Alumnae Events 2017-10-19T12:53:36+00:00

Upcoming Alumnae Events

Maine Area Alumnae Gathering & Open House

Join us for an evening of food and drinks to meet other Traveling School Alumnae and meet prospective students and families.

Date: Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Traveling School Parent’s Home @ 24 Church St, Yarmouth, ME 04096


Upstate New York Area Alumnae Gathering

Date: OCTOBER 2016
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

Stay tuned for more details!

Southern California Area Alumnae Gathering

Date: MARCH 2017
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

Stay tuned for more details!


Past Alumnae Events

Passport Party

June 24, 2016 6:30pm

Denver Area Alumnae Reunion

May 14, 2016, 5-9pm

New York City Alumnae Reunion

October 10, 2015

We had a wonderful alumnae reunion in New York City at the Centre for Social Innovation on Saturday, October 10th, 2015.

Katie Goodman entertained and inspired us – thank you Katie! Traveling School alumnae and faculty from TTS7 through TTS25 met, mingled, told stories, laughed and inspired us with their own stories of how TTS shaped their path. Save the date for future alumnae gatherings!

Photo Credit: Haley Stevens

Photo Credit: Haley Stevens

3rd Annual Alumnae & Faculty Photo Contest

Winners Announced!

Click here to see all contest entries.


Allie StevensCongrats to Allie Stevens, TTS23

“Outside of Cayambe” won Best in Show People’s Choice, Best Portrait People’s Choice & Best in Show Judges Choice

“This mother is taking a rest after hiking to show us Incan ruins. She had her child only weeks before and hiked a very steep climb with her baby wrapped in blankets sitting upon her back.” Taken in Ecuador, South America, 2014.




Madison Stevens-1Congrats to Maddi Stevens, TTS15

“Ascending Punta Union” won Best Landscape People’s Choice

“Girls on TTS15 take the last few steps to reach Punta Union pass at an elevation of 14,599 feet, making this the highest point of the Santa Cruz trek in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, Peru.” Taken in Peru, South America, 2010.


Maya vonWodtke-1Congrats to Maya von Wodtke, TTS25 (Faculty)

“Spanish Class” won Best Group Photo People’s Choice

“Intermediate Spanish students bring lots of style to their final presentation, a collaborative musical performance (all in Spanish, of course)!” Location: Parque Omar, Panama City, Panama, Central America, 2015.



Jennifer Royall-1Congrats to Jennifer Royall, TTS24 (Staff, Campus Visit)

“Zimbabwe Up Close” won Best Wildlife Photo People’s Choice

“Elephant eye photo taken during the TTS24 Campus Visit in Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe, 2014.”


Judges Choice Honorable Mentions below…


Ava Swanson-1Off The Tree

‘Off the Tree’ was taken in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

Ava Swanson (TTS24)

Southern Africa, 2014






Hannah Noyes-1

Tree Encountered

An incredible tree encountered on a walk during Travel Journalism class. Taken on Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua.

Hannah Noyes (TTS25)

Central America, 2015




Susannah Lickus-1

Making Bread

Making bread with our host families in Agualongo, Ecuador.

Susannah Lickus (TTS23)

South America, 2014





Sydney Steans-Gail-1Nzalo & Sophie

This is Nzalo and his grandmother Sophie. Taken at my home-stay in Islington, South Africa.

Sydney Steans-Gail (TTS24)

Southern Africa 2014


Give Big Traveling School Challenge

May 5th, 2015

Thank You!  On May 5th, 2015 you helped us invest in the future of The Traveling School. In total, 85 donors gave $6,520!  Of that – 27 were TTS Alumnae who gave a total of $1,007.

Congrats to TTS21 for winning the semester challenge and having the highest percentage of students from their semester donate.

Save the date for Give Big Day 2016, Tuesday, May 3rd.



Gianna and Miela, future Traveling School students. Class of 2029 and 2032.

2nd Annual Photo Contest

Winners Announced!

Congrats to all entries! Stop by the TTS office to see all photos on display.


Congrats to Rebecca Lamm, TTS23!

“Smile” won Best in Show People’s Choice

& Best in Show Judges Choice

“Within a small community outside of Otavalo, Ecuador the hospitality shown to Traveling School students is evident upon this young baby’s smiling profile.”




Congrats to Alice Symington, TTS14!

“Dune 45” won Best Landscape People’s Choice

“This was taken from the top of Dune 45, just as the sun was coming up over the dunes. I like that this captures the light at the beginning of the day.”





Congrats to Maeve Peabody, TTS22!

“Leopard in the Grass” won Best Wildlife People’s Choice

“A large male leopard in Kruger National Park, South Africa cautiously peering through the grass as he tries to stay hidden from the road.”





Congrats to Jenae McCarroll, TTS19!

“Morning Stretch” won Best Group Pic People’s Choice

Rooftop in La Paz, Bolivia

Girl Rising

August 22nd, 7pm at the Emerson Center, Bozeman MT

Thank you to all our amazing Alumnae who helped make the Girl Rising event a success!