My students are going to Japan!

In our second year of the high school, Denver Montessori Junior/Senior High School is a Denver public school devoted to Montessori principles, including student self-construction and preparation to participate morally in an interdependent world. 60% of our students are low income, and 76% are people of color. We expect that 100% of our first graduating class will be admitted to college. Students are working tirelessly right now to raise their own money--through personal Gofundme sites as well as jobs and myriad whole-group fundraisers--to participate in our trip to Japan. This is an invaluable opportunity for them as high school students, and one they may never have again. Any money I raise will augment the fundraising of our most low-income students so that all our students who want to travel to Japan are able to--so that opportunity is distributed equitably. I would so appreciate your support!


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Rachel Balkcom 
Denver, CO
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