Superintendent Aaron Engel, right, of School District of La Crosse greeted teachers and staff at North Woods International on May 4 to thank them for all they have done this year including managing through a pandemic. Joining the group at left is Mayor Mitch Reynolds.

Thank a Teacher Day celebrated May 4, 2021

While the pandemic caused some disruption, it did not stop the La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF) from celebrating the heroic efforts of teachers, administrators, support staff, cooks and many others with our annual Thank a Teacher Day celebration on Tuesday, May 4.

Due to continued limits on visitors to schools, LPEF did not host any events open to public participation — but we still delivered fresh fruit, donuts and muffins to each school as a treat to about 1,000 employees of the School District of La Crosse.

Funding for Thank a Teacher Day is provided via grant support from the La Crosse Community Foundation’s Carol Taebel “Thank a Teacher” Fund.

In addition, LPEF asked students, parents, the community and school district employees to nominate staff members deserving of special recognition. More than 130 staff members were nominated, and from those nominations, LPEF:

 

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