LaVerne Elementary Preparatory Academy on Feb. 21 received a $5,000 Toolbox for Education Grant from the Victorville Lowe's Home Improvement store.


The grant will go to help maintain an agricultural and horticultural greenhouse as a living science laboratory for


K-8 students at the school. LEPA students will study sustainable agricultural environments within the High Desert.


The grant check was presented by Nancy Vanlaar and Tino Marino, of the retail chain's Victorville location.