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Ms. Smith from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Big Ideas - Few Supplies: International HS Art Club In Need!!!!

The cost of the art supplies is $578, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $594 goal

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My 9th & 10th grade artists at Kingsbridge International High School in the Bronx are ready to get going on all sorts of art projects. However, due to lack of supplies and resources, we are limited in terms of what projects we can complete. Most of all, my after school art club is hoping to beautify our school by painting murals and school pride slogans on the walls. Students have already planned out many ideas for murals including creative school logos, but we have no paint to get started. Students have been great at collecting materials from home for collage and sculpture but we need glue and scissors and other simple materials to get started with many activities. The supplies that I am requesting will lead to the successful completion of endless projects during and after school. Students would have access to exploring different media such as pastels, watercolor, and assemblage. We would be able to do more in-depth studies of color, composition, and art history. More than 70 students will benefit from these supplies this school year. As a Science & Art teacher at Kingsbridge International High School, I work with a population of students who have just arrived to the country. Most of my students are just learning English and I find that by integrating art into various subjects, students get a better idea of vocabulary and complex concepts. For this reason, my after school art club is very popular for both 9th and 10th graders. I have been working hard to collect as many supplies as I can from friends, family, and the community but we still have few materials with which to conduct our club. With the new materials requested, my students would be able to claim our school and make it our own. As a new school in its second year, our hallways could use some cheer and artistic creativity. Students would not only paint murals friendly to international students, but they could also share other art projects, made possible by you! We want to make a difference, if you can help us accomplish that, we would be extremely grateful!

Ms. Smith
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CRAYOLA MARKERS,CLASSPACK -- Crayola Classpack Markers; 256 Markers, 8 Assorted Colors • Quill Corporation $71.99 1 $71.99
Kaplan Kolors Washable Tempera Paint Set of 6 Gallons • Kaplan Early Learning Company $55.86 1 $55.86
JUNIOR ARTIST OIL PASTELS, CLASSPACK -- Sakura Cray-Pas Junior Artist Oil Pastels; Colorpack • Quill Corporation $44.99 1 $44.99
MODEL MAGIC , 75 CT., ASSORTED -- Binney & Smith Crayola Model Magic Clay; 75 1-oz. Packs, Assorted Colors • Quill Corporation $40.49 1 $40.49
ART AFTER SCHOOL BOOK • Nasco $21.56 1 $21.56
COLOSSAL BRUSH ASSORTMENT -- Chenille Kraft Colossal Brush Assortment • Quill Corporation $20.69 1 $20.69
ART START KIT -- Roylco Art Start Kit • Quill Corporation $16.19 1 $16.19
The Big Messy Art Book • Teacher's School Supply $14.95 1 $14.95
ART IDEAS BOOK • Nasco $11.96 1 $11.96
KLEENCUT KIDS STAINLESS 5 BLUNT SCISSOR PACK -- Acme United Kleencut Kid's Scissors; 5" Blunt Tip, 12 Per Pack • Quill Corporation $10.79 2 $21.58
Kaplan Kolors Tempera Paint - Black (1 gallon) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.03 1 $9.03
Kaplan Kolors Tempera Paint - Purple (1 gallon) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $9.03 1 $9.03
Water Color Paint Brushes • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.56 1 $8.56
TRU-RITE DRAWING PAPER 80#, 175 SHEETS PER PACK -- Riverside Tru-Rite Drawing Paper; 9x12", 80-lb., White • Quill Corporation $5.84 3 $17.52
TRACING PAPER RL WHT 12X20 • Nasco $3.48 2 $6.96
CRAYOLA WASHABLR WATERCOLORS 8 PAN SET -- Crayola Washable Water Color Paints; 8 pans • Quill Corporation $1.97 15 $29.55
PAINT TRAY ECONOMY 6-WELL • Nasco $0.92 10 $9.20
ELMERS GLUE ALL 7 5/8 OZ • Nasco $0.79 8 $6.32

Materials cost

$416.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$486.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.88

Total project goal

$593.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$593.76

1 Donor

-$559.91

Donations toward project cost

-$487.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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