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Ms. Gordon from Cheraw SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bridging Historical Past to the Selfie Present

Help me give my students the basic classroom supplies such as pencils, erasers, and sticky notes to give them a successful start.

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a unique blend of varying educational and socioeconomic levels. This eccentric bunch is always willing to try something new and show off their idiosyncrasies. These eighth grade students have described the classroom as a place that feels like family. They have said, "When they walk into the room, it is like going home."

These energetic students come in wild-eyed and ready to learn.

The witty bunch will amaze a reluctant observer exhibiting their energetic love of learning.

My Project

This school year I am looping with my students from the 7th grade to the 8th grade. I will collaborate with the Social Studies teacher where students will learn about local town history, family history and compare to their present lives. Students need the basic necessities to make this project a success. Every item will be used by all students. Pencils and erasers will create and draft personal and family stories. Post notes and paper will be used with discussions, and collaborations The students will use folders for organization. The sentence strips will be used to create six word memoirs of town history.

Ms. Gordon
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters 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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Notebook Paper • Quill.com $27.89 1 $27.89
Post-it Pop-up Notes, 3" x 3", Cape Town Collection, 18 Pads/Cabinet Pack (R330-18CTCP) • Quill.com $22.99 1 $22.99
Dixon Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 144/Box (14412) • Quill.com $19.79 1 $19.79
Quill Brand Standard 3-Tab Colored File Folders, Letter, Assorted Tabs, Assorted, 100/Bx (740913AD) • Quill.com $17.09 1 $17.09
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser, Black (C-38) • Quill.com $5.39 1 $5.39
Pacon Sentence & Learning Strips, Elementary Students (5166) • Quill.com $5.39 1 $5.39
DIXON Erasers, Pink, 25/Box (79003) • Quill.com $4.49 1 $4.49

Materials cost

$103.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.03

Total project goal

$166.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.87

1 Donor

-$28.37

Donations toward project cost

-$28.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$133.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$113.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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