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Mrs. McGarey from Marietta GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Pétanque Court!

My students need a Pétanque court to host a county-wide Pétanque tournament.

  • $395 goal

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My Students

My students in our Title I school are college-track students. They are mostly Hispanic and African-American. All of them are in the French National Honor Society. These students live in a community rife with crime and violence. Many of them are from one-parent households. They feel safe at school. The more we can offer them here, the better.

These students are very involved in many school organizations.

These are the students in honors and AP classes. They are in band, orchestra, drama, chorus, gaming club, etc. Most of them are not athletes. They deserve a space at the school to call their own.

My Project

We are requesting paint and brushes so that we can paint the Pétanque court area which gives these students a place of their own on campus. It will give them a beautiful area they can be proud of. In such a stressful world full of exams and pressures that did not exist in past generations, this court gives students an area to decompress for just a little while and have fun. The walls are peeling, and we need paint and different brushes so that we can spruce them up. We also need paint for four tables where the teams will sit. Our construction students have already built the tables and are simply waiting for paint.

Not only will the Pétanque court benefit students at our school, but it will also benefit students county wide as we are hosting our first ever Pétanque invitational on April 24th!

Wouldn't it be great to have a hand in creating something so special?

Mrs. McGarey
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
KILZ Interior/Exterior Self-Priming Masonry, Stucco and Brick Flat Paint, 1 gallon, Gray • Amazon Business $19.92 5 $99.60
Wooster Brush R017-9 Sherlock Roller Frame, 9-Inch • Amazon Business $7.98 5 $39.90
Rust-Oleum 7786502 Protective Enamel Paint Stops Rust, 32-Ounce, Gloss Smoke Gray • Amazon Business $8.87 4 $35.48
DQB Industries 11937 E-Z Fit Tampico Colored Poly Masonry Brush, 4-3/4-Inch • Amazon Business $5.77 6 $34.62
Chalk Ink Chalkboard Paint Matte Black Quart • Amazon Business $33.66 1 $33.66
Linzer RM 4110 Plastic Tray Liner (10 Pack) • Amazon Business $6.00 5 $30.00
Quali-Tech 9AP038-6PK 9-Inch All Purpose 3/8-Inch Nap 6 Pack Paint Roller Covers • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49

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