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Ms. Hamilton from New York NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

College Signing Day 2018

My students need to see that we celebrate the college-going legacy they help create at our school.

  • $528 goal

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My Students

We are a non-screening school because we believe every child has the right to learn and dream big. 75% of our students are eligible for free or reduced lunch. Two-thirds of our seniors will be the first in their families to attend college. At our school, we have a vibrant advisory program that focuses on the inseparable connection between social/emotional learning and academic success.

Our students will change the future for their families as the next take step towards college.

My Project

College Signing Day will celebrate the senior classes work from our December celebration of the college app process to deciding where to attend college.

Our day of celebration will also be a day of inspiration for the 9th-11th graders at our school.

By making a college-going culture the coolest thing to be a part of, we will make sure that our school community understands that hard work will pay off!

Our huge celebration will include a school-wide assembly in which underclassmen will present our seniors with decorated shout-out pennants. Our seniors will announce their signing commitment to the student body. Seniors will then participate in a series of activities set up by the junior class at different stations: banner signing, letters to future self, Photo ops with props, lunch, and cupcakes.

At our celebration, students will increase their chances for winning the toiletry kits, speakers, charger and Samsung tablet door prizes by having had excellent attendance, being on the honor roll, or receiving role model nominations.

Some of the materials we are requesting support with obtaining will be used for decorations.The balloons and air pump will be used for decorating the auditorium and the library, which where the festivities will take place. We plan to make individualized commitment signing day certificates with the certificate paper. Our art club & freshmen with senior mentors will use the felt fabric and pre-cut pennants to decorate personalized pennants for each senior that has committed to a college.

the remaining supplies will need for our Senior celebration stations. We will use the cupcake materials to display personalized college cupcakes that our staff will be baking. The Polaroid paper will be used for our selfie station.

Ms. Hamilton
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 250 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Samsung - Galaxy Tab A - 8'- 16GB - White • Best Buy Education $141.59 1 $141.59
Fujifilm Instax Mini 5 Pack Bundle Includes Stained Glass, Comic, Stripe, Shiny Star, Airmail. 10 sheets X 5 Pack = 50 Sheets. • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
5 X MOSDART 8GB USB2.0 Flash Drive Swivel Bulk Thumb Drives Memory Sticks Jump Drive Zip Drive with Led Indicator,Black/Blue/Red/White/Green(8GB,5pack Mix Color) • Amazon Business $21.77 1 $21.77
Signstek Electric Portable Household Air Blower Electric Balloon Air Pump Inflator with 15000pa Single Nozzle 700L/min Air Volume • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Inflatable Class of 2018 Beach Balls - 12 ct • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Convenience Kits Men’s Premium 20-piece Necessities Travel Kit • Amazon Business $17.21 1 $17.21
Puridea S16 10000mAh Power Bank,Dual USB External Battery Backup Pack with LED Display for iPhone X / 8 / 7 / 6 / Plus iPad Samsung Android phones • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Convenience Kits Woman On The Go Premium Fructis 14-piece Travel Kit • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Masterpiece Silver Parchment Certificate - 11 x 8.5 - 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
LENRUE Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Built-in-Mic,Handsfree Call,AUX Line,TF Card for Iphone Ipad Android Smartphone and More (Grey) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
flic-flac 44PCS 8 x 12 inches (20 x 30cm) Assorted Color Felt Fabric Sheets Patchwork Sewing DIY Craft 1mm Thick … (20cm 30cm, 44pcs) • Amazon Business $12.48 1 $12.48
Felt Adhesive Letters - Pack of 500 • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
School Specialty Felt Pennants, 9 x 22 Inches, Assorted Colors, 12 Pieces • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
Ohbingo 30 Leds Photo Clips Dorm Room Christmas Lights, Decorations Lights for Bedroom, USB Powered, 12 Ft, Warm White - Ideal College Gifts • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Adorox 3-Tier (12"W x 10"H) White Round Cardboard Cupcake Stand Dessert Tower Treat Stacker Pastry Serving Platter Food Display (Round Stand (1Pc)) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bag of Balloons - 72 ct. Assorted Color Latex Balloons • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
BinaryABC Graduation Photo Booth Picture Frame, Graduation Party Supplies 2018,Graduation Decorations • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
Graduation Photo Booth Hashtag Sign • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Class of 2018 Cupcake Food/Appetizer Picks for Graduation Party - 72 pc • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Royal Blue Pom Poms (1 Dozen) • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84
SunData Key Chains Snake Chain Wrist Strap Lanyard for USB Flash Drive, MP3 Player Key Kid Toys Silver • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Wilton 415-5172 72 Count Rainbow Cupcake Liners • Amazon Business $1.89 1 $1.89

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