Monday, April 29, 2013
The Meghan Rose Bradley Foundation was established December 2004 in honor of the memory of Meghan Bradley, who passed away on November 7 after being diagnosed with brain cancer.
This release was provided by the Clark School District. Teachers and staff at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark support research for pediatric brain cancer through a donation to the Meghan Rose Bradley Foundation. The Meghan Rose Bradley Foundation was established December 2004 in honor of the memory of Meghan Bradley, who after being diagnosed with brain cancer on October 1, passed away on November 7th. For more information about the Meghan Rose Bradley Foundation contact Ileen Bradley at (732) 735-3291 or visit their website at http://meghanrosebradleyfoundation.org/.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The club was created to promote student involvement in after school activities.
Saturday, April 27
This release was received from the Clark School District. The Fun and Games Club is an after school activity organized by teachers Jennifer Bartolomeo and Arielle Wegbreit at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark. It is a club for students of all ability levels. It is an exciting, interactive environment in which students come together in grades 6, 7, and 8 to share their love for fun and games. The club meets once a week with a varied array of students. While sign-in sheets are provided at every meeting, attendance is not taken to entice members to bring their friends along. The club was created to promote student involvement in after school activities. However, it has done so much more, for it has shown to be a club that celebrates …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Parlavecchio is one of only eight winners throughout the state.
This release was provided by the Clark School District. Nicole Parlavecchio, special education teacher at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark, is the recipient of the highly prestigious “Innovations in Special Education” Award through the New Jersey School Boards Association. Ms. Parlavecchio is one of only eight awardees throughout the entire State of New Jersey. Each year the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) solicits program nominations for what they deem the most effective, innovative, and successful programming ideas currently in practice in special education classrooms and programs from each district throughout the State. As a recipient of the 2013 “Innovations in Special Education” Award, Ms. Parlavecchio was selected …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Oliveira wants to focus on keeping Westfield "a safe, family-friendly town with an excellent school system and a thriving downtown."
Friday, March 15
My name is David Oliveira and I am a candidate for Town Council in the 3rd Ward. I am proud to have called Westfield home for the past 10 years and would be honored to represent the residents of the 3rd Ward and ensure that Westfield remains one of the most desirable towns in New Jersey to purchase a home and raise a family. My wife, Anne, and I first moved to Westfield in 2003 and we started out renting an apartment in downtown Westfield. It was those first two years in town when we truly got to appreciate the charm of Westfield and the warmth and genuineness of its people. We quickly decided that Westfield was where we wanted to raise our family and we purchased our home in 2005, where we happily reside with our two daughters, Laura and…
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Students participated in activities organized by Ashley Aligo, Guidance Counselor, to promote kindness throughout the schools, home, and the community.
This release was provided by the Clark School District. During the last week of February, the elementary schools in Clark, NJ celebrated Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week. During RAK Week, students participated in many different activities organized by Ashley Aligo, Guidance Counselor, which promoted kindness throughout the schools, home, and the community. As park of the RAK movement in the schools, a Kindness Tree was created and displayed in a prominent location in both Frank K. Hehnly School and Valley Road School. Instead of leaves, the Kindness Tree is covered in Kindness Hearts. A Kindness Heart can be submitted by students, faculty, or staff. After someone has received a kind act, or has witnessed one, the person writes about the …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
It Takes a Village provides strategies for parents regarding different issues
they may be dealing with, and provides a way for parents to connect.
Sunday, February 17
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. On Wednesday, February 6th, Clark’s parent support group, It Takes a Village, organized by parent Mike Deitze, held their monthly meeting. Parents of children in the elementary schools get together to discuss different issues they are facing with their children, and brainstorm ways they can deal with them. Elementary School Counselor, Ashley Aligo, was the guest speaker. The topic of this February’s meeting was “what to do when dealing with your child’s upsets.” Miss Aligo gave insight on what causes children to become upset and frustrated, and discussed different strategies that can be used when your child is experiencing frustration. “When a child is frustrated over a task they are…
Monday, February 4, 2013
The district will evaluate children in need of special education and related services.
Monday, February 4
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. All children, ages three through 21, who reside within the Clark Township School District who are in need of special education and related services, including pupils with disabilities attending nonpublic schools, and highly mobile pupils such as migrant workers’ children and homeless pupils, regardless of the severity of their disabilities, shall be located, identified and evaluated according to N.J.A.C. 6A:14-3.3. Three and four year old children who experience difficulties with speech, behavior, coordination or getting along with others may be eligible for our preschool program. In addition to the preschool program, the district offers a full continuum of special education …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Parlavecchio is an NJ native and led Elizabeth High School to a state championship in 2006.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
This release was submitted by the Clark School District. National Football League Coach Chet Parlavecchio of the Tennessee Titans visited the Clark Schools this past week, making stops in Central Office, Arthur L. Johnson High School, and Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School. Parlavecchio is a New Jersey native and a legendary high school football coach where he led the programs in Bloomfield, Clifton, Passaic Valley, Irvington, and Elizabeth for three decades, winning a State Group IV Championship in Elizabeth in 2006. Two years ago Parlavecchio was offered the job as Special Teams Coach by Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak, his roommate at Penn State in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Coach Parlavecchio’s first stop in District was …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Joe Bonaccorso, Victoria Gennaro, Andre Dias along with NJASK high-scorers and AP teachers, were honored at a special ceremony at Tuesday night's meeting.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
This press release was received by the Clark School District. Send your organization's news to firstname.lastname@example.org. At the October 9th Clark Board of Education Meeting, the Board held a special “Showcase of Success” to celebrate the many accomplishments and honors bestowed upon students and staff alike, as well as the District’s climb from #101 to #40 in New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s ratings of public schools in New Jersey. On hand to honor, speak, and hand certificates to the honored staff and students were Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso, 18th Legislative District Assemblyman and General Assembly Education Chair Patrick Diegnan, and 22nd Legislative District Assemblywoman Linda Stender. Superintendent of Schools …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Gabriella Smith's memoir appeared in MAAP Newsletter, a quarterly newsletter for families of individuals with autism, Asperger syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder.
Monday, September 17, 2012
The following press release was submitted by the Clark School District. Gabriella Smith, a student at Carl H. Kumpf Middle School, was recently published in the MAAP Newsletter, a quarterly newsletter for families of more advanced individuals with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (Volume 3, 2012). Gabby’s memoir, “My Life with Asperger’s” provided a candid glimpse into the life of a sixth grader growing up with Asperger’s. The memoir assignment required students to reflect on six of the most important experiences in their lives. In addition to developing their narrative writing skills, students illustrated the books and shared them with the class. Ms. Christine Casale and Ms. Megan Consiglio, Gabby’s writing …