• 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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  • 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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  • Excellence and Equity highlighted at 2017 Grants Award Luncheon

    Recipients of 43 grants honored at 2017 event More than 200 community members and School District of La Crosse employees came together in a celebration of public schools at the annual Grants Award Luncheon hosted by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. The luncheon — presented by Festival Foods — celebrates teachers, staff, students and community […]

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  • Celebrate Excellence and Equity in Our Schools at annual Grants Award Luncheon on Jan. 16, 2017

    Superintendent of Schools Randy Nelson will be the featured speaker at the La Crosse Public Education Foundation’s annual Grants Award Luncheon, to be held Jan. 16, 2017, in the Cargill Room at The Waterfront. The presenting sponsor of the event is Festival Foods. More than 70 grant recipients and other staff members in the School […]

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  • Fundraising tops $230,000 for AVID college-readiness program

    Private dollars relieve cost to taxpayers as $25,000 gift from Franke Foundation helps the La Crosse Public Education Foundation beat goal for its largest-ever campaign A college-readiness program with a proven track record nationally is well on its way to implementation and taxpayers will be saved nearly $230,000 in implementation costs due to successful fundraising […]

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  • LPEF to support college-readiness program with $200,000 gift

    With help from two major grants, the La Crosse Public Education Foundation will fund start-up costs for a new college-readiness program in La Crosse Central and Logan high schools. The new program is called AVID, Advancement via Individual Determination. AVID has a strong track record of success in helping students of all levels — but […]

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  • District leaders get social with Twitter

    Reaching out to students, parents and taxpayers through social media is a priority for administrators gearing up for the school year in the School District of La Crosse. The goal: to celebrate student success and share the district’s story — 140 characters at a time through the microblogging site, Twitter. Social media gives school officials […]

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