• Innovative effort will address trauma among Northside Elementary students

    An innovative project to help Northside Elementary School students succeed in school and overcome adverse childhood experiences has received a major grant from the Robert & Eleanor Franke Charitable Foundation. The $10,000 grant to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF) will pay about half of the first-year cost of a two-year pilot program at […]

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  • Support: Help Sammie the service dog make a “Pawsitive Influence” at North Woods

    Summary: Help raise money for a school service dog to provide a calming effect for special education and regular classroom students at North Woods International School. Goal: $5,500   •   Deadline: Oct. 30, 2017   •   School: North Woods International School   •   Sponsor Name: Heather Stern         About My Project: This fundraising project will support a school service dog at […]

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  • LPEF, DARE benefit from State Bank Financial Chili Cook Off on Oct. 14

    Get your chili taste buds ready for the 26th annual State Bank Financial Chili Cook Off to be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Riverside Park in La Crosse. Proceeds from the event this year benefit the La Crosse Public Education Foundation and the La Crosse D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. Last year, nearly 30 […]

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  • Donor-supported grand piano dedicated in style at Logan Middle School

    A grand piano for the Logan Middle School Auditorium was dedicated in grand style Sept. 6 with a concert featuring La Crosse native David Marck, whose family support was key to the community fundraising drive to buy the instrument. The new Yamaha C5X piano, purchased through Leithold’s Music in La Crosse, will be available for […]

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  • Bowtie Classic raises more than $27,000 for LPEF grants and other programs

    The fifth Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open teed off on Saturday, Sept. 2 with 91 golfers at Forest Hills Golf Club. The event — which is the largest annual fundraiser in support of classroom grants and other programs of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation — raised more than $27,000 after […]

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