Category Archives: Spotlight

Welcome to MLHS, Ms. Reid!

Daniela Trapani ’13 This year, we have a new face in the English department: Ms. Meghan Reid of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. Ms. Reid double majored in English and in…

Dr. Mucci New Superintendent of Mountain Lakes School District

Maddy DiGiovanni ’13 After three years as principal of Mountain Lakes High School, Dr. Anne Mucci is moving to the position of Superintendent. “After a long application process and series…

Mr. Ryan Leaving the Lakers to Become a Highlander

Brit Felsen-Parsons ’12 Five years ago, Mr. Steve Ryan, World Languages Supervisor at Chatham High School, made the decision to join the faculty of Mountain Lakes High School as our…

Mrs. Pecarific Heads to Briarcliff

Travis Shingledecker ’13 After being a beloved English teacher for Mountain Lakes High School since 1998, Mrs. Pecarific will be leaving the high school after this year in order to…

We Will Miss You, Ms. Ahn!

The Mountaineer Staff Ms. Pamela Ahn will leave Mountain Lakes High School next year to teach English at Chatham High School. Photo Courtesy of The Mountaineer Staff Ms. Ahn is…

Senora Judge Says it’s Time to Retire

Brit Felsen-Parsons ’12 Mrs. Margaret Judge, better known as Peggy to some and Señora Judge to others, beloved Spanish teacher, has announced that she will be retiring this year. Photo…

Farewell, Mrs. Selepouchin!

Rebecca Hadjiloucas ’11 This year, Mrs. Daria Selepouchin will retire after beginning her career 42 years ago. The beloved guidance counselor started as “a young science teacher who was flocked…

Mrs. Drager Retires After 18 Years

Rebecca Hadjiloucas ’11 Mrs. Dianne Drager, Assistant Director of Sports at the High School, is retiring after a career spanning 18 years here in Mountain Lakes.  Mrs. Drager describes her…

MLHS Says Goodbye to Mr. Quiroz

Brit Felsen-Parsons ’12 Mr. Pat Quiroz, MLHS Spanish teacher since 1986, has announced that he will not be returning to MLHS next year.  The timing of his retirement corresponds with…

MLHS’s Green Garden

Cultivated by Mrs. Delgado, Cooking Club advisor, and Mr. Fewell, Environmental Club advisor, the garden allows MLHS to be more environmentally friendly and provides fresh ingredients for the cooking classes….