Unsung Hero

CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson High School student Gabriella (Gabby) Smith was recognized on Wednesday, March 14 by the Union County School Board Association as one of their 2018 Unsung Heroes.  The ceremony took place at Rahway High School.

“My wife Susan and I are extremely happy and excited for Gabby,” said her father Bill Smith.  “Gabby never ceases to ...

Clark High School Students Plan Assembly Instead of Walk Out at March 14 #ENOUGH Event

CLARK, NJ — Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are participating in a student-driven assembly on March 14 the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida according to a letter from school principal Jennifer Feeley.

The Women’s March Youth Empower is encouraging students, teachers, parents and allies across the country to walk ...

The Clark Public School District’s Parent University to Host “Choices” Featuring Former WWE Champion Marc Mero

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District will be hosting “Choices,” a presentation featuring former WWE Champion Marc Mero, for all parents and students in the district on April 25th at 7 p.m. in the ALJ auditorium. Mero will also be holding an assembly for all seventh and eighth grade students at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School during the day. 

Described as a ...

Valley Road School Holds International Day

CLARK, NJ - Valley Road School students and staff celebrated diversity at their annual International Day-Diversity Fair.  This year, there were over 30 booths and 50 participants.  The event is organized by School Counselor Sarah Badillo.

Prior to the event students select a country to represent at the fair.  The day of the exhibition booths are set up around the gym so parents ...

Clark Public School District’s Parent University Hosts Film Event - Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District recently hosted a viewing of the award-winning film Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age.  The documentary, created by physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston, explores how screen time impacts child development and offers solutions on what parents can to do empower their children in today’s digital world.

The movie covers topics ...

Valley Road Students Celebrate President’s Day

CLARK, NJ - In honor of President’s Day, students at Valley Road School in Clark celebrated the lives of presidents and their contributions to the United States.  Technology teacher Ms. Czarnecki, engaged the class in a discussion about the leadership qualities of a good president.  

Students learned about the many skills one needs to lead the people of the ...

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AARP Driver Safety Class at Union Public Library

March 22, 2018

The AARP Driver Safety Course teaches valuable defensive driving strategies and provides a refresher of the rules of the road by trained volunteer. Since 1979, the course has helped more than 15 million drivers learn research-based tips to adapt their driving to compensate for physical and cognitive changes that may occur with aging. Plus, you may qualify for a multi-year automobile ...