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Alumni, High School,
and Newark News!

  • $46,750 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO THE CLASS OF 2021
    The Weequahic High School Alumni Association is proud to announce that 33 students from the Class of 2021 were awarded $46,750 in Scholarships.  As of November, 2021, $53,000 has actually been paid out to these graduates and to WHS graduates who are already in college.  We thank everyone who supports our Mission by maintaining a […]
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  • UPCOMING REUNIONS in 2022
    CLASS OF JUNE 1960 80th Birthday Celebration Sunday, June 5, 2022 / 11 am Old Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ Contact: Harold Klein HMKlein42@gmail.com CLASS OF 1971 50th Reunion Weekend of June 10-12, 2022 Contact: Weequahicclass71@gmail.com CLASS OF 1965 75th Birthday Reunion Weekend of October 31, 2022 (additional details to come) Hilton Garden Inn, Springfield, […]
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  • Weequahic leaves food for thought for future Soul Bowl
    Underclassmen standouts like Marshall lead Weequahic past ShabazzMike Kinney – For The Star-Ledger Rashawn Marshall and a few of his classmates played big roles for Weequahic on this gorgeous Thanksgiving Day, while also being sure to submit their advance orders for more of the same in Soul Bowls to come. Marshall is a sophomore who […]
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  • 2021 HALL OF DISTINCTION VIRTUAL CEREMONY & FUNDRAISER
    On Thursday, April 29th at 6:40 pm., the Weequahic High School Alumni Association will be presenting a 2021 Hall of Distinction Ceremony and Fundraising virtual program. Ten distinguished alumni will be honored.
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  • READ THE ALUMNI CALUMET – SPRING 2020 NEWSLETTER
    Click The Link Below To Read The ALUMNI CALUMET 44-Spring 2020 Alumni Calumet Compressed Postal Edition
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  • CORONAVIRUS CLOSES NEWARK SCHOOLS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
    NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS NOTICE ALL SCHOOLS & CENTRAL OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. While schools are closed, Learning at Home Plans are in full effect. All before school, after school, evening, weekend activities, and extended classroom experiences are cancelled. Essential staff required to report will be notified accordingly. Please check the […]
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  • 20 NOTABLE GRADS INDUCTED INTO ALUMNI HALL OF DISTINCTION
    On October 17, 2019, eighteen alumni and two faculty members were inducted into the Weequahic High School Alumni Association Hall of Distinction on the occasion of the organization’s 22nd anniversary. They join previous inductees Max Herzberg, Ronald Stone, Lester Fein, Dr. Robert Lowenstein, Hilda Lutzke, Dr. Victor Parsonett, Philip Roth, Alvin Attles, Seymour “Swede” Masin, […]
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  • ALVIN ATTLES INDUCTED INTO BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME
    1955: Weequahic High School graduate. Participated in basketball, football and track. 1960: North Carolina A&T graduate. His basketball team number 22 retired. 1960-1971: NBA basketball player, Philadelphia and San Francisco Warriors. His number 16 retired. 1975: NBA Championship coach, San Francisco Warriors. 2006: Honored at WHS Alumni Association Fundraising Dinner that raised $125,000 for student […]
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  • $28,500 AWARDED FOR CLASS OF 2019 SCHOLARSHIPS
    In June 2019, at the Weequahic High School Senior Awards Ceremony, the WHS Alumni Association honored 18 deserving students from the Class of 2019 with scholarships in the total amount of $28,500 to attend college or a trade school. In addition, the $13,500 was given to previous scholarship recipients currently attending college.
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  • HAL BRAFF, ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CO-FOUNDER, PASSES AWAY
    Attorney, family man, humanitarian, loyal to Weequahic High School, Temple Sha’arey Shalom – and the New York Mets Hal Braff learned early in life that being Jewish meant more than just religious observance. “Going to service was not sufficient,” he said. “Make the world a better place, that is your responsibility.” That statement became the […]
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