Better Education, Better Kids

Register for the 2023 Run for #1

The 2023 Run for #1 will be held on September 16th at Lion’s Park. Click HERE to register.

Click here for information on being a sponsor.

2023 Spring Grant Applications Open December 1, 2022

Grant applications to be awarded in early 2023 will be accepted from December 1, 2022 through January 15, 2023.

Grants will also be accepted from December 1, 2022 through January 15, 2023.

Fall applications will be judged in early October and then submitted to the Board for final approval. Applicants will be notified by 10/15/2022.

2022 Run for #1 a Success

Despite slightly lower than normal participation, this year’s Run was a success. We raised over $30,000 for grants. Our success was made possible by those that support the Foundation through payroll dedication and our generous sponsors.

The Foundation Board thanks the winners of the 2022 Participation Awards for their dedication to making the Run for #1 a success.

Most Money Raised

Dildine Elementary
Mike Wortman, Principal – Shelly Davis, Team Captain

McCormick Junior High
Tina Troudt, Principal – Katie Wheeler, Team Captain

Central High School
Karen Delbridge, Principal – Jen Krause, Team Captain

Highest Student Participation Rate

Deming/Miller Elementary
Tina Hunter, Principal – Reana Pacheco, Team Captain

McCormick Junior High
Tina Troudt, Principal – Katie Wheeler, Team Captain

Triumph High School
Troy Lake, Principal – Aunna Burke, Team Captain

Grants Page Updated

The Grants Page has been updated for the 2022-2023 school year. You can download the new applications and find out about our two special opportunity grants. One is for science teachers and the other is for history/geography teachers. See the Grants Page for details.

Special Funding Initiative Announced

At the October 19th meeting the LCSD1 Board of Trustees, Foundation President, Jim Yates, announced a $30,000 special funding initiative. The Foundation Board is working with District senior leadership to determine how to best use the funds to support our students.

2020 Grant Recipients Announced

he recipients of the Excellence in Education and Student Enrichment grants for the 2020-2021 school year were announced at the October 19th meeting the LCSD1 Board of Trustees. Click here for a list.

2020 Virtual Run for #1 a Success

Thank you to all participants in this year’s virtual run. Despite having lower than normal registrations, it was a successful event. The winners of the school participation awards are: Dildine Elementary, Johnson Junior High, and Central High and for Student Participation: Dildine Elementary, Johnson Junior High, and Triumph High. The schools will receive $500 for each of these achievements.