Welcome to the old neighborhood!
You are at the web site of the Weequahic High School Alumni Association. Now 17 years old, it has become one of the largest, most active, and successful high school alumni groups in the city of Newark, state of New Jersey, and across America.
So take a step back in time and explore 80 YEARS OF WEEQUAHIC. Bookmark this site. Register to view class lists. E-mail your classmates and friends. Learn about our distinguished alumni. Look for the latest class reunions, alumni and high school events. Tour the picture gallery. Watch a video.
Discover what’s happening at the high school today. Learn more about the WHS Alumni Association. Read our Alumni Calumet newsletters and special articles about our alumni. Become a member. Purchase alumni merchandise. Make a contribution to a scholarship fund. Visit often.
WHS Alumni Association Bulletin:
- Our Web Site Is Back!:
Hi Weequahic alumni. After more than a year of not having a web site, we are back online with a new and better site. I hope you enjoy the journey into Weequahic alumni cyberspace and will make the trek over and over again. If you have ideas for new features or any feedback to provide, […]
- Our New Principal – Faheem Ellis – 1996 WHS Grad
For the 2013-14 school year, Weequahic has a new Principal who once was a student at the high school. At age 36, Faheem Ellis, a 1996 grad, is only the second alumni to become the leader of the Indians. Claude Scott Bey, 1965, was the first in 1980. Mr. Ellis was born and raised in […]
- Saving Weequahic High School:
There are many educational reforms taking place in Newark which are negatively impacting Weequahic High School. In late December, the high school was notified that it would be phased out in three years and that two gender-specific academies, grades 6-12, would be moving into the building next September. The Alumni Association took the lead in […]
- Toni Baskerville-Richardson Re-elected to Newark School Board
Antoinette Baskerville-Richardson, a 1970 Weequahic graduate, was recently re-elected to the Newark Public Schools Advisory Board. For the past two years, she has served as Board President and is an ardent foe of the Superintendent’s “One Newark” school reform plan. Toni graduated from Weequahic High School in Newark and Montclair State University. She began her […]
- More College Grads Who Received Alumni Scholarships:
Alumni scholarships are beginning to pay dividends. During the past two years, the following 12 students have graduated from a 4-year college:. They are: Appiffanny Boston, 2008, Montclair State University; Dominick Brown, 2007,William Paterson University; Tiana Chambers, 2008, Kean University; Barbara Crentsil, 2008, Dickinson College; Syntyche Dennis, 2008, Rider University; Almond Hill, 2008, University of […]
- Girls Basketball Team Notches Best Record Ever
At Weequahic, basketball was always the exclusive territory of the boys – but no more. The girl hoopsters, with a 23-4 record, won the Super Essex Conference Liberty Division championship, won the North Jersey Section 2, Group 2 championship; and almost grabbed the Group 2 golden ring. Senior Stephanie Davis, the team’s top player, averaged […]
- Football Team in State Title Game for 3rd Consecutive Year:
What an outstanding season for the Weequahic Indians football team! Some of the highlights are as follows: a record of 11-1 with 8 shutouts; the Super Essex Conference Colonial Division championship; ranked #20 in the state, #2 in the county, and #1 in Group 2; won the “neighborhood bragging rights” for the 5th year in a […]