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Battle of the Bands Sign-up

Compete to win $1000 in prizes as IPEF celebrates their 30th Anniversary with a special Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 25, 2018. The event will feature 30 food trucks, a Battle of the Bands and family activities. Bands must submit an application and demo to be considered. Eight bands will be selected to

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Register for Kids Marathon

Registration is available for the Naperville Kids Marathon. This fitness program offers a unique chance to encourage students to make healthy choices, learn about goal setting and see how much fun running can be. Students commit to running 25 miles (one mile at a time) between May 1 and October 19 and track their miles. On October

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A+ Awarded at Peterson

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 recently honored second-grade teacher Amanda Yee with the A+ Award. You can watch the A+ Award team’s surprise visit to recognize Yee for “Making a Difference” at A+ Award video. In nominating Yee, parent Denis Mascari said every child deserves a champion who understands them and insists

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WV Grant provides Solar Power

The sun is powering cell phones and Chromebooks of students at Waubonsie Valley High School. Four outlets in a seating area outside the school cafeteria are connected to solar panels on the roof of the Aurora school, allowing students to charge their devices via sunshine. The idea to tap into the renewable energy source started

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Marketing Class in the News

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation is proud to have provided funded for the fourth straight year to make the following program possible. ‘Wine and dine on Route 59’ takes top prize in Naperville-Aurora marketing contest. 2/13/2018 By Jane Donahue Naperville Sun A plan to “shop, wine and dine on Route 59” proved to be a

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Gombert teacher earns A+

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 honored second-grade teacher Mariah Reed as an A+ Award recipient. You can watch the A+ Award team’s surprise visit to recognize Mariah for “Making a Difference” at A+ Award video. Parent Christina Garcia submitted a nomination sharing she wanted Reed to know what a profound impact she

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Bid on Graduation Skyboxes

Guaranteed great seats at this year’s high school graduation ceremonies are now up for bid in an auction benefiting the Indian Prairie Educational Foundation. Two skyboxes are available for each high school graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 27, 2018, at NIU Convocation Center. Winners receive 10 graduation tickets and access to a private suite one

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A+ Winner at Cowlishaw

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 honored Cowlishaw Elementary second-grade teacher Cathie Prochaska with the January A+ Award. You can watch the A+ Award team’s surprise visit to recognize Cathie for “Making a Difference” at A+ Award. Parent Amanda Wittenborn said she knew it was going to be a good year for her

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Double your Donation

Corporate match programs are a great way to make your donation to the IPEF go even further. Check our Double the Donation link or ask your employer about donation or volunteer programs available through your company.

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