Recent Posts from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

  • Bowtie Classic raises $22,000 for grants and other LPEF programs

    Due to the support of Midwest Fuels and other major sponsors, the 2015 Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open was a tremendous success, producing nearly $22,000 in net proceeds to support classroom grants and other programs of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. In addition, teams won

  • AVID students make progress toward college dreams

    With support from fundraising led by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, the AVID program reports strong first-year results at Central and Logan. AVID is making a difference in the lives of almost 100 students in La Crosse high schools, providing them with the encouragement and academic preparation to turn

  • Hamilton 3rd-graders enjoy trip to the farm

    Students from Hamilton Elementary School are sampling produce, planting seeds and being entertained by farm animals during field trips this week to Deep Roots Community Farm. The tours are being funded by a $1,264 grant from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, underwritten in part by proceeds from the Dr.

  • Win prizes for schools at golf outing; register by Aug. 28

    Registrations are due Aug. 28 for the third Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open to be held Saturday, Sept. 5 at Forest Hills Golf Club. Foursomes in the Bowtie Classic – presented by Midwest Fuels — compete to win $1,000 in prize money awarded to La Crosse

  • Lucky golfer could win Honda Fit at Bowtie Classic

    One lucky golfer could win a Honda Fit with a hole in one during the Charles Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open to be held Sept. 5 at Forest Hills Golf Course. The hole in one prize is sponsored by Honda Motorwerks, your La Crosse Honda dealer, offering

  • Picnic honors AVID students for successful year

    Dave and Barb Skogen host event for Logan students A group of about 50 students, staff and guests gathered June 2 to celebrate a successful first year for the AVID program at Logan High School. Festival Foods Chairman Dave Skogen and his wife Barb hosted the special event at the

  • Summit students make art from sand

    With a little imagination and a lot of sand, students at Summit Environmental School created a frog pond as part of their year-end outdoor days. Fifth-grade students camped and learned outdoor skills May 28-29, but also had a chance to hone their artistic skills. They worked with local sculptor Mike

  • Brad Quarberg joins LPEF Board

    The newest member of the La Crosse School Board is also the newest member of the board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Brad Quarberg was elected to the Board of Education in April. Following the school board’s reorganization meeting, Brad was selected to become the ex officio

  • 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

  • Longfellow creates permanent Compassion Project display

    Students and staff and Longfellow Middle School are celebrating the installation of a permanent exhibit of tiles from the La Crosse Compassion Project. Students at Longfellow/La Crosse Design Institute were among nearly 6,000 who participated during the 2013-14 school year in the Compassion Project.  The project culminated in an eight-week