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Ms. Linnea from Oakland CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Prizes for High School Scientists!

Help me give my students positive rewards that they can use in school!

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are newcomers from over 30 different countries around the world: many of them have fled ethnic persecution, dire poverty, or war to find a better life here in CA. The large majority of our students (95%) qualify for free or reduced price lunch. Many struggle with the after-effects of trauma they experienced before, during, and after the immigration process.

Our students are resilient and wise, goofy and kind, and we are so proud of the progress they make each year in learning English and charting a path towards a better future for themselves and their families.

My Project

This year I'd like to bring some extra positivity into our Biology classroom through weekly Super Scientist Awards. Every week two to four students will receive Super Scientists Awards in each class, recipients will be nominated by teachers and students. Super Scientists will have contributed positively to the class community by helping others to learn or by demonstrating their critical thinking skills that week. Each award will come with a certificate and tickets to redeem a prize from the prize box. The prize box will be stocked with fun items that students can use to further their learning in school (cool pencils, sparkly pens, animal shaped erasers, pencil cases, etc).

The Super Scientist award is an opportunity for students to see themselves as successful scientists and receive praise from peers and teachers!

Every student will get at least one super scientist award over the quarter. I need funding to make the prize box extra fun and fully stocked year round with exciting prizes that students can use in their learning. Thank you so much for your support!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BAZIC Bright Color 3-Ring Pencil Pouch w/ Mesh Window - 24 Pack (804-24) • Amazon Business $28.58 1 $28.58
Dazzling Toys Marabou Feather Pens - 1 Dozen, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.49 2 $14.98
URSKYTOUS 60Pcs Animal Pencil Erasers Bulk Kids Japanese Come Apart Puzzle Eraser Toys for Party Favors, Classroom Prizes, Carnival Gifts and School Supplies(Random Designs) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
JARLINK 20 Pack 10 Colors Zipper Mesh Pouch, Pencil Pouch Pen Bag Multipurpose Travel Bags for Office Supplies Cosmetics Travel Accessories Multicolor • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Ticonderoga Noir Black Wood-Cased #2 Pencils, Holographic Design, 12-Count Hang Tab Box (13970) • Amazon Business $4.10 3 $12.30
Race Car Pencils - 24 ct • Amazon Business $9.72 1 $9.72
Fun Express Rubber Brain-Shaped Erasers | 24 Count | Great for Themed Birthday Parties, Halloween Trick-or-Treating, School or Classroom, Prizes & Favors • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70
4 Dozen (48) OUTER Space PENCILS - GALAXY Planets - Science SOLAR SYSTEM Classroom PARTY FAVORS • Amazon Business $9.32 1 $9.32
Fun Express Vinyl Smile Face Pencil Pouch Case Party Favor Set (Lot of 12) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Fun Express Mermaid Pencils - 48 ct • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Assorted Skeleton Pencils (24 Pencils) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
DLOnline Assorted Adorable Collection Pencil Top Erasers,Eraser Caps Style for Our Kids Gift (Pattern Random 50 Pcs • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Emoji Pencil, 7.5-Inch, Pack of 48 • Amazon Business $7.72 1 $7.72
Emraw Colorful Round No 2 HB Wood Cased Glitter Pencils with Eraser Top - Pack of 16 Unsharpened Sparkling Bright Pencils • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Fun Express - Emoji Pencil - Stationery - Pencils - Pencils - Printed - 24 Pieces • Amazon Business $5.96 1 $5.96
Fun Express Wooden Skull & Crossbones Pencils (2 Dozen) • Amazon Business $5.46 1 $5.46
Mr. Pen- Erasers, Pack of 64, Emoji Eraser, Pencil Erasers, Erasers for Kids, School Supplies, Mini Eraser Pencil for Students, Fun Eraser, Cute Erasers, Eraser for School, Prizes for Kids Classroom • Amazon Business $5.45 1 $5.45
US Toy Soccer Pencils Toy (2-Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $5.32 1 $5.32
Fun Express Tie-Dyed Pencils - 24 Pieces • Amazon Business $5.30 1 $5.30
amscan Soccer Pencils, Party Favor • Amazon Business $4.52 1 $4.52

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