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.  

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

Tools For Schools Heads to Emerson Elementary

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – Students at Emerson Elementary School will be getting resources to encourage social and emotional development thanks

West Salem is this month’s Tools for Schools award recipient

West Salem, WI (WXOW) – Students at West Salem Middle School will be getting new band music thanks to the Tools

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