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Ms. Cardoza from Lynwood CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Falcons Soaring to College! FHS Decision Day 2018

My students need and deserve to have a successful and memorable Decision Day. The items are being requested will be given to the students to take to college.

  • $607 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an educator in a low-income, under-served, under-represented high school, my students face daily struggles in and out of the classroom. Despite these obstacles, that would hinder the average person, my students continue to persevere and excel academically.

For such a long time, their efforts and accomplishments have gone unnoticed but I want to change that.

I want to congratulate the senior class on their high school completion and entrance into college, work force and/or military, all while showcasing them to the underclassmen to show them that a better future is within their reach.

My Project

Decision Day is an event that will celebrate all of the successes of the senior class. This will be the first time an event as such will be held on campus. Being as this is the first annual 'Decision Day' so much more help and support is needed to ensure its success. The paint, brushes and glue will go specifically for decorations, such as but not limited to posters, banners and signs. The candy will be a part of the snacks and refreshments served during the event. The printer and ink will be used to print out the invitations for the event and later used for a photo booth so that the students have a memento of their event, senior year and accomplishments. Every single item that is being requested is essential to ensure the event's success.

Decision Day will serve as a send off for seniors as they go off to college while instilling an on-going college atmosphere for the underclassmen.

Among this graduating class are students who will be attending prestigious, top-ranked colleges and universities, such as Yale, UC Berkeley and UCLA. We are beyond proud the students' accomplishments and triumphs and cannot wait to see those of the students to come!

Ms. Cardoza
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, print social media photos on 2x3 sticky-backed paper - black (X7N08A) • Amazon Business $129.95 1 $129.95
Tzowla Business Laptop Backpack Water Resistant Anti-theft College Backpack with USB Charging Port and Lock 15.6 Inch Computer Backpacks for Women Men, Casual Hiking Travel Daypack (Black) • Amazon Business $27.99 3 $83.97
HP OfficeJet 3830 All-in-One Wireless Printer with Mobile Printing, Instant Ink ready (K7V40A) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Slim Power Bank,Sky-shop Portable Power Bank 15000mAh External Battery Charger, Ultra Slim Design with 2 USB Ports for iPhone,iPad, Samsung ,HTC ,LG and More(Black) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Five Star Advance Spiral Notebook, 5 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 200 Sheets, 11" x 8-1/2", Teal (73152) • Amazon Business $11.00 3 $33.00
HP Sprocket Photo Paper, exclusively for HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer, (2x3-inch), sticky-backed 50 sheets • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Bullet Journal/Notebook ( 2 Pack ) - Hardcover Dot Grid Notebook, Premium Thick Paper Faux Leather Writing Notebook (5 x 8.25) • Amazon Business $15.88 1 $15.88
Paper Mate Write Bros Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 60 Count • Amazon Business $5.23 3 $15.69
Five Star Advance Spiral Notebook, 2 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, 9-1/2" x 6", Blue (73162) • Amazon Business $4.91 3 $14.73
Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $4.62 3 $13.86
BIC Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, 10-Count, White • Amazon Business $12.92 1 $12.92
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81

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