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Ms. Carlson from Bloomingdale GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

First-Year Teacher Must-Haves for High School

Help me give my students the supplies needed to begin their high school math journey. As a first-year teacher, there are many supplies I need but cannot afford. Especially a laminator and laminating sleeves!

  • 3 donors
  • $433 still needed

expires Oct 23

  • 3 donors
  • $433 still needed

My Project

I will be teaching 9th graders Algebra I. This is my first year of teaching, and I just graduated from college in the spring. Students will be engaging in self-paced lessons that allow them to practice independent learning. Many supplies are needed to help students track their own progress and learn effectively.

Supplies such as the poster number line, staple gun, and paper sorter are vital as they will help me set up my classroom for the first time.

In addition, my students will utilize many critical supplies, such as scissors, glue sticks, and colored pencils, daily to meet their learning goals.

Ms. Carlson
Never Before Funded Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon Basics Woodcased #2 Pencils, Pre-sharpened, HB Lead - Box of 150, Bulk Box • Amazon Business $14.26 5 $71.30
Smead Colored Hanging File Folder with Tab, 1/5-Cut Adjustable Tab, Letter Size, Assorted Jewel Tone Colors, 25 per Box (64056) • Amazon Business $19.25 3 $57.75
Westcott Right- & Left-Handed Scissors For Kids, 5’’ Pointed Safety Scissors, Assorted, 6 Pack (16455) • Amazon Business $6.74 6 $40.44
Colored Pencils Bulk, Shuttle Art 408 Pack Coloring Pencil Set Plus 20 Sharpeners, 12 Assorted Colors, Classroom Pack School Supplies • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
Koala Hot Thermal Laminating Pouches 3 mil 11.5x17.5 Inches for Seal 11x17 Photos 55 Sheets • Amazon Business $18.80 2 $37.60
Amazon Basics 12-Inch Thermal Laminator Machine • Amazon Business $31.37 1 $31.37
LEASEN Whiteboard Magnets, Colorful Push Pin Magnets, 72 Pack 9 Assorted Color Strong Magnets for whiteboard, Perfect for Kitchen, Home, Office, and Classroom Magnets, Fridge Magnets, Map Magnets • Amazon Business $9.49 3 $28.47
Electric Pencil Sharpener Heavy Duty, AFMAT Pencil Sharpener Electric for Classroom, UL Listed Plug in Pencil Sharpener for 6.5-8mm No.2/Colored Pencils, w/Upgraded Helical Blade(Sharpen 10000 Times) • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7g, 60 Count • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
COSYAWN 6 Tier Desktop File Organizer Mesh Desk Document Letter Tray for Office Home School, Black • Amazon Business $22.26 1 $22.26
Swiffer Dusters Heavy Duty Extender Handle Starter Kit (1 Handle, 12 Dusters) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Amazon Basics Clear Thermal Laminating Plastic Paper Laminator Sheets - 9 x 11.5-Inch, 200-Pack • Amazon Business $21.78 1 $21.78
BOSTITCH EZ Squeeze 40 Sheet 3-Hole Punch (HP40) • Amazon Business $21.22 1 $21.22
Wet Erase Markers Dual Tip, Lazgol 12 Assorted Colors, Dual Tip Brush & Ultra Fine Overhead Transparency Smudge Free Markers for Dry Erase Whiteboard, Refrigerator Calendars, Glass, Films and Any Kind of Wet Erase Surface, Erase with Water • Amazon Business $10.59 2 $21.18
WETOLS Staple Gun with Remover, Heavy Duty Staple Gun, 3 in 1 Manual Nail Gun with 3000 Staples(D, U and T-Type), for Upholstery, Material Repair, Carpentry, Decoration, Furniture, DIY WE-809 • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
VOCOO Digital Kitchen Timer - Magnetic Countdown Countup Timer with Large LED Display Volume Adjustable, Easy for Cooking and for Seniors and Kids to Use (White) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
MyGift Wall Mounted White Acrylic Dry Erase Whiteboard Marker Holder Stand with 10 Marker Slots and Eraser Holder • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
Bostitch Executive Stapler - 3 in 1 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler, Black/Gray (INP20), 20 Sheets • Amazon Business $16.79 1 $16.79
Color Rainbow Number Line Bulletin Board Border, -100 to 100 Classroom Decoration Set for Classroom Wall/Bulletin Board/Math Classes • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
Mintra Office Spiral Notebooks Mintra Office Spiral Notebooks - Pastel, College Ruled, 6 Pack, For School, Office, Business, Professional,70 Sheets • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Swiffer Pet Heavy Duty Dusters Refills, Multisurface 360 Dusters with Febreze Odor Defense, 11 Count • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Hongri Clipboard, Fashion Design Letter Size Wooden Clipboards for Students, Women, Man and Kids, Cute Custom Pattern, A4 Standard Size 9" x 12.5" with Low Profile Metal Clip, Cactus Flower • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Hongri Clipboard, Fashion Design Letter Size Wooden Clipboards for Students, Women, Man and Kids, Cute Custom Pattern, A4 Standard Size 9" x 12.5" with Low Profile Metal Clip, Spot • Amazon Business $10.58 1 $10.58
Hongri Clipboard, Fashion Design Letter Size Wooden Clipboards for Students, Women, Man and Kids, Cute Custom Pattern, A4 Standard Size 9" x 12.5" with Low Profile Metal Clip, Classic Flower • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
8 Rolls Thin Tape Total 176yards 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 inch Width Masking Tape, Painters Tape, DIY Art TapeSmart Selection, 1.5" Large Core Easy to Work for Big Projects White Board Tape • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hongri Clipboard, Fashion Design Letter Size Wooden Clipboards for Students, Women, Man and Kids, Cute Custom Pattern, A4 Standard Size 9" x 12.5" with Low Profile Metal Clip, Teal Marble • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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