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WEEQUAHIC HOMECOMING 2017

On Friday, November 3rd, Weequahic High School will celebrate Homecoming 2017. Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. with a Homecoming Parade that will start at the corner of Elizabeth and Chancellor Avenues and end at the high school. at 7 p.m., there will be a football game at Untermann Field between Weequahic (4-1) and Newark […]

 

CLASS OF 1957 / 60TH REUNION

The Class of 1957 celebrated their 60th reunion on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston. Weequahic marching band at the Class of 1957 reunion A member of the Class of 1957 made a $500 donation to the marching band.

 
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AFTER MORE THAN 20 YEARS, STATE TAKEOVER OF NEWARK SCHOOLS IS OVER

By Karen Yi kyi@njadvancemedia.com, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com A new chapter is beginning for the state’s largest public school system. The state Board of Education voted Wednesday to end its takeover of the Newark school district and begin the transition to return control to the locally-elected school board after 22 years. “Today it ends,” […]

 

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 […]

 

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; […]

 

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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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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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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