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Mrs. Halford from Wichita Falls TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Amazing Graduation Celebration

My students need caps and gowns to celebrate their journey through elementary school!

  • $1,264 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are always excited when they enter the classroom, especially on lab days. They enjoy hands-on activities, working in small groups and being able to explore with their peers. My goal is to provide my students with an engaging, fun and safe learning environment. My school is located in a low social economic neighborhood where 95% of the students are on free or reduced price lunch. Most of my students are faced with many challenges in the classroom and at home.

My Project

My students have worked hard this year especially since fifth grade in Texas is considered a Student Success Initiative (SSI) grade. "As specified by these requirements, a student may advance to the next grade level only by passing these tests (Reading and Math STAAR test)..."(https://tea.texas.gov/). I encourage you to look them up they are difficult and tricky tests even for adults that have taken released versions.

Everyone students, teachers, school staff and parents are feeling this pressure to help ensure success on state testing and we want to celebrate them by having an amazing graduation celebration at the end of the year.

These caps and gowns will benefit our students by helping them feel "dressed to impress" while accepting their certificates. They will be able to keep their 2018 tassel to remember this important milestone in their educational journey. Your support will also help our future graduating classes since we will be able to reuse the caps and gowns for years to come.

Mrs. Halford
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL PKG • School Specialty $17.03 15 $255.45
STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL PKG • School Specialty $17.03 15 $255.45
STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL PKG • School Specialty $17.03 10 $170.30
STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL PKG • School Specialty $17.03 10 $170.30
STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL PKG • School Specialty $17.03 5 $85.15
SIZE 39 - STUDENT/ADULT HEIGHT 4'6 - 4'8 - STUDENT/ADULT WEIGHT 180LBS • School Specialty $0.00 5 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL COLOR • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT SIZE • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
SIZE 42 - STUDENT/ADULT HEIGHT 4'9 - 4'11 - STUDENT/ADULT WEIGHT 180LBS • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL COLOR • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
ROYAL BLUE • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT SIZE • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
SIZE 45 - STUDENT/ADULT HEIGHT 5'0 - 5'2 - STUDENT/ADULT WEIGHT 180LBS • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL COLOR • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
ROYAL BLUE • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT SIZE • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
SIZE 48 - STUDENT/ADULT HEIGHT 5'3 -5'5 - STUDENT/ADULT WEIGHT 180LBS • School Specialty $0.00 15 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL COLOR • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
ROYAL BLUE • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
ROYAL BLUE • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
SIZE 51 - STUDENT/ADULT HEIGHT 5'6 - 5'8 - STUDENT/ADULT WEIGHT 270LBS • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT SIZE • School Specialty $0.00 10 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT CAP - GOWN - TASSEL COLOR • School Specialty $0.00 5 $0.00
ROYAL BLUE • School Specialty $0.00 5 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - STUDENT/ADULT SIZE • School Specialty $0.00 5 $0.00

Materials cost

$936.65

Vendor shipping charges

$93.66

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,074.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$189.59

Total project goal

$1,263.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,263.95

77 Donors

-$740.81

Donations toward project cost

-$660.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.40

match offer

-$487.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$413.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.14

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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