education

The Education Foundation thanks all the donors, campaign sponsors and local employers who contributed to the annual campaign and raised $77,597 for MCPASD schools! “We’re thrilled community members and businesses are partnering with us to invest in MCPASD schools,” said Purna Byraiah, chair of the Foundation. “We greatly appreciate all the individuals, campaign sponsors and local employers supporting our schools. Their support will be crucial as our district continues to grow.” Individuals’ donations were supplemented by matching gifts from campaign sponsors – Galin Education, Keva Sports Center and SwimWest – and local employers that matched their employees’ donations, including American…

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The MCPASD Education Foundation awarded 10 teacher inspiration grants at five schools as part of its third fall bus tour on Wednesday, Dec. 2, with a value of more than $8,300. Staff members to receive grants included West Middleton’s Julie Tofte and Lindsey Hellenbrand; Sauk Trail’s Andrea Lindberg and Ann O’Rourke; Northside’s Raelynn Bodell, Ami Schmidt and Tracy Hellenbrand, and the third-grade teaching team; Clark Street Community School’s Jason Pertzborn; and Middleton High School’s Kevin Bavery, Steve Kurr, and Jacquelyn Curran and Melissa Burgos. The grants included a $1,250 grant funded by the State Bank of Cross Plains that focuses on…

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