Together with Papillion La Vista Community Schools, the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation works to recognize those staff members who go above and beyond through an annual awards ceremony. Nominate a deserving individual for a Greatness Award!

The Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation provides a cash prize for Greatness Awards winners in five categories:

  • Elementary Teacher/Specialist
  • Secondary Teacher/Specialist
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Classified Staff Member
  • Foundation/Kids Club Staff Member

Nominations for the 2017 Greatness Awards are due on Thursday, April 20. Learn more about the Greatness Awards and download a nomination form here! Nominations for Elementary Teacher/Specialist, Secondary Teacher/Specialist, Rookie of the Year, and Classified Staff Member can be mailed to 420 S. Washington Street, Papillion, NE 68046, or emailed to Nominations for Foundation/Kids Club Staff Member can be mailed to 242 W. Grant St, Papillion, NE 68046, or emailed to

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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