Singleton delivered a presentation on “Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve One’s Dreams in Life” on the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Thursday, January 24
This release was submitted by the Clark School district. Former National Football League Star Al Singleton poses for a picture in the Principal’s Office of the Frank K. Hehnly School with Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso, and Mayor Bonaccorso’s son, Joey, a third grader at Hehnly School. Al Singleton played in the National Football League for 11 years, with both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with whom he won a Super Bowl in 2003, and the Dallas Cowboys. Singleton was in the school to deliver a presentation to third, fourth, and fifth graders on the topic of “Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve One’s Dreams in Life” on the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Mayor Bonnacorso spoke at the assembly program and introduced Singleton to a delighted …
Students went to school on Martin Luther King Jr. day to make up for missed days during Hurricane Sandy.
Tuesday, January 22
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day turned out to me a most memorable and poignant school day in the Clark Schools. An interesting turn of events, as the day, as it has been in past years, was originally scheduled as a school holiday. However, havoc was wrecked on the school calendar when the district was forced to lose six days of school in October and November to Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. Administration had to modify the school calendar in light of the lost school days, and numerous days of planned school closures were reinstated as school days. In the case of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Superintendent Kenneth Knops remarked “When you are given lemons, you learn to make …