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Mrs. Ortiz from Norwalk CT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to Basics

My students need back to school items, such as pencils, 2 pencil sharpeners, markers, magnets, erasers, glue and treasure box items.

  • $454 goal

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My Students

I would describe my classroom as organized chaos. I try my best to focus on organization, so when the chaos inevitably seeps in, we have routines and procedures in place to keep us balanced.

I currently teach 24 students in a low socioeconomic area of Connecticut.

I work in a school that is the largest of 12 elementary schools in the district. We service over 600 students with a rich diversity of students who come from a variety of backgrounds, with more than 38% of students speaking a second language at home.

My Project

I would like to provide my students with the supplies they will need to start the school year off right! My school provides some supplies, but often times, I find myself buying the supplies I know my students need that the district is unable to provide. Starting off the year with pencils, erasers, glue, and pencil sharpeners will make such a difference to each family in my class.

Your generous donation will provide my students with the opportunity to focus on learning rather than what to do if they do not have the proper supplies.

Students will also have the opportunity to appreciate you, as you show them that, "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” -Zig Ziglar

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Mrs. Ortiz
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO PowerHouse Electric Pencil Sharpener, Charcoal • Staples Advantage $33.99 2 $67.98
Fun Express Deluxe Treasure Chest Toy Assortment (50 Piece) • Amazon Business $15.61 4 $62.44
Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils, No. 2, 96/Pk • Staples Advantage $11.64 4 $46.56
Electric Pencil Sharpener by Humble Genius - Heavy Duty, Premium, and Reliable - Your best option for sharpening multiple pencil sizes and colored pencils in the office, home, or classroom. Dull is boring; get sharp today! • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Brother Laminated Black On White Tape 2Pack (TZe2312PK) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Sargent Art Large Eraser, Pink, 36/Pack • Staples Advantage $17.09 1 $17.09
Paper Mate Sharpwriter 0.7mm Mechanical Pencils, 12 Yellow Pencils (3030131) • Amazon Business $2.99 5 $14.95
Elmer’s Washable School Glue Sticks, Purple, .24 oz., 60/Pk • Staples Advantage $11.97 1 $11.97
Staples 2015/2016 Academic Monthly Desk Pad , August-September, White, 22" x 17" • Staples Advantage $10.29 1 $10.29
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 16/Pack • Staples Advantage $10.18 1 $10.18
Great Papers Cute Cupcake Letterhead, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $9.49 1 $9.49
Barker Creek 4" Letter Pop-Outs, Beautiful Chevron • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Avery High Visibility 2 x 4 Inch Labels, Assorted Fluorescent Colors 150 Pack (5978) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
Creative Teaching Press 6513 35' x 2.75" Scalloped Birthday Cupcakes Border, Multicolor • Staples Advantage $7.79 1 $7.79
Eraser Pack, Assorted Colors, 45/Pack • Staples Advantage $4.99 1 $4.99
Staples Assorted Size and Color Magnets, Assorted Colors, 30/Pk • Staples Advantage $4.99 1 $4.99

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