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PAKRAT/PAKCAT Starts summer bus schedule

Come and Pick Up a Free Book!

We’re bringing the PAKRAT Roll and Read Book Bus back to you this summer in a different way.  This year, we want to give you a new book to keep!
What: The PAKRAT Roll and Read book bus will be coming to a neighborhood near you! Please come and select a free book! We will also have a math bag with activities for you!

The bus schedule begins on July 20, 2020.  Click here to download the summer schedule.

LEAF Loses a Great Friend – George Torrey

George Torrey, a well-known philanthropist, passed away on June 10 at the age of 87George Torrey, a well-known philanthropist who supported many worthy causes in the St. Cloud area passed away on June 10, 2020 at the age of 87.   George and his wife Shirley were early and very generous supporters of LEAF.  George served on the LEAF board during the 1990’s.  In 2002 the school board cut the middle school activities program and LEAF took on the challenge of fundraising to pay for that program for a year. 

United Way supports LEAF’s PAKRAT Program

On May 28, Sara Martini and Bruce Hentges stopped by the United Way office to pick up nearly 1,500 books donated to PAKRAT by the United Way.  The books were left over from the United Way’s Imagination Library effort and will be distributed to District 742 students through the summertime Roll & Read PAKRAT Bus.

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, 2020!

Teachers change the lives of our children and have a positive impact on the future.  If you haven’t already, please say “thank you” to our teachers.  If you have, say it again.  During these difficult times teachers have been given even more challenges.  Support them in any way you can.

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