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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 […]

 

CLASS OF 1971 50th REUNION

THE CLASS OF 1971 HELD ITS 50TH REUNION CELEBRATION ON JUNE 11, 2022 AT THE NEWARK AIRPORT MARRIOTT. THE CLASS PRESENTED THE WHS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WITH A GRAND TOTAL OF $5,525 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AND NEW MEMBERSHIPS! THEY ALSO GAVE US A NEW BANNER WHICH CAN BE USED FOR UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS AT THE SCHOOL […]

 

ANNOUNCEMENT!

THE WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE PROVIDED 28 GRADUATING SENIORS OF WEEQUAHIC HIGH SCHOOL WITH SCHOLARSHIPS TO OFFSET THE COST OF COLLEGE AND/OR TRADE SCHOOL. EACH STUDENT RECEIVED A $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP AND HAS THE OPTION OF USING THE ENTIRE AMOUNT FOR TUITION AND/OR OTHER SCHOOL RELATED FEES, OR […]

 

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 IN 2022. HERE IS THE LINK TO DO SO: https://polarengraving.com/weequahicalumni

 

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, […]

 

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 […]

 

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, […]

 

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 […]