Preserving the Past, Enriching the Future
On the morning of September 22, 1930, the first students walked through the doors of Newport Harbor High School. Two years later the first class of 54 seniors graduated and the NHHS Alumni Association was born. In the almost nine decades since then, the school and the Alumni Association have grown and adapted to current events, all the while taking care to record and celebrate the inspiring stories of the students, faculty and friends that make up our community.
What makes our school so unique is not just the long tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts, but our commitment to honoring this legacy to best educate and motivate the next generation of Sailors. In this spirit, the mission of the NHHS Alumni Association is to engage our alumni, support our scholarship program, maintain the campus museum, and preserve the rich heritage of our alma mater.
In 2015, we were thrilled to achieve our goal of establishing two Endowments to create a source of sustained funding for our projects and establish a scholarship program. They are overseen by the OC Community Foundation, which is an excellent partner in securing and building these investments. With your help, we believe this is the best way to live up to our ideal of Preserving the Past and Enriching the Future.
Will you join us?
Program Goals and Objectives:
Maintain the Web Jones Heritage Hall Museum
Collect, preserve and archive NHHS memorabilia and stories for future generations
Provide Reunion support through publicity, organizers, and campus tours
Acknowledge our Hall of Fame Honorees
Keep Alumni current with Events through newsletters, website and social media
Grow our Heritage Endowment to provide sustaining support
Award and expand our Scholarship program for NHHS graduating Seniors
Since its founding in 1930, Newport Harbor High School has proudly served its community as a California Distinguished School, National Blue Ribbon School, and International Baccalaureate School. We are honored to be alumni from such a fine institution. You can find the school here: http://nhhs.nmusd.us/
Meet the Board
Robin (Guzik) Sinclair graduated from NHHS as a junior in 1974, but identifies as a true member of the Class of 1975. She was the College and Career Specialist at Newport Harbor High School...
Lynne (Kelly) Hayes, Class of 1980, joined the NHHS Alumni board as Treasurer in the summer of 2018. She comes from a true Sailor family, as her three brothers also graduated ...
Born in Newport Beach, Monica McDade, Class of 1981, has been a professional fundraiser for more than 25 years. She has served numerous organizations she believes passionately...
Sara Joyce Robinson
Sara Joyce Robinson, Class of 1997, grew up at NHHS because her father Joe Robinson is a longtime teacher. She graduated from UC Irvine with a BA in English, and went on to...
Gregg Kelly, Class of 1975, served as President of the Alumni Association from 2006 to 2018. He married a fellow Sailor from the Class of 1975, Devon (Eastman) Kelly, and their...