Winneconne students are able to combine exercise, outdoor recreation, and literacy through a story hike trail thanks to a grant from the Winneconne Area Education Fund. The recreation trail, located at the Norbert Rich School Forest, is a designated hiking trail that has 18 permanent structures along the course of the trail, each featuring pages […]
Schools play a critical role in getting kids the help they need. Many have hired mental health professionals to provide counseling during the school day, launched programs to reduce the stigma attached to mental health conditions, and introduced mental wellness screening. The School District of Omro has done all of this and gone one step further by providing education and self-care supports for teachers.
Submitted by Ripon Public Library Ripon Noon Kiwanis President, Gary Scholtens, presents Youth Services Librarian, Linda DeCramer, with funds for the new Large Print Wonderbook collection! Announcing Large Print Wonderbooks Ripon Public Library is excited to announce the addition of Large Print chapter books for youth in the Wonderbook format – a book that offers […]
During the fall of 2022, the Winneconne Area Community Foundation (WACF) Board approved a matching grant to support the 2022 and 2023 Winneconne Masonic Lodge Food and Fund Drive to benefit the Winneconne Area Assistance Center (WAAC). The first $1,000 in cash donations in 2022 was matched by a grant from the Winneconne Basic Needs Fund, which […]
The Neenah Joint School District has awarded a total of $57,800 in scholarships to 52 Neenah High School seniors. These scholarships are supported by funds held within the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Recipients, who were honored during a ceremony on May 17, were chosen by a volunteer committee of the school district. The following award […]
The Ripon Education Foundation (REF) has awarded a total of $43,000 in scholarships to 27 Ripon High School graduates. Photo by Ric Damn A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Ripon High School Ariana Arnetveit: $500 — Ripon Education Foundation Lottery Scholarship, […]
The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $44,800 in scholarships to 38 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships on May 10 during the presentation ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Dana Berger: $500 – Judith Gruszynske […]
The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $55,100 in scholarships to 30 Omro High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Kalei Allison: $750 — Maurice J. Schoenbechler Scholarship Zulema Belnap: $2,500 – Peggy Wagner […]
On March 13, 2023, nearly 200 people joined in celebration of our local educators, volunteers and administrators at the annual Celebrate Education event. Held at the Oshkosh Convention Center, the event awarded more than $65,000 in grants to exceptional educators for innovative programs and projects in the classroom, on the field, and after school. Awards […]
To illustrate the power of education and the incredible impact one teacher can have, Dr. Peter Muehrer established the Oshkosh North High School Class of 1978 Gladys Veidemanis Scholarship Fund and invited his fellow 1978 Oshkosh North classmates to join him in helping the fund grow.