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Ms. Thomas from Phoenix AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

10th grade rocks!

Help me give my students a great start and memorable 10th grade! These students will need basic supplies.

  • $360 goal

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My Students

This is my first year teaching. I am so excited to work with my peers at NCHS. The students seem amazing and I feel that I will enhance their learning, while they enrich my teaching career. Ultimately, I would like funding for classroom decorating to make an inviting class for my students. I believe that when students feel welcome, they do better work. They try harder for a teacher who cares. This will enhance both students and myself for the year to come. Thank you.

My Project

Basic supplies for a new teacher will help with the environment for my students. They will see that I care for them by my appearance, but I want our room to say the same thing. When they come in for the first week, they are going to be nervous and not know what to expect, if I can make the room feel inviting and warm, they will feel more comfortable. This class is SPED English, but they still do the work. They can power through the class with a little slower pace. This will specifically help my students with their basic supplies since this is a title 1 school. The lesson plans will include the students using the supplies for every day use because they cannot afford the supplies from home.

I appreciate anything and everything that you would do for my students and our team of great kids,

Ms. Thomas
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterling Industries 582137-0169 "Rossington" Wall Decor, 35"H x 35"W • Staples Advantage $170.00 1 $170.00
TRU RED Side Load Stackable Plastic Letter Tray, Black, 6/Pack (TR55329) • Staples Advantage $28.99 1 $28.99
Ashley Productions Smart Poly Spanish Chart, 13" x 19", Confetti, Horario de clase (Classroom Rules), Pack of 10 (ASH93605BN) • Staples Advantage $27.99 1 $27.99
Teacher Created Resources 22 x 17" Chalkboard Brights Classroom Rules Chart (TCR7565) • Staples Advantage $11.79 1 $11.79
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 150 Wipes (01599) • Staples Advantage $10.99 1 $10.99
Perk Instant Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers, 8 oz. (PK55489) • Staples Advantage $3.69 1 $3.69

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