IN THE SCHOOLS

Holocaust Survivor Visits with ALJ Students

December 27, 2016

CLARK, NJ – Students in Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies course had the opportunity to hear guest speaker Fran Malkin’s story of surviving the Holocaust.

Malkin was born in a part of Poland, which is now part of the Ukraine. At five-years-old, she went into hiding with her family for 18 months.  During her visit to ALJ, she described her ...

Kumpf Student’s Get Busy in the Kitchen Learning New Skills

CLARK, NJ – Recently, Margo Rosenmeier’s students at Carl H. Kumpf worked on important life skills in the class’s brand new kitchen.

After prepping the materials needed the day before, students combined ingredients to make sugar cookies.  Students read through the recipe, measure ingredients, and mix and roll the dough.  Students then cut, baked, and decorated the ...

Key Club Students Visit Preschoolers; Focus on Importance of Manners

CLARK, NJ – Arthur L. Johnson’s Key Club students, along with counselor Ellen Zamboni, visited Clark’s Preschool on Oct. 27 to teach the young children the importance of manners.

The high school students provided hands-on experiences to teach and reinforce manners, an important part of social skills at the preschool level because children who develop good manners at a ...

Mentor Links: The Many Colors of Autumn Leaves

On Thursday Oct. 20 the Frank K. Hehnly School LINKS Mentoring Program held its third monthly meeting.  Mentees and Links enjoyed a group lunch before heading outside into the unseasonably warm air to discover something they all held in common with the leaves which had fallen to the grass below their lofty home. 

The students were asked by program leaders Lisa Giandana, Sarah ...

'Legends of the Courtyard' Reading Event at Valley Road School

CLARK, NJ - The teachers caused a fright on this October night filled with ghost stories, treats, and a courtyard stroll. Valley Road Elementary School held its annual “Legends of the Courtyard” reading event for fourth and fifth grade students on Oct. 20 .

The excitement began as the kids entered the Halloween decorated gym with pumpkins, blowup décor, and darkness.

“Elect to Read” Story Time at Valley Road School

CLARK, NJ - PJ’s, teddy bears, and books brought big smiles to students’ faces of during Valley Road Elementary School’s recent story time.

“Elect to Read”, a story time open to Valley Road’s kindergartners, first graders, and second graders, encouraged students to choose to read. 

"During this campaign season, we are encouraging our students to ...

Clark Preschool Students Learn “Germs are Not for Sharing”

CLARK, NJ – Recently, Clark preschoolers learned all about how saying “good bye” to germs helps keep you healthy all year long.

Colds, gastroenteritis, otitis media, conjunctivitis, and sore throat are among the most common childhood diseases.  Children in groups are breeding grounds for illness.  Germs transfer from hands onto shared toys.

Resistance to ...

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