Gala 2017 celebrated educators, alumni, and our outstanding school and community partnership. Take a look at photos from the evening and download your own! Thank you to Nicole Raphael for our Gala 2017 photos.

2017 Hall of Fame  (l-r) Dr. Dan Flanagan, Capt. Mark Dreiling,  Midlands Community Foundation Executive Director Tonee Gay, Leanne Hill Carlson, Janey Sommers,  Kay Arens,  Staci Cook Gowan, Jan Cook, and Darin Cook, family of Harlan Cook, and Mike Burkhart.

KETV Channel 7 anchor and former Monarch Rob McCartney hosted our evening.

A Papillion La Vista South Titan Jazz Ensemble provided entertainment during the auction.

Papillion La Vista High School Free Spirit show choir, under the direction of Mr. Tyler Buglewicz,  performed  part of their competition show.

Superintendent Dr. Andy Rikli and Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation Executive Director John Erickson reflect on the past year and share a vision for the future.

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Thanksgiving Hours 2017

Kids Club out-of-school day sites will be open November 22, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM for pre-registered families. All sites and the Foundation office will be closed November 23-24 as we enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Fall 2017 Teacher Grants

Awarding grants to teachers is one of our favorite activities at the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation! Here are a few photos as we begin to present our Fall 2017 Teacher Grants.

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Midlands Community Foundation Supports STEM Programming

The Midlands Community Foundation recently awarded the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation a grant to support middle school STEM programming.

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