Annual Appreciation & Awards Ceremony and Performance
The annual Appreciation & Awards Reception and Performance was held on Saturday, November 30 at Apollo High School. This event is all about thanking some of the many in our community who have helped LEAF do what we do. Guests gathered to ahare company and stories, to introduce this years award winners, and finally to enjoy some excellent musical theatre - this year it was Spamalot . More
A Learning Renaissance - A Great Success
Learning Renaissance a Success!
The third annual Food, Wine & Art Experience supporting the LEAF Academic Fund was held on a beautiful Minnesota autum day, October 13, at the Cafe Renaissance, Guests enjoyed food and wine tasting featuring the flavors of France, Italy and the Mediterranean. Our live art and art experience auction, unique cork pull and generous contributrs raised mony for the academic fund, and especially for PAKRAT/One District – One Book, To Kill A Mocking Bird Performance , and the Robotics Team. Check out photos on our Facebook page.
LEAF Executive Director Bruce Hentges and President Barclay Carriar present District 742 Superintendent Willie Jett and Assistant Superintendent Diane Moeller with the symbolic check for money raised through the Fund-in-Need effort at the Learning Renaissance
LEAF Fall Funding Round Totals $39,251 in Grants to School Programs
Each year, LEAF awards supplemental funding to academic, activities, arts and athletic programming. Teachers, coaches and advisers submit grant applications for special projects twice during the academic year. Grants awarded this fall included funds for diverse projects including both elementary and secondary programs. Funds will help support athletic teams, academic teams, music, theater and victual arts activities. Full story
This is what we do!
Kicking Off 2013/14
LEAF hosted area business leaders and district high school seniors at the annual Fall Kick-off Luncheon on August 13. This event brings attention not only to the new school year, but to our now annual Adopt a Classroom Project.
This year’s Keynote speaker was St Cloud Fire Chief Bill Mund, an Apollo High School alum who reminded several hundred attendees of the importance of mentors’ influence on area students.
There are many ways that community members can have an impact through our district schools. Adopt a Classroom is one. More