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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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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 […]

 
Robert Gregory, Deputy Superintendent of Newark Schools

AFTER 22 YEARS, STATE TAKEOVER OF NEWARK SCHOOLS IS OVER

The above image is of Robert Gregory who will soon become the Acting Superintendent of Schools for the Newark school district. By Karen Yi kyi@njadvancemedia.com, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com The state-appointed superintendent for Newark schools will step down in February, paving the way for the district to select its own leader for the first […]

 
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NY GIANTS DONATE 10,000 TOWARD WEEQUAHIC FOOTBALL

It was an exciting day for student-athletes in Newark after four New York Giants players made a surprise visit to Central High School and Weequahic High School. “We’re the New York Giants but most of us live in New Jersey and we do a lot of our work here so you know, it’s really huge […]

 
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21 STUDENTS RECEIVE $25,000 FOR 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; […]

 

WANTED: NEWARKS PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARTIFACTS & MEMORABILIA

In the fall of 2009, a coalition of concerned citizens, alumni, and preservationists headed by Marion Bolden, the former Newark Superintendent of Schools, established the Newark Public Schools Historical Preservation Committee. It was apparent to the group that the Newark Public Schools needed to honor its very rich heritage. The school district is one of […]

 
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WEEQUAHIC WINS 2016 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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