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Mrs. Theriault from Hartford CT is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Senior Work Room: Stress Relievers

Help me give my students a space where they can be engaged and comfortable while preparing for their future.

  • $773 goal

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My Students

The seniors at our High School are trying desperately to stay afloat as self starters. Much of their resources have been taken away from them, making it exceedingly difficult to maximize their full educational potential.

My students are trying to advance in the post-secondary world, and many of them will be the first in their family to do so.

Working on several projects is part of their senior year, and we are helping them build skills to assist them in college and career readiness.

My Project

Our college and career readiness team has decided to create a room which will solely be open to seniors while they prepare their futures. In the past, students have been disengaged with the process. Many of our students' parents have not attended a college themselves so they do not know how to help their child with what needs to be done. Students then often believe that the process is not important. This leads to class absences and not following through on FAFSA appointments and applications.

We want to engage our students in the process of preparing themselves for college or a career while minimizing stress.

In our senior workroom, students will have laptops and flexible seating options. They will have bean bag chairs, stools, and desks to choose from. They will have needed supplies such as pens and chargers while they are applying to schools and working on their senior capstone project. The added decorations such as the lanterns and stress relieving waterfall will help make the room comfortable for the students so they want to be there. We want to give them the opportunity to be self-starters and bring them back to engaging in their future.

Mrs. Theriault
Grades 9-12
  • HPHS Law and Government Academy
  • Hartford, CT
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elite Classic Large Bean Bag, Vinyl, Navy, 38" x 34" x 25" • Staples Advantage $59.99 5 $299.95
Staples Standard Cork Bulletin Board, Oak, 4' x 3' (28337-CC) • Staples Advantage $81.49 1 $81.49
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.74 1 $59.74
RAVPower 60W 12A 6-Port USB Charger Desktop Charging Station with iSmart, Compatible with iPhone Xs XS Max XR X 8 7 Plus, iPad Pro Air Mini, Galaxy S9 S8 S7 S6 Edge, Tablet and More (Black) • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Just Artifacts Decorative Round Chinese Paper Lanterns 12pcs Assorted Sizes (Color: Navy Blue) • Amazon Business $15.98 2 $31.96
Just Artifacts Decorative Round Chinese Paper Lanterns 24pcs Assorted Sizes (Color: Silver) • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Just Artifacts Decorative Round Chinese Paper Lanterns 24pcs Assorted Sizes (Color: White) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
BIC Round Stic Grip Xtra Comfort Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point (1.2mm), Blue, 36-Count • Amazon Business $6.23 3 $18.69
BIC Ecolutions Round Stic Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 50-Count • Amazon Business $5.89 3 $17.67
Silver Springs Relaxation Fountain | Illuminated Waterfall, Natural Stones, Soothing Sounds, Tabletop Zen Fountain | Indoor or Outdoor, On/Off Switch, Automatic Pump | EnviraScape HoMedics • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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