Mar 09

Updated 3 days ago

  • Go for the Goal!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $730.51:
    My students need regulation-sized goals to use for proper practice conditioning.
    Smyser Elementary School

4 days ago

Mar 15

  • Characters Come to Life

    Ms. Porter is asking for $451.13:
    My students need portable writing surfaces and stools so that we can take our learning outside!
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Mar 13

Updated Mar 14

  • Family Math Engagement

    Ms. Abarca is asking for $325.44:
    My students need family engagement packs that will help them practice their math skills at home
    Portage Park Elementary School
  • Hello,
    Retro Fitness Team would like to volunteer their time by hosting fitness classes twice a week at your gymnastic space where people can donate and take a class (Zumba, bootcamp, strength, abs, glues, yoga. Whatever format you would like us to teach). Please let us know if this is of insterested to you, or whatever we can to to help with the fundraising.

    Thanks,
    Retro Fitness Team

Mar 11

Updated Mar 12

  • Come Out And Play!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $413.04:
    My students need 2 soccer balls, 2 footballs, and tag football flags to learn to play soccer and football during recess.
    Smyser Elementary School

Mar 05

Updated Mar 10

  • Oops! We Need A License!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $405.35:
    My students need 10 google management chromebook licenses so we can use the wifi at our school for our chromebooks.
    Smyser Elementary School
  • Below is edited for length and privacy. Thanks to the people of Zionsville IN who appear to be the primary donors to this now funded project. They seem to know Ms. Edwards better than anyone posting here. Please take special note of the Henry James quote.

    ___________ from Arlington Heights,...

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    Below is edited for length and privacy. Thanks to the people of Zionsville IN who appear to be the primary donors to this now funded project. They seem to know Ms. Edwards better than anyone posting here. Please take special note of the Henry James quote.

    ___________ from Arlington Heights, IL gave

    A donor from New York gave with a gift card from _____________

    _____________ from Zionsville, IN gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. ~Henry James
    Google.org matched this donation

    _____________ from Zionsville, IN gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    Google.org matched this donation

    ____________ from Zionsville, IN gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    #KindnessCounts
    Google.org matched this donation

    ___________ from Zionsville, IN gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    Google.org matched this donation
    Ms. Edwards responded: Thank you all once again for your support!!

    Music Makes Our Students Smarter from Zionsville, IN gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    Google.org matched this donation

    ___________ from Helena, MT gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    Ms. K. sent me good luck
    Google.org matched this donation

    ______________ from St. Charles, MO gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    Peace on earth, good music to all.
    Google.org matched this donation

    ______________ from St. Louis, MO gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    I will never forget your kindness and generosity in funding my music project. Thank you so much! You are our shero!
    Google.org matched this donation

    ______________ from Zionsville, IN gave in support of Music Makes Our Students Smarter!
    You are AMAZING! Thank you! #MIOSM #MMOSS
    Google.org matched this donation

  • Craig E. Friend of Chicago

    Pamela,
    Bless them all for their generosity.

Mar 01

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Student Council Family Game Night

    Ms. Abarca is asking for $258.56:
    My students need games and prizes to have a family fun filled event.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment
  • Final Chrome Countdown!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $325.11:
    My students need a Chromebook to complete 1/3 of our classroom having access to technology.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 27

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Student Movement

    Ms. Abarca is asking for $184.04:
    My students need clipboards, stress balls, putty, a scheduling chart, and slant board.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment
  • Student Council Family Fun

    Ms. Abarca is asking for $238.20:
    My students need bingo game set, bingo cards and chips, and a wireless microphone system.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment
  • Expanding Our Horizons!

    Mr. Zagorski is asking for $518.47:
    My students need scooters in order to try some new games and activities, such as scooter soccer, hockey and scooter ball.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 26

Feb 23

Feb 21

Updated Feb 21

  • Building Stamina for Learning!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $390.48:
    My students need 5 Wobble Chairs to help them get the sensory input they need to build stamina for learning.
    Smyser Elementary School
  • Around 22 kids in that picture. How about asking the parents? $18 not bad.

Feb 21

  • Bring Technology Back to Our Classroom

    Mrs. Kells is asking for $434.18:
    My students need more Chromebooks to help with cross-curricular projects. We are currently combining lessons with Science, Music, Art and Technology.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 20

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • SCOPE Supplements Scholars!

    Mrs. Reina is asking for $459.99:
    My students need Scholastic Scope Magazine to supplement my current ELA instruction.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment
  • 70% Charged Up And Ready For More!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $614.92:
    My students need 2 Chromebooks to help reach our goal of 10 Chromebooks for our classroom.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 19

  • Journaling Journey Through Novels!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $479.51:
    My students need a class set of "Auggie and Me" novels to enhance their reading skills through daily journals.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 10

  • Surface Pro for Stem Video Creation II

    Mr. Whittles is asking for $482.89:
    My students need a good tablet computer to allow them to demonstrate their learning by making how-to videos for math. The Surface 3 allows them to make and share these with the class.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment

Feb 08

  • More Pics in My Books, Please!!

    Mrs. Revel is asking for $193.34:
    My students need graphic novels in order to promote and ignite a love for reading in a form they are able to access.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 06

  • Surface Pro for STEM Video Creation

    Mr. Whittles is asking for $465.16:
    My students need a good tablet computer that they can use to create demonstration videos and share with class via Google Cast for Education. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is just that.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment

Jan 26

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Student Trip to Washington DC!

    Ms. Bayliss is asking for $1229.41:
    My students need a chance to practice their independent living and social skills, while learning about US history and government.
    Vaughn Occupational High School Comment
  • Musicians Need Music Stands!

    Ms. Roche is asking for $1483.59:
    My students need 25 music stands and a stand cart so that they can participate in the concert band program that I'm starting from scratch.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment

Jan 24

  • Bean Bag Chairs

    Ms. Abarca is asking for $202.45:
    My students need two bean bag chairs in the classroom to sit when they are working on independent work.
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment

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