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the head of school challenge

Our biggest challenge yet! 

When the MSR community reaches $10,000 in new gifts, the Bermudez family will match it dollar for dollar!

$66,600

 

THANK YOU!
WE'VE EXCEEDED
OUR GOAL!

GRANDPARENT CHALLENGe

Grandparents: Help us raise $1,974 by the end of they day in honor of our founding year!
 

$9,600

out of $1,974 !

THANK YOU!
WE'VE EXCEEDED
OUR GOAL!

Give again CHALLENGe

Unlock a special gift for our teachers when we reach 21 Give Again Gifts!
 

80

out of 21 "Give Again" donations!

THANK YOU!
WE'VE EXCEEDED
OUR GOAL!

CLASSROOM CHALLENGE 

The classroom to end the day at 1st place will win a pizza and popsicle party!

1st PLACE - CH/1

2nd PLACE - TODDLER/2

3rd pLACE - UE 1/2

4th PLACE - Toddler/1

5th Place: LE/4

A thank you from Head of School Monica Rodriguez


 

Watch our leaderboards and stay tuned to your inbox and social media as we track our progress throughout the day!
  • HEAD OF SCHOOL CHALLENGE
    • In honor of MSR's new Head of School, Monica Rodriguez, and in recognition of the dedication and commitment of the MSR faculty during a particularly challenging year, MSR is pleased to announce a generous matching gift challenge from the Bermudez family in support of The MSR Annual Fund. The Bermudez family challenges the MSR community to raise $10,000 in new gifts to the School on Day of Giving! Once that amount is raised, the Bermudez family will match the amount dollar for dollar with a gift of $10,000 to The MSR Annual Fund! 

    • See how you can Double the Impact and help us reach our Head of School Challenge through other challenges below!

  • MSR CLASSROOM CHALLENGE
    • MSR's classic challenge...Follow along to see which classroom with the highest parent giving participation percentage on Day of Giving will come in first place! The winning classroom will receive pizza and popsicle party!*
      Keep track of the top three classrooms/grades below!
      *A winning Blended Learning Plus classroom will receive a special gift at home!
    • Multiple classrooms giving at 100% parent participation will all qualify to win a pizza/popsicle party!
    • Double the Impact: Your Classroom Challenge gift will also count toward the Head of School Challenge!
       
  • GIVE AGAIN CHALLENGE
    • Already given to The MSR Annual Fund this year? Give again! In honor of our graduating class of 2021, MSR will unlock a special gift to our amazing MSR teachers when we reach 21 gifts from donors who fulfill their current pledge, give again, or give multiple times on Day of Giving! 
      Keep track of our progress below!
    • Double the Impact: Any Give Again gift that is not a pledge fulfillment will also count toward the Head of School Challenge!
       
  • MSR GRANDPARENT CHALLENGE
    • Calling all Grandparents! In honor of MSR's founding year, we are challenging our grandparents to contribute a total of $1,974 any time between Grandparents and Special Friends' Day on May 7 through Day of Giving.
      Keep track of our progress below!
    • Double the Impact: Your Grandparent Challenge gift will also count toward the Head of School Challenge!
       
  • MSR ALUMNI CHALLENGE: WE HAVE A WINNER!
    Congratulation to Clare Bocklage '15 for winning our Alumni Challenge! Thank you to all our alums for their support!
    • Attention MSR Alumni! Show your MSR pride and become a Montessorian, our MSR Alumni giving club, on the Day of Giving and receive an MSR Alumni pin.
    • Be the first MSR Alumni to make an online gift on the Day of Giving will win MSR SWAG! (psssst....Giving begins at 12 a.m. May 19!)
    • Double the Impact: Your Alumni gift will also count toward the Head of School Challenge!

Bermudez Family
Head of School Challenge

MPSA Head of School Challenge

  • NEW! EMPLOYER MATCH CHALLENGE
    • Does your employer match philanthropic giving? This challenge is for you! How to qualify:
      1. Verify your employer has a matching gift program through the search bar on the right.
      2. In the online donation form, select the check box "My gift will be matched..."
      3. Multiple gifts are eligible to be entered into a raffle to win a $50 credit to the MSR school store - the more you give, the greater your chance of winning!
      4. The winner will be selected May 20, and notified via email.
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Thank You to our MSR Parent Donors!

MSR Grandparent Legacy Wall

 


 

For questions about MSR's Day of Giving or The MSR Annual Fund, contact Ellie Cooke,
Associate Director of Development for Annual Giving at 919-848-1545 or ecooke@msr.org

 


 

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