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Ms. Deardorf from Norman OK is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh Perspective

Help me give my students a completely upgraded and updated classroom! This is the second half of the update to our classroom providing curtain rods, curtains, picture frames, and hanging shelves.

  • $206 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with high school-aged students who are either pregnant or already parenting while trying to reach graduation. These incredible students are often carrying such a heavy load of responsibility and many of them have a trauma history. In addition to working towards graduation, they are parenting and often also working part-time jobs.

My students are incredible mothers doing all they can to achieve the best possible future for themselves and their children.

They are inspiring! My program exists to support them in connecting with community resources that will assist them along the path to graduation and beyond while giving them the parenting skills they need to raise happy, healthy children.

My Project

This is the second part of our classroom upgrade/update. My previous project provided my classroom with more modular seating and updated furniture; this is continuing the theme of making our classroom feel more like home by bringing in some warmth with decorative items. Additionally, the picture frames will be used to display photographs of my students and their children, just as you would in your own home.

My students have marveled at the updates we have already provided and are excited about continuing to make this space feel like theirs!

We are looking forward to finishing this space and being able to move forward this school year with that feeling of family in this shared space we have created together.

Ms. Deardorf
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 15 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Umbra 245973-104-REM Cappa Curtain Rod, Includes 2 Matching Finials, Brackets & Hardware, 36 to 66-inches, Brass • Amazon Business $20.26 2 $40.52
YURIHOME Linen Sheer Window Curtains for Bedroom, 72 Inches Long Grommet Light Filtering Breathable Airy Privacy Curtains for Living Room,2 Panels (52 x 72 Inch, Off White) • Amazon Business $16.09 2 $32.18
PETAFLOP 5x7 Frame Rustic Picture Frames Fits 5 by 7 Inch Photo Wall Tabletop Display, 7 Pack • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
Love-KANKEI Floating Shelves Rustic Shelves Wall Mounted Set of 3 Wall Storage Shelves for Living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen Carbonized Black • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Syntus Non-Slip Area Rug Pad, 5×7 Ft Extra Thick Gripper Pad Protective Cushioning Pad for Hard Surface Floors, White • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29

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