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Mrs. Taylor-Polk from Coffeeville MS is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

LaunchPads for Life

Help me give my students iPads to assist them with college and career exploration.

  • $1,299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

High school is an interesting time in a person's life. It is filled with energy and exploration. My students are right in the middle of this time where they are no longer little children but not quite adults.

My students are innovative, determined, analytical, eclectic beings who love life and are eager to explore it.

I admire their ambition and drive as well as their humility.

Being a small school has also fostered a sense of family with our students. This peer support is important to have during this transitional period in life. There is rarely a dull moment with our students as their personalities are blossoming. Together we are discovering who they are.

My Project

Living in a low-income rural area limits exposure to careers and educational opportunities outside of our neighboring communities. Having the technology to explore additional interests and ideas will spark a drive inside my students that will motivate them to not only complete high school but to create and work towards goals for life after high school as well. With some of our students being first-generation college students it is imperative for them and their families to have support and guidance with this process.

I truly believe that everyone has a purpose in life and it is my desire to help my students find this purpose.

Students will be able to use these iPads to engage in activities including, but not limited to, completing career exploration activities, creating resumes', registering and preparing for the ACT, applying for colleges, applying for scholarships, and completing financial aid applications.

I am passionate about the importance of students and their families having the resources and support needed to help them prepare for their journeys. With these iPads my students will have what they need to launch into their futures!

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

Equity Focus

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
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $329.99 3 $989.97

Materials cost

$989.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$69.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,104.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$194.84

Total project goal

$1,298.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,298.96

12 Donors

-$619.00

Donations toward project cost

-$579.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.45

match offer

-$617.14

Match offer toward project cost

-$524.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$92.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$62.82

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$0.00

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