Urbandale Education Foundation Awards Nearly $18,000 In Grants To Urbandale Educators

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Urbandale Education Foundation Surpasses $100,000 In Funds Raised For Urbandale Schools During 5th Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament

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UEF Awards 2017 Fall “Making A Difference” Grants To Urbandale Educators

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UEF Raises Funds For Urbandale Schools During 4th Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament

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UEF Awards Over $14,000 In Grants To Urbandale Educators

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UEF Hosts 3rd Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament

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Press Release: Urbandale Education Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament_7.06.16

UEF Awards 2015 Fall “Making A Difference” Grants To Urbandale Educators

Press Release: Urbandale Education Foundation Awards Making A Difference Grants To Urbandale Educators_11.05.15

Over $5,000 Worth Of Trees Planted By Students & Teachers At Olmsted & UHS

Learning, digging and growing were the themes for the day as students and teachers from Olmsted Elementary and Urbandale High School planted over $5,068 worth of trees at their schools the week of October 26, 2015. The generous donation of trees was made possible due to the Urbandale Education Foundation (UEF) having applied for and been awarded a grant by the Iowa DNR through their Trees For Kids program. This is the third time the UEF has been awarded the grant, which has resulted in a total of over $30,000 and (…Click here for full article.).

Urbandale Alumni Association Receives Generous Anonymous Gift

The Urbandale Alumni Association (UAA), an arm of the Urbandale Education Foundation (UEF), is not only celebrating a continually growing roster of Board members, a high demand for their coveted Urbandale High School (UHS) Alumni t-shirts and an Alumni Association website with a steadily increasing user base, but is now celebrating an incredibly generous, anonymous donation of (…Click here for full article.)

Urbandale Alumni Association Celebrates Homecoming While Planning All-School Reunion

The Urbandale Alumni Association (UAA), an arm of the Urbandale Education Foundation (UEF), announced today a series of special events in support of the upcoming Urbandale High School (UHS) Homecoming festivities. On Thursday, September 17, 2015, Coach Denny Frerichs and the 1975 State Football Championship team will be the grand marshals for the Homecoming parade in celebration of the 40-year anniversary of (…Click here for full article) .

2015 Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament

What a fantastic event! The UEF extends a sincere thank you to the Peyton family, volunteers, golfers, sponsors, community members, and Hyperion staff who made the golf tourney on June 29th such a huge success. Your contributions, support, and community spirit were extraordinary. Thank you for making the 2nd Annual Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament one to remember. Check out photos here!

Announcing the Brad Peyton Memorial Fruit of the Spirit Scholarship Fund

 Press release: Urbandale Education Foundation Announces New Scholarship Program_2.06.15 

UEF Presenting District Check To Fund Teacher Grants

During halftime of the varsity boys basketball game on January 30, 2015, the Urbandale Education Foundation presented a check for $5,274.41 to the Urbandale Community School District in support of seven educators who were awarded grants this past fall.

Front Row: Linda Hoobin, UEF Board Member; Steve Schuler, UEF Board President; Randy Prati, UEF Board Vice President. Back Row: Chris Gunnare, School Board President; Michele Bjorkgren, UEF Board Member, Dan Meyer, UEF Board Member; Greg Robinson, UEF Board Member; Steve Mefford, UMS 8th Grade Science Instructor and grant recipient; Heidi Zwick, UMS Facilitator of Family Outreach Services and grant recipient; Ashley Danner, UMS School Counselor and grant recipient.

Fall 2014 UEF Mini-Grant Awards

On Monday, November 10, 2014, the Urbandale Education Foundation awarded over $5,000 in grants to seven Urbandale educators—three times as many grants from this past spring! The UEF “Mini-Grant” initiative is intended to provide UCSD educators the opportunity to receive funds from the UEF in order to assist and support creative ideas/projects that align with the district vision: to bring learning to life for everyone. This increase in grant participation speaks to a greater awareness of the grants and the innovative aspirations of Urbandale educators to continue discovering new ways to increase student engagement and achievement.

The UEF Mini-Grants are open to all UCSD educators. Educators completed an application, received approval from their supervisor, and agreed to provide a summary of results and/or outcome to the UEF Board at the conclusion of the project/initiative. Those results will be taken into consideration as the UEF streamlines fundraising initiatives.

The UEF Board of Directors would like to thank all UCSD supporters that have contributed to the UEF this past year and in previous years. It’s through your support that Urbandale students and educators are bringing learning to life!

Urbandale Dollars For Scholars Announces Scholarship Recipients

Press release: Urbandale Dollars For Scholars Announces Scholarship Recipients_9.18.14

2014 Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament

Press release: Urbandale Education Foundation Hosts Inaugural Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tournament_7.31.14

Thank you to our 2019 Brad Peyton Memorial Golf Tourney Sponsors:



DLR Group






Bob & Gayle Johnson


Steve & Rose Ann Schuler



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Shea & Sue Mears








Jester Insurance






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The Raecker Family







Ron & Susan Pogge







Greg & Sheila


Willis Auto Campus


Urbandale High School Staff






Marty & Terri