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You are at the website of the Weequahic High School Alumni Association. Now 18 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.

The above SLIDE SHOW features some of our distinguished alumni and faculty representing all generations of the high school. So take a step back in time and explore 82 YEARS OF WEEQUAHIC. 

View information about your classmates and friends.  Learn about our extraordinary alumni.  Look for the latest class reunions, alumni and high school events. Tour the picture gallery. Watch a video. Check out our links which will take you to other related websites.

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 and faculty.  Become a member. Purchase alumni merchandise. Make a contribution to a scholarship fund.  Bookmark this site. Visit often.


WHS Alumni Association Bulletin:

  • 21 STUDENTS RECEIVE 2017 ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS
    On Thursday, June 8th, 21 students received scholarships from the Weequahic High School Alumni Association at their annual Scholarship Celebration Banquet at the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Irvington. The event was attended by the scholarship students, their family members, WHS faculty, WHSAA Board of Trustees and special guests. Speakers were Principal Lisa McDonald; Alumni […]
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  • ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CO-FOUNDER MAKES A “LASTING IMPRESSION”
    On Wednesday evening, May 10th, the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey honored Weequahic High School Alumni Association Co-Founder, HAL BRAFF, with their 2017 “Lasting Impressions” award at a gala that took place at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston. Below are some pictures from the event: WHS Alumni honoring Hal Braff, L-R: Corey Rogers, 2009; […]
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  • WHS “ALUMNI LEGACY WALK” FUNDRAISER
    To Purchase Your BRICK, Click On The Following Link: http://www.polarengraving.com/WeequahicAlumni. As a special memento and gift to our beloved high school, we have an opportunity to leave a wonderful legacy of our time and memories spent at Weequahic. Through a fundraising initiative of the Weequahic High School Alumni Association that will raise funds for scholarship […]
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  • WEEQUAHIC WINS STATE FOOTBALL TITLE – Undefeated at 12-0
    Jim Lambert, For The Star-Ledger NORTH SECTION 2, GROUP 1 – WEEQUAHIC 18, SHABAZZ 8 Big-play defense keys Indians in second half In a clash between crosstown Newark rivals that was fueled by civic pride, Weequahic’s stifling and opportunistic defense scored two second-half touchdowns to spark an 18-8 victory over Shabazz in a historic backyard […]
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  • CLASS OF 1956 DONATES $1,000 TO ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP FUND
    The classes of January and June 1956 donated $1,000 to the Weequahic High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund at their 60th Reunion on Sunday, October 16th at the Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston. We appreciate their generosity and concern for the current students at the high school.
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  • WEEQUAHIC BAND STEPS OUT IN STYLE
    By Barry Carter, Star-Ledger All they wanted was to look like a band – and to feel like one, too. On Friday night in Newark, the Weequahic High School marching band finally got a chance to experience the musical tradition of Indian nation. They had extra bounce in their step and played a little louder […]
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  • LOCAL CONTROL OF NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO BE RESTORED BY THE 2017 SCHOOL YEAR
    After more than two decades of state oversight, local control of Newark schools should be fully restored by the 2017-18 school year, according to a report released Monday by the Newark Education Success Board, the nine-member panel co-created by Gov. Chris Christie and Mayor Ras Baraka last year to help guide the transition back to […]
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  • THE MARVIN GIBSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
    The Marvin Gibson Memorial Scholarship Fund is being established in honor and in memory of Marvin Gibson, a 1978 graduate who played on the football, basketball, martial arts and weightlifting teams at Weequahic. A devoted husband and father, he lived a life full of faith, education, and trust in the Lord. Following his high school […]
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  • LOUIS BAMBERGER – a new book by Linda Forgosh
    Members of the Weequahic tribe know Linda Forgosh as the Executive Director of The Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey who curated the nostalgic “Weequahic Memoirs ” exhibit and authored the book, “The Jews of Weequahic.” Linda, who is an honorary Weequahic alum, has spent the last few years researching and writing a fascinating book […]
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  • WEEQUAHIC IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
    Letter from Christopher Cerf, Newark Superintendent of Schools February 16, 2016 To The Weequahic High School Alumni Association, Thank you for inviting me to attend your recent meeting.  I have long admired the work of WHSAA and appreciated the opportunity to let you know first-hand of my continuing support.  I was also grateful for the opportunity to […]
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