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High School in Clark.
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This drawing of lhe floor
plan shows lhe comparalive
sizes of fhe original Spring-
'field building and of 'lhe
l953 addition, which is
Piclured here is +he archi-
fecf's drawing of lhe new
Arfhur L. Johnson Regional
J DR. ARTHUR L. JOHNSON
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
original Regional b 'ld'ng 'T d
ff' 'N NW uma: 1953. U' ' as' 'ppwe
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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
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
nc- J a:
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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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.
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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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