Recent Posts from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

  • Four community leaders elected to LPEF Board

    Four people with strong community ties have been elected to the Board of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Scott Chorski, Anna Prinsen, John Stuber and Antoiwana Williams will join the 20-member Board in January and serve three-year terms. They replace; Gregory Bonney (a past president who served seven years);

  • Teacher training, visiting artists, outdoor classroom space featured in latest grants totaling $28,421

    LPEF awards 19 grants in first round this school year Support for teacher training, visiting artists, digital electronics equipment and much-needed classroom supplies for elementary teachers in the School District of La Crosse are among 19 grants totaling $28,421 announced today by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Among

  • Closed (Partial Funding): North Woods kindergartners ‘wiggle while they work’

    Summary: Help purchase Hokki stools for our kindergarten classrooms at North Woods to allow students to “wiggle while they work” and stay focused for a longer period of time while doing academic learning tasks. Goal: $2,038   •   Amount Raised: $105   •   School: North Woods International  •   Sponsor Names: Rose Kulig and Kate

  • Shopping for your child’s teacher? Give a gift that keeps on giving

    Looking for a meaningful gift idea for your child’s teacher? Give a gift that keeps on giving by making a tax-deductible contribution to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Your gift supports grants for innovative projects and student experiences that could never happen within the District’s tight budget. Contributions also

  • Celebrate Excellence and Equity in Our Schools at annual Grants Award Luncheon on Jan. 16, 2017

    Superintendent of Schools Randy Nelson will be the featured speaker at the La Crosse Public Education Foundation’s annual Grants Award Luncheon, to be held Jan. 16, 2017, in the Cargill Room at The Waterfront. The presenting sponsor of the event is Festival Foods. More than 70 grant recipients and other

  • Schools use Support-a-School.org to raise nearly $7,300 in 2016

    La Crosse schools raised $7,285 through the Support-a-School.org website in 2016 for a variety of projects to enhance the educational experience of students. The fundraising website was launched in late summer 2016 by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Half of the eight projects achieved their original fundraising goals, with

  • Shopping on Amazon.com? Provide a bonus gift to LPEF – for free

    If you are a regular online shopper at Amazon, you can combine your holiday gift-buying with a bonus gift to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. All you have to do is start your shopping by logging in through this AmazonSmile link — https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1610700 Or go to AmazonSmile, log in using

  • Black Youth Summit encourages teens to believe in themselves

    About 60 African-American students from throughout the School District of La Crosse came together Nov. 5 for a day of learning and fun, focused on building self-confidence, achieving academic excellence and getting involved in the community. The Black Youth Summit, supported in part by a $2,000 grant from the La

  • School-by-school summary of grants 2014-2016

    Innovative projects in every school and in every curriculum area have been launched due to the ongoing classroom grants program of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. More than 80 grants, totaling more than $100,000, were awarded during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years. Increasing grant funding continues to be a

  • AVID seniors determined to succeed

    Nhia Thao wants to get an education that will allow him to support a family, and says AVID is preparing him for the intense classes ahead in college. Kiara Schultz would be the first in her family to go to college, and says AVID is giving her “the backbone to