• 2nd-graders Rylee Danielson and Jazzlyn Pate spin around the dance floor.

    School-by-school summary of grants 2014-2016

    Innovative projects in every school and in every curriculum area have been launched due to the ongoing classroom grants program of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. More than 80 grants, totaling more than $100,000, were awarded during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years. Increasing grant funding continues to be a top priority for the LPEF […]

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  • Rick Blasing with Mai Chao Duddeck

    $25,314 awarded for 23 grants supporting schools

    LPEF increases total grants budget by 11.5% this school year Innovative projects to support reading, math and music, as well as student health and nutrition, in the School District of La Crosse are among 23 grants totaling $25,314 announced April 6 by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Among the awards delivered in surprise […]

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  • Among those enjoying Thank a Teacher Day at North Woods Elementary School was Carol Taebel (center, holding bananas). Treats for nearly 1,000 employees were provided through grant support from the La Crosse Community Foundation Carol and Duane Taebel Family Fund. Carol's daughter, Heidi Morris  (to the immediate right of Carol) is an ELL teacher at North Woods. Others, from left, are: Cathy Leon, a student teacher; 
Tara Schuttenhelm, grade 2 teacher; Heidi Wysocik, grade 3 teacher; 
Carol Taebel and Heidi Morris; and Stephany Beckstrom, a grade 3 teacher.

    Thank a Teacher in La Crosse Public Schools Day — May 13, 2015

    Volunteers delivered treats for teachers and staff in the School District of La Crosse as part of a community demonstration of appreciation for educators RELATED NEWS COVERAGE La Crosse teachers get breakfast surprise as part of Thank a Teacher Day  • WXOW • May 13, 2015 Thank a Teacher Day today • La Crosse Tribune • May 13, 2015 Mayor […]

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