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2016 Spring Soirée Giving Tree

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Nashoba Brooks School could not function as it does without all of the generous support it receives from our community. The Spring Soirée Giving Tree offers community members the opportunity to direct their gifts towards identified specific school needs within the annual operating budget.

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  • Nashoba Brooks School

    Giving Tree

    Spring Soire 2016

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  • ashoba Brooks School could not function as it does without all of the generous support it receives from our community. The Spring Soire Giving Tree offers community members the opportunity to direct their gifts towards identified specific school needs within the annual operating budget.

    All gifts to the Giving Tree are 100% tax deductible and will go towards the 2016 Nashoba Brooks Fund totals.

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  • TECHNOLOGY

    MacBook Air 13-inchMacbooks in the classroom create unique opportunities for student learning at every level. Lessons become more immersive through the power of touch, motion, and sound. Assignments can be sketched, scored, charted, coded, or performed. And the work our students need to do becomes the work they love to do.

    Value $1,150

    MacBook Pro 13-inchMacbooks in the classroom create unique opportunities for student learning at every level. Lessons become more immersive through the power of touch, motion, and sound. Assignments can be sketched, scored, charted, coded, or performed. And the work our students need to do becomes the work they love to do.

    Value $1,380

    iPad MiniAn iPad changes the way teachers teach and students learn. Its thin and light, so students can take learning way beyond the classroom. There are thousands of education apps, books, and courses, so lessons come to life like never before. And with software that is designed exclusively for educators, our teachers can collaborate with our students in innovative ways.

    Value $300

    iPad 32gAn iPad changes the way teachers teach and students learn. Its thin and light, so students can take learning way beyond the classroom. There are thousands of education apps, books, and courses, so lessons come to life like never before. And with software that is designed exclusively for educators, our teachers can collaborate with our students in innovative ways.

    Value $510

    Chrome BookStudents use the Chromebooks to access the Internet and to use Google Apps for Education. With Chromebooks, students can conduct research, create presentations, and use web-based software for school related activities.

    Value $250 Podium with MicrophoneHelp Nashoba Brooks capture our audiences undivided attention during meetings and presentations with a new podium.

    Value $2,500

    Lavalier MicrophonesLavalier microphones will be used at performances, assemblies, and other events so that performers and guest speakers have more mobility while singing/speaking.

    Value $300

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    Classroom PrinterHelp make our teachers more efficient with the ability to print assignments, spreadsheets, etc. all in the comfort of their classroom.

    Value $150

    Epson Projector This projector will allow employees the ability to display high-quality content from their laptops or tablets in the class-room, conference room, etc.

    Value $1,000

    Cannon Video Camera Video cameras have the potential to be an essential tool in todays interactive education. A camera in the classroom will provide our teachers with new and exciting ways to engage the attention of our students. Furthermore, video cameras will enable teachers to give and receive peer reviews and complete self-evaluations, thus leading to an improvement in the quality of education that our students will receive.

    Value $1,300

    Bretford Mobility Cart for 20 Macbooks The Bretford Mobility Cart for MacBook has been designed to better serve Nashoba Brooks digital learning environment. The Mobility Cart 20 for MacBook allows the School to store, secure, charge, and transport any combination of MacBook Air or MacBook Pro notebook computers in or outside our classrooms.

    Value $1,600

    Camera Tripod This tripod will be used for filming school events, athletic contests, and extra-curricular activities, as well as taking general photographs of Nashoba Brooks daily life and events.

    Value $50

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    SCIENCEElectronic BalanceHelp inspire Nashoba Brooks students in the science lab with electronic lab balances. The electronic balance makes it easy for students to obtain a measurement quickly and accurately.

    Value $150

    Weight Set and BalancesThe science department is in need of a weight and balance set to help our students with achieving the most accurate measurements during science class.

    Value $30

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    MUSIC

    Music StandsThe music department is in need of more music stands to help support the growing instrumental ensembles at the school.

    Value $45

    Sonor Alto XylophoneThis xylophone would be used in the Middle School Music room when girls learn to play instrumental accompaniment parts to songs.

    Value $525

    Xylophonesthe purchase of another Alto xylophone would allow more students in a class to play simultaneously.

    Value $300

    Folkmanis PuppetsPuppets are used in the Lower School Classroom to teach a variety of concepts and to add an imaginative playful dimension to the experience of our younger musicians.

    Value $80

    Classroom Percussion A small conga drum to be used in the Lower School Music Room.

    Value $60

    Keyboard Amplifier The jazz band uses a keyboard amplifier to enhance the sound of the portable keyboards used in the band.

    Value $550

    READING ROOM

    Update Book Collections In Reading Room The book room is a collection of leveled books that supports the wide range of readers in Kindergarten through Grade 3. The books are used in small reading groups, in the classroom and for at home reading. There are many new titles and old favorites that we would like add to enhance the present options. As teachers, we recognize and appreciate the literacy growth in these foundational grades and know that the students will enjoy these new additions for many years to come.

    Value $2,100

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    DING ROOM

    Mrs. Wishy Washy Book CollectionThe book room is a collection of leveled books that supports the wide range of readers in Kindergarten through Grade 3. The books are used in small reading groups, in the classroom and for at home reading. There are many new titles and old favorites that we would like add to enhance the present options. As teachers, we recognize and appreciate the literacy growth in these foundational grades and know that the students will enjoy these new additions for many years to come.

    Value $115

    Biscuts Book CollectionThe book room is a collection of leveled books that supports the wide range of readers in Kindergarten through Grade 3. The books are used in small reading groups, in the classroom and for at home reading. There are many new titles and old favorites that we would like add to enhance the present options. As teachers, we recognize and appreciate the literacy growth in these foundational grades and know that the students will enjoy these new additions for many years to come.

    Value $24

    Top RIF Pick, Grades 2-3 This wonderful set of books will enhance Nashoba Brooks ability to provide more individualized instruction at varying levels. It will continue to enhance students comprehension and fluency skills for all content areas in Lower School.

    Value $100

    Beginning Chapter Books, Grade 1-2These books will allow our Lower School teachers to better meet the needs of our first and second graders who are ready for chapter books, allowing the teachers to do literature circles and further prepare the children for third grade.

    Value $35

    Penguin Young Readers Book Set The book room is a collection of leveled books that supports the wide range of readers in Kindergarten through Grade 3. The books are used in small reading groups, in the classroom and for at home reading. There are many new titles and old favorites that we would like add to enhance the present options. As teachers, we recognize and appreciate the literacy growth in these foundational grades and know that the students will enjoy these new additions for many years to come.

    Value $62

    Young Cam Jansen BooksThe book room is a collection of leveled books that supports the wide range of readers in Kindergarten through Grade 3. The books are used in small reading groups, in the classroom and for at home reading. There are many new titles and old favorites that we would like add to enhance the present options. As teachers, we recognize and appreciate the literacy growth in these foundational grades and know that the students will enjoy these new additions for many years to come.

    Value $24

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    LIBRARY

    ATHLETICSBounce Back Target For Lacrosse Our Lacrosse teams can perfect their shooting and passing with the STX Bounce Back Target.

    Value $100

    Indoor Climbing Net For the GymStudents can work on leg and arm strength while having fun and working toward a goal with the Indoor Cargo Climbing Net. Put together with sturdy square mesh, the net provides a reliable grip for small hands, so kids of different ages and fitness levels can grab on and challenge themselves to reach the top.

    Value $659

    Middle School Lounge Seating AreaNext year, the Denault Library will be debuting a new Middle School Lounge space, instilling in middle school students a sense of ownership over their library space and providing them with a comfortable environment in which to do homework, hone their research skills, and find exciting new reading material. Help increase circulation amongst middle school students and make the library an even more welcoming space for students by purchasing comfortable seating for the