Archive by Author : Weequahic

2018 Scholarship Group Picture

$26,000 FOR CLASS OF 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

On Monday, June 11th, at the Weequahic High School Senior Awards Ceremony, the WHS Alumni Association honored 20 deserving students from the Class of 2018 with scholarships to attend college or a trade school. The scholarship recipients are: Samuel Adesina; Shellee Alexander; Latiefa Barrett; Richel Boakye; Leslie Bonsu; Laquan Breedlove; Salih Brown; Samir Craighead, Isioji […]

 
Philip Roth

THE PASSING OF PHILIP ROTH

Philip Roth’s Newark roots inspired a lifetime of extraordinary storytelling By Brad Parks with Ted Sherman | For NJ Advance Media Philip Roth spent just 17 years in Newark, growing up in a succession of rental homes in its Weequahic section, where he came of age along the shopkeepers, bookies and schoolboys who filled its […]

 

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 […]

 
Andre Hollis

ANDRE HOLLIS, WEEQUAHIC’S NEW PRINCIPAL

Andre Hollis, who was born and raised in Newark and has over 20 years experience in education, was appointed Principal of Weequahic High School in October. He began his career in education serving as a teacher-leader and school leadership team and technology coordinator for the Plainfield Public Schools and was named teacher of the year for Barlow […]