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Financial Donation Request

Dear Parents or Guardians: 

We need your help. The state fiscal crisis continues to deplete our school funds for required classroom instructional materials. We want to continue to provide field trips and special projects for our first graders. We do not have adequate funds to cover these costs. which are about $45 per first grader. Any contributions to help defray these costs will be greatly appreciated. . 

This cost will also include a Don Callejon "First Grade Field Trip" shirt in our school colors; blue & orange. This shirt will be worn on field trips and can also be worn on our Friday Spirit Days. We can assure you that no student will be denied any opportunity of materials, going on field trips, or receiving a shirt, and their grades will in no way be affected. 

It would be greatly appreciated if you could please send in your child's donation as soon as possible. The money and shirt sizes will be necessary in the process for us to order the shirts and plan our first field trip. 

Parents who wish to donate may submit a check (cash contributions cannot be accepted) made payable to "Don Callejon School." Donations may be turned in to your child's first grade teacher. We thank you in advance for your support to make these activities possible for our students. 

The First Grade Teachers

Donation Request Letter with Form

Volunteer to Help the Class

We encourage parents to help support the class in a variety of volunteer roles:

  • Chaperone field trips.
  • Oversee the computer lab (two parents).
  • Update the class website on School Loop.
  • Create and manage an email list of parents.
  • Help supervise Fabulous Friday.
  • Provide library support by checking in and re-shelving books (two parents).

To volunteer in our class, you must be approved as a school volunteer through the office, including completing an application, submitting a TB test result, and completing a volunteer training class.  Please see more information on the Volunteer Policy and Forms page of the school website.

Thank you for giving your time and expertise to help the class!

Donate Supplies

The following items would be helpful in D11:

  • Quart or gallon Ziplock bags
  • Costco gift cards to use for printing pictures and purchasing supplies
  • Petco or PetSmart smart gift cards to help care for the classroom fish
  • Newer classroom computers

Thank you for helping us with donations!

Scholastic News

We have subscribed to the Scholastic News publication at a cost of $4.35/student/year.  It would be very helpful if parents could pay this amount.