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Jun 19
2012

Education Foundation appears at Get Moving Middleton

MCPASD Education Foundation board member Shawna Bertalot addressed members of the Middleton Chamber of Commerce at its monthly Get Moving Middleton morning breakfast on Thursday, June 14 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Bertalot told chamber members about the foundation’s mission, programs and financial goals. Her six-slide presentation also focused on the positive benefits of partnerships […]

Jun 11
2012

Why is this foundation vital?

The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District is an award-winning school district.  So why do we need a Foundation? It’s simple, really — so we can make our great schools even better. Cuts in funding have made it more difficult to maintain and expand programs, let alone add new ones. New, innovative ideas need another source […]

Jun 11
2012

Launch!

The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District is in the initial stages of launching an education foundation, with the goal of developing additional financial resources to support the educational mission of the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District. With the formation of its foundation, MCPASD will join more than 5,000 other public schools and school districts nationwide […]

May 31
2012

More great news for Education Foundation

The MCPASD Education Foundation has received two significant pledges in the past two months. On Tuesday, the Education Foundation learned the Madison Gas and Electric Company Foundation has pledged $10,000 over the next two years to its endowment fund. MGE contributed $5,000 to the endowment this year, and will contribute $5,000 more in May 2013, […]

Apr 30
2012

Sauk Trail PTA donates to Education Foundation

Recognizing the value of seeding an endowment fund for future learning enrichment, Sauk Trail’s PTA  became the first district parents organization to make a donation to the MCPASD Education Foundation. “This year we’ve donated money for playground equipment to build strong bodies, now we’re giving funding to provide strong minds,” said Carmen Bauer, Sauk Trail […]

Mar 27
2012

Warholic wins Education Foundation logo contest

Jason Warholic was named the winner of the MCPASD Education Foundation Logo Contest. Warholic will receive a check for $500 for his winning entry. His design will be used as the foundation’s logo on brochures and letterhead and in any branding the organization does, Education Foundation Specialist Perry Hibner said. A crowd of nearly 30, […]

Jan 11
2012

Education Foundation receives two gifts

The MCPASD Education Foundation recently received two financial gifts. The Norweb Foundation provided a $250 check to the foundation in December. The gift was solicited by Elizabeth Norweb Greer. Her husband, Jim, is a Board of Education member in Area I who was elected to the Board in 2010. Greer presented an oversized version of […]

Nov 23
2011

MSCASD Foundation receives Madison Community Grant

NOV. 23, 2011: The Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Education Foundation was awarded a Community Impact Challenge Grant from the Madison Community Foundation on Friday, Oct. 18. The grant is a 2-for-1 match. The school district has until Dec. 31, 2012 to raise $70,000. If it does, the Madison Community Foundation will provide a $35,000 grant […]