Jonathan Dayton High School - Regionalogue Yearbook (Springfield, NJ)

 - Class of 1956

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Page 11 text:

High School in Clark. 7 . if , ' 1 .1 x E 1 N' 'R I. .4 if" K , V ,. ' 2 v. ff fy A X . ,Lf , ' ic ' fs. f u fi Bl yi wy?f'iIeA ff gf' F? Aff' ,' jc pflqvi V. .wif X 3 D fsn N 1.-.-ln! -1111 JM., adw- This drawing of lhe floor plan shows lhe comparalive sizes of fhe original Spring- 'field building and of 'lhe l953 addition, which is shaded. Piclured here is +he archi- fecf's drawing of lhe new Arfhur L. Johnson Regional :L il ff , J DR. ARTHUR L. JOHNSON I 869 - l955 ln seleciing +he name "Ar'rhur L. Johnson Regional High School" for The new building in Clark. lhe Board ol Educaiion has paid a well-earned lribule lo a man who served as Union Couniy Superiniendenl of Schools for iorly-one years and who earned 'rhe repuiaiion of being one of New Jersey's leading educaiors. If was largely ihrough Dr. Johnson's foresight wisdom. judgment and inspiralion fha? lhe Regional disfricl was creaied, and his confinuing inieresl in +he school afier ii' opened coniribuied much 'ro iis successful operaiion. We are ceriain Thai' ihe school bearing his name will be a credii +o his memory.

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This aerial phoTograph shows The N, .1 Q.. x Qx 'X . 55. X gc original Regional b 'ld'ng 'T d ff' 'N NW uma: 1953. U' ' as' 'ppwe ff-Rx fi fi Gif 9' K WW ii xQf5el,,'.f -xr XM The school was namecl for Jonafhen Dayfon, signer of The DeclaraTion of ln- degendence, and early American pafriof. The opening of JonaThan DayTon Regional High School in I937 marked a milesTone in The hisTory of public educaTion in New Jersey. For This was The TirsT regional high school disTricT To be esTablished in The sTaTe. Before ThaT Time, The Towns of Berkeley l-leighTs, Clark, Garwood, KenilworTh, MounTainside, and Springfield had senT Their high school sTudenTs To oTher communiTies. However, when The receiving schools became overcrowded, The STaTe Board OT Ed- ucaTion recommended +ha+ The six Towns uniTe To Torm a single high school. ConsTrucTion of The school was begun in January, I936, as soon as a combined Board oi EducaTion had been Tormed. Since The TirsT year oT operaTion, Regionals growTh has been conTinuous-gradual aT TirsT, buT exTremely rapid in recenT years. The combined populaTion of The Regional communiTies has grown from l5,000 To nearly 45,000 and The schools enrollmenT has in- creased Trom an original 817 To approximaTely I 600 This year. FLO ui I SCALE T"- 9 nc- J a: 1. Q An expansion program was begun in l95I, and in l953 TwenTy-Three classrooms and a new gymnasium were added To The original Springfield building. This addiTion nearly doubled The school's TaciIiTies. And in SepTember. I956, a 37-classroom building in Clark will be ready Tor sTudenTs from Clark and Garwood. AnTicipaTing ThaT enrollmenT will conTinue To rise sharply, The Board of EducaTion has purchased prop- erTy in Berkeley HeighTs and expecTs Thar a new school will be builT There in a few years.



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i X BOARD OF EDUCATION Siandingz Mr. R. Roihweiler, Plainfield Courier News: Mr. J. E. Conlon. Garwoodg Mr. F. M. Kerr. Springfield: Mr. E. A. Fay, Berlceley Heiqhisg Mr. J. L. Banyasz, Garwood3 Mr. W. J. Broderick, Kenilworfh. Sealed: Mr. W. W. Halsey, Superiniendenig Mr. A. W. Ward, Kenilworihg Mrs. Helen R. Smiih, Secreraryq Dr. M. C. K. Jones, Presidenf, Mouniainsideg Mr. W. J. Melick, Jr., Vice- Presidenf, Sprinqiieldg Mr. T. L. Nolan, Clarkg Mr. W. F. Brown, Assisiani Principal. Y f , J "if-:nf f if 'X V M1 Mr. in i ln any year, ihe members oi a Board of Educaiion work very hard. This year, however, Regionals board members have doubled lheir usual eiiori. Noi' only have ihey performed iheir normal duiies: 'rhey have, in addiiion, broughi inio exisience a compleiely new school. ll' would be impossible io Calculaie ihe vas? amouni ol exira lime and energy which were required io do boih of ihese iobs ar ihe same lime. The residenis oi Regionals six com- miiiees are greaily indebied io ihese men. William F. Brown, Assisianf Principal.

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