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Mrs. Smith from Sheldon MO is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Decision Day - A College and Career Celebration

My students need backpacks and planners for those going on to colleges and tool kits for those going on to trade schools.

  • $513 goal

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My Students

My students are seniors from a small, rural, agricultural town. We have 1 school building where all students PK-12 attend. Everyone knows everyone here and few venture out much beyond our own county.

Most students are low income and/or first generation college students and know very little about the college process.

With support from myself and the rest of the staff here at our school, many of our current seniors are going on to a 2-year or 4-year college or technical school.

My Project

We have spent this past year working with the seniors, to ensure that they have the necessary resources, tools, knowledge, and support to prepare for and to enroll in college or trade school. Many of the seniors have been working hard and are heading off for college or trade school this Fall.

For most of our students, financing their post-secondary education is challenging to say the least.

We would like to celebrate their accomplishments with gifts that will help them along the way. We will hold an all-school assembly in May called Decision Day. The community will be invited to attend. This event will promote college as well as the importance of making a decision, setting goals, and obtaining those goals.

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Mrs. Smith
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 10 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stanley 94-248 65-Piece Homeowner's Tool Kit • Amazon Business $40.50 4 $162.00
Oiwas Nylon Business Backpack with Large Full Separate Mult-compartment for 17 Inch Laptop Notebook • Amazon Business $29.99 4 $119.96
Maggift 2018 Planner - Best Daily Calendar, Gratitude Journal and Mindmap -Hardcover, Non Dated, 2018 & 2019 Calendar • Amazon Business $10.99 6 $65.94
Laptop Travel Backpack Business USB Charging Port Computer Bag Anti Theft Water Resistant Lightweight Fits Under 17 Inch Laptop for College School Men Women Black • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98

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