23 hours ago

  • Think "Out-of-the-Box" with RCA!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $1599.59:
    I need help covering the cost of registration, lodging, transportation, and food for a 2-day training at the Ron Clark Academy so I can learn innovative and out-of-the-box ideas around student engagement, rigor, classroom culture, and environment.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

4 days ago

  • STEM Scholars Succeeding!

    Mr. Friedberg is asking for $1050.24:
    My students need chemistry materials to make the complex laws of physical sciences tangible, comprehensible, and hands-on!
    Gray Elementary School Comment

Apr 22

  • Math Talk On Wheels!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $453.22:
    My students need a white board easel on wheels so they can teach a math talk to their classmates during our math workshop stations.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Apr 18

  • I Need Some Privacy Please!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $178.54:
    My students need privacy partitions when working on independent work skills and a rack to store them properly.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Apr 17

Apr 11

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Apr 10

  • 4th Grade Entrepreneurs, Here We Come!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $344.36:
    My students need art and creation supplies such as; dot markers, bright construction paper, rainbow scratch paper, scratch rainbow tools, dough, clean sand, bright colored paper, and write and wipe markers.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Mar 30

  • Weather and Climate in Chicago

    Mr. Friedberg is asking for $376.06:
    My students need materials to make my weather and climate unit even more engaging, hands-on, fun, and rigorous.
    Gray Elementary School Comment

Mar 29

  • Sharing Our Stories with Wonder

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $479.51:
    My students need Wonder novels to keep at home and share what they have learned in class with their family and friends.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Mar 25

  • Forces, Motion, Energy in Real-Time

    Mr. Friedberg is asking for $1970.26:
    My students need physics kits and ballistic cars to help understand concepts of forces, motion, and energy and apply them to develop thorough understanding of Newton's Laws and advanced physics concepts.
    Gray Elementary School Comment

Mar 24

Mar 22

  • Ecology in Action

    Mr. Friedberg is asking for $821.19:
    My students need a complete ecosystem. Your generous donation will help illustrate food chains, food webs, and characteristics of life. This tank will be used for current seventh graders as well as next year's students!
    Gray Elementary School Comment

Mar 09

Updated Mar 19

  • 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

Mar 18

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.

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