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    Four join LPEF Board of Directors

    Four people have been elected to the board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Joining the board for three-year terms are: Mai Chao Duddeck, Scott Mihalovic, Julie Nelson and Nhia Vang. They represent an expansion of the board and also replace members whose terms have ended. The outgoing board members were Kate Escher […]

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    New essay contest focuses on lessons of the Holocaust

    All high school students in the School District of La Crosse are encouraged to submit essays as part of a new contest designed to bring added meaning to studies of the Holocaust (Shoah) by connecting it with 21st century issues. The “Never Again!” essay contest is sponsored by the Maureen and Robert Freedland Fund for Studies of the […]

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  • River City Strings, comprised of La Crosse school students, performs at Jan. 10 Square Dance at Concordia Hall.

    Square dance Saturday benefits strings program

    Join the fun this Saturday at a traditional square dance — with all proceeds going to benefit strings music programs in the School District of La Crosse. No square-dancing experience is necessary to have a good time on Jan. 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Concordia Ballroom, 1129 La Crosse St. Admission is […]

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  • Former Superintendent Dick Swantz with former LPEF Board President Rachel Gundersen.

    Photo gallery: 2016 Grants Award Luncheon

    Photos from the 2016 Grants Award Luncheon, held Jan. 18, 2016 in the Cargill Room at The Waterfront. Photos are courtesy of Diane Gebhart.

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  • Superintendent Randy Nelson with former superintendents Jerry Kember and Dick Swantz.

    2016 Grants Award Luncheon celebrates Strong Schools, Strong Community

    Recipients of 40 grants honored at 2016 event Nearly 240 people came together on Jan. 18, 2016, in a celebration of public schools at the annual Grants Award Luncheon hosted by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. The luncheon — presented by Festival Foods — celebrates teachers, staff, students and community members whose grant requests provide […]

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