Archive by Author : Weequahic

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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23 STUDENTS RECEIVE $31,000 FOR 2016 ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS

On Friday, June 17, 2016, parents, family members, WHS staff, special guests, and alumni gathered at the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Irvington for a Scholarship Celebration Banquet as the Weequahic High School Alumni Association awarded $31,000 for scholarships to 23 graduating seniors of Weequahic. Since 1998, it has provided nearly 450 scholarships to WHS […]

 

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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