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Mrs. Gates from Norfolk VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bright Paper for my Bright Students!

Help me give my students the necessary materials to create and maintain their interactive notebooks and anchor charts!

  • $506 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Third grade has begun and we are off to an amazing start!

The scholars at our school are creative and critical thinkers and I am always trying to find new and engaging ways to help them learn.

I am looking forward to continuing a year of fun and meaningful learning. My kids love to be challenged and the look on their faces when they have their "lightbulb moment" is priceless. Nothing is better than hearing, "Ohhh! I get it now!"

I teach at a Title I School where 100% of students receive free breakfast and lunch. I am trying to utilize all resources possible to build a solid foundation for my students in all aspects of their learning and to make sure my students receive the best education possible.

My Project

These materials, specifically the bright, colorful paper, will help my students create and maintain their interactive notebooks and anchor charts.

Now that they are in 3rd grade, we are really striving for more independence!

We are creating an interactive notebook for each subject so that all of our reference materials, notes, and mini-anchor charts can be easily located, making it much more efficient for my students to refer back to these notebooks for assistance. These bright materials are eye-catching and much more engaging for my students. The coloring supplies will help us add visualizations to our notes as this is one of our school's literacy focuses this year! The tape and command strips will help us display our larger anchor charts on the wall without worrying about them falling down mid-year.

Mrs. Gates
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Staples Advantage $17.49 4 $69.96
EXPO Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36/Pack (1921061) • Staples Advantage $49.29 1 $49.29
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 11" x 17", Assorted, 250/Pack (073150) • Staples Advantage $21.49 2 $42.98
TRU RED 8.5" x 11" Printer Paper, 20 lbs., 92 Brightness, 500/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton (TR56958) • Staples Advantage $40.73 1 $40.73
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Staples Advantage $37.86 1 $37.86
Kleenex Boutique Standard Facial Tissues, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $13.19 2 $26.38
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 500/Ream (20201) • Staples Advantage $12.58 2 $25.16
Post-it Super Sticky Notes Cabinet Pack, 3" x 3", Rio de Janeiro Collection, 70 Sheets/Pad, 24 Pads/Pack (654-24SSAU-CP) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Multicolor, 800/Ream (25492) • Staples Advantage $21.48 1 $21.48
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 400/Pack (14804) • Staples Advantage $6.40 3 $19.20
Command Large Picture Hanging Strips, White, 4 Sets (17206-ES) • Staples Advantage $6.99 2 $13.98
Scotch Double Sided Tape with Dispenser, Narrow Width, Engineered for Bonding, 1/2" x 7 yds., 3/Pack Caddy (3136) • Staples Advantage $6.49 2 $12.98
Command Poster Strips Value Pack, White, 12 Strips (17024ES) • Staples Advantage $4.69 2 $9.38
Staples Flat Push Staple Remover, Black (24567-CC) • Staples Advantage $2.99 1 $2.99

Materials cost

$393.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$429.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.84

Total project goal

$505.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$505.61

4 Donors

-$393.27

Donations toward project cost

-$387.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$62.34

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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