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Teacher in the Spotlight: Mr. Michael Schutz

Student to Teacher Michael Schutz has long been an integral part of the Mountain Lakes school system, harboring a unique perspective as both a student and teacher. Growing up, he attended Mountain Lakes High School, graduating in 2003. Upon graduation, he attended The...

Laker in the Spotlight: Larry Blake (MLHS ’65)

In Mountain Lakes, there has always been an abundance of multi-talented individuals, but there is perhaps no more quintessential renaissance man than alumnus Larry Blake (MLHS ‘65). After moving to town in 1957 at age 10, Larry entered the fifth grade at Lake Drive...

Laker in the Spotlight: John Leland (MLHS ’77)

It was our pleasure to interview author John Leland for this edition of Laker in the Spotlight. As an accomplished New York Times author, Leland’s career in writing is rivaled by few. His recently published book, “Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year...

Laker in the Spotlight: Travis Tripucka (MLHS ’07)

Athlete to Agent Sports are often useful in providing metaphors for life. Regardless of the particular sport, the lessons taught by coaches and teammates extend far beyond the field. For Travis Bond Tripucka (‘07), this is certainly the case. Coming from a storied...

Nominate Alumni for the MLHS Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Nominate and Recognize Laker Alumni Laker Pride is a slogan that that has been embraced by the Mountain Lakes community for many years among students, teachers and residents alike. The fact that "Laker Pride" endures well beyond graduation from Mountain Lakes schools...

Laker in the Spotlight: Sean Kirwan (MLHS ’08)

Despite its small size, Mountain Lakes possesses a rich tradition of athletic success. Historically, conference and state championships have been produced at a pace rivaled by few other schools. That impressive track record spans beyond the high school, as many...

Laker in the Spotlight: Ryan Dougherty (MLHS ’02)

Ryan Dougherty is a true entrepreneur in every sense of the word. A Mountain Lakes High School graduate from the class of 2002, Ryan has taken his experiences in town and used them to shape his vision for what a career should be. At age 26, he launched TIME Slippers,...

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