About Us

We are building classrooms of tomorrow

our goal: to provide extraordinary education for our children

• S.M.A.R.T. Rooms for K-3rd grade

• Promethean ActivBoards

• Technology Upgrades for the

   Elementary and High Schools

• Spelling Bee sponsorship

• Collegiate Band Symposium and digital recording studio

• Special education speaking dictionary

• Scientific, cultural and historical field trips for grades K-12

• iPads for K-6

• Robotics

• Lego STEM kits

• Flexible Seating

• Vernier Lab Equipment for Science Dept

• Composer in Residence

• School Garden Start-up

The foundation is a tax exempt, non-profit organization under IRS Section 501 (c)(3). Contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes to the extent allowed by the IRS.



• Planned and Deferred Giving

• Legacies and Bequests

• Endowment Fund

• Designated Fund

• Undesignated Fund

• Scholarships

Our board members serve for three year terms and cannot serve more than five consecutive 3 year terms.



Mark Larkoski, President

OPEN,  VP President

Karen Fouarge, Secretary

Lori Arndt, Treasurer

Board Members

Judy Bishop

Lisa Bruns

Viridiana Villarreal , student

Maggie Bruns , student

Carrie Farr

Sue Helgeson

Barb Kaplan

Rod Krell

Julie Noble

Andy Kasperek

Bill Rinkenberger

Roger Sorenson

Josh Toquam

Jennifer Kelner

Rachel Klemmensen

Israel Wacek

school Representatives/School Board Representative

Chris Staloch, Superintendent

 Jacob Schwarz , BPES principal

Pam Hameister, School Board


Revenue Committee: to design and implement creative ways to raise money.

Allocations Committee: to review grant requests for reasonableness and make recommendations to the general board.

Publicity Committee: to create public awareness through all media sources.

Scholarship Committee: to administer the scholarship program by reviewing and selecting scholarship recipients.

Alumni Committee: to gather old friends and new Blossoms together.



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Blooming Prairie Education Foundation

PO BOX 521

Blooming Prairie, MN 55917