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Mounds View Schools Education Foundation's
New Philanthropic Program - 
Investing in our schools, our kids, our future...
We are pleased to announce the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation's annual giving program.  This program was created to recognize donors who support the Foundation with an annual philanthropic gift.  Annual supporters are offered numerous benefits and most importantly impact the lives of Mounds View students throughout all the schools in our district.  Please consider making an investment in the MVSEF Annual Giving Program and help support programs that enhance classroom learning for all the students in the Mounds View Public Schools.



Rock the School House 2014


The 3rd Annual Rock the School House event will take place Saturday, November 15th at the beautiful Vadnais Heights Commons.  To be notified when tickets go on sale, please sign up for our mailing list.  There are multiple opportunities to support this event:  sponsorships, contributing items for our live and silent auctions, and volunteering, both leading up to and at the event.  Send us an email for more information.


Thank you for attending the 

2014 Partnering for Education Luncheon 

 More than 180 parents, business leaders and community members enjoyed a presentation by Robert H. Bruininks, President Emeritus of the University of Minnesota, last week at North Oaks Golf Club.  

Bruininks discussed how college readiness begins with early childhood education.  He cited the Mounds View district's innovative Early College programs as well as the statistic that 97% of district juniors take the ACT exam as examples of its commitment to preparing students for success after high school.

Superintendent Dan Hoverman provided an update on the district and how it is working to address not only the achievemnt gap, but paying closer attention to the aspiration, opportunity and expectation gaps as well.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

  Jim and Jill Ostlund



Our mission is simple: We support our schools

For 25 years, the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation has provided financial
grants for educational projects, contributing more than $1 million to our schools. We fund initiatives to enhance classroom learning and student success, reaching every school in the district.

With your help, we invest in educational excellence.

MVSEF is committed to supporting Mounds View Public Schools' continued distinction as one of the top districts in the United States. We believe there is no better investment than an outstanding public school system. Our grants are made possible through the generous, continuing support of people like you, who understand that strong minds create a strong community.

For the 2013-14 school year, MVSEF is proud to fund the following initiatives, focusing on college readiness, technology and science:

  • Expanded Opportunities for Visit and Study at Laurentian Environmental Center
  • K-12 Hand-held Technology in support of Hybrid/Flipped Instruction
  • Middle School Hand-held Technology in support of STEAM Initiative
  • ACT Choice Initiative
  • High School Physics Fairs

    Check out our grant program page for more information on these initiatives.
  • News and Events

    Country Financial
    Country Financial has been partnering with Mounds View Schools Education Foundation for the past three years to increase the financial literacy knowledge and skill set of high school students. This year, the Country Financial $3,500 grant provided students with a variety of hands-on experiences. Click here for more information.

    A New Face
    Ruth Kauls recently joined the the Board of Trustees upon completing her five year tenure with the Mounds View Basketball Association, during which she served as President. Ruth and her husband Scott, are long time residents of the district, and have four children.

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