• 2nd-graders Rylee Danielson and Jazzlyn Pate spin around the dance floor.

    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 top priority for the LPEF […]

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    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 work to learn in school. […]

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    $25,314 awarded for 23 grants supporting schools

    LPEF increases total grants budget by 11.5% this school year Innovative projects to support reading, math and music, as well as student health and nutrition, in the School District of La Crosse are among 23 grants totaling $25,314 announced April 6 by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Among the awards delivered in surprise […]

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  • UW-L's Ariel Beaujot discusses art and history with Seraphina Lor, Avonte Gaut-Page and Aubrey Borreson (back to camera).

    Students see ‘history can be fun’ at [art]ifact exhibit

    Fourth-grade students at Northside Elementary School had the chance to see “history can be fun” while participating in a tour of the [art]ifact exhibit on display at the Pump House Regional Arts Center until April 17. The project — [art]ifact: where history meets art — is a collaborative effort of the UW-La Crosse history and […]

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    $30,153 in grants for classrooms announced

    LPEF awards 22 grants to support innovation in public schools in first round this school year Support for innovative approaches and technology for use in science, math, social studies, reading, health and fine arts in the School District of La Crosse are among 22 grants totaling $30,153 announced Dec. 8 by the La Crosse Public Education […]

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    Open House Dec. 3 for Your Northside Neighborhood Clinic

    The public is invited to an Open House to celebrate the creation of a free clinic to provide basic medical services for students at Northside Elementary School. The Open House will be held Thursday, Dec. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the school, 1611 Kane St. Your Northside Neighborhood Clinic is open for limited hours: […]

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  • Logan High School Junior Taityana Austin, right, works on math skills with (from left) Avin Smith, Lauren Rendler and Ashauna Broadnax.

    AVID students mentor 5th-graders to make school ‘a better place’

    Nhia Thao knows the challenge of tackling vocabulary and math assignments in Tom Sullivan’s 5th-grade classroom. Now, as a junior at Logan High School, he’s back in Mr. Sullivan’s classroom, but this time he’s helping deliver the lessons. Logan High AVID students are mentoring 5th-grade students at Northside Elementary. It is part of the AVID […]

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  • 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 rhyming story that also includes […]

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