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Ms. Muhawi from Vista CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh Start, Fresh Resources

Help me give my students individual pencil boxes and Crayola twistable colored pencils to have a fresh start to the school year!

  • $168 goal

This project expired on September 15, 2019.

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My Students

In our low-income/high poverty school district, many of my students are faced with several challenges, both at home and in our classroom. Therefore, I intend to make each and every day in my classroom a positive experience for them.

My students are creative, innovative, smart, and eager to learn.

They crave attention at school and crave experiences that will make them gain knowledge. My students are on track to be college bound and career ready but will need many inspirational experiences in our classroom to get them there.

My Project

Starting a new school year is extremely exciting for both the teacher and her students. It is especially exciting for everyone when all the basic necessities are in the classroom ready to be used! As a teacher, I love starting the new school year with all of our supplies on our desk, ready to be labeled and organized. I feel like it sets the tone for the school year!

For this project, I am requesting a few necessary back to school basics.

First, I am requesting one pencil box for each student. Allowing each student an individual pencil box to hold all necessary pencils, pens, highlighters, markers, erasers, lunch cards can help all students stay organized. I believe that having organized students help​ our classroom flow. Second, our classroom needs Crayola twistable colored pencils because we are down to the very smallest possible crayons that one can hardly see at this point.

Ms. Muhawi
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 34 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterilite 17224812 Small Pencil Box, Splash Tint, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $23.89 3 $71.67
Crayola 68-7409 Twistable Colored Pencils, 30 Count, Stocking Stuffer, Gift, Assorted • Amazon Business $5.97 5 $29.85

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