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Tools for Schools awards first $1,000 recipient

It's a new era for the Tools for Schools award. October's recipient becomes the first to earn $1,000 from SSE

First Tools for Schools Award of 2019-2020 goes to…

A new school year brings the return of the Tools for Schools award. We start in West Salem, where the

Getting SMART with Tools for Schools

We're graduating from this year's Tools for Schools award recognizing a “SMART” project for a La Crosse classroom.

Growing tall with Tools for Schools

Healthy eating will soon be in season at St. Stanislaus Elementary School in Winona thanks to our Tools for Schools

Tools for Schools pays-off for hands-on lessons in Houston

A kindergarten class at Houston Elementary School expands their hands-on learning thanks to the Tools for Schools award.

Drone project takes flight with Tools for Schools

Seneca students will get a new outlook on the world around them thanks to the Tools for Schools award.

West Salem Elementary “rocks” and “rolls” Tools for Schools award

That's because West Salem second grade teacher Anne Skaar will use the $750 dollars from SSE Music, Brenengen Auto and

Using “Tools for Schools” to build a LEGO wall

Sparta, WI (WXOW) - The “Toy of the 20th Century” will become a valuable part of a 21st century classroom

Tools for Schools awards VR venture

Onalaska, WI (WXOW) It's Christmas come a little early for a forward thinking classroom at St. Paul's Lutheran School in

Making tools with Tools for Schools award

Technology students at Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School will get something of a competitive advantage thanks in part to the Tools for

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Sparta factory closing; 83 losing jobs

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