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Mrs. S. from Grass Valley CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Every Student an Artist

Help me give my students liquid watercolors, quality ink pens (for manga and other designs), and graphite drawing pencils.

  • $175 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our seventh and eighth-grade students are the leaders on our TK-8 campus. As the oldest students, they transition from role model before school to mentor during cross-grade level buddy projects to normal junior high student during class time.

This eclectic group is quirky, athletic, passionate, scholarly, focused - basically a representation of the best our future holds.

They bring with them a myriad of interests and varied backgrounds.

They are about to pursue these passions through a humanities "exploratory" elective provided to enrich their core academic class schedule.

My Project

In pursuing a minor in art history and a supplemental credential in art, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to dabble in art classes. I'm not talented - no Ninja Turtle master by far! - but my experiences led me to appreciate the feeling of using quality art supplies. No offense to the "get you through class on a modest budget" supplies we all use, but having paper specifically intended for watercolor use or drawing pens that don't bleed is a luxury the majority of our students don't experience.

Many of our students turn to the arts as a refuge, and providing these opportunities allows them to demonstrate their awe-inspiring skills.

Part of my role as a teacher is to open the door to visions of potential future possibilities. Giving students the tools to develop their talents can encourage a future in art, graphic design, literary pursuits, advertising, advocacy... how they choose to apply their abilities is one of the greatest surprises.

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Mrs. S.
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
21599-1066 - General''s Solid Graphite Drawing Pencil Classroom Pack - Set of 144 • Blick Art Materials $57.59 1 $57.59
00369-1109 - Blick Liquid Watercolors - Set of 10 assorted colors, 8 oz bottles • Blick Art Materials $29.59 1 $29.59
20702-1089 - Sakura Manga Comic Pro Set - Sketching & Ink Set, Set of 8 • Blick Art Materials $19.64 1 $19.64

Materials cost

$106.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.15

Total project goal

$174.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.34

1 Donor

-$159.44

Donations toward project cost

-$148.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.90

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$0.00

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