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Ms. Salazar from Chicago IL is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our School's Post Secondary Hall of Fame

My students need college flags to display their post secondary accomplishments.

  • $744 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high school is a selective enrollment math and science academy located in the Englewood community, but my students travel from all over the city to come here. My students are 70% African American and 25% Hispanic, and over 69% of them are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

My students have been enrolling at some of the most selective institutions and we want to recognize their hard work.

While we cannot afford to recognize every post-secondary institution with a college flag, this will be the beginning of a great tradition at our school.

My Project

Our school is the only selective enrollment high school located in the Englewood community. We currently enroll 97% of students in post-secondary institutions with a 92% persistence rate, the highest rate in Chicago Public Schools. Once a year we recognize all students for an all-school assembly and distribute certificates to recognize students, however, there is nothing left behind to display to future students for inspiration.

While we have such a strong college-going culture at LMSA, we want to recognize the most competitive and highly selective institutions with individual college flags.

The goal is to display the college flags around the junior and senior hallways to inspire all students to reach their full potential to eventually attend one of those selective institutions. In addition, LMSA will continue the legacy of excellence by establishing a tradition of adding new college flags once students enroll at new post-secondary institutions. We ultimately want to recognize the hard work of all of our students.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chicago Maroon UC University College House Flag • Amazon Business $33.95 1 $33.95
Purdue Boilermakers PU University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Illinois Fighting Illini Large New Logo 3x5 College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Davidson Wildcats University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Howard Bison Large New Logo 3x5 College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Morehouse College Maroon Tigers 3x5 Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Virginia Cavaliers UVA University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Northwestern Wildcats Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Virginia State University Trojans 3x5 Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Vandy Commodores SEC 3x5 Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Rice University Owls 3x5 College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Spelman Jaguars Large 3x5 College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Cornell Big Red University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Dartmouth Big Green University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
USC Trojans Trojan Head Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
MIT Engineers Massachusetts University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Michigan Wolverines Yellow Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Harvard Crimson University Large College Flag • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Stanford Cardinal 2x3 Foot Flag • Amazon Business $25.95 1 $25.95
University of Wisconsin Throwback Vintage 3x5 College Flag • Amazon Business $24.34 1 $24.34

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