Gratitude Getting Announced

Greenheart Travel recognized our Chalkboard Project once again on their blog. I had sent the thank you cards the 5th graders to made to a lovely woman named Sara who works at GreenHeart. She was the woman I spent the most time emailing back and forth questions, updates, and anything other tid-bits along the way. ...

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Didi Madloba (Big Thank Yous)

Today the 6th graders got a chance to be as crafty as they possibly could - and probably for the first time in school! As promised, after all the donations to get this class the Level 3 English World Books, I wanted to send all the donors something unique. This is a school where not ...

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6th Grade SURPRISE!

Today was the big day! (Read this page first to find out why I have been fundraising to get my entire 6th Grade class new English Level 3 books!) So, I was able to catch a ride in a car all the way to school so I didn't have to carry all 21 books and workbooks ...

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Picking up the books!

Last week while I was in Batumi I ordered the English World Level 3 books for my 6th grade class so this weekend they were ready to be picked up! I grabbed those along with the maps for this class...plus I found a donor to match the Grant amount we received so I ordered 4 ...

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Operation Installation

I arrived to school much earlier than I needed to because I had a feeling at least one of the grant chalkboards were going up today...and I guessed right! I walked straight to my 6th grade class and sure enough the one of the male teachers had already gotten to work. I "assisted" by taking ...

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Chalkboard Supra

After school today we celebrated the arrival of the chalkboards! In Georgia, a Supra, or large party with food and drinks, accompanies any celebration you could think of. From weddings and birthdays, to funerals and anniversaries and even anniversaries of funerals! All of my teachers add something to the event, their signatures dish, cups/plates/forks/and napkins, ...

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Update on 5th Grade

When I told my 5th Grade class that they were going to be receiving one of the new Grant Chalkboards - they went wild!!! This is the other class that I provided "Special English Notebooks" and am also working towards an Ice Cream Party if they all continue to try throughout the semester. There are ...

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