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Ms. Trostmann from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies

Help me give my students basic essentials and supplies such as laminating pouches and hanging file folders to use in our classroom.

  • $477 goal

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My Students

I have the honor of teaching at ​Title I campus in the Northeast end of Houston. Although some of my students face challenges daily, they come to school eager to learn and I am eager to guide them to succeed!

Every day is filled with laughter, challenges and solutions to become life long learners.

My students work hard to succeed. Every day I try to teach my students that by working hard, you will have the life that you want!

My Project

Students need structure and organization. The items I am requesting are necessary to help keep a primary classroom running. The colored ink and laminating will be used daily in various activities my students will use. My students work in station daily to increase their reading and math skills.

These simple supplies help engage my primary classroom with structure and organization.

I will use the hanging and file folders along side the various storage containers to help teach responsibility. My students are learning to take care of community property during their learning. These containers help the clean up run smoothly and affectively.

Ms. Trostmann
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 5 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP5854-100),Clear • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95
IRIS USA, Inc. FB-21EE Letter and Legal Size File Box, Medium, Clear, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $34.64 2 $69.28
Pendaflex Reinforced Hanging File Folders, Letter Size, Pink, 1/5 Cut, 25/BX (4152 1/5 PIN) • Amazon Business $14.56 4 $58.24
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape, 6 Rolls with Dispenser, Clear, 1.88 inches x 800 inches, 1.5 inch Core, Great for Packing, Shipping & Moving (142-6) • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
AmazonBasics AMZ401 File Folders - Letter Size (100 Pack) – Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $14.77 3 $44.31
Sterilite 17511712 6 Quart/5.7 Liter ClearView Latch Box, Clear with Sweet Plum Latches, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $37.17 1 $37.17
Valuetoner Remanufactured Ink Cartridge Replacement for HP 96 & 97 C8767WN C9363WN (3 Black, 2 Tri-Color) 5 Pack • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
EXPO 8473KF Precision Point Whiteboard Eraser • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29

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