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Mr. Kling from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chess Club Start-up at Truesdell

My students need Chess sets and instructional Chess materials for our Chess Club!

  • $402 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2018.

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My Students

Our scholars are hungry for new opportunities to have fun, learn, and challenge each other. They come from many different backgrounds but all come to school every day ready to try their best to work hard!

They have so many strengths, unique talents, and abilities that are waiting to be nourished.

They thrive when given new and exciting opportunities that may not be otherwise provided to them due to low socioeconomic levels. They have made tremendous academic gains and are deserving of new programs and activities.

My Project

We are in need of Chess sets and instructional materials for our Chess Club! Our goal for this year is to grow interest in Chess through a Chess Club that can have fun playing Chess and learning the game after school. We will also teach good sportsmanship, how to maintain calm and think critically, and how to use a Growth Mindset to improve skills every single day! We also want to give students a place after school where they feel they belong and we believe Chess will help improve the confidence in themselves that will carry over into the academic environment.

Mr. Kling
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wholesale Chess Archer Chess Set Combo - Forest Green • Amazon Business $20.99 10 $209.90
Winning Moves Games No Stress Chess • Amazon Business $17.48 3 $52.44
28" Slotted-Style Vinyl Demo Chess Set with Deluxe Carrying Bag • Amazon Business $26.94 1 $26.94

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