Welcome to our Alumni hub! I hope you are enjoying your summer. Thank you to everyone who participated in the first ever Battle of the Blues with Curtis! I'm thrilled to report that we were victorious! Thank you to both JTD Head of School Rose Helm and Curtis Head of School Meera Ratnesarfor this fundraising adventure and everything you both do for our schools.We look forward to continuing the tradition in 2019-20!
If you missed Battle of the Blues, but would still like to support your alma mater, you only have a few days left to donate to the JTD Annual Fund to benefit the 2018-19 fiscal year. Your gift to the Annual Fund allows the School to recruit and retain excellent faculty and staff, enhance academic and extra-curricular programs, and support the Financial Assistance program. Every donation is 100% tax-deductible and all donors names will appear in The Report on Philanthropy which is published in the Fall.
Since we’ve connected last, we’ve had some great events. On Sunday May 5, we relived all the joy of elementary school at the JTD Fair! We hosted our second annual Family Fair Day Luncheon for all alumni and their families on the top of the Ray Michaud Academic Center. It was a fun day for all! Thank you to JTD alumnus Ryan Handel '94 who generously provided a delicious picnic lunch! A few weeks later, on Tuesday May 21, we celebrated the 30-year career of the inimitable Coach Tim Page who retired at the end of the school year. Thank you to those who came out to support Coach Page!
We look forward to having all the students, faculty, and staff back on campus in the Fall and will be in touch with our Class Ambassadors about our first meeting of the 2019-20 school year later this summer.
As always, thank you so much for letting me be of service to you all and to this school that we love so much.
The main role of a class ambassador is to keep your classmates connected to JTD and to one another while maintaining a strong relationship with the School community. Scroll down to read the responsibilities of an ambassador and find the one for your class.
If you are interested in becoming a class ambassador for your graduating class, please contact Carolyn Crosson, Special Events and Alumni Coordinator.
Volunteering at the JTD Fair is a great opportunity to reconnect with classmates and faculty while helping out JTD. If you are interested in working a booth or rides at the Fair, please email Carolyn Crosson.
Are you interested in hosting an alumni event (happy hour, book club, etc.) in your city? Please contact Carolyn Crosson if you are interested in organizing an event for JTD alumni.
Alumni Class Ambassadors
The main role of a class ambassador is to keep your classmates connected to JTD and to one another while maintaining a strong relationship with the School community. Please see below for a list of class contacts. If you are interested in becoming a class ambassador, please contact Carolyn Crosson.
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Send out two annual emails to your class to collect class notes for the Greyhound Newsletters.
Send information to your class about School-wide events including Holiday Carols, the Fair and regional or local alumni events.
Assist in planning any class milestone Reunion events (i.e. 10, 20, 30-year Reunions).
Help update demographic information (such as mailing addresses and emails) for members of your class. Assist JTD’s Development Office by trying to find “lost” classmates.
If possible, attend two annual conference calls with Director of Development and Head of School.
Make an annual contribution to the Annual Fund (There is no minimum amount to give. We just want to ensure that 100% of our class representatives make a gift to the Annual Fund.)
Class Representatives are encouraged to send out one email asking their classmates to participate in the Annual Fund.
Write thank you notes to classmates that have contributed to the Annual Fund.
5-10 hours annually (including two annual conference calls)
Class Ambassador Position is a two-year commitment with an option to extend if desired.
Located In Los Angeles, CA, John Thomas Dye is an independent school for grades K-6. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.