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  • $606 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Schuld
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Packing For Paradise!

My students need travel essentials such as journals, passport holders, shampoo and sunscreen to support their educational journey to Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

My Students

My students are the future leaders of the world. They are mostly from the inner-city of Milwaukee although many of them are also immigrants or have parents who immigrated to the states. The student body is extremely diverse with about fifty percent of the population identifying as Latino, thirty percent of the population identifying as White, ten percent and the remaining percentage identifying as Asian or American Indian.

My students are a resilient group, with approximately eighty percent of them qualifying for free or reduced price lunches yet, they beat the odds everyday as they fight against the achievement gap.

My Project

Thirty-five high school students are raising funds to take an exploratory excursion to Costa Rica and Nicaragua the in the summer of 2018! These students are driven, determined and focused on excelling academically at the collegiate level. They are also resilient with many of them getting jobs and fundraising daily to make this trip a reality.

On this trip, the students will have the opportunity to practice sustainable tourism while exploring the cultural and natural wonders of Central America.

The supplies from this project will be divided up into backpacks for students as a surprise for the last meeting prior to departure. These travel essentials such as shampoo and sun screen will be one less burden for students and families to worry about.

While exploring Nicaragua and Costa Rica, our primary focus will be on exploring the biodiversity of the countries to enhance students' learning of and passion for science! Some of the highlights of our itinerary while on the islands, include snorkeling, kayaking, volcano hikes and whitewater rafting.

Students will journal daily about their experiences and will reflect on their personal growth. Additionally, students will collect data on their self-chosen research questions. Every student will develop a project to answer a question that they are curious and passionate about and they have to go to Costa Rica and/or Nicaragua to answer!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rocclo Traveler Waterproof Passport Holder One Black Lanyard with 4 Zip Lock PVC Double-Side • Amazon Business $6.99 9 $62.91
Leather Writing Journal Notebook, EvZ 5 Inches Vintage Nautical Spiral Blank String Diary Notepad Sketchbook Travel to Write in, Unlined Paper, Retro Pendants, Classic Embossed, Dark Green • Amazon Business $7.79 7 $54.53
Leather Writing Journal Notebook, EvZ 5 Inches Vintage Nautical Spiral Blank String Diary Notepad Sketchbook Travel to Write in, Unlined Paper, Retro Pendants, Classic Embossed, Brown • Amazon Business $7.79 7 $54.53
Leather Writing Journal Notebook, EvZ 5 Inches Vintage Nautical Spiral Blank String Diary Notepad Sketchbook Travel to Write in, Unlined Paper, Retro Pendants, Classic Embossed, Black • Amazon Business $7.79 7 $54.53
Leather Writing Journal Notebook, EvZ 5 Inches Vintage Nautical Spiral Blank String Diary Notepad Sketchbook Travel to Write in, Unlined Paper, Retro Pendants, Classic Embossed, Sky Blue • Amazon Business $7.79 7 $54.53
Leather Writing Journal Notebook, EvZ 5 Inches Vintage Nautical Spiral Blank String Diary Notepad Sketchbook Travel to Write in, Unlined Paper, Retro Pendants, Classic Embossed, Red • Amazon Business $7.79 7 $54.53
Crest Sensi-Repair and Prevent Toothpaste, Smooth Mint, Travel Size, TSA Approved, 0.85 Ounces (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $10.91 4 $43.64
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Portable Bottles - Hand Sanitizer Gel With Aloe, 1 oz. Travel Sized Jelly Wrap Bottles (Case of 36) - 3903-36 • Amazon Business $34.57 1 $34.57
Banana Boat Sport Performance Sunscreen Lotion 30 Spf 1 oz(Pack Of 24) • Amazon Business $28.79 1 $28.79
PERT PLUS 2IN1 SHAMPOO 1.7 OZ (case of 36) • Amazon Business $26.79 1 $26.79
Champion Sports Heavy Duty Nylon Lanyard - Bulk Pack of 12 Color: Assorted • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77

Materials cost

$477.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$514.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.76

Total project goal

$605.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.04

6 Donors

-$605.04

Donations toward project cost

-$514.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Ripple and 5 other donors.

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