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WV teacher surprised with A+

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 honored English teacher Kim Haake as the final A+ Award recipient for the 2017-18 school year. You can watch the A+ Award team’s surprise visit to recognize Haake for “Making a Difference” at A+ Award video. Waubonsie Valley High School Senior Carolyn Oh nominated Haake, describing her

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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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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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Clow Music Teacher gets A+

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 honored Clow Elementary School music teacher Ryan Henry with the A+ Award. You can watch the A+ Award team’s surprise visit to recognize Henry for “Making a Difference” at A+ Award video. Parent Oralia Anderson called Henry a “phenomenal force” in her daughter’s daily life at school. 

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A+ Award Winner at Metea

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 honored Jennifer Rowe, a Dean at Metea Valley High School, as the November A+ Award recipient. Four different individuals submitted nominations for Rowe.  Each sang praises of her encouraging attitude and long list of activities she has made possible at Metea Valley.  “She organizes cultural celebrations, does

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