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Mrs. Ocampo from San Antonio TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Standing Work Stations

Help me give my students a bar height work station where students can choose to stand or use a tall stool.

  • $346 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a twelve year veteran teacher at a Title I school in an older part of the town that I live in. My students are hardworking and driven. However, we often times lack up-to-date resources that are thought provoking and intriguing. Most of these students will be the first in their families to go to college or into the military. Several actually want to move away from home in order to see what else is out there for them.

The school is ninety-nine percent Hispanic and they come from low socioeconomic households.

We are in a military rich town and community, and my students get to experience some of their family members joining one of the armed forces as opposed to going to college. My students and I work together to see the world through different lenses and not just within a few square miles of where our school is located. I prepare my students for college, technical jobs, the military, and, overall, the real world.

My Project

High school students need to have the opportunity to have options of where and how they want to spend their time during class. These bar height tables will make the perfect option for those students who want to choose to stand while working during class instead of sitting in the standard classroom desk.

Eleanor Roosevelt said, "Nothing we learn in this world is ever wasted."

I want my students to have the opportunity to be at their most comfortable while learning about the sacrifices and conflicts of great characters and authors. The lives of Elie Wiesel, Maya Angelou and Malala Yousafzai are a few of the important people we read. Each of these influential authors have details about their lives that can forever change my student's perspectives about the past, the present and the future. The classroom environment is important while dealing with such deep material and these bar height tables will help making a productive learning environment.

Mrs. Ocampo
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr IRONSTONE Bar Table 47 ” Pub Dining Height Table Bistro Table with Textured Top (Black) • Amazon Business $129.99 2 $259.98

Materials cost

$259.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.86

Total project goal

$345.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.74

8 Donors

-$210.74

Donations toward project cost

-$179.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.61

Matching donations from our partners

-$135.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$114.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.25

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$0.00

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