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Ms. Swegle from Sunnyvale CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Start Our School on the Right Foot

My students need math and science tools, books, and recess/exercise equipment.

  • $732 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember your first day at a new school? My students are going to be the founding class of a middle and high school, and they need resources and materials to make our first year successful!

My 145 6th graders are going to be the founding class of our new school.

Our student population is mixed with ethnicity's, including Latino, Indian, African-American, Asian and Caucasian. My students will be coming together at one school from 47 different elementary schools.

My Project

These resources will allow us to execute our collaboration on math and science projects, so students are able to experience the link between various contents in real-life simulations and experiments. We can use the outdoor balls to team build a new group of 145 students and share in laughter and fun, so we can better learn and work together. We will use the books to inspire students to read, and it will allow teachers to work with smaller groups of students at a time. These materials will all help get our school off to a great start to learning and teamwork!

Considering we are a brand new school, we do not have any extra resources for learning, physical activities, or special teaching tools.

These materials will provide our school with a foundation of tools, so we can begin labs and projects sooner than later in our classrooms. This project will help make our students learning fun and interactive!

Ms. Swegle
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 145 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCALES COMPACT 2000G • School Specialty $108.30 3 $324.90
BALL POLY PG 7'' ASST COLORS - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $31.34 2 $62.68
METERSTICK WOOD PLAIN END - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.89 20 $37.80
Hunger Games • AKJ Books $36.24 1 $36.24
Percy Jackson and the Olympians • AKJ Books $29.56 1 $29.56
Giver (Mass) • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10

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