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Mrs. Swiastyn from Owendale MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Education--Moving On!

Help me give my students items that can definitely be used for their post-secondary education and in their dorm . The Acer laptop will be used to aid a student in their note-taking and completing lessons!

  • $499 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I work with associated with my request are seniors. They are very dedicated to their academics. They are students from a very small, rural, public school that are very involved in sports and extra-curricular activities such as band. Out of the 14 students, eight of them have been in the school band since 5th grade.

With such small numbers, the students who play football or cheer also play in the pep band at half-time of the games.

I know all the students very well. Since we are a K-12 school, I have worked with them all through school from elementary to high school. Everyone is like a big family!

These senior students are very determined to succeed in their post-secondary education and have juggled their lives to include both academics, sports, as well as community service.

My Project

On May 10, we will celebrate College Decision Day with an assembly to honor our seniors at OGHS who have finalized their post-secondary plan that fits their career goals. These items will be raffled off to get students excited about their career and college plans and to encourage college readiness in their younger peers.

Moving on in education is a big step for students!

Our school is excited to congratulate every senior, including those who choose to attend a university, a 2-year community college, trade school, enter the military, or the workforce. We hope that this event will spark all students to think about their post-secondary plans. Help my students transition a little easier from high school to college by fulfilling my request of these items. A laptop is an essential learning tool for a college-bound​ student. It can be taken to class for note-taking and can be used in the dorm/apartment to complete papers/lessons, used for entertainment, keeping in touch with family, and gaming.

Mrs. Swiastyn
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer Aspire E 15, 15.6" Full HD, 8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U, 6GB RAM Memory, 1TB HDD, 8X DVD, E5-576-392H • Amazon Business $329.99 1 $329.99
Travelers Club Luggage Travelers Club Adventure 30 Inch Rolling Multi-Pocket Upright Luggage, Neon Blue Color Option Duffel Bag One Size 4 Pieces • Amazon Business $34.17 1 $34.17
Ambertronix LED Desk Table Lamp, Soft Touch Dimmer Control Panel, 5 Level Brightness, 4 Color Modes, 14W, 1-Hour Auto Time Off, 5V/1A, USB Charging Port, US Support (Black) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99

Materials cost

$388.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.82

Total project goal

$498.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$498.79

1 Donor

-$498.79

Donations toward project cost

-$423.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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