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  • $335 goal

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Mrs. Strader
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 13 donors
  • $0 still needed

Creative Common Core

My students need simple items such as crayons, colored pencils, giant sticky pads, and binders and 10 subscriptions to "O. Choices."

My Students

Students change year after year and so does a good teacher. In order to compete with the "i-industry," we have to present lessons in a more creative way. Help me help kids discover the original "i" of IMAGINATION!

My students are faced with many challenges.

We are a Title I and III high school. The number of kids with a "normal" home life seems to be few and far between. Faced with poverty, single parents, no parents (foster children), drugs and gangs, making the right decision to stay in school (and to do well) is an everyday battle. Although the odds are against most of my students, they are the most caring, compassionate kids I have ever known. I absolutely love my job!

My Project

Any resources/materials my students receive will positively change their lives. Our school district does not offer much in regards to supplies. My students need crayons, colored pencils, giant sticky pads, binders and 10 subscriptions to "O. Choices."

I have named the project Creative Common Core because as a school district, we have adopted the Common Core for our curriculum.

It will not be one project but an ongoing change in presentations and lessons. I want students to be more involved, to enjoy learning, to be lifelong learners. Sometimes, a little help is all one needs to succeed and reach his/her potential; my kids have an abundance of potential waiting to be nurtured!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
O. Choices , Grades 7-12 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $8.99 10 $89.90
PENCILS COLORED CRAYOLA SHORT 64 CT • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $8.92 2 $17.84
CRAYONS CRAYOLA SET OF 96 HINGED TOP STD SIZE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $6.93 5 $34.65
BINDER VINYL R-RING 2IN BLUE • School Specialty Inc. $4.74 6 $28.44
POST-IT SELF STICK WALL PAD 20''X23'' EACH • School Specialty Inc. $39.89 1 $39.89

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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