• 2020 Grants Award Luncheon: ‘You have an impact far beyond the lessons that you teach’

    Recipients of 54 grants worth more than $86,000 honored at 2020 Grants Award Luncheon Speaker reminds teachers: ‘You have an impact far beyond the lessons that you teach’ More than 70 teachers – and one student – were honored Jan. 21, 2020, for their work to bring innovative ideas to life in classrooms of the […]

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  • “Teachers Inspire” will be theme of 2020 Grants Award Luncheon

    Nearly 70 recipients of grants from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation, plus a local business and two individuals, will be honored on Jan. 21, 2020, at the annual LPEF Grants Award Luncheon. The luncheon – presented by Festival Foods – runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Cargill Room at The Waterfront, […]

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  • 2019 Bowtie Classic

    2019 Bowtie Classic shatters fundraising record with nearly $36,000 raised for La Crosse schools Presented by   Other major sponsors A day of fun and fundraising was on tap Saturday, Aug. 31 at the seventh Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open. Nearly $36,000 was raised after expenses as 110 golfers teed off […]

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  • Nearly $36,000 raised for LPEF at 7th Bowtie Classic

    A day of fun and fundraising was on tap Saturday, Aug. 31 at the seventh Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open. Nearly $36,000 was raised after expenses as 110 golfers teed off at the event that benefits the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Our 2019 presenting sponsor was Waste Management, which provides […]

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  • 2018 Bowtie Classic

    More than $31,000 raised for La Crosse public schools at 2018 Bowtie Classic PRESENTED BY OTHER MAJOR SPONSORS After a delay due to early morning rain, the 2018 Bowtie Classic teed off with 112 golfers — a record number — on what turned into a beautiful day for golf. A record number of golfers helped […]

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  • Register now for 2019 Bowtie Classic to be held Aug. 31

    One lucky golfer could win a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback by making a hole in one during the Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open to be held Aug. 31 at Forest Hills Golf Course. Register by July 31 for the early bird rate of $80 per golfer. The hole-in-one prize is sponsored by […]

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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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  • $40,300 in Gold Star Grants awarded to support innovation in La Crosse schools

    LPEF awards 24 “Gold Star Grants” in first round for 2018-19 school year West African drums for elementary school music rooms, a yearlong archaeology project to study early Native American cultures of our area, and partnerships to help parents improve relationships with their children are among 24 grants totaling more than $40,000 announced Dec. 4 […]

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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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