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WELCOME HOME TO WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL in its 90th year!
You are at the website of the Weequahic High School Alumni Association. Now 24 years old, it has become one of the largest, most active, and successful high school alumni groups in the City of Newark, the County of Essex, the State of New Jersey, and across America!
Join us in providing “opportunity” to the current students at Weequahic High School. Become a Member. Buy a Legacy Brick. Donate to a scholarship fund – and visit often!
Alumni, High School,
and Newark News!
- Ben Wolfe
The WHSAA is sad to announce the passing of Benjamin J. Wolfe, Bpard Secretary and member of our Scholarship Committee. We have set up a scholarship in his memory and donations can be made by: Check to WHSAA, PO Box 494, Newark, NJ 07101 or on our website: https://weequahicalumni.org/scholarship-donations/
- 2023 SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON
The Weequahic High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce that we have awarded 24 graduates with scholarships of $2,200 each to continue their education. In addition, during the 2022-2023 school year, we purchased a new washer and dryer for the school; paid for overnight lodgings for the boys track team to compete in the […]
- CLASSES OF 1962, 1963 AND 1964 60 YEAR REUNION LUNCHEON
SATURDAY OCTOBER 14, 2023 Delta Somerset Hotel Somerset, NJ For information and tickets please contact: Phil Yourish, firstname.lastname@example.org Jac Toporek, email@example.com Bonnie Zunk Vogel, firstname.lastname@example.org
- THE CLASS OF 1973 50 YEAR REUNION
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2023 at the Westwood in Garwood, NJ For ticket and payment information please contact: Cynthia Hampton at c73WHS50@gmail.com.
- WEEQUAHIC CLASS OF 2014 REUNION
On Saturday June 15 2024, at Grill 350 in West Orange, see Post for more Info. For Tickets Click the link Below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weequahic-high-school-class-of-2014-reunion-tickets-559514572147
- 2022 WHSAA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM UPDATE
The WHSAA has paid out $80,000 in scholarships since January 2023. In June 2022, 20 graduates were awarded and 16 prior graduates who are currently in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of college received scholarships to help them with college and/or technical school expenses. We are very grateful to All of our alumni for donating […]
- WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL 2022 HALL OF DISTINCTION VIRTUAL PROGRAM
See Post for Full Video Recording.
- HALL OF DISTICTION EVENT
CELEBRATING THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 2022 HALL OF DISTINCTION INDUCTEES MARCIA (PRINCE) FREEDMAN, Class of 1956 CYNTHIA (HOLIDAY) MOORE, Class of 1968 LAWRENCE LERNER, Class of 1952 BENJAMIN PERLMUTTER, Class of 1942 CYNTHIA (GILLIAM) PIERRE, Class of 1970 DARRYL ROCHESTER, Class of 1971 EVORA THOMAS, Class of […]
- WHSAA 2021 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
We paid out a total of $53,500 in scholarships during 2021 to 33 June 2021 WHS graduates and 11 prior year recipients who are currently in their 2nd, 3rd or senior year of college. Thank you to the following donors who made significant contributions to either fund a specific scholarship or to support an activity […]
- WHSAA LEGACY BRICK
PURCHASE A BRICK FOR YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY, YOUR CLASS PROCEEDS WILL SUPPORT OUR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND OTHER ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE THE NEXT SET OF BRICKS INSTALLED BY THE SUMMER OF 2023. HERE IS THE LINK TO DO SO: https://polarengraving.com/weequahicalumni
You can now renew your membership (or join) the WHSAA it through Zelle at:
Membership levels are:
Alumni $25; Orange & Brown $50; Ergo $100;
Sagamore $500; and, Legend $1,000
Your membership dollars support scholarships and other academic, cultural and sports-related programs for students at the high school. Memberships are renewable annually.
Other payment options noted in the Membership tab on this website.
We appreciate your ongoing support!
2022 HALL OF DISTINCTION PROGRAM
PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK TO OUR 2022 HALL OF DISTINCTION WEBSITE.
The program takes you on a virtual tour of the high school and we inducted 12 Weequahic alumni into the WHSAA Hall of Distinction. Their photos and bios are on the website. It’s also never too late to make a donation in honor of or in memory of any of the inductees.
YOU ARE ALSO ABLE TO VIEW THE VIRTUAL PROGRAM BY CLICKING ON THE “VIRTUAL CEREMONY 2022” BUTTON.
2022 WHSAA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM UPDATE
The WHSAA has paid out $80,000 in scholarships since January 2023. In June 2022, 20 graduates were awarded and 16 prior graduates who are currently in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of college received scholarships to help them with college and/or technical school expenses.
We are very grateful to All of our alumni for donating to our scholarship program, maintaining a membership and supporting our fundraising efforts. The recent WHSAA Hall of Distinction Ceremony raised almost $50,000 which will be used for scholarships. The video is available through our special Hall of Distinction website noted above.
Thank you Weequahic Family!