Recent Posts from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

  • 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

  • LPEF Spring Newsletter available

    Features on the latest grants, an update on AVID programs and details on the annual Bowtie Classic are among the highlights of the Spring Newsletter of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). A PDF copy is available for download here. The newsletter was mailed April 9 to recent donors

  • New LPEF board member elected

    A local financial services professional has joined the board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Angela Strangman was elected in March to a term that ends Dec. 31, 2017. LPEF Board members may serve two consecutive three-year terms. Angela is a vice president of personal trust at Trust Point,

  • 16 grants worth $18,600 awarded in second round to support classrooms

    Support for community field trips and projects to promote music appreciation and healthy living by students in the School District of La Crosse are among 16 grants totaling almost $18,600 announced March  30 by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Another grant supports The Giving Project, an effort to

  • Dr. Seuss is no challenge for Northside students

    LPEF grant helps fund prizes for reading Students at Northside Elementary School were treated to a special reading of the Dr. Seuss classic “The Foot Book” by News 8 WKBT Anchor/Reporter Lisa Klein during a March 2 assembly. Students listened — and also read along with Lisa — to the fun