Tag: Winneconne Area Community Foundation

Looking Towards the Future

Setting up students for future success includes teaching them relevant and in-demand skills to better prepare them for higher education and the 21st century. One approach that many schools have taken, including the Winneconne Community School District, is incorporating STEAM into their curriculum. STEAM is the educational approach of using science, technology, engineering, arts and […]

Winneconne Seniors Awarded Over $35,000 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation awarded $35,775 in scholarship to the following students from Winneconne High School. Caleb Boutin: $300 – Allenville Grange Schlp; $1,000 – Bill & Bernice DiVall Schlp; $500 – Emil & Doris Lenz   Schlp.;$300 – Edna Palecek Schlp. Jaid Perry: $250 – Big Bucks Bass, Cali Boucher for Juvenile Diabetes Schlp.; […]

OACF Awards Over $180,000 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 151 scholarships totaling $180,300 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $367,395 was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($68,870), Neenah […]

Outdoor Classroom Connects Students to Nature

Once the warmer weather returns, Winneconne middle school students will have the opportunity to learn in a non-traditional classroom – the outdoors. Thanks to funding from the Winneconne Area Education Fund, portable tables will be purchased to allow students to connect with the outdoors. Studies have shown that students who learn outdoors develop a sense […]

Foundation awards $182,200 in scholarships to high school graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 146 scholarships totaling $182,200 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $323,370 was awarded to 325 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($62,170), Neenah Joint […]

Students’ Mental Health a Top Priority in Winneconne

School district among six nonprofits to receive Foundation support WINNECONNE, Wis. – For the first time this spring, the Winneconne Community School District will implement wellness screening for ninth graders to help identify mental health issues and provide support for families. The district has partnered with the Samaritan Counseling Center to provide wellness screening, which […]

Foundation awards $156,900 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 147 scholarships totaling $156,900 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $260,670 was awarded to students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($41,170), Neenah Joint School […]

Winneconne Area Community Foundation awards nearly $21,000 in scholarships

Twenty-three students were awarded a total of $20,850 in scholarships from the Winneconne Area Community Foundation during a ceremony on May 17 at Winneconne high school. Scholarship recipients are chosen by volunteer members of the Foundation’s scholarship committee, as well as members of a high school scholarship committee. The award criteria include outstanding work in […]

Student’s mental health top priority in Winneconne

School district among six nonprofits to receive Foundation support WINNECONNE, Wis. – For the first time this spring, the Winneconne Community School District will implement wellness screening for ninth graders to help identify mental health issues and provide support for families. The district has partnered with the Samaritan Counseling Center to provide wellness screening, which […]