• Share love of reading through Library’s “Give-a-Gift” event Nov. 8

    Help instill a love of reading in La Crosse school students at this year’s “Give-a-Gift” event at the La Crosse Public Library on Nov. 8. For the second year, the Library is partnering with the School District of La Crosse and the La Crosse Public Education Foundation to provide books for elementary school classroom libraries, […]

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  • Photo Gallery: 2019 Grants Award Luncheon

    Read details about the 2019 Grants Award Luncheon at — https://lacrosseeducationfoundation.org/awarded-grants/ The Presenting Sponsor of the luncheon is Festival Foods. Thanks to Nick Marcou, communications coordinator for the School District of La Crosse, for photography at the luncheon.

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  • Adopt-a-School program highlights LPEF Grants Award Luncheon on Jan. 18

    The importance of community involvement in the La Crosse public schools, including the new Adopt-a-School program that matches businesses and other organizations with specific schools, will be the theme of the annual Grants Award Luncheon hosted by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). The event is a celebration of innovation in the School District […]

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  • LPEF celebrates 30 years of grants to spur innovation in La Crosse classrooms

    The La Crosse Public Education Foundation is celebrating an important milestone: 30 years since it first began awarding grants to teachers in La Crosse public schools. In that time, the Foundation has provided about 650 grants to teachers, students and community members working in our schools. The grants have touched every school and every program […]

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  • Buy a book and share your love of reading with students at Library’s “Give-a-Gift” event Nov. 9

    Community members will have a new opportunity to help instill a love of reading in La Crosse school students at this year’s “Give-a-Gift” event at the La Crosse Public Library on Nov. 9. For the first time, the Library is partnering with the School District of La Crosse and the La Crosse Public Education Foundation […]

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  • LPEF provides $4,100 grant to support inspiring trip for black, biracial and multiracial students

    The La Crosse Public Education Foundation is joining with other community organizations and individuals in supporting a trip designed to provide a transformational and inspiring educational experience for some La Crosse middle school students. LPEF has awarded a $4,100 grant to Black Leaders Acquiring Collective Knowledge (BLACK), a nonprofit formed last year with a goal of finding […]

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  • 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 support of Random Acts of […]

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  • 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’ event held in La Crosse • WKBT •  […]

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  • 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 District of La Crosse. The […]

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  • “Community Schools: Engaging Families, Meeting Needs” was theme for 2018 Grants Award Luncheon

    More than 80 educators honored at 2018 Grants Award Luncheon More than 80 educators who have received grants and awards from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation in the past year were honored Jan. 22, 2018, at LPEF’s annual Grants Award Luncheon. About 270 people, including award winners, District staff and community members attended the […]

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