Recent Posts from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

  • Major progress to be announced in effort to buy grand piano at Logan Middle

    UPDATE: See news coverage from News 8 WKBT on David Marck’s announcement: “… My sisters and I wanted to get a great piano in a great space to facilitate great performances, and we hope to do that.” Logan Middle School students are in for a musical treat on Sept. 7 —

  • Students show strong academic progress in second year of AVID

    After two years, students in the AVID college-readiness program in La Crosse public schools continue to show strong academic progress, with grade point averages and rates of enrollment in high-level academic courses significantly ahead of their non-AVID peers. Most importantly, as nearly 50 diverse students get ready for their senior

  • Goal Achieved: Oscilloscope for Logan High School Electronics

    Summary: Students in the Robotics and Digital Electronics classes at Logan High School are in need of a new oscilloscope. Goal: $625   •   Amount raised: $625   •   School: Logan High School   •   Sponsor Name: Steve Johnston     About My Project: Students in the Robotics

  • Goal Achieved: Hamilton/SOTA I Be Seated!

    Summary: Your donation can match Hamilton school funds to buy Hokki stools to test as alternatives to student chairs for those who struggle with “sitting still.” Goal: $260   •   Amount raised: $260   •   School: Hamilton/SOTA I Elementary School   •   Sponsor Name: Steve Michaels         About My Project: Our current student seating is

  • Closed (Partial Funding): Julia Cook Titles Inspire Social Skills

    This fundraising project is closed. Summary: Help us buy these special books to guide and enhance social skills instruction by bringing these topics to life for students with intellectual disabilities. Goal: $531   •   Amount raised: $160   •   School: Southern Bluffs Elementary   •   Sponsor Name: Heidi

  • Closed (Partial Funding): Diversity in my Global Neighborhood

    This fundraising project is closed. Summary: This project is aimed at engaging students in high-interest, real-life topics so that students practice and improve literacy skills in a variety of content areas. Goal: $756   •   Amount raised: $80   •   School: Logan Middle School   •   Sponsor Name:

  • Golfer could win Honda Civic LX Sedan

    One lucky golfer could win an All New 2016 Civic LX Sedan with a hole in one during the Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open to be held Sept. 3 at Forest Hills Golf Course. The hole-in-one prize is sponsored by Honda Motorwerks, your La Crosse Honda dealer, offering new

  • LPEF grant helps North Woods students grow, harvest and eat their own lettuce crop

    Students at North Woods International Elementary School are growing and eating fresh vegetables thanks in part to a grant from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Nancy Hanson’s classroom is home to a set of Tower Gardens, unique vertical gardens used to grow organic vegetables with only a fraction of the

  • Northside students celebrate with Logan students during Senior March

    Seniors from La Crosse Logan High School were cheered May 19 during a “senior march” at Northside Elementary School. This first-ever event was in part to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating seniors and in part to provide role models for elementary students, helping them see what is possible if they

  • Southern Bluffs students learn traditional dances during Folk Dance Residency

    Sue Hulsether, a dance caller and folk dance instructor from Viroqua, spent May 10-12 as a a Folk Dance Artist in Residence at Southern Bluffs Elementary School. Her work with students was paid for through a $1,005 grant from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, obtained by music teacher Jill