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Mr. Sprayberry from Allentown PA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Day in NYC: Ellis Island and the Skyscraper Museum

Help me give my students a chance to go to NYC for the day to see Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and the Skyscraper Museum.

  • $1,815 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These students are Juniors and Seniors enrolled in either AP U.S. History or AP Physics in a low income urban school district. Many of them are striving to be the first generation in their family to go to college and they work very hard every day to make their families proud.

Our kids balance demanding academics, extra curriculars, work commitments, family obligations, and still show up every day ready to work hard and succeed.

Please help give them this opportunity.

My Project

This trip presents an opportunity for students to experience first hand the topics and themes they are currently learning in class. In AP US History students explore historical patterns of immigration and the effect of immigration on social, political, and cultural life in America. In AP Physics students study the forces of gravity, tension, and stress as relates to the construction of buildings.

Many of these students have aspirations to be engineers and are literally the first generation in their family to attend school in America.

This would give them the chance to broaden their horizons and benefit intellectually from an enriching experience that is normally outside of their financial means.

Our mission is to create learning opportunities for our students inside and outside the classroom that help them achieve their college and career goals. We thank you for your consideration.

Mr. Sprayberry
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Transportation Perkiomen Tours $1,490.00

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