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Havre Public Schools Education Foundation Board of Directors was pleased to present a $500 check to Chad Edgar, Superintendent of Beaver Creek Park.  The money was a portion of the funds raised last fall from the Blue Pony Bingo fundraiser.  After consulting with Chad several times about the best use of these funds, the Foundation voted to donate it to the Park with the intention of it being used for a project to prevent future fires. 

Blue Pony Bingo was first sponsored by HPSEF in 2016 to help raise money for the HHS Marching Band traveling to Washington D.C.  The 2017 Bingo was held to raise money for scholarship and small grant requests, with Jody Toner winning $1000. Due to the devastation of the fires at that time, the Board felt it was appropriate to donate a portion of their profit to the Park. 

No plans have been made for a third Blue Pony Bingo fundraiser, but the Board is open to requests.  We appreciate the overwhelming support of our community in furthering the causes of HPSEF.

This page is a means of remembering fellow classmates, teachers, friends and loved ones while providing financial support for Havre schools, students and teachers through scholarships or grants. All classes, individuals, families or groups are welcome to use this link to remember those who are "gone but not forgotten."

Your donation “in memory of” or “in honor of” can be designated for:

  • An existing Scholarship awarded by the Board of Directors.
  • Small Grants that are awarded as requested (approval and amount at the discretion of the Board of Directors).
  • HPSEF general fund (the contributor and memorial will be acknowledged in the quarterly newsletter and on the website).
  • A new, one-time or annual scholarship

When making a donation, please send your check to HPSEF, PO Box 7791, Havre, MT 59501. Donors can be an individual, or group such as a graduated class, club, organization or family.

Thank you to the HHS CLASS OF 1970 for originating this program.

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The HHS Class of 1970 has made a donation 

“ In Memory Of ” their 37 classmates that are gone but not forgotten : 

Liz Allemeier * Cathy Anderson * Jill Beckman * Eleanor Bergler * Terry Ceynar * Larry Connor * Alvin Deppmeier * Gary Dion * Phillip Dolph * Don Faber * Rick Frey * Tom Graham * Glenn Hamaoka * Keith Hatvick * Tom ’Joe’ Helmbrecht * Nancy Hinkle * Blane Hoyt * Roland Lauppple * Craig Lamey * Larry Leamer * Bob Matter * Betty McDonald * Rick Mariani * Dave Peterson * Bonnie Rosman * Rick Rubie * Elaine Salois * Gay Sather * Larry Scharfe * Michail Sohm * Paula Stewart-Vaughn * Chris Wiewick-Barker * Mike Zorko * Tom Leonard * Jeanne Shaw * Jim Brandon * Sue Kaercher.

A total of $1,300.00 has been contributed by:
Micky Williams, 
Connie Berdass, Wayne Hewitt, Kim Sather, Joyce Kaylor, Mark Zygmond, Carla Pfeifle, Danny Oberg, Allan Ost, Teresa Miller, Gary Kampf, Tom & Jeannie Hertsgaard, Matt Ellison, Colleen Casey, Mark Kuhr, Cheryl Hamblock and Susan Knapp.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

The Havre High School and Havre Central High School Class of 1967 will hold their 50th Reunion on September 1-3, 2017. Many of the activities will be held in the Guest House of the Town House Inn. We will provide  beer in kegs, water and coffee. You are welcome to bring any other beverage of your choice. There will not be a cash bar.
A "Fun Golf" tournament is planned for Saturday, at Beaver Creek Golf Course. The cost of the tournament is not included in the registration fee.

The Town House Inn is offering a Class of 1967 block of rooms at a special rate. Reservations must be made by July 24, call (406) 265-6711 or 1-(800) 442-4667 for more information. We are hoping to assemble a current contact list we are asking everyone to complete the form below. The cost for the reunion is $25 per person which will be paid on site. Additional information about the reunion activities will be provided in the future.

RSVP for this Reunion now!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT

The HPSEF Board of Directors would like to thank the following contributors for their support in 2018.

The Foundation receives donations in a variety of ways: participation in our on-going annual fundraisers, such as the Spirit Clubs and Blue Pony License Plate fundraisers. Memorials are sent to us as a tribute to a lost loved one or friend. Generous donors continue to fund scholarships they have established that are offered through the HPSER Scholarship Program.

We would not exist and be able to serve our purpose without the support of these wonderful donors.

Thank you very much!!

Doug & Holly Baird
Eunice DeRosa Memorials
   Alvin & Deanna Bitz
   Pam Buerkle
   Gregg & Ruth Carlson
   Jon & Julee Christian
   Debbie Joy
   Gus & Carolyn Korb
   Mike & Norma Mariani
   Steve & Julie Mariani
   Karen Vosen
Elliott Family
Hal Gilmore Estate
Havre High School Friends of Music
HHS Class of 1968
   Jim Almas
   Darlene Lockert
   David Vaughn
HHS Class of 1970
   Connie Berdass
   Darlene (Christopherson) Bren
   Dick Bretzke
   Colleen Casey
   Darla (Smith) Cherry
   Leslie (Fisk) Clark
   Matt Ellison
   Darlene (Haugen) Fossum
   Cheryl (Ashmore) Hamblock
   Wayne Hewitt
   Susan (Draeger) Knapp
   Jill & Don Leo
   Tom & Jeanne (Decker) Hertsgaard
   Mary (Stoner) Judd
   Debra & Allan Marden
   Jan (Manaras) Mundy
   Allan Ost
   Al Paronto
   Kim Sather
   Pam Stark


The Great Northern Fair HPSEF Booth

The Directors sponsored a booth at the 2018 Great Northern fair in July. We hope everyone stopped by and took a look at our tidbits of information and signed up for the 2 ‘Summer  Baskets’ we were giving away in a free drawing.

The winners – Amy Daniel won the BBQ Basket and Tammy Boles won the S’mores Basket. Congratulations! 

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2017 Great Northern Fair

HPSEF had a booth at the 2017 Great Northern Fair, there were photos and facts about the Foundation. There was also a drawing to give away a Blue Pony Corn Hole Game. Jack Maloughney, president of the Board of Directors presented Earlene Dewinter, winner of the drawing, with her new game the week following the fair. We hope Earlene and her family enjoy their new game. Thank you to the volunteers that provided the game for the Foundation. Built by Bruce Finneman, painted by Kari Maloughney and the blue pony design was done by Mickey Haney, Julie Monson made the bean bags that are crucial to playing the game. The directors of the Foundation greatly appreciate the support of the community.

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HAVRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION PRESENTATION TO GOLF TEAM

During half time of the Blue Ponies season opener basketball game, HPSEF Board of Directors member and Treasure, Julie Monson presented HHS Athletic Director, Dennis Murphy, with a check for $620.00 for the Golf Team. The funds are to cover the cost of Divisional and State tournament fees. The money presented is made possible by the Bob Rangvold Memorial Funds entrusted to the Foundation specifically for the Golf Team. The purpose of the Foundation is to raise money and then award to students and educators in the form of Small Grants, Scholarships and in this case keep funds and disburse as per the request of the donor.

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SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE

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The HPSEF introduced the Blue Pony license plate about a year ago. We have been pleased with the response, in the first year there have been about 90 plates purchased. We hope the trend continues and we see blue pony license plates everywhere. The license plate sponsorship allows the HPSEF the ability to increase it’s financial support of educational needs in the district through scholarships and small grants. A $20. purchase and annual renewal fee at the time of registration will help the Foundation achieve these goals. The license plate is available throughout the state of Montana. Alumni and fans of the Blue Ponies not living in Havre may also express their support and pride. Contributing to the foundation through the license plate fundraiser is an investment in our young people. The HPSEF is committed to enhancing education in Havre and Hill County. It is in the best interest of the community that members join together to look for ways to guarantee provisions for the educational needs of our students.

FESTIVAL DAYS PARADE

We had a blast this year with our milk truck entry. We handed out chocolate milk cartons to kids and even got to chat with Miss Montana, a former Blue Pony, Lauren Scofield.

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HPSEF AWARDS GRANT TO HAVRE MIDDLE SCHOOL

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The Havre Public Schools Education Foundation was sent a Grant Request from Janet Ingram, Havre Middle School Communication Arts Department, this past spring. The Foundation was pleased to be able to award the Grant Request. A description of the purpose of the request is best said by Janet herself.

"Mrs. Ingram, when do we get to go get our books?" This question echoed in my ears Wednesday during school. I was probably as excited or more so to answer! Through a grant from the Havre Education Foundation, on June 2, 2016, Havre Middle School was able to provide 3 books for every student enrolled in the building. A summer reading initiative trialed this year was off to a good start! 

The idea came up this winter when I received an email from a reading company based in Georgia. The email contained data showing how summer reading programs improve student performance during the school year, hoping to stem some of the 'brain drain' that occurs every year over the summer. After talking to administration and faculty, we decided to go for it and contacted the Foundation for grant approval.

Upon receiving news that our grant was approved, I sent in our order. The books arrived  on a packing crate. It was the biggest pile of books I'd ever seen. Looking at those stacks of boxes was sweet! Even sweeter was imagining the students who got to read them over the summer.

The program allows for student choice, which is a major factor in its success. Students were able to choose 2 from about 50 fiction books and 1 from over 70 nonfiction titles. Along with the books each student received a journal that he or she can fill out to keep track of plots and characters if desired. Next school year we will collect those journals to keep note of who participated and to be able to reward them with a pizza party.

Thanks to HPSEF for making such a positive impact on our community and, hopefully, someday beyond."unquote 

The Foundation Directors are anxious to hear from Janet this fall, she will let us know how she feels the program went and how the students enjoyed their books. Grants such as this are just one purpose of the Foundation, a non-profit organization formed to encourage and support excellence in education by raising, accumulating and disbursing funds to enhance and support educational opportunities for the students of Havre public schools.

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Havre, MT 59501

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Havre, MT 59501

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