Education

November 13, 2018

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Board of Education focused on the achievements of three Arthur L. Johnson student’s during their Showcase of Success recently.  ALJ Seniors Erin Heaning and Ivy Lin were named National Merit Commended Scholars based on their 2017 PSAT scores.  ALJ Principal Jennifer Feeley ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.    The event is open to any New Jersey students in grades seven or eight.   The ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -- Holy Trinity eighth graders competed and won first place in the 47th Annual Scholastic Olympics held at Roselle Catholic High School. This brings Holy Trinity to a total of 13 first place wins in recent years. A team of 17 students form Holy Trinity beat out 200 other students from ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will be hosting an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m, at the ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Frank K. Hehnly School Mentor LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids) Program has kicked off another academic year with an event designed to begin relationships which will continue to grow throughout the coming months’ activities.  Program advisers Lisa Giandana, Sarah Badillo, and ...

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CLARK, NJ -  Valley Road School went to the dogs recently as the Union County Sheriff's Office demonstrated their canine units talents to students during Red Ribbon Week.     The assembly began with Detective Gialanella, Officer Aqurto, and Officer Yasinski speaking to the students and staff ...

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CLARK, NJ – “On April 5, 2016, my son Joseph Anthony Lanza passed away of a heroin fentanyl overdose,” Jose Lanza begins. “This is his story.” Jose Lanza shared his son’s story in a short film, at the request of the Clark Police Department. TAPinto Clark first reported in June that the film ...

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CLARK, NJ - Students at Valley Road School participated in various activities in observance of their annual Week of Respect event.  “This week is important because it sets the tone for the whole school year. We were able to focus on the difference between conflict and bullying as well as what ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Volunteer Fire Department recently visited schools across Clark to host presentations for “Fire Prevention Week.” According to Fire Department Chief Frank Cerasa, the department presented to kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students in Clark’s public and private ...

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CLARK, NJ - Several students were honored as the Columbus Day Essay Contest winners at the Clark UNICO Italian-American Feast held on October 7. The contest, sponsored by UNICO, asked students to write about Christopher Columbus and his positive contributions to society.    Students shared their ...

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CLARK, NJ - Sixth grade math classes at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School recently participated in an integrated arts lesson incorporating fractions and the work of famous artist Piet Mondrian.  Students in the Ms. Portas, Mrs. Benevento and Mrs. D’Amico’s classes learned about the famous artist with ...

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CLARK, NJ - Robots were on the loose at Valley Road School recently.   Second graders in Mrs. Petela's class designed a course for their Optibots which are mini robots with optical biosensors. According to Petela the class was given project requirements and they were off and running. Working in ...

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CLARK, NJ - Classroom Close-up NJ, a sixteen-time Emmy® award-winning show, recently filmed a segment at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School entitled Books & Beyond USA. The filming focused on the "One Book, One School" summer reading program that the school recently implemented this past year. In ...

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CLARK, NJ - Fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly and Valley Road Schools entered a contest to display their anti-drug in preparation for Red Ribbon Week. School Counselor, Sarah Badillo, went to each class to discuss their anti-drug and the importance of leading a drug-free life.  The contest, ...

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CLARK, NJ - Clark Preschoolers were excited for their recent visit from the Clark Fire Department according to school officials.   October is Fire Prevention Month which brought firefighters to school with their full gear ready to demonstrate its use during a fire and answer questions.    First ...

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CLARK, NJ - Students at Hehnly School took some quilting lessons recently.  Hehnly’s K-Kids, a community service group, met with members from the Quilts of Valor Foundation to make quilts in honor of military personnel.  Students learned from the volunteers how to make quilt squares and what is ...

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CLARK, NJ - Valley Road School children spend time up close with the emergency responders at their 3rd Annual Muscles and Metals event sponsored by the PTA on September 22.  The day is designed to give students a chance to learn about the various vehicles used to protect and serve the ...

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CLARK, NJ – Monday evening the Clark Board of Education unanimously voted in favor of adopted the 2018-2019 district goals presented by Superintendent Ed Grande at the beginning of the October regular meeting. Grande explained that district goals are developed annually based on the work of the ...

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CLARK, NJ - Former NBA point guard Chris Herren struggled with addiction throughout his career, but has since recovered and is telling his story to audiences throughout the country. Herren, who was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in 1999, then traded to the Boston Celtics a year later, has made it ...

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CLARK, NJ - Students in Mrs. Conner class at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School returned to school ready to tackle the year's new challenges. Conner asked her students to think about and identify areas they wanted to improve during the academic year. Each student was then prompted to write and ...

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SUMMIT NJ — Kaitlyn King, a Clark resident and Arthur L. Johnson High School student was among 92 New Jersey youth who were awarded a Congressional Award at the 2018 New Jersey Congressional Award Ceremony, held on Saturday, September 8. Clark Superintendent Ed Grande was quick to recognize ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public School District's Parent University will be presenting Not Even Once on Monday, October 29, at 7 p.m. in the Arthur L. Johnson auditorium. The presentation, given by Detective Brian Soos includes an interview with the parent of a former Clark resident that died from ...

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CLARK, NJ – Last May, a school bus accident on Route 80 in Mount Olive Township left two people dead after the bus driver, 77-year-old Hudy Muldrow, attempted to make an illegal U-Turn on the highway and was hit by a dump truck. Muldrow’s license had been suspended in December 2017 and was ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Union County College (UCC) and Warren County Community College (WCCC) have established an agreement to provide students at WCCC with the opportunity to earn their Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Associate degree from UCC. UCC's President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was joined ...

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CLARK, NJ – Two teachers in the Clark Public School District are seeking donations for classroom projects through the educational crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org. Ms. McHugh, who teaches Grades 3 to 5 grades at Valley Road Elementary School, hopes to raise $430 to purchase an iPad.  On her ...

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PLAINFIELD – Union County College (UCC) and Warren County Community College (WCCC) have established an agreement to provide students at WCCC with the opportunity to earn their Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Associate degree from UCC. UCC's President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin was joined by ...

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CLARK, NJ - Two new supervisors have joined the administrative team of the Clark Public School District.  The Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services/Guidance position has been filled by Andrew Amendola and Nicole Viola is the new Supervisor of Special Services.  Superintendent Ed Grande is ...

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CLARK, NJ - Officials at Arthur L. Johnson High School recently announced that 49 students have been recognized as Advanced Placement School Scholars by The College Board. The award recognizes high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a new state pilot program. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the Gov. Phil Murphy's effort to provide two years of community college free for ...

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