Every month, we provide an area classroom with a $750 grant to help students. If you know of a deserving teacher or class in need, please fill out the form below.  

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

Creating a bilingual library with Tools for Schools

Sparta Meadowview Middle School teacher Kelly Remus is this months recipient of the $750 grant.

Coon Valley Elementary is the new winner of Tools for Schools

Students at Coon Valley Elementary School are finishing the building of a School Community Garden, and thanks to the Tools for

Chileda Institute students benefit from Tools for Schools grant

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – Wellness education for students at Chileda Institute in La Crosse is the focus of a grant

Holmen Middle School orchestra receives Tools For Schools award

Holmen, WI (WXOW) – Music classes at Holmen Middle School and High School will be getting some much needed upgrades thanks

Sand Lake Elementary students benefit from Tools for Schools award

Holmen, WI (WXOW) – Fourth and Fifth grade students at Sand Lake Elementary School in Holmen are getting some cutting edge

C-FC teacher using Tools For Schools award for kinesthetic learning

Fountain City, WI (WXOW) – Malissa Freeman plans to use the $750 she was awarded through the Tools For Schools program

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