VOJN Primary School serves 80 children from ages 5 through 12 years old.
General School Supplies:
Book Bags, Chalk, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Dry-Erase Markers, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pencil Cases/Bags, Pens, and Rulers
(English) Alphabet, Math, and Word
(English) Language, Math, Science, and World Maps
(English) Age Appropriate Story Books, Language/Grammar, and Math
Educational Software, Flash Drives/Memory Sticks, Printers, Printer Cartridges, and Working Laptops
Chess Sets, Puzzles, and Scrabble
Recorders, Triangles, and Xylophones
Inflation Pumps, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, Team Uniforms/Knits for Soccer, and Tennis Balls
New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes
Antibiotic Ointment, Band-Aids, and Sanitary Napkins
Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
• Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
• The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.
Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.