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Ms. Eustace from Baltimore MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrating The End Of 1st Grade

Help me give my students paper and crayons to create memory books for their closing program, and 1st grade completion certificates to celebrate their accomplishments!

  • $381 goal

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My Students

My school is a Title I school and has been designated as being the highest poverty in our district. Our school is a place where collaboration and parent involvement are the keys to social and academic growth in our students. We have a safe and nurturing environment to help students blossom. My students are beautifully unique and embrace learning.

My students will change the world for the better.

They are innovative, loving, generous, kind, and are very grateful for all of the challenges and blessings that life brings. These kids inspire our entire school. They always want to know more, and the result of their growth every day is incredible.

My Project

The end of the school year is almost here! My students came back from spring break ready to learn as much as they can before the end of the year! I am looking forward to celebrating all their accomplishments at our end of year closing program! This is such a bittersweet event. My students grow so much over the year​ and develop into independent learners. They are most definitely ready to succeed in 2nd grade next year!

I want to make their closing program a special and memorable experience.

I would love to create memory books for each of my students. Each student will write/draw about their favorite 1st grade memory, and the pages will be combined to make a book. In order to create these books for each student, copy paper and crayons will be needed.

We are also in need of completion certificates that we can fill out and give to our students at the closing program. Our students have worked so hard this year, and we want to celebrate all the progress and accomplishments that they have made!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 5000/Carton (135848) • Staples Advantage $40.73 4 $162.92
Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Large Crayons, 12 Packs of 16/Pack (52-4600) • Staples Advantage $43.29 1 $43.29
Business Source Storage Pockets Fastener Folders, Letter, 100 Sheet Capacity, 3 x Prong Fasteners, Assorted, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $34.99 1 $34.99
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (SAN86001) • Staples Advantage $15.99 2 $31.98

Materials cost

$273.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$323.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.12

Total project goal

$380.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$380.79

4 Donors

-$251.00

Donations toward project cost

-$213.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.65

match offer

-$129.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.47

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$0.00

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