Friday, April 26, 2013
Two groups of Arthur L. Johnson's Advanced TV class students have moved on to the final phase of a video PSA contest for Prevention Links.
This release was received from ALJ's Advanced TV Instructor Phil Scardilli. Two groups of Arthur L. Johnson's Advanced TV class students have moved on to the finalist phase of a video PSA contest for Prevention Links on the theme of teens and drinking. The contest is open to schools in Union County. They can move up to the next phase if they receive enough online votes. The website to view and vote for the videos is: http://preventionlinks.org/psa/ The ALJ entries are PSA Finalist-5 and PSA Finalist-6 The submissions have been chosen as two of the top six finalists. The students involved are “Keg Stand” by James Kobryn, Daniel Mooney, and Dominick Carlucci and “Teen Pregnancy” by Alex Janiero, Anthony Filiciello, and Zack Palmer. All …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
“Both Arthur L. Johnson High School and the Clark School District are better off today as a result of the countless contributions Alison has made," said Superintendent Kenneth Knops.
Tuesday, April 23
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Alison Dugan was honored at the Clark Board of Education’s “Showcase of Success” on April 9th for her selection to cheer in the National Football League’s Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. Alison was called to the podium at the Board of Education Meeting by Superintendent Kenneth Knops, who extolled her numerous accomplishments not only as a cheerleader, but as a student and altruistic member of the community. In highlighting Alison’s many and varied achievements, Knops began by highlighting her awards and honors as a cheerleader. Alison is a four year member of the Johnson Varsity cheerleaders and served as captain of the squad both her junior and …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Senior Joseph Bonaccorso was honored during the Board of Education’s Showcase of Success.
This release was provided by the Clark School District. Joseph Bonaccorso, a senior at Arthur L. Johnson High School, was honored by the Clark Board of Education on the evening of April 9th, during the Board of Education’s Showcase of Success. Joseph was honored for his attainment of a top score of 800 on attaining a perfect score of 800 on the SAT II United States History assessment. In recognizing Joseph, both Clark Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Knops and Director of Curriculum Ed Grande lauded Mr. Bonaccorso not only for his SAT II achievement, but for his all around outstanding four year career as a high school student at Arthur L. Johnson High School. Superintendent Knops cited a number of impressive accomplishments Mr. …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Over 175 varsity athletic letters were handed out throughout the evening, as participation in athletics at Arthur L. Johnson High School continues to grow.
This release was received from the Clark School District. On Thursday, March 21, 2013, the Arthur L. Johnson Athletic Department held their 2012 – 2013 Winter Athletic Awards. The evening, sponsored by the Crusader Athletic Booster Club, was held in the Arthur L. Johnson Auditorium. All the Winter Athletic Teams and their seasons were highlighted by their coaches while handing out letters and awards to the student athletes. Over 175 varsity athletic letters were handed out throughout the evening, as participation in athletics at Arthur L. Johnson High School continues to grow. The program continued with the Student Athlete Award. The Student Athlete Award is given out each athletic season to a student athlete that is not only a champion on…
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Here, the list of winners.
This release was received from the Clark School District. On March 04, 2013, the Arthur L. Johnson Crusader Football Team held their annual post-season awards banquet. Head Football Coach Michael Mancino presided over the event as all athletes were honored for their contributions to Crusader Football. In addition, numerous scholarships were awarded to deserving student athletes throughout the evening. The night culminated with the showing of the 2012 Crusader Football Team’s highlights. It was a wonderful evening to celebrate both past and present Crusaders and continues to keep the tradition of Crusader Football alive and well. Below is a recap of the scholarships awarded throughout the evening: The Collegiate Athlete of the Year The …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The team will compete in the Sectional State Tournament on Monday, February 11 at Jersey Lanes in Linden.
Monday, February 11
This release was submitted by the Clark Schools District. The Arthur L. Johnson Varsity Bowling Team is on a “roll” again! For the 3rd straight season Johnson has won two titles and is ranked #6 in the Star Ledger’s Top 20 poll. At the end of regular season play Johnson clinched the Watchung Conference title and finished with a record of 12-1 losing only to Linden the #2 team in Union County. This year Johnson also won the Union County Championship, also a “three-peat” performance. The crusade was led by Seniors Vincent DiGeronimo, Captain Danny Levitz and Junior Steven Kotowski all whom also qualified for the UCT individual tournament. Danny Levitz finished 2nd in the county by 6 pins. Levitz rolled the tournament’s high game of 256 …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Dugan was one of 70 All-Americans selected for the event.
Tuesday, February 5
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. On Sunday January 27, 2013 ALJ HS Senior Cheerleader, Alison Dugan, was one of seventy All-Americans to cheer in the NFL Pro-Bowl. This All-American Cheer and Dance (AACD) group of talented athletes performed during the pre-game and half time show. Ali was nominated in April 2012 for the Pro Bowl tour by her competitive all star cheerleading team, NJ Heat, and was selected by AACD at a competition in Hershey, PA. While in Hawaii, Ali and 29 other athletes qualified to compete for a national scholarship. Ali competed in the Cheer and Tumble division and was judged on an individually performed routine. She was awarded first place and a one thousand dollar scholarship. Reflecting on …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The school made a huge leap up the list from its 2010 ranking.
Arthur L. Johnson High School was recently ranked number 40 among 328 public high schools in the state by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. ALJ rose dramatically in the rankings since 2010, when the magazine last published this list, where the school was number 101. In the 2008 list, ALJ came in at number 95. NJ Monthly Magazine’s 2012 rankings of the top public high school will be featured in the September issue, which hits newsstands on Aug. 28. "The staff at ALJ and the Board of Education has been working very hard to push our students to not accept 'average' and be complacent, but to go beyond and maximize their potential,"ALJ Principal Richard Delmonaco told Patch. "Our students have lived up to our challenge and have proven successful. …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
For their 50th anniversary, group decides to give back.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The Arthur L. Johnson class of ’61 celebrated their 50th reunion recently. The reunion team worked hard and had fun locating and contacting classmates; their efforts resulted in an event-filled weekend. A 50/50 raffle, held during the dinner dance, dedicated the proceeds to inaugurating an Alumni Scholarship Fund. At a celebration luncheon, the class of '61 presented the first check to Rick Delmonaco, Arthur L. Johnson High School principal. The group hopes that the Alumni Scholarship Fund will be sustained through the continuing contributions of alumni, individually or collectively through alumni events. The ALJ Alumni Association commends the Class of ’61 for their founding efforts and encourages others to participate. The first …