• Support: Send Lincoln Middle School students to national competition

    Summary: Help Lincoln Middle School raise money to send three students to Atlanta to compete in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference. Goal: $1,200   •   Deadline: June 5   •   School: Lincoln Middle School   •   Sponsor Name: Jo Dee Hoiness, Family & Consumer Science Teacher   About My Project: FCCLA STAR Events (Students Taking […]

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  • Thank a Teacher Day 2018

    Enjoy photos and links to news coverage of our fourth annual Thank a Teacher Day in La Crosse public schools, held Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Treats were provided via grant support from the La Crosse Community Foundation’s Carol and Duane Taebel Family Fund. RELATED NEWS COVERAGE ‘Thank a Teacher Day’ event held in La Crosse • WKBT •  […]

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  • Scott Mihalovic raising funds for symphony and LPEF as a “Conductor Wannabe” contestant

    Retired Logan High School Principal Scott Mihalovic is one of six community volunteers competing this spring as a “Conductor Wannabe” for the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra. Mihalovic is a member of the Board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, and half of the money he raises will go to LPEF in support of Random Acts […]

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  • LPEF YouTube channel to feature video series on Gold Star Grants

    La Crosse’s Gold Star Educators will be sharing stories about the impact of grants from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation in a series of videos for LPEF’s YouTube channel.  Featured videos include: Hamilton/SOTA I Osmo Kits features a $950 grant that allowed teacher Carrie Wuensch-Harden to buy two Osmo Kits, plus related software, for […]

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  • Grant will help Central special education students with reading, math skills

    A grant awarded to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation will be used to purchase leveled books to help with reading and math skills for special education students at Central High School. The Mary Grace Sieber Fund at the La Crosse Community Foundation recently awarded the $1,000 grant that will go to teachers Dawn Martin […]

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  • Community Foundation grant to LPEF supports new program at North Woods

    The La Crosse Community Foundation has awarded a $21,000 grant to help kick-start the implementation of the International Baccalaureate program at North Woods International Elementary School. The grant was made earlier this year to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, which applied for the funding in collaboration with the School District of La Crosse. The […]

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  • ‘Gold Star Grants’ awarded totaling $29,000 for schools

    LPEF support for innovation in classrooms totals more than $70,000 for school year Support for virtual reality software and hardware, school gardens, weight room improvements, a community visit by an award-winning author, ice fishing equipment and a special jazz arrangement for a middle school ensemble are among 15 grants totaling almost $29,000 announced April 10 […]

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  • Middle school students hear message of compassion, resilience, respect and responsibility

    La Crosse middle school students were jumping out of their seats throughout an engaging one-hour presentation aimed at creating a more compassionate school culture and also motivating students to become high achievers. Nationally-known speaker Craig Hillier spoke April 5 at assemblies at Lincoln Middle School and Longfellow Middle School. He spoke March 5 at Logan […]

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  • New LPEF endowment to support grants for arts and humanities

    A new endowment fund will give teachers in the School District of La Crosse an incentive to develop innovative programs in the arts and humanities. Rachel Gundersen, a retired school psychologist and former president of the Board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF), has established an endowment through a generous gift to LPEF. […]

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  • Pelli Lee elected to LPEF Board

    A Logan High graduate who has been active in the local Hmong community has been elected to the Board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Pelli Lee is the youth outreach and transition coordinator for WisCorps, a nonprofit conservation corps providing life and employment skills for youth and young adults. Pelli is a 2010 […]

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