Clark Teachers honored at 2022 Union County Teacher Recognition Breakfast

Clark Teachers honored at 2022 Union County Teacher Recognition Breakfast

CLARK, NJ — Arthur L. Johnson High School Italian teacher Alessandra Bonacchi, Frank K. Hehnly kindergarten teacher Emilia DiFrancesco-Citsay, Valley Road School third-grade teacher Jacqualena Grigoli Kozlowski and Carl H. Kumpf Middle School social studies teacher Elisa O’Neill were honored at the 2022 Teacher Recognition Breakfast sponsored by the Union County Superintendents’ Roundtable. The Clark […]

ALJ honors its NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Award recipient for 2022

ALJ honors its NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Award recipient for 2022

CLARK, NJ — On Sunday, May 15, one student-athlete from Arthur L. Johnson High School was designated as the recipient of the school’s New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Scholar Athlete Award. The state-run NJSIAA honors student-athletes at a statewide Scholar Athlete Luncheon. Throughout the years the luncheon has grown in size; hundreds of thousands […]

Mother Seton Regional announces valedictorian and salutatorian

Mother Seton Regional announces valedictorian and salutatorian

CLARK, NJ — The administration, faculty and staff of Mother Seton Regional High School have announced the senior class valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2021-2022 school year. Valedictorian Emily Destito of Linden and salutatorian Raquel Pita of Belleville were recognized with the top two academic achievement awards. Destito is a member of the National Honor […]

ALJ High School seniors celebrate signing day

ALJ High School seniors celebrate signing day

CLARK, NJ — On Tuesday, May 17, various staff members and administrators at Arthur L. Johnson High School participated in a signing day ceremony to honor multiple student-athletes for their years of service to Crusader Athletics and commemorate their moving on to continue their athletic and academic careers as NCAA collegiate athletes. The following student-athletes […]

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 […]