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Mrs. Rivera from E Palo Alto CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Smile! Snap a Picture - Build School Culture

Help me give my students a Canon PowerShot SX620 Digital Camera w/25x Optical Zoom for the student leadership team to be able to snap school photos to share with our school community.

  • $361 goal

This project expired on December 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The moment my students walk through my classroom door, they are ready to get to work. I say, "Are you ready to rock?" and they respond with, "Ready to roll!" I expect nothing but the best from them, and I strive to be the best teacher and provide the best classroom environment I can.

My school serves Latino, Polynesian, and African-American students who live in deep poverty.

These are amazing students, full of life and character, who deserve nothing but the best. Most live in unfortunate situations at home; therefore, the classroom must be anything but unfortunate. I strive to make sure my students have all that they need to be successful in their academics.

My Project

The fifth graders at my school want to promote school culture, seeing as they are the big guys on campus at our k-5 site, and would like to take the lead in developing a school environment they are proud to call their own.

The student leadership team will use the digital camera to snap photos to post on our school website: photos that show students hard at work, on field trips, beautifying our school, school rallies and assemblies, STEAM activities, and much, much more.

The students will also be able to create monthly school newsletters loaded with photographs they've snapped showcasing the greatness the students bring to our campus, highlighting the strengths of all the students from kinder through grade five.

Partner with me to be able to provide the needed technological materials to help the 5th grade student leadership team to create multi-media presentations to help build school culture that fosters a safe and welcoming environment. Thank you in advance.

Mrs. Rivera
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon PowerShot SX620 Digital Camera w/25x Optical Zoom - Wi-Fi & NFC Enabled (Black), SanDisk Ultra 16GB SDHC Memory Card, Ritz Gear Point & Shoot Camera Case and Accessory Bundle • Amazon Business $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$22.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.11

Total project goal

$360.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.72

1 Donor

-$241.00

Donations toward project cost

-$204.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.15

match offer

-$119.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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