Feb 22

Annual Appeal Raises Nearly $30,000

The MCPASD Education Foundation raised more than $28,000 in its 2017 annual appeal campaign, board president Courtney Ward-Reichard announced recently. The amount is the most the Foundation has raised in the five years it has held an annual appeal. The previous record was a little more than $14,500, which was raised in 2016. The appeal […]

Feb 01

Foundation to sponsor keynote speaker at Human Rights Week

The Education Foundation will sponsor Amanda Schmitt’s presentation at the ninth annual Human Rights Week at Middleton High School in February. HRW takes place Feb. 12-16. More than 25 people are expected to present. Most presentations run 35 minutes. There are typically two presentations per block. Presentations will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and […]

Jan 19

2018 Grant Application Released!

The MCPASD Education Foundation has released its 2018 grant application — download it here.  Applications and recommendations must be received by April 2, 2018 to be considered in the Foundation’s 2018 grant cycle.  Grant recipients will be announced in late April. Each year, the Foundation reviews the goals of the District and establishes grant goals that […]

Nov 16

Tree Lot Success!

The tree lot to benefit the MCPASD Education Foundation and Middleton High School DECA program was a great success, with hundreds of trees sold.  This was the third year the lot was operated in the MHS parking lot. John Docter, the owner of Docter Evergreens, approached the District in 2015 about a tree lot and has […]

Nov 04

Foundation gives update at Get Moving Middleton

The Education Foundation was the monthly sponsor at the Middleton Chamber of Commerce’s Get Moving Middleton morning meeting on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Former executive director and current board member Perry Hibner gave a 5-minute presentation. Also in attendance were current board members Tom Kobinsky, George Mavroulis and Steph Mueller, along […]

Oct 18

Foundation’s Annual Appeal Underway

The Education Foundation’s 2017 annual appeal has begun and more than 625 letters were sent earlier this month to individuals, families and businesses that have previously donated to the Foundation. The Foundation has held an annual appeal for the past four years. The Foundation’s fundraising committee has set a goal to raise $20,000 and have […]

Oct 18

Bricks to Build a Strong Foundation Campaign Returns!

The MCPASD Education Foundation will once again hold its popular Bricks to Build a Strong Foundation campaign. New bricks will be added to existing walkways near the front entrances at Glacier Creek and Kromrey that already contain more than 300 engraved bricks that fill more than 550 spaces purchased by individuals, families, businesses and area […]

Jul 10

Foundation Presents Update to Board of Education

Executive director Perry Hibner, along with Education Foundation board members Zach Galin and Tom Kobinsky, updated the Board of Education at its regular meeting on Monday, June 26 on the work of the non-profit organization. Hibner noted the 15-member, all-volunteer board has now raised close to $250,000 for its general endowment fund with Madison Community […]

May 20

Foundation Awards Scholarships

Seniors Jessica Wang and Andrea Aranda Sanchez, were awarded 2017 Education Foundation scholarships during the annual Scholarship Night at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, May 17. Foundation executive director Perry Hibner presented Wang with a $500 scholarship renewable for up to four years. Previous winners of the scholarship are Rebecca Turk (2016) and Dana […]

May 01

Foundation Awards Inspiration Grants

The MCPASD Education Foundation awarded 12 grants worth more than $11,000 as part of its bus tour on Wednesday, April 26. In addition, earlier this year the Foundation provided $10,000 to fund supplies and materials for MakerSpace areas in all district schools, including six elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. The $21,000-plus that was distributed […]