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Ms. Familia from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Future Writers

Help me give my students tools for publishing their writing. With products from Staples, we will have the tools to feel like real authors.

  • $497 goal

This project expired on March 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a Title 1 School, meaning at least 40% of the families in our school are considered low income . The Title 1 policy is “committed to closing the achievement gap between low-income students and other students” as per the U.S. Department of Education.

Our school has some of the most creative, intelligent, imaginative students around.

We are proud of the diversity in our school, which we tap into in order to learn about the world around us. We celebrate our similarities and our differences.

My Project

We want to create amazing writers, and with the use of all of these supplies, we can make that happen! We want to procure paper, highlighters, pens, and other writing tools to help create our best work. With Post-it’s, we can constructively critique and edit each other’s work to learn more about reading and writing. With binding and laminating materials, we can feel like our work is a real, true writing piece.

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”

— Anne Frank

We are so proud of the work we produce, and we love to share it with everyone. We have publishing parties, where we share our stories with the whole school and our parents. This builds upon our great school community!

Ms. Familia
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes Star Plus Comb Binding Machine, White/Black • Staples Advantage $66.54 1 $66.54
Staples Nonstick Top-Loading Sheet Protectors, Medium-Weight, Clear, 2.4 mil, 8 1/2" x 11", 200/Bx • Staples Advantage $21.99 2 $43.98
Staples Copy Paper, 20 Lb., 92 Bright, 8 1/2" x 11", White, 10-Ream Case (135848) • Staples Advantage $35.78 1 $35.78
Scotch PRO Thermal Laminator, Never Jam Technology Automatically Prevents Misfed Items , 2 Roller System (TL906) • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
Paper Mate Flair Felt-Tip Pens, Medium Point, Black, 12/pk • Staples Advantage $15.38 2 $30.76
Post-it Greener Notes, 3" x 3" Helsinki Collection, 75 Sheets/Pad, 24 Pads/Cabinet Pack (654R-24CP-AP) • Staples Advantage $28.99 1 $28.99
3M Laminating Pouch Kit With All varieties of Laminating Pouches • Amazon Business $24.81 1 $24.81
ACCO Loose Leaf Rings, Silver, 1" size, 100/Pk • Staples Advantage $21.39 1 $21.39
Avery Hi-Liter Desk-Style Highlighters, Assorted Colors, Smear Safe, Nontoxic, 12/Pk (98034) • Staples Advantage $10.49 2 $20.98
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 5 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP5854-100),Clear • Amazon Business $19.29 1 $19.29
Pacon Essay & Composition Paper, Ruled, Red Margin, 8" x 10 1/2", 500 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $9.39 2 $18.78
Fellowes Crystal Clear Presentation Binding Covers • Staples Advantage $18.52 1 $18.52
Swingline Precision Pro Desktop 2-3-Hole Punch, Adjustable Centers, 10 Sheet Capacity, Black/Silver (A7074037) • Staples Advantage $17.19 1 $17.19
Fellowes Plastic Comb Bindings, Black, 1/4", 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $4.15 1 $4.15

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