Hehnly students recognize Autism Awareness Month

Hehnly students recognize Autism Awareness Month

CLARK, NJ — During the month of April, students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School participated in Autism Awareness Month. Among other activities, the students colored puzzle pieces and submitted them along with a $1 donation each. A total of $105 was collected and donated to Autism Speaks. Hehnly students and staff lit up the […]

ATOMS Club at Kumpf Middle School collects toys to donate to Ukraine

ATOMS Club at Kumpf Middle School collects toys to donate to Ukraine

CLARK, NJ — Gavin Ford, a seventh-grader at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark, organized a collection to donate items to children in Ukraine. Ford spearheaded the collection through the school’s extracurricular ATOMS Club. The club, led by teacher Cristina Faro, competes in academic tournaments. All the items were donated to Be the Change […]

Dance club scores big at Applause Talent Dance Competition

Dance club scores big at Applause Talent Dance Competition

WATCHUNG, NJ — On Saturday, April 9, the Mount Saint Mary Academy Dance Club took part in the Applause Talent Dance Competition in Whippany. The dancers’ two performances earned them a huge trophy for having the overall high score. The lyrical number, which was choreographed by junior co-captain Dena Mistichelli of Watchung, won best overall […]

Students at Valley Road School warm hearts with Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’

Students at Valley Road School warm hearts with Disney’s ‘Frozen Jr.’

CLARK, NJ — Students at Valley Road School in Clark performed Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” on Thursday, March 31. This 60-minute musical is based on the 2013 Disney film and the 2018 Broadway adaptation. The fourth- and fifth-grade cast included 40 students, led by teachers Jackie Kozlowski, Caitlin McHugh and Kerry Kennedy. According to Kozlowski, “Students […]

Clark Board of Education hosts its Showcase of Success

Clark Board of Education hosts its Showcase of Success

CLARK, NJ — This year’s Clark Governor’s Educators of the Year were recognized during the Clark Board of Education’s Showcase of Success on Monday, April 4. These professionals were honored for educational excellence and their commitment to student learning. The Governor’s Educator of the Year Program recognizes “exceptionally skilled and dedicated” educators that have the […]

Middle school hosts Kumpf Trivia Bowl

Middle school hosts Kumpf Trivia Bowl

CLARK, NJ — On Tuesday, April 12, Carl H. Kumpf Middle School hosted the Kumpf Trivia Bowl. The event was the culminating activity for the Kumpf ATOMS — Academic Tournament Open to Middle Schools — Team, an academic challenge team. Those students selected for the team after a try-out process met regularly throughout the year, […]

FKH students raise money for American Heart Association

FKH students raise money for American Heart Association

CLARK, NJ — Since 2014, students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School have been participating in the American Heart Association Kids Heart Challenge. This year, 122 FKH students registered for the Kids Heart Challenge Road Trip and completed “Finn’s Mission.” Finn Blumenthal is an energetic first-grader who was born with multiple heart defects and spent […]

Clark mayor accused of racist and sexist remarks

Clark mayor accused of racist and sexist remarks

CLARK, NJ — Although Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso had been denying recent accusations that he had made racist and sexist statements, last week he did an about-face and admitted his culpability on video, all the while downplaying his guilt. Bonaccorso’s dirty laundry was made public when transcripts of the recordings made by former Clark police […]

18 students are inducted into National Honor Society

18 students are inducted into National Honor Society

CLARK, NJ — The Arthur L. Johnson High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 18 students in a candle-lighting ceremony at the Gran Centurions on Tuesday, March 8. NHS member Shannon Heaning opened the ceremony with the national anthem. Alexis Brede, NHS president, led the night with opening remarks. The candle-lighting ceremony was […]

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