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Mrs. Szabo from Sioux Falls SD is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Color Our World and Help Us Preserve It

Help me give my students Astrobrights color paper, Astrobrights cardstock, laminating pouches, and a 3M laminating pouch kit.

  • $445 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class starts every day with the promise, "Let's make it a great day!" They enter the room excited to learn. They are a group of students who have embraced the idea of being a community of learners who are always there for each other. They are full of wonder. Throughout the school year, I watch them develop their ability to delve into a task and problem solve. Our school is built on the idea of community.

We are an ELL center-based school and have a high level of diversity which is embraced by staff, students, and the entire community.

We are also a Title I School where 72% of our students receive free or reduced-cost lunch. We do not let these things define us, rather we all work harder to overcome any obstacles that the students face that we cannot change. Students and staff give 100%.

My Project

We are excited to brighten our classroom and work with bright and colorful paper to create our projects. We would like a variety of Astrobrights color paper and Astrobrights cardstock to create our writing projects. We will also have these vibrant paper options when doing projects in other classes. We often share our thinking in math, science, and social studies by creating posters to show our strategies. Students will enjoy having the option to use something a little more colorful.

Student choice creates more buy-in with their learning--even the options in the color of paper that they use to share their learning can help students become more engaged!

We also would like to have Nuovo thermal laminating pouches, crystal clear thermal laminating pouches, and 3M laminating pouch kits to preserve our work and to be more environmentally conscientious in reusing papers that we need to reuse over the course of the lesson. Being able to laminate our work will help students save the work that they are proud of over a long period of time. The laminating pouches will also help us make reused papers more sturdy so they can be reused and not recopied. We are very excited about this project!

Mrs. Szabo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nuova 200-Pack, 5 Mil Thermal Laminating Pouches 9 x 11.5 Inches, Letter Size • Amazon Business $29.81 3 $89.43
Qty 200 Large Menu Laminating Pouches 12 x 18 Hot 5 Mil Laminator Sleeves • Amazon Business $77.71 1 $77.71
Astrobrights Mega Collection Colored Paper, 8 ½ x 11, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Retro” 5-Color Assortment, 625 Ct. (91685)"Amazon Exclusive" - More Sheets! • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Nuova Premium Thermal Laminating Pouches, 9" x 11.5"/Letter Size/3 mil, 200 Pack (LP200H) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb/176 gsm, "Vintage" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets (21003) • Amazon Business $10.42 2 $20.84
Astrobrights Mega Collection, Colored Cardstock,"Retro" 5-Color Assortment, 320 Sheets, 65 lb/176 gsm, 8.5" x 11" (91688) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Astrobrights Mega Collection, Colored Cardstock,"Brilliant" 5-Color Assortment, 320 Sheets, 65 lb/176 gsm, 8.5" x 11" - MORE SHEETS! (91687), Assorted • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Astrobrights Mega Collection, Colored Paper,"Brilliant" 5-Color Assortment, 625 Sheets, 65 lb/89 gsm, 8.5" x 11 - MORE SHEETS! (91684) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 GSM, Orbit Orange, 500 Sheets (22561) • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Neenah Paper Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Blast-Off Blue (21906) • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74

Materials cost

$324.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$377.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.64

Total project goal

$444.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$444.26

1 Donor

-$189.56

Donations toward project cost

-$189.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$221.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$188.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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