• 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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  • Gold Star Grants Awarded – $34,156 for 20 projects that will improve reading skills, promote social and emotional learning, and more.

    LA CROSSE, WI, April 12, 2022 – Made possible through generous community support, La Crosse Public Education Foundation is proud to support students and teachers at every grade level in the La Crosse schools with Gold Star Grants this spring. Funded projects provide students a chance to learn new skills, have new experiences, and to […]

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  • Grants Award Luncheon to be held virtually

      Celebrate with us!  We’re recognizing the creativity of teachers, students, and learning partners in the District, and the generosity of community sponsors during our Grants Award Program. Friday, January 14 The program will now be held virtually, beginning at 11:30 am, with a pre-program slideshow starting at 11:15. Email nell@lacrosseeducationfoundation.org to receive the event […]

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  • La Crosse Public Education Foundation selects new Executive Director

    LA CROSSE, Wis., (December 21, 2021) – The La Crosse Public Education Foundation (LPEF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nell Saunders-Scott has been selected as the new LPEF Executive Director. Saunders-Scott most recently served as the Fund Development Director at The Parenting Place in La Crosse. She brings a breadth and depth of […]

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  • LPEF GRANTS OFFER $49,143 TO IMPROVE READING SKILLS, PROMOTE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND MORE.

    LA CROSSE, WI, December 7, 2021 – The generous support of community donors will offer students at every grade level in La Crosse schools a chance to learn new skills and expose them to new ideas — everything from traditional Hmong music, creating an outdoor classroom, to using photography to learn geometry, geology, and geography.

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  • Fall Newsletter available

    The La Crosse Public Education Foundation Fall 2014 Newsletter is available. Find it online — or request a copy to be mailed to you (see below). This issue highlights the impact on classrooms and students made possible through the generous donors who support LPEF. Included in this issue: AVID program having early impact Hamilton enrichment […]

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  • Music education to benefit from new endowment

    In the hope of inspiring greater creativity within music education and lifelong appreciation of music, a local family has created a new fund to support music education projects in La Crosse public schools. The McGavock Family Endowment for Music Education will provide annual funding for a program or project to enhance music education within the […]

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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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