MLAA Alumni Weekend 2017: The Tradition Continues

The Mountain Lakes Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2017 Alumni Weekend schedule of events. Alumni Weekend—held over homecoming weekend—is quickly becoming a can’t-miss event, and this year will be no different. We have activities planned to interest alumni and their family throughout, of course highlighted by the annual Mountain Lakes Alumni/ HERD Alumni pig roast, which will play host to 8 class reunions. Please see the weekend itinerary below.

 

Friday, October 20th

Homecoming Football Game

Come out and enjoy a Friday night football game under the lights at Wilkins Field! Meet up with fellow alumni and cheer on the Mountain Lakes HERD as the team seeks redemption for last season’s loss against Caldwell. Be sure to visit the MLAA tent where there will be giveaways, alumni registration, and 50/50 tickets available for purchase. A special ceremony honoring retired MLHS teachers, coaches, and administrators is scheduled for halftime. Game starts @ 7 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 21st

Yoga on the Lake

Join us for a lakeside yoga session on Saturday morning and reconnect with Mountain Lakes and its beautiful environment! This hour-long class will be lead by an experienced yoga instructor. Just bring water and a mat. Oommmm! Begins @ 9 a.m.

HERD Alumni Football Game

Calling all Herdsmen! The HERD Alumni Association will be hosting a touch football game for former players at Wilkins Field on Saturday morning from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Food Truck Festival

The MLAA is hosting a food truck festival at the Wildwood School parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Join us for music, games, other fun activities (including alumni kickball games at the Briarcliff baseball field), and of course some great food. The food truck festival will be open to all Mountain Lakes residents, so spread the word!

School Tours

Take a trip down memory lane during a tour of your old school! Guided tours of both Wildwood and Briarcliff schools will be available to reunion classes from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sign-up details coming soon.

MLAA Alumni Party

This year’s Alumni Party is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet. Up to ten MLHS classes will be hosting their reunions on site between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Retired MLHS staff will also be present to meet with former students prior to the party opening up to the public at 7 p.m. A $75 ticket fee includes admission, unlimited food and drinks, live music, and complimentary car service home!

Sunday, October 23rd

A view of Mountain Lakes High School in Mountain Lakes, NJ.

MLHS Tour

A guided tour of Mountain Lakes High School will be available to alumni beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Sign-ups will be sent out by MLHS.

Alumni Weekend is a budding Mountain Lakes tradition and the MLAA’s keystone event of the year that has received rave reviews from past attendees. We hope that you join us this year and the many years moving forward! If you have any questions or suggestions, please reach out to Sean at mlaa@mountainlakesalumni.org.

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