Leaf 742
  • 2023 LEAF Night of the Stars

    2023 LEAF Night of the Stars

    Friday, February 10th & Saturday, February 11th at 7:00 p.m.
    Tech High School Auditorium

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    With your help LEAF makes a difference for the students in District 742! Since 1996, LEAF has granted over $1.5 million to support programs in District 742!

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    LEAF is fortunate to have the support of many
    St. Cloud area businesses and organizations who provide generous support for LEAF programs and events.

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    Throughout the year, LEAF celebrates students and raises money to support educational programming with a variety of events.

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The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation (LEAF) was founded in 1993 as a fully independent, non-profit organization for the purpose of promoting and enhancing school-based, extra-curricular activities and educational opportunities in District 742 Public Schools. LEAF’s endowment fund provides supplemental funding for academics, activities, arts and athletics in our St. Cloud Area School District 742 public schools.


    through academics, activities, arts and athletics.

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Recent Posts

  • LEAF Announces Award Recipient on WJON

    The LEAF 742 Distinguished Alumni Award is a new award and the first winner is Mark Bragelman, the President of Liberty Savings Bank in St. Cloud. The award will be presented Saturday night (02/11/2023) during intermission for the Night of …Read More »
  • WJON features the 2023 Night of the Stars

    LEAF’s Night of the Stars is back after a 2-year absence this Friday and Saturday at Tech High School with shows at 7 p.m. each night (Feb. 10th & 11th, 2023) .  Directors Denny Smith and Victoria Hedtke, emcee Gary …Read More »
  • Announces First “LEAF 742 Distinguished Alumni Award”

    LEAF’s first award goes to Mark Bragelman. Mark is an Apollo High School and St. Cloud State University graduate.It is the intention of LEAF to recognize outstanding District 742 alumni who have made the St. Cloud area their home and …Read More »
  • LEAF Announces a Total of $163,452 in Fall 2022 Grants

    The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation board of directors announces the awarding of the following grants during the first few months of the 22-23 school year:Read More »
  • Chinese Immersion/Adopt-A-Classroom

    Several parents of Chinese Immersion students collected funds to support the Chinese Immersion teachers by adopting their classrooms. When they brought the funds to the LEAF office they presented us with the “Chinese Knot” as explained below. Due to the …Read More »


LEAF is a citizens’ organization whose purpose is to secure and channel private funds to support and enhance the educational process.

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LEAF has established a proven track record of raising funds and getting them to the students who really need them.

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Photo Contest

LEAF is sponsoring an ongoing photo contest to highlight the positive things happening each day in our District 742 schools.

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