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Mrs. Coborn
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Namaste in School with a Supportive Classroom

My students need a calm atmosphere so that when they come to school they can relax and learn in a supported room.

My Students

PRALC helps students ages 15-21 who may be experiencing hardships but who are working to obtain a high school diploma. Our students are teen parents, teens living on their own, or teens who are dealing with life issues that prevent them from succeeding in the regular high school setting. Our students often have had significant trauma in their lives and struggle with mainstream approaches to education.

Our students rock!, but our high school struggles with an 80% graduation rate, and the Alternative Learning Center became an all day program three years ago to meet the unique needs of our students.

My Project

My students come to school often from lives filled with trauma. A calm, supportive atmosphere is crucial to helping them separate from the chaos they know and to helping them be present and focused on their learning. This classroom will model a safe and healthy space for them.

My students deserve to have peace in their lives.

Lighting panels that mute the harsh glare of the fluorescent lighting we now have, will help create this peace. Table lamps will help to create a softer, warmer light in the classroom as well. Flexible seating will allow choice and comfort. A relaxing water feature will add a calming element so students can remain mindful and focused as they learn.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Alpine Mirror Waterfall with Decorative Stones and Light, Silver • Amazon Business $427.49 1 $427.49
ZEEFO Wood Table Lamp, Retro Solid Wood and Fabric Shade Relax Lighting For Bedroom Bedside Desk Lamp, Contemporary Living Room, Study , Cafe , Baby Room (Rectangle) • Amazon Business $29.99 6 $179.94
LuxFit Exercise Ball Chair, Black • Amazon Business $69.95 2 $139.90
Vivora Luno Exercise Ball for Home, Office, Yoga, Stability and Fitness, Sitting Ball with Handle - Olive Gray • Amazon Business $54.99 2 $109.98
GlareShade Fluorescent Light Filter Covers (5 pack). Eliminate the Harsh Glare that causes Eyestrain and Headaches at Work and School while Improving Focus and Classroom Management. • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
Yoga Meditation Cushion Zafu With Buckwheat Fill - Organic Cotton - Color Black. • Amazon Business $32.50 2 $65.00
Trideer 65cm Exercise Yoga Balancing Ball with Resistance Bands, Stability Ring & Pump Plug Kit, Great for Improving Balance & Core Strength, Relieving (Black with Ring, 65cm) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99

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This project will reach 60 students.

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