• Who’s Your Shining Star? – 2024

    You’re invited to recognize School District of La Crosse Staff who go above and beyond! March can feel like an especially long month in schools when mid-year fatigue can hit. You can help celebrate educators and school staff this month by telling us, “Who’s Your Shining Star?” Please take a few moments to nominate an […]

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  • LPEF Awards District Staff Shining Stars

    Last month, we received over 180 nominations for Shining Stars within the District! Three staff members were selected to receive grants from the Tom and Jean Heyt Thompson Fund to be used at their discretion to benefit their schools: Garrett Carlson, Teacher, Logan High School – $200 grant   Bryan Skiles, Custodian, Southern Bluffs Elementary […]

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  • Who’s Your Shining Star?

    You’re invited to recognize School District of La Crosse Staff who go above and beyond! Please take a few moments to nominate someone who makes your day brighter and tell us why you think they deserve to be recognized. Nomination period is open now and goes through Monday, March 20.  Nominated Shining Stars will be […]

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  • 2022 Thank a Teacher Day!

      La Crosse Public Education Foundation coordinated a simultaneous Thank-a-Teacher celebration in each School District of La Crosse building to say “thank you” to teachers, administrators, and support staff through the District. Before school began on Tuesday, volunteers organized by the La Crosse Public Education Foundation will make special deliveries to 15 locations, providing muffins, […]

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  • Teacher, cook, and teacher assistant receive “Shining Stars” recognition grants

    A teacher who shows how much “she adores her kids,” a cook who “keeps not only bellies full but hearts full, too” and a teacher assistant who works with “a special kind of grace” have been honored with special grants from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). Honored in surprise visits on Monday were: […]

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  • School Staff Shining Stars, Part 2

    We knew the School District of La Crosse was filled with many shining stars. But we never imagined so many nominations would be submitted when we asked people to identify staff members who deserved special recognition. Click here to read about the Elementary School nominees. See below for the Secondary School nominees, and also those whose […]

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  • School Staff Shining Stars

    They are the teachers who always go the extra mile for their students – and who remain inspiring years after a child has moved on to other grade levels. They are cooks who bring a smile to the faces of children. The administrative assistants who are the glue for their building. The custodians and craftsmen […]

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  • More than 130 school employees nominated for “Shining Star” recognition

    They are the teachers who always go the extra mile for their students – and who remain inspiring years after a child has moved on to other grade levels. They are cooks who bring a smile to the faces of children. The administrative assistants who are the glue for their building. The custodians and craftsmen […]

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  • Grant recipients, community supporters honored at Grants Award Ceremony

    Nearly 80 educators in the School District of La Crosse, along with a key business, a longtime supporter of education and a school principal, were honored March 8 at the annual Grants Award Ceremony of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF). The ongoing pandemic forced some changes to this year’s event — instead of […]

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  • Treat deliveries, special “teacher appreciation” grants awarded in recognition of school staff efforts

    Care packages were delivered this week to school buildings throughout the School District of La Crosse in recognition of the heroic efforts of teachers, administrators, support staff, cooks and many others helping students learn during the pandemic. Board members of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF) delivered boxes of fresh fruit and individually wrapped […]

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