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Dr. Lujan from Durham NC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Project Graduation

Help me give my students a graduation they will never forget by supplying them with a graduation robes and cap that will really make the event special.

  • $1,845 goal

This project expired on May 8, 2020.

This project expired on May 8, 2020.

My Students

At our school, we have the vision that students will soar as lifelong leaders in a diverse and global society. Our mission is to increase achievement by focusing on students' academic, social, and emotional growth through rigorous instruction, while fostering a collaborative learning community to ensure all students unlock their limitless potential.

Our school is small and our students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds, and the stakes are high.

In our efforts to support our vision and mission, we have lowered class sizes, increased our support staff, and have adopted Capturing Kids Hearts, Restorative Practices, and a social emotional learning curriculum called Move This World.

My Project

This project will help boost self esteem and pride in our fifth graders. In the past, at graduation our students have not had the opportunity to wear a cap and gown.

Wearing a cap and gown at graduation from elementary school helps students to envision what it would be like to graduate from higher levels of learning.

Students who wear a cap and gown in fifth grade may be encouraged to attend universities and colleges later on in life. It's important for our students, especially in this socioeconomic level to be able to see themselves succeeding in life in the future.

Dr. Lujan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OSBO GradSeason Matte Graduation Gown Cap Tassel Set for High School and Bachelor (Emerald, 48" FF(5'3"-5'5")) • Amazon Business $21.99 30 $659.70
OSBO GradSeason Matte Graduation Gown Cap Tassel Set for High School and Bachelor (Emerald, 45"(5'0"-5'2")) • Amazon Business $21.99 14 $307.86
OSBO GradSeason Matte Graduation Gown Cap Tassel Set for High School and Bachelor (Emerald, 48"(5'3"-5'5")) • Amazon Business $21.99 10 $219.90
OSBO GradSeason Matte Graduation Gown Cap Tassel Set for High School and Bachelor (Emerald, 42"(4'9"-4'11")) • Amazon Business $21.99 10 $219.90

Materials cost

$1,407.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$109.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,568.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$276.75

Total project goal

$1,844.99

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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