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 […]
The above image is of Robert Gregory who will soon become the Acting Superintendent of Schools for the Newark school district. By Karen Yi firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 […]
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 […]
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; […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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