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Mrs. Augensen from Gary IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Blocks for Success

Help me give my students basic supplies they need to stay healthy and grow academically!

  • $447 goal

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My Students

My day is always exciting. Working with K through 6th graders in a small group setting is fun and challenging. Every group is so different, and it is so much fun getting to know them all!

During small group time, we are process-driven, motivated, and encouraging with ourselves and each other.

I lead the intervention team at my school and work with five other hardworking and enthusiastic interventionists!

We work with kids who struggle, developing learners, and students who are ready for a challenge in small groups. These students have so much potential. They excel in a small group environment. Small group is perfect for these students because they get the individual attention they need and that does not always occur in a class of 30 students. They have come so far. We work on specific standards and foundational skills that they might have missed to fill in the gaps and push students further!

My Project

These are basic supplies that will keep my students healthy and learning as we approach important state testing season! This is the time of year when supplies dwindle and run out. Pencils and Clorox wipes are classroom staples needed in any classroom across the country.

Helping provide these classroom essentials will ensure that all students have the same chance to learn and grow!

Academic growth cannot happen when the building blocks are missing These supplies will help students stay focused and engaged this spring. New stools will replace old and broken stools, an air purifier will remove pollution and dust so that students with asthma are not triggered at school, and the Word Ladders book will help students improve their vocabulary.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prosource Fit Core Balance Disc Trainer, 14” Diameter with Pump for Improving Posture, Fitness, Stability, Purple • Amazon Business $12.07 8 $96.56
POLY & BARK EM-195-AQU-X4-A Trattoria 18" Stool, Aqua • Amazon Business $93.77 1 $93.77
Mooka Air Purifier with True HEPA Filter, Portable Air Cleaner for Rooms and Offices, Odor Cleaner with 3 Stage Filtration System, Night Light, 2 Fan Speeds (Air Purifier-White) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Ticonderoga Wood-Cased Graphite Pencils, #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96 Count (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 5 $49.80
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each • Amazon Business $10.59 2 $21.18
Vocabulary Ladders: Understanding Word Nuances Level 3 • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
iBayam Fineliner Pens, 24 Colors Fine Tip Colored Writing Drawing Markers Pens Fine Line Point Marker Pen Set for Journaling Planner Note Calendar Coloring Office School Supplies Art Projects • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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