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    Photo gallery: 2017 Grants Award Luncheon

    Special thanks to Diane Gebhart, former LPEF Board member, for providing photography at the 2017 Grants Award Luncheon.

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    Community celebrates educators on Thank a Teacher Day [story and photo gallery]

    Parents, students and members of the community joined the La Crosse Public Education Foundation on May 3 in a show of appreciation for teachers and all school staff during the second annual Thank a Teacher Day in La Crosse Public Schools. Before school that day, volunteers fanned out to more than 15 locations, delivering muffins, […]

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    District salutes 37 retirees with a combined 833 years of service (updated)

    The La Crosse Public Education Foundation is again joining the School District of La Crosse in honoring and congratulating teachers and other staff retiring from the District. This year’s retirement dinner, to be held May 11, will salute 37 employees with a combined 833 years of service to the District. The list of retirees was […]

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  • At Logan Middle, teachers were cheered by students, from left: Mai Doua Xiong, Marlie Voigt, Emily Flottmeyer, Ella Bachim, Ashley Anderson and Ellie Solberg.

    Second Thank a Teacher Day set for May 3

    If you can “solve for X” in a basic equation, and know the importance of the Underground Railroad in American history, or still laugh when recalling the whitewashing episode from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, chances are you have a teacher to thank. Want to volunteer May 3? Details below The community is being asked […]

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  • Among those enjoying Thank a Teacher Day at North Woods Elementary School was Carol Taebel (center, holding bananas). Treats for nearly 1,000 employees were provided through grant support from the La Crosse Community Foundation Carol and Duane Taebel Family Fund. Carol's daughter, Heidi Morris  (to the immediate right of Carol) is an ELL teacher at North Woods. Others, from left, are: Cathy Leon, a student teacher; 
Tara Schuttenhelm, grade 2 teacher; Heidi Wysocik, grade 3 teacher; 
Carol Taebel and Heidi Morris; and Stephany Beckstrom, a grade 3 teacher.

    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 Tribune • May 13, 2015 Mayor […]

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