Recent Posts from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

  • ‘Rock Stop’ July 12 to benefit RAK and food pantry at Hamilton Elementary School

    Join personalities from 95.7 The Rock on Thursday, July 12 for a fundraiser to support students and families at Hamilton Elementary School. The start of school is just around the corner at Hamilton, which follows a year-round schedule and welcomes students back on July 19. To help them get off

  • One golfer could win 2018 Toyota Camry LE at Bowtie Classic on Sept. 1

    One lucky golfer could win a 2018 Toyota Camry LE by making a hole in one during the Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open to be held Sept. 1 at Forest Hills Golf Course. Register by July 1 for the early bird rate of $75 per golfer. The

  • Scott Mihalovic raises $7,442 for symphony and LPEF as a “Conductor Wannabe” contestant

    Retired Logan High School Principal Scott Mihalovic was one of six community volunteers who competed 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

  • 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’

  • 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

  • Closed (partial funding): 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   •   Amount raised: $175   •   School: Lincoln Middle School   •   Sponsor Name: Jo Dee Hoiness, Family & Consumer Science Teacher     About My

  • 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

  • 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

  • ‘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

  • 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