Recent Posts from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation

  • New fund in memory of former teacher Claire Jandt supports Northside Elementary library

    A new endowed fund will help Northside Elementary School students discover the joy of reading through a grant to be awarded in perpetuity. The fund with the La Crosse Public Education Foundation was established in memory of Claire E. Jandt, who died June 5 at the age of 70.  Claire

  • Help LPEF while shopping on Amazon

    If you are a regular shopper on Amazon, you can combine your shopping with a bonus gift to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. All you have to do is start your shopping by logging in through this AmazonSmile link — Or go to AmazonSmile, log in using your regular

  • Register by Aug. 24 for Bowtie Classic golf outing

    Participants in the annual Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open will compete for $1,000 in prizes for La Crosse public schools, and will have the chance to win many other fun prizes through raffles and other competitions on the course. This year’s event — presented by Dalco — will

  • 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

  • ‘Rock Stop’ July 12 to benefit RAK and food pantry at Hamilton Elementary School

    Join personalities from 95.7 The Rock on Thursday, July 12 for a fundraiser to support students and families at Hamilton Elementary School. The start of school is just around the corner at Hamilton, which follows a year-round schedule and welcomes students back on July 19. To help them get off

  • One golfer could win 2018 Toyota Camry LE at Bowtie Classic on Sept. 1

    One lucky golfer could win a 2018 Toyota Camry LE by making a hole in one during the Charlie Miller Bowtie Classic Golf Outing and Knowledge Open to be held Sept. 1 at Forest Hills Golf Course. Register by July 1 for the early bird rate of $75 per golfer. The

  • 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

  • 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’

  • Grant will help Central special education students with reading, math skills

    A grant awarded to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation will be used to purchase leveled books to help with reading and math skills for special education students at Central High School. The Mary Grace Sieber Fund at the La Crosse Community Foundation recently awarded the $1,000 grant that will

  • Closed (partial funding): Send Lincoln Middle School students to national competition

    Summary: Help Lincoln Middle School raise money to send three students to Atlanta to compete in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference. Goal: $1,200   •   Amount raised: $175   •   School: Lincoln Middle School   •   Sponsor Name: Jo Dee Hoiness, Family & Consumer Science Teacher     About My