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LEAF raffle event sees another record profit during 25th anniversary year

The Laingsburg Educational Advancement Foundation netted more than $16,500 as it kicked off the celebration of its 25th anniversary during its eighth-annual Reverse Raffle fundraiser held recently at Eagle Eye Golf Club, its largest profit ever by more than $5,000. The event – which was a sell-out for the second time with only 160 raffle tickets available – raises money for grants for Laingsburg Community Schools teachers, student groups and staff. 

This year's $3,000 grand-prize winner was Matthew Perry of Laingsburg. Tess Clarkson, also of Laingsburg, received $500 as the second-to-last name drawn.  Read More

LEAF President April Rowley presents grand-prize winner Matthew Perry his ceremonial check.


Laingsburg School Board accepts $22,400 from LEAF President Carrie Rathbun.

Laingsburg Community Schools to receive nearly $50,000 in grant monies from community

Funds help support innovative programs that help attract school-of-choice students from 11 other districts

The Laingsburg Community Schools Board will receive about $49,440 in grants at its meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2014 at the Laingsburg High School Multipurpose Room. The funds are being presented by the Laingsburg Educational Advancement Foundation (LEAF), Laingsburg Sports Boosters and Laingsburg Lions Club.  Read More


Laingsburg Lions Club members Julia Janssen, Mike Kacsor and Mike Danek presented the board with $9,600 in funds for a new high school robotics curriculum and new K-5 science kits, which are being funded in partnership with LEAF.

(L to R) Tom Turek, Laingsburg Schools Board President Maggie Sayles, Beth Eggleston, Sports Boosters Treasurer Sue Baylis, Monica Butler and Craig Baylis stand together as the Laingsburg Sports Boosters' check for $17,440 is shared with the district.


Pictured are a few of the items LEAF has funded over the past year.

Laingsburg students and teachers to benefit from new grants

It’s that time of year again when students and teachers at Laingsburg Community Schools see a big boost in the “fun factor” of their teaching and learning, thanks to $20,000 in new monies recently granted. This is the largest amount of grants awards LEAF has made since its inception 20 years ago.  Read More