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Middle School, Music Teacher

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Ms. Contreras from Clovis CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Express Yourself

Help me give my students these art supplies so they can express themselves while trying to maneuver on-line learning.

  • $681 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

The students that I work with are not typical high school students. Many live in foster care or are being raised by relatives. School is where they have a sense of belonging. Now with distance learning, it has been hard to keep my art students motivated.

My Project

Digital art has been a challenge, but adding pens, oil pastels, and pencils for self-portraits will allow creativity. In class, we share art supplies, but we can't share them when working from home. Having good project pens, oil pastels, and graphite pencils will be a great asset for at-home learning.

Art helps students work their way through a very emotional and stressful time.

Hands-on learning helps students get in touch with their surroundings and feelings and having the proper equipment at home will allow them to express themselves freely and not just digitally.

Ms. Contreras
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
21964-1009 - Caran d''Ache Pastel Pencil Set - Assorted Colors, Set of 76 • Blick Art Materials $252.80 1 $252.80
20470-1049 - Staedtler Mars Lumograph Charcoal Pencils - Set of 4 • Blick Art Materials $3.86 20 $77.20
16974-2007 - Blick Mesh Zipper Bag - 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 • Blick Art Materials $2.95 20 $59.00
21016-1008 - Marvy Uchida LePen Technical Drawing Pen - Set of 8, Black • Blick Art Materials $11.23 4 $44.92
21022-1489 - Art Alternatives Fineline Pen Set - Set of 48 • Blick Art Materials $20.87 2 $41.74
21032-1001 - Bic Soft Feel Retractable Ball Point Pens - Pkg of 5 • Blick Art Materials $3.99 5 $19.95

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