The focus of the El Reno Public Schools Foundation is to enrich and maximize the quality of education available in El Reno Public Schools.


“When you support education, you are giving a gift that lasts forever.” ~ Wanda L. Bass

“If you plan for 1 year, plant some rice.  If you plan for 10 years, plant a tree.  If you plan for 100 years, educate a child.” ~ Wanda L. Bass

Fall 2017 Grant Recipients along with several from the ERPSF Board (Click on photo to enlarge)
Fall 2017 Grant Recipient along with several from the ERPSF Board (Click on photo to enlarge)

Because of your monetary donations and endowments to ERPSF, we’ve been able to award $26,232.86 this Fall for Teacher Grants for classrooms. This is the LARGEST award to date. We need your continued support for our Foundation to fund these necessary teacher/classroom endeavors. Please consider donating online using the link below or you can mail donation to PO BOX 356 El Reno, OK 73036.




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The Thousands of Reasons Gala, Celebrating Distinguished Alumni and Educators will be held November 13, 2017 at Lincoln Learning Center at 6:30 p.m.

The doors will open at Lincoln Learning Center, 425 Mercy Drive, behind Roblyer Middle School, at 6 PM for mingling and dinner begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased for $15.00 at BancFirst or MidFirst Bank El Reno locations.

Wills newest El Reno High DA honoree

Jeff Wills



Jay Hannah resizedThis year’s event will be emceed by prominent Oklahoman, Jay Hannah.

You will have a chance to meet our Grants-to-Teachers recipients, as well as, the district Teacher of the Year.

We will also feature three auction items this year:

 VonTungeln Bread, baked by David & Maribeth VonTungeln
4 Thunder Tickets to the Jan 28th Philadelphia 76ers game with 2 parking passes donated by David & Maribeth VonTungeln
Also 3 hour rental of the 300 event center which includes the free use of 10 table linens. This can be used to host the party of your dreams.

You will not want to miss this exciting evening so please make every effort to once again support the El Reno Public Schools!!!



thousands of reasons logoCORPORATE SPONSORS

Thousands of Reasons…………. $1000.00 Donors

BancFirst—El Reno
El Reno Tribune
Heritage Integrated Solutions
Option One

Winner’s Circle…………………. $750 Donors

MidFirst Bank

Gold Club………….. $500.00 Donors

Cavin Wrecker
C2 Security
El Reno Board of Education
Festivities Event Center
Fogg Law
Mark and Dana Gibson
Great Plains Bank
Hensley’s Best Western
King Electric
Mercy Health
OGE Energy
Ratliff Accounting
Russell-Murray Hospice
Wise Sales Company, Inc. and Stone Chase Stables

Silver Club…………….. $250 Donors

Advantage Insurance Group
Bill’s Auto–Gary and Terry Bates
Diffee Ford and Lincoln
Farmer’s Insurance Group–Bud Chronister and Jill Phillips
Handley Law
Lynn and Michelle Tate
El Reno Family Dentistry
Midwest Music
Old Republic Title
State Farm–Gary Baumwart
Ward Construction

Bronze Club………. $100.00 Donors

Bretz Computers
Carder Chiropractic
Dr. Karen and Larry Jennings
Rick Jones Buick GMC
Rinehart, Rinehart, Rinehart, Attorneys at Law
Schwarz Oil




A scholarship named in honor of longtime El Reno educator and his family will help further the studies of EHS graduates. Tony and Tim Hutchison, along with their families, have contributed $10,000 to the El Reno Public Schools Foundation in honor of their late father, Jerry Hutchison, as well as their late mother, Willa Mae, and their deceased brother, Jeff. The scholarship will be deposited with the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and the interest will be used for scholarship purposes. Photo courtesy of El Reno Tribune

Hutchison Family