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Ms. D'Costa from Tulsa OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the necessities for their education. This project is essentially pencils and paper. After my 1st year teaching, I quickly realized these were the materials we needed most but of which we had least.

  • $939 goal

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My Students

Students at my school are itching to learn. They crave passionate, stable teachers who show up every day and present material to them with excitement and relevance. They are booming with personality and discovering who they are every single day.

My students desire a quality education, yet they are unfortunately quite used to class materials that are either dysfunctional or absent.

As members of the North Tulsa community, they have so much to offer the world and are yearning for the opportunity to make something of themselves and accomplish their goals.

My Project

Students at our school are excited to get back to school, start the year fresh, and embark on a year of learning and growth, just as am I. We are excited to sharpen our pencils, and get to work! One of our classroom goals this year is to focus on developing our writing skills.

Students will use these materials to make connections and process their learning through argumentative writing and other written reflections.

Pencils with an electric sharpener, markers and paper are essential for us to meet our learning goals. Your support of this project is greatly appreciated as it aids in providing students with the most important materials they need to learn.

Ms. D'Costa
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Filler Paper, Loose Leaf Paper, Wide Ruled, 200 Sheets, 12 Packs (15200) • Amazon Business $41.40 4 $165.60
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 8 Ream Case (4,000 Sheets) - AMZN8RM • Amazon Business $26.49 5 $132.45
Hammermill Colored Paper, Blue Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 5000 Sheets / 10 Ream Case, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (103309C) • Amazon Business $66.02 1 $66.02
Hammermill Colored Paper, Pink Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 3 Hole Punch, 5000 Sheets / 10 Ream Case, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (102962C) • Amazon Business $64.02 1 $64.02
Hammermill Colored Paper, Orchid Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 5000 Sheets / 10 Ream Case, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (103770C) • Amazon Business $59.36 1 $59.36
Hammermill Colored Paper, Green Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 5000 Sheets / 10 Ream Case, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (103366C) • Amazon Business $56.64 1 $56.64
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.00 6 $54.00
Ticonderoga DIX13472 Golf Pencil, Yellow (72 Count) (3-Pack of 72) • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $28.96 1 $28.96
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36 Count • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
EXPO 1927526 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Vibrant Colors, 16-Count • Amazon Business $19.88 1 $19.88

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