• Thank YOU STA2RS 2018 Supporters!



    Special Thanks to our STA2RS 2018 Supporters:

    The recent 2018 STA2RS Banquet was a memorable evening to honor the OUTSTANDING achievements of top graduating students from Tartan and North High Schools, along with their mentor teachers and parents.

    The 622 Education Foundation wishes to thank the community members who have helped support this annual recognition event and other Foundation fundraisers throughout the years.  Your participation and support ensures STA2RS banquets for years to come as well as continued funding for innovative projects and programs in District 622.  Special thanks to the following for helping make STA2RS 2018 a success:


    North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Rotary Club

    Envision Event Center


    Donated by Kris Klinkerfues, daughter of Fulton Klinkefues


    Big Frog Customer T-Shirts and More

    Century College

    Chris and Amie DuFresne

    City of Maplewood

    City of Oakdale

    District 622 School Board

    Eberhard Group – Keller Williams Realty

    Laura and Ed Hawkins

    Janet and Tom Jacobson

    Ledin Law

    North High School Activities and Athletics

    North High School Administration and Staff

    North High School Family

    North High School National Honor Society and DECA

    North High School Student Council

    North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Education Association

    North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Principal Association

    Oakdale Police Department – Youth Services

    Old National Bank

    Premier Banks

    Stan Karwoski, Washington County Commissioner and 622 Education Foundation Board

    STA2RS North High School Class of 2015

    Superintendent’s Cabinet

    Tartan High School Activities and Athletics

    Tartan High School Administration and Staff

    Xcel Energy

    United Way


    Envision Event Center

    Specialty Floral

    Sgt. Pepper’s



    Michael & Denise Barrera

    Drayna Family

    Corey & Lizabeth Pearl



    Cowern Elementary Parent Teacher Group

    Carol and Jeffrey Decaire

    Bruce Mogren, Carefree Cottages

    Rodney Rowe

    Eagle Point Parent Group

    Salon Ultimo

    Judith and Gary Stein

    Trio Supply Company/Steven Isakson

    Weaver Elementary Association of Parents and Teachers

    622 Education Foundation Board Members



















    Here’s some of our 2018 STA2RS Highlights.  To see all highlights from this special recognition event, click on the Facebook image and like us on Facebook!





    A few examples….Words of Thanks from our STA2RS Students to their Table Sponsors and STA2RS Supporters:

    THANK YOU!!!  This event means so much to all of us here.  It is a memory we will remember for our entire lives.  Without you, we couldn’t have done it.  We appreciate your donation!!!

    Thank you so much for sponsoring a table at the 2018 STA2RS Banquet.  I can’t express how grateful I am for this opportunity to attend an outstanding event.  I am happy to know that local businesses support local high schools and their students!

    Dear Sponsor:  Thank you so much for sponsoring this event.  You have made this a wonderful event for my family and I and I’m sure everyone in this room…Best, North High Class of 2018

    Thank you so much for sponsoring!  This amazing banquet wouldn’t happen if it wasn’t for you!

    Dear 622 STA2RS BAnquet Sponsors:  Thank you so much for our support and dedication to our district.  I know the teachers and students all appreciate the opportunity to have this event and celebrate our academic success!

    Thank you sponsors!  This event could not have happened without you.  I love that we are able to recognize the outstanding students in ISD 622.  Thank you for all that you do!

    Thank you greatly for sponsoring this event.  I am honored to attend!



    Save The Date:  November 10, 2018

    Save the date for our 2018 Taste of 622!  This year’s Taste of 622 has been scheduled for the second week in November and we will again be partnering with the Tartan Craft Show. 

    This annual event, hosted by the 622 Education Foundation and in collaboration with the National Honor Society students from North and Tartan High Schools, is a popular fundraiser that features food samples from approximately 20 local restaurants and businesses, as well as many Silent Auction baskets.

    Most importantly,  this event helps support a very worthy cause:  Our community’s students and teachers!

    We look forward to seeing you all at the 2018 Taste of 622!














  • 622 Education Fall Run – Save The Date!

    Date:  Sunday, October 14, 2018

    Time:  9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

    Location:  Oakdale Discovery Center

    Thank you for past support of the Fall 5K Run or Walk, sponsored by the 622 Education Foundation!

     It was so much fun last year, and we hope you can join us this year on SUNDAY, October 14th.

    We are excited to again have the Fall Run or Walk at the Oakdale Discovery Center,a scenic nature park!

    Watch for more details and registration information coming soon!


    Scholarships Awarded:

    In the 622 Education Foundation’s collaboration with the Co-Action Scholarship Committee, several student scholarships have been announced to deserving 622 graduating seniors:


    The Mike White Scholarship:

    Congratulations to Glen Nielson, North High School!


    The Hal and Marion Norgard Memorial Scholarship

    Congratulations to Spencer York, North High School!

    Congratulations to Andrew Accola, Tartan High School!


    The Fulton Klinkerfues Scholarship

    (Donated by Kris Klinkerfues)

    Congratulations to Marti Tschida, North High School!


    The Carl H. Lipke Vocal Music Scholarship

    Congratulations to Alison Anderson, North High School!





         Thank YOU, Kris Klinkerfues!

    Daughter of Fulton Klinkerfues, a founding

    member of 622 Education Foundation, Kris

    Klinkerfues donated a $1,000 scholarship!

    The 622 Education Foundation greatly

    appreciates your generous donation!


    622 Education Foundation

           Scholarships Awarded

    At the recent STA2RS Banquet, two

    scholarships ($1,000 each and donated

    by the 622 Education Foundation, were

    drawn for. 

    Scholarship recipients were awarded to:

    Nicholas Jaskulske, North High School

    Perri Mazza, Tartan High School






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             622 Education Foundation:

    • Committed to helping generate and distribute resources to ISD 622 schools:

    • To enrich and expand programs that enhance the quality of education for its students.

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earthThe 622 Education Foundation generates and distributes resources to ISD 622 schools to create, enrich and expand programs that enhance the quality of education.

leafThe Foundation achieves its mission by directing support toward the following goals:

  • Encouraging all learners to achieve their maximum potential,
  • Building public awareness and confidence in the No. St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale Public Schools, and
  • Involving the community in assuring quality education for the leaders and workers of tomorrow.


How Can I Make A Donation?

The best way to donate is through our website. Click the Donate button at the top of the page to be routed to our donation system. Thank you for your generous donations!

Can I Write Off My Donation On My Taxes?

Yes. The 622 Education Foundation is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit  organization. Please talk with your tax advisor.

How Can I Volunteer My Time?

Our board is always looking for new members to bring innovative ideas to the organization. Please contact us or see our new member packet for more information.

We are always looking for additional help with our events. Contact us for more information.

How Do I Register For An Event?

To register for an event, please visit our event page and click on the registration link.