Entries by Rick Corlett

The Choir Room bell

by Bob Graeff, Class of 1971 For decades, the bell pictured here sat on the blonde Hamilton piano in the choir room at Kearny Junior/Senior High located on the current Montgomery campus and later in Room 801 of the “new” campus of Kearny Senior High School on Wellington Way.  Purchased by teacher Richard Zaloudek shortly […]

Choir Memories, 1978-81

by Barbara Connally, Class of 1981 Hey look me over, lend me an ear!  I had never heard that song before the day I sang it as my “try out” for choir….it was also the first time I had walked into the Choir room….Senior pictures of every A Cappella Choir President in the history of […]

Changing of the Guard, 1976-81

by Bob Graeff, former KHS Choir Director As a student member of the KHS A Cappella Choir from 1968-71, I remember dreaming of a day in the future when I might be able to succeed Mr. Zaloudek as the vocal music teacher at Kearny.  In those years, Mr. Z frequently talked about his desire to […]

A Cappella Choir memories – 1967-1970

by Steve Grubbs, Class of 1970 Looking back on my 3 years in Acapella choir 51 years later, I have more impressions than specific, detailed memories.  I do remember the first day I walked into the choir room in my sophomore year.  It was 1967 and I didn’t even have my driver’s license yet.  I […]

History of the A Cappella Choir

By Vance Nichols (Class of ’77) Singing as a member of the Kearny High School A Cappella Choir in the 1970s was a privilege. A rare privilege. To some extent, we knew it then, at least as much as any teenager could. But looking back now, what an honor it truly was…and what a difference […]

Senior Class fundraiser

Support the 2020-2021 Senior Class by purchasing a Komet Mask. The fundraiser is going on now through Dec 13, 2020. Click the link to see the mask options and support the Kearny Senior Class. Kearny High School 2020 Face Masks

2020 Alumni Scholarship Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 Tom Barnett Alumni Scholarship!!  And, thank you to all the Kearny alumni who have contributed to this fund, which has enabled us to donate nearly $120,000 to 120 students since its’ inception in 1996!! As you begin to read a little about each of the winners, you’ll see […]

Kearny Seniors honored with website

A special website has been created to honor Kearny’s graduating class of 2020. With the traditional end-of-year senior events cancelled this year, the website celebrates and honors all of this year’s graduates. You can visit the website here.

2020 Alumni Scholarship Application

The Kearny High School Alumni Association Tom Barnett Scholarship is available for any Senior graduating from Stephen Watts Kearny High School who plans to attend an accredited four-year institution, community college, trade or vocational institution. Applicants must have a 2.5 grade point average and a 3.0 citizenship average. The deadline for applying for this year’s […]

Kearny Pep Rally Honors Alan Trammell

After Alan Trammell’s induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2018, the Kearny baseball team wanted to rededicate the new Kearny baseball field in his honor. Spearheaded by senior baseball player Jacob Redondo, Kearny High School arranged a student pep rally to showcase Trammell’s accomplishments and his association with the school. Trammell’s […]