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Ms. MacEntee from Newport News VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To My Students

Help me give my students a handwritten farewell card to close out the year.

  • 7 donors
  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Home to over 1,800 students a year, the demographics of my school consist of students from different social, academic, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Despite personal challenges, students come to school to learn and work hard towards earning their high school diploma.

Students are constantly seeking hands-on, engaging projects and challenges.

The ability to demonstrate knowledge in a creative, meaningful way is important for all students. My goal is to continue providing valuable experiences for my students that will further their academic potential as they move onto the next steps of their journey.

My Project

It is an understatement to say that this year is like no other in recent history. We began the school year virtually and just over halfway through students began to transition to hybrid learning. These students have worked hard to show that learning can happen anytime, anywhere.

As we close out the year many of my students will be graduating and moving on to their next adventure.

I want to celebrate the accomplishments of each underclassmen and upperclassmen in a way that is as unique and personal as them. I am requesting graduation cards, farewell cards, and postage to mail each student a handwritten card at the end of the year.

I first began this tradition last year after the sudden switch to distance learning. After realizing that I never had a proper "goodbye" with my students I wanted to ensure they knew how much they meant to our class and me. In an area where many students don't receive mail outside of cards from family I want to leave them with one last surprise and memory.

Ms. MacEntee
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
United States Postal Service First-Class Forever Postage Stamps, 5 Packs of 20 Stamps $56.50 2 $113.00
Supla 54 Sets 6 Gold Foil Designs Graduation Cards Congratulations Greeting Cards Congrats Cards Blank Grad Cards with Envelopes Stickers Pens Bulk Set College High School Graduation Cards $14.99 3 $44.97
48 Pack Inspirational Quote Cards Bulk, 6 Motivational Encouragement Designs with Envelopes, 4x6 $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$181.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.88

Total project goal

$252.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.56

4 Donors

-$125.84

Donations toward project cost

-$107.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.13

Matching donations from our partners

-$125.85

Match offers toward project cost

-$106.97

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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