To quote John Lennon, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” It is so easy for life to take over when we aren’t looking. Work, being there for others, and raising a family can really “get in the way” of staying in contact with people over the years. Whether it is trying to drop a letter in the mail, picking up the phone to say hello, or even getting a minute to hit send on a text. It can be a struggle for time. Calendars are a great tool for attempting to manage the little things that get pushed aside. Put 45 minutes to call [...]
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September 25, 2019 Brian and Rachel Little 60 Railroad Place Suite 203 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Dear Brian and Rachel, On behalf of the Ticonderoga Alumni Association Board, I would like to thank you both for all the time, effort, and money you provided to help make the softball tournament a success; we truly could not have done it without you. As a former teacher (and alumna) of Ticonderoga, it is gratifying and rewarding to see how Ti graduates start great and become wonderful. Your willingness to serve others is an example for us all and a model for [...]
The reunions of 2019 are wrapping up and the reunions for the summer of 2020 are being planned. Can your classmates reach you? Please take a moment today to enter your contact information through our Alumni website. It only takes a moment. Along with updated information for your class, you will also receive our annual newsletter. Provide your email, and you will also receive updates throughout the year of special events the alumni association will be hosting, giving you the opportunity to network with your fellow alumni. Are YOU the one planning the reunion for your class? We are a great [...]
Some of our "younger" alumni have recently passed away, and it brings to mind the saying "Never get so busy making a living that your forget to make a life." We can get so wrapped up in the day to day things, working multiple jobs to make ends meet, raising kids, mowing the lawn, doing the laundry, making dinner, etc. that we don't take the time to reach out and connect with people we care about. Then, before you know it, they are gone. Now, this is not a blog to depress everyone. On the contrary. This is just a friendly [...]
Our summer 2019 reunions have concluded, and from what I have heard, they were all a success!! Great food, great company and great weather... The next step in the summer journey for the Ticonderoga Alumni Association is our Annual Awards Ceremony. It is being held on Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Best Western in Ticonderoga. The cocktail hour starts at 5PM with complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Mingle with past and current award recipients while catching up with community members who are there to show their support. Speeches and awards start at 7PM and the entire ceremony is usually [...]
When you attend an event that looks effortless and you have a great time, you know the hours of planning behind it are extensive. The 2020 Extravaganza is no different! The planning for this event started in Spring 2018. A committee meets regularly to set up all the details, big and small, to make this event a smashing success. The date has been chosen. Bands have been hired. To tent or not to tent? Activities surrounding this event have been discussed. Many, many ideas to discuss and hash out. One thing that is usually needed for these large events is cash. [...]
Our 2019 Ticonderoga Alumni Association Newsletter will be hitting your doorsteps and inboxes soon! Watch for this year's edition over the next few weeks. We have articles on the Alumni award winners for 2018, Alumni highlights, updates on our technological advances over the past year at the Alumni Association as well as the list of our gracious donors. Wondering how you can receive the newsletter by email? Go onto the Ticonderoga Alumni Association website and update your information. During that process, you can choose how you would like to receive the newsletter (email only, mail only or both email and mail). [...]
Classes are ramping up their reunion plans for this summer! Classes of 1969, 1979 and 2009 have started meeting on their details. Check the "Reunion" tab on the Ticonderoga Alumni Website for dates, information and contact info. If you are planning a reunion, please forward your information to Tialumniassociation@gmail.com so we can post it on the website.
March 15, 2019 is going to be Alumni Day for the seniors at Ticonderoga High School. Representatives from the Ticonderoga Alumni Association, as well as Jay Hebert-a recent graduate, will be available to chat with the seniors. The Alumni scholarship forms will be available and Steve Boyce will be discussing how the scholarships work. The seniors will meet for Mr. Wells' class in the computer lab that day so they can register on the Ticonderoga Alumni website as an alumni of Ticonderoga High School. Alumni swag will also be given to the seniors --graduation is just "down the road!"
Hi Alumni and Friends, Please be patient- this is my first blog. If you are reading this message, I know you are visiting our new website. What a great job our Website Redesign team did! This accomplishment is just one reason I’m so proud of our Board of Directors. I hope you’re getting excited about our 2020 Extravaganza ( more great teamwork.) To get ready in 2019, we’re getting ready by doing meals, music, and miles- or BBQ’s, local bands, and fun runs. And finally, the end of 2018 is fast approaching. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation for this year. [...]