$61,150 Awarded to Educators in Papillion La Vista Community Schools

10/27/2016 9:14 AM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

In the second round of grants for the year, Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation board voted to fund $61,150 in grants for Papillion La Vista Community Schools educators. These grants encourage educators with additional funding beyond their classroom or department budgets to provide outstanding opportunities for students that would otherwise not be possible.

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Ann Lage - 2016 Hall of Fame Legendary Educator

9/9/2016 9:17 AM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

It wasn't Ann Lage's nearly 40 years of teaching in the district that earned her the 2016 Hall of Fame Legendary Educator Award. It was her dedication to the profession, her challenging classes, and the respect she gave and received from her students.

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Kathy Kollars - 2016 Hall of Fame Legendary Educator

9/7/2016 2:40 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Kathy Kollar's psychology classes inspired students to pursue careers in the area - and even to keep class projects decades after graduation. Her impact on students and fellow Monarch staff led to her 2016 Hall of Fame Legendary Educator award.

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Foundation Awards Spring Grants

3/15/2016 2:02 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

The Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation awards grants to teachers twice each year. Spring grant recipients were recently surprised in their classrooms with cookies and balloons.

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6th Graders in the Great Outdoors

11/20/2015 9:07 AM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Outdoor Education offers all 6th grade students in the district a unique overnight camping experience at the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Camp. Hear what students had to say about their experience this year.

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Foundation Awards Fall Teacher Grants

10/29/2015 2:02 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Each year, the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation awards $100,000 in grants to teachers. The fall grant cycle recipients were recently presented their awards.

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2015 Hall of Fame - Lynn Weaver

8/13/2015 9:49 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

The Legendary Educator Hall of Fame recognizes the district's legendary teachers, coaches, and/or staff members who have had a positive impact on the lives of those they encountered. It is our honor to recognize Lynn Weaver, longtime coach of the Papillion-La Vista swimming and diving programs.

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2015 Hall of Fame - Dr. Mellanee Kvasnicka

8/13/2015 9:46 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

The Legendary Educator Hall of Fame recognizes the district's legendary teachers, coaches, and/or staff members who have had a positive impact on the lives of those they encountered. It is our honor to recognize Dr. Mellanee Kvasnicka, Papillion-La Vista South English teacher.

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Foundation Awards Grants

3/9/2015 3:21 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation voted to fund $48,220.80 in grants for educators in the Papillion-La Vista School District. The teacher-initiated grants provide a variety of opportunities for students in the Papillion-La Vista School District that would otherwise not be possible.

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