Clark Police Department presents ‘Not Even Once’ to ALJ students

Clark Police Department presents ‘Not Even Once’ to ALJ students

CLARK, NJ — The Clark Police Department recently visited Arthur L. Johnson High School to present the “Not Even Once” program to ninth-graders. The presentation, given by detectives Brian Soos and Mark Detore from the Clark Police Department, shared valuable information on the dangers of opioid use, including a background on opioids; the power of […]

Cub Scout Pack 145 goes Scouting for food

Cub Scout Pack 145 goes Scouting for food

CLARK, NJ — Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 collected food to help its community through its annual Scouting for Food program. Scout troops and packs throughout the United States collect food during the holiday season to support neighbors in need by helping to stock local food pantries and food banks. Scouts reached out to family, […]

Valley Road students honored for ‘tree’-mendous character

Valley Road students honored for ‘tree’-mendous character

CLARK, NJ — As the first marking period came to a close, staff at Valley Road Elementary School were invited to nominate candidates who went above and beyond in the area of character for the school’s “Tree”mendous Character Award. Sarah Badillo, school counselor, who organizes this event, said, “This award is part of our (Positive […]

FKH and Valley Road elementary school teachers recognized as NJDOE exemplary educators

FKH and Valley Road elementary school teachers recognized as NJDOE exemplary educators

CLARK, NJ — Emilia DiFrancesco-Citsay, a kindergarten teacher at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School, and Jackie Kozlowski, a third-grade teacher at Valley Road Elementary School, were recently recognized by the New Jersey Department of Education as Exemplary Educators of the Year through the 2022 New Jersey Exemplary Educator Program. Superintendent Edward Grande said, “Mrs. DiFrancesco-Citsay […]

ALJ teacher receives grant from Holocaust education foundation

ALJ teacher receives grant from Holocaust education foundation

CLARK, NJ — Arthur L. Johnson High School history teacher Fredy Reyes was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation. The grant will be used to fund ALJ’s first Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Friday, Jan. 27, which will include a visit from Maud Dahme, a Holocaust survivor, and a variety […]

Order of operations is explored at Kumpf Middle School

Order of operations is explored at Kumpf Middle School

CLARK, NJ — Sixth-grade students in Lauren Cesare’s math class at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School partook in a simulated surgical center activity to solve order-of-operations questions using the PEMDAS rule. Students were given a “patient chart,” which was just a response recording sheet. “Patients” were at their own tables and students posing as doctors […]

Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School honors longtime paraprofessional

Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School honors longtime paraprofessional

CLARK, NJ — In honor of Judi Treacy, a longtime Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School paraprofessional who died last summer, Hehnly paraprofessional Christine Mogensen came up with the idea of creating a garden in Treacy’s memory. With that idea, the Hehnly Garden Club was established. The garden club worked on transforming the garden in the […]

Seven Clark police officers are promoted

CLARK, NJ — Seven members of the Clark Police Department took the oath of office in front of the Township Council and their families during the public meeting on Monday, Nov. 21, as they were promoted to new positions within the department. • Miguel Acabou was promoted to captain. Acabou graduated from Newark East Side […]

Valley Road Elementary School hosts a Thanksgiving Day parade

CLARK, NJ — Valley Road Elementary School students celebrated Thanksgiving this year by hosting a Thanksgiving Day parade. The students learned about Tony Sarg, the creator of the Thanksgiving Day balloons, by reading the story “Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of the Macy’s Parade.” Students in various grades were then tasked […]

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