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Ms. Gavagan from El Segundo CA is requesting supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Architects in the Making

My students need architectural model-building supplies, including cutting mats and straight-edges.

  • $716 goal

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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

My students are designers! Even though we struggle with supplies, this school is very arts-focused. The students enjoy their traditional classes, but it is their love of art that brought them to this school that admits students through a lottery system.

The students at this school are creative free-thinkers.

My class, based in the principles of architecture, is a balance of art and math, creative and rational. The students thrive and really delve into this very new but exciting subject.

My Project

Students at this art and design school are starting architecture classes their junior year. This is a new program, and I am trying to build a classroom set of supplies.

These model-building supplies will ensure the students have a greater chance at successfully brainstorming, designing, and building their structures.

The students are very excited about this new career pathway as they take the art basics they have learned and begin applying them to a real-world, gravity-restricted endeavor. These supplies will help give them a feel for what architecture school and working in a firm might be like so they can begin to shape their future as architects in the making!

Ms. Gavagan
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
13307-1015: Strathmore 300 Series Bristol Pad - 11" x 14", Smooth, 20 Sheets • Blick Art Materials $7.27 18 $130.86
10214-1000: Canson Tracing Sketch Roll (10W) - 12" x 20 yds, White • Blick Art Materials $6.85 18 $123.30
33301-8301: Midwest Products Balsa Bag Assortment - 30 Pieces • Blick Art Materials $7.08 10 $70.80
13115-2236: Chipboard - 28" x 44" x 30-ply • Blick Art Materials $2.91 20 $58.20
13202-1007: Elmer''s Foamboard Pack - 32" x 40" x 3/16", White, Pkg of 10 • Blick Art Materials $44.56 1 $44.56
55476-2001: Chartpak Pickett Template - 1005pi Circle Indicator • Blick Art Materials $14.08 2 $28.16
13115-2226: Chipboard - 28" x 44" x 14-ply • Blick Art Materials $1.16 20 $23.20
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $0.00 1 $0.00
Standard Shipping • Blick Art Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

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