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Welcome to the Clark Public School District 
Mr. Kenneth Knops, Superintendent of Schools
kknops@clarkschools.org
Anti-Bullying Coordinator - Michelle Cervino
mcervino@clarkschools.org
Arthur L. Johnson High School
365 Westfield Avenue
Clark, New Jersey  07066
(732) 382-0910, Ext. 3178

Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Policy

Notification of Rights Under The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) 

Highlights


CARL H. KUMPF SCHOOL IS HONORED AS A 'SCHOOL TO WATCH'
AT RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Carl H. Kumpf Middle School was honored as a "School To Watch"
at a special ceremony on school grounds that recognized the entire
Kumpf School community for this prestigious designation.

In the photograph above,  Gail Hilliard-Nelson from Schools  to
Watch presents recognition banner to Carl H. Kumpf Middle
School Vice-principal Amanda Cloutier and Principal Jennifer Feeley.

SCHOOL YEAR OPENS WITH SUPERINTENDENT'S CONVOCATION

Staff returned for the upcoming school year on Tuesday, 2 September.  The first
event that took place was the Annual Superintendent's Convocation at which time
new staff members are introduced, successes from the past school year
highlighted, Teachers of the Year recognized, Tenure Certificates awarded,
and community partners and guest speakers address the gathering of
teachers and administrators.
 

 
Top:  Mr. Joseph Sortino and Miss Jenna Stafford receive tenure certificates
from Senator Raymond Lesniak as each teacher's building principal and
Board of Education President look on.  Bottom:  Mrs. Doreen Babis receives her
District Teacher of the Year certificate from Union County Freeholder Chairman
Christopher Hudak; former Ronald Reagan Aide and Speechwriter Mr. Jeffrey Bell,
Senator Raymond Lesniak, and Superintendent
Kenneth Knops pose for a picture prior to the Convocation addresses.


NEW TEACHER ORIENTATION

Assistant Superintendent Ed Grande organized and facilitated a four day
New Teacher Orientation the last week in August for all newly hired
teachers joining the Clark School District.

The newly hired teachers pose for a group picture with Assistant
Superintendent Ed Grande and Superintendent Kenneth Knops
during their four day Orientation Program in late August.


FOUR NEW TEACHERS HIRED AT JULY 22ND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Four new teachers were hired at the 22 July Board of Education Meeting for the
upcoming school year.  Among those hired were Christopher Vanderslice, Biology
and Environmental Science maternity leave replacement teacher at Arthur L.
Johnson High School; Mrs. Tara Gordon, Special Education maternity leave
replacement teacher at Arthur L. Johnson High School; Miss Melissa Gabriele,
District English as a SecondLanguage Teacher, and Miss Samantha McHugh,
maternity leave Kindergarten Teacher.

In the photograph above, newly hired teachers Christopher Vanderslice,
Samantha McHugh, Melissa Gabriele, and Tara Gordon pose for a picture
at the conclusion of the Board of Education Meeting with Assistant Superintendent
Ed Grande, Board of Education President Lorraine Aklonis, and Superintendent
of Schools Kenneth Knops.




 
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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22
Clark Preschool Annex Back-to-School Night
Regular Full-Day Session
Freshmen Student Council Elections
During announcements
Tuesday, September 23
ALJ Library
Board of Education Meeting
Executive Session
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Public Session in
Council Chambers
at 7:00 pm
FKH Back-to-School Night
Early Dismissal FKH Students & Staff
Thursday, September 25
Schools Closed
Rosh Hashanah

Weather

Today, 9/19/2014
High: 68 Low: 55
Partly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/20/2014
High: 74 Low: 60
Partly sunny
13% chance of precipitation.