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Ms. D. from San Ramon CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Discovering Undiscovered Potential: Attending the National HS Journalism Conference

Help me give my students the opportunity to attend the National High School Journalism Convention!

  • $3,306 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My hardworking student journalists are curious, engaged, and ambitious. They are some of the most hardworking students I've ever taught in my career.

They love learning, as well as the thrill of exploring what they're most passionate about.

They are also inspired by the journalistic world, and its rapidly evolving nature, as well as potentially seeking a career in a journalistic field. They give up lunches, after-school time, and other "fun" to produce an online media site and a print newspaper for our student body.

My Project

Every year, the National High School Journalism Convention is one of my students' favorite memories of the year: not only do they learn so much in such a short amount of time, but they also have the most fun. The Managing Editor said last year after attending, "Our newspaper has so much undiscovered potential: better stories are to be told, of better substance, in better ways, using better formats, to better audiences. It begins with us."

Every aspect of our newspaper program is better because of the experiences my students have at this convention.

Memorable and exciting, students still haven't stopped talking about the conference from last year!

There's no way for me to provide all of the knowledge students learn at this conference, so the conference allows students to personalize their learning in topics they're most interested in and cram a ton of knowledge in just a few short days. Not to mention how much their learning has translated into tangible evidence this year!

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Journalism Education Association $2,739.00

Trip cost

$2,739.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$41.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,810.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$495.90

Total project goal

$3,305.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,305.98

7 Donors

-$3,218.48

Donations toward project cost

-$2,735.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$482.77

match offer

-$87.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.12

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$0.00

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