• Photo Gallery: 2020 Grants Award Luncheon

    Read details about the 2020 Grants Award Luncheon at — https://lacrosseeducationfoundation.org/awarded-grants/ The Presenting Sponsor of the luncheon is Festival Foods. Thanks to Diane Gebhart, retired teacher and former member of the LPEF Board of Directors, for photography at the luncheon.    

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  • Students dive into new books provided through Give-a-Gift fundraiser

    Students at Southern Bluffs Elementary School received a special treat on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3, as staff from the La Crosse Public Library delivered boxes of books for 4th-grade classrooms. The books were purchased through the unique collaboration between the Library, the School District of La Crosse and the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Donations […]

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  • 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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  • 2019 Grants Award Luncheon: ‘School is a place where lives can be changed,’ speaker says

    About 70 educators honored at 2019 Grants Award Luncheon About 70 educators who have received grants and awards from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation in the past year were honored Jan. 18, 2019, at LPEF’s annual Grants Award Luncheon. Festival Foods is the presenting sponsor of the Grants Award Luncheon. About 270 people, including […]

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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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