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Ms. Roster from Roxbury MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students the opportunity to work in a clean, comfortable, and creative space.

  • $535 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are adventurous and are always looking to dig deeper and decode the language of music. At our K-8 Pilot School, we serve students from all over the city, including a significant population of low income, English language learners and special education students.

Their curiosity is a perfect match for the endless possibilities of music.

I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of their journey by exploring one of the most magical parts of the school day.

My Project

My students are creative creatures and it is so fun to see how that unfolds every year. Children by nature like to write on everything they can get their hands on so we figure why not give them a chance to do it on our walls! The whiteboard paint and markers in our project will give us a chance to expand our use of the classroom space. No more chart paper!

Having paper and ink supplies will help us to stay on track for those last minute ideas we need to print on the spot.

Lastly, why not have this tied together with a lovely smelling surface and clean room. It's a win on all fronts!

Thank you so much for considering this project.


Ms. Roster
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rust-Oleum 241140 Dry Erase Brush-On Kit, 1 Pack, White • Amazon Business $29.80 3 $89.40
LD Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for Xerox Phaser 3320 106R02307 High Yield (Black, 2-Pack) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) & Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
AmazonCommercial Facial Tissue Flat Box, 100 Sheets per Box, 30 Boxes • Amazon Business $22.04 2 $44.08
Epson T220120-BCS DURABrite Ultra Black & Color Combo Pack Standard Capacity Cartridge Ink (WF-2760, WF-2750, WF-2660, WF-2650, WF-2630, XP-424, XP-420, XP-320) • Amazon Business $38.05 1 $38.05
ARTEZA Dry Erase Markers, Bulk Pack of 52 (with Chisel Tip), 12 Assorted Colors with Low-Odor Ink, Whiteboard Pens are perfect for School, Office, or Home • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Rust-Oleum 247596 Magnetic Primer, 30 oz • Amazon Business $21.58 1 $21.58
Lysol Neutra Air Sanitizing Spray, Fresh Breeze, 60oz (6X10oz), Air Freshener, Odor Neutralizer • Amazon Business $21.40 1 $21.40
Sharpie 32701 Retractable Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Glade Plug-Ins Warmer and 6 Refills Lavendar and Vanilla • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes, 11 x 11 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (BN11), Large Bright Yellow Paper, Super Sticking Power, Sticks and Resticks • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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