2018 J Murphy STEM Scholarship Recipient!

Ms. Thidarat YangNorth High SchoolClass of 2018 As the North High School huskies receive their diplomas this year, the occasion will be notably exciting for one student in particular. The J Murphy STEM Scholarship, an impactful scholarship established in 2016 with the Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation, is a unique opportunity available only to Eau Claire Area School District students. The Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018’s recipient of the scholarship: Thidarat Yang, North High School, Class of 2018. The scholarship was founded by the…

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First Recipients for New Scholarships

Katie Dasher Memorial High School Class of 2018 Brooke Riley North High School Class of 2018 As the 2018 seniors prepare for graduation in the coming weeks and new adventures in the fall, two local students have been selected as the first recipients for the Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation’s newest scholarships. The Caravan Scholarship was established this spring by two donors in celebration of the music programs at Memorial High School and throughout the Eau Claire Area School District. The first…

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5th Annual Night to Fight Hunger a big win!

The 5th annual Prairie Ridge Night to Fight Hunger was another smashing success! Community members from across the Chippewa Valley came together Thursday April 26 evening at Houligan’s Steak & Seafood Pub in Eau Claire to have a lasting impact on Eau Claire Area School District’s early learners. The celebration was emceed by WEAU 13 News’ Bob Gallaher, and featured a dinner, a silent auction, and information on the district’s food insecurity and needs of…

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2018 Golden Apple Awards celebrate teachers and staff!

Second row, from left: Brad Sommer, Stacy Wisse, Keith Haugen in honor of his wife Katie, Kari Holloway, Holly Larson, Dave Reidt, Lars Long, Amy Daw, Beth Mule.Front row, from left: Heather Hernandez, Linda Brown, Deb Schretenthaler, Michelle Hrudka, Celena Smith-Reuter, Angie Nelson, Cathy Steidl, Melissa Greer, Amy CarlsonSather, Sarah Loback, Barb Redman. The Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation hosted its third annual Golden Apple Awards banquet on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Wild Ridge & Mill Run Golf Course. The ceremony was emceed and hosted…

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Memorial High School Class of 1967 makes generous gift!

(L-R: MHS '67 class member Randy Richards, MHS '67 class member Wendy Richards, ECPSF Executive Director Sarah French, MHS '67 class member Carl Holmquist) The Eau Claire Area School District has celebrated countless graduating classes over the years, each class generating its own treasured memories in the halls of their schools. Members of Memorial High School’s class of 1967 recently celebrated their 50th class reunion, tipping their hats to their cherished Old Abe memories. The class decided to make a splash with their reunion, so they…

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New scholarship opportunity for students who serve community!

The Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation is thrilled to announce another new scholarship available as of March 2018. The Joanne Marie Sommer Scholarship was established by a local family of North High School graduates in memory of their mother and wife, Joanne Marie. The $500 scholarship is available to graduating seniors from North High School who have given back to their community in some form of community service. Ashley Kohls, Library Media Specialist at Meadowview Elementary School and daughter of Joanne Marie Sommer, is excited to celebrate her mother in…

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New Band Scholarship Available!

The Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce a new scholarship available as of March, 2018. The Caravan Scholarship was established by two donors in celebration of the music programs at Memorial High School and throughout the Eau Claire Area School District. They pay tribute to the exceptional experience that their children, and countless others, have had with the music programs in Eau Claire. The $500 scholarship is available to graduating seniors from Memorial High School, who participated in band all four years of their studies, and who…

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2017 Annual Reports are in!

The Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation is pleased to share its beautiful new Annual Report. This report had previously been part of ECCF's Annual Report, but now ECPSF has its own publication. You can click the link below to learn about ECPSF's great work in supporting Eau Claire area students. https://issuu.com/eauclaire/docs/ecpsf_2017_annual_report_issuu

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Golden Apple is approaching: thank you, sponsors!

You’ve seen the segments on WEAU 13 News! We are looking forward to the annual Golden Apple Awards on Thursday, April 5, 2018, 5:30-8:00pm at Wild Ridge & Mill Run Golf Course. This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors! Thank you all for supporting our schools, the honorees, and our students! C&M Homebuilders and Real Estate: DeLong Middle School Charter Bank: Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School Indianhead Foodservice Distributor: Manz Elementary School Ken Vance Motors: Robbins Elementary School Kristo Orthodontic Specialists: Longfellow Elementary School…

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First Artist in Classroom a success!

Kris Gausman and Erin Phelps-Stark, a partnership in mixed media art, recently brought their talents and experience from all over the world into Flynn Elementary School’s art classroom. The pair worked with students in a variety of media, including paper making (shown above). The pair spent a week working with students and art teacher Chad Frase, offering them a hands-on experience. Kris and Erin, together with students, experimented with several…

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