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Ms. Mims from New Castle DE is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School, Safely!

Help me give my students items that they will need to be successful, and safe, in the 2021-2022 school year. During COVID, sharing is NOT caring, and having your own supplies creates a safe learning environment!

  • 2 donors
  • $354 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a small K-5 school filled with students who are wonderful to work with! They are a diverse group of students in terms of race, income, gender, and ability levels, all looking for a chance to be successful. I have students who work at high levels and love to be challenged, down to students who need that nudge.

Many of the students struggle with issues adults couldn't deal with, but still find a way to come to school and participate in the learning process.

We are a family of learners, myself included. Every day is a new day of learning, loving, and respecting each other. We are an awesome community working hard at being the best that we can be in this virtual learning environment!

My Project

Although the vaccine is available, it is not available for my 10-11 year old students yet. I need to make sure that they have a welcome, safe, learning environment.

Making sure they have their own earbuds, gluesticks, etc... is the first step in creating this safe, learning, environment.

While we are learning and working this school year, sharing supplies is not an option.

Providing flexible seating is important, and the stools, which can be wiped off easily with the Lysol wipes, makes it easy to do so. It gives my students a chance to move from their desks, safely.

We are returning to school in the face of a new "normal." I want to make sure my students are comfortable enough in it so that the only thing they have to worry about, is learning!

Ms. Mims
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture - NOR-1101AC-SO - Assorted Color Stacking Stools - Stackable Stools for Kids and Adults - Flexible Seating for Home, Office, Classrooms - Plastic/Metal 17.75" (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $60.13 1 $60.13
A12 Headphones Earphones Earbuds Earphones, Noise Islating, High Definition, Fits All 3.5mm InterfaceStereo for Samsung, iPhone,iPad, iPod and Mp3 Players(Black+White+Pink+Green 4pairs) • Amazon Business $10.87 5 $54.35
Zilpoo 5 Pack – Paper Organizer Bins, Colorful Plastic Turn in Tray, Classroom File Holder, Teacher Book School Supplies Storage Container, Drawer Organization Letter Baskets, Colored • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Lemon And Lime Blossom, 240 Count • Amazon Business $9.47 3 $28.41
AFMAT Pencil Sharpener, Electric Pencil Sharpener for Colored Pencils, Auto Stop, Fast Sharpen in 3s, Large Hole Pencil Sharpener Plug in for 6-12mm No.2/Jumbo Pencils-Blue • Amazon Business $23.00 1 $23.00
Elmer’s All-Purpose Glue Sticks, 0.77-Ounces Each, 12 Count • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Bostitch inPower Spring-Powered Desktop Stapler, Easy Stapling Technology, Red • Amazon Business $14.07 1 $14.07
Amazon Basics Woodcased #2 Pencils, Pre-sharpened, HB Lead - Box of 150, Bulk Box • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

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