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Mrs. Drozinski from Schenectady NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh Start, Fresh Supplies

Help me give my students an electric pencil sharpener, stools for our table, markers, and highlighters to practice new skills with a number line and a calendar.

  • $195 goal

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My Students

My students are 3rd grade learners who come from diverse backgrounds with all different learning styles and needs. They live in a high poverty area where over 90% of my class receives free breakfast and lunch daily. They love learning when learning is accessible to them. This can mean having the right tools available to make learning engaging for them. They face many challenges in their daily lives–hunger, trauma, and homelessness, to name a few. Access to classroom materials to facilitate our learning should not be a challenge they face.

My Project

Our classroom is in need of a few supplies to help us make create a classroom environment where everyone has what they need and is ready to learn. It's also important to have resources such as a classroom calendar and number line posted on our wall so we can reference them throughout our day. The stools will help several students fit around a small table for small group guided practice. We will use high lighters and dry erase markers to practice skills we are working on. And we need an electric pencil sharpener! We will all be able quickly sharpen our pencils in the morning and be ready to start our day with a fresh brain and freshly sharpened pencil, not much is better than that!

Mrs. Drozinski
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Grey, Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $46.61 1 $46.61
X-ACTO Powerhouse Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (1792) • Staples Advantage $38.59 1 $38.59
Carson-Dellosa Galaxy Calendar Bulletin Board Set (110437) • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99
Staples Hype Tank Highlighters, Chisel, Assorted, Dozen (29204) • Staples Advantage $6.49 2 $12.98
Carson-Dellosa CD-110215 Number Line Bulletin Board Set • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Black, 12/Pack (80001) • Staples Advantage $10.92 1 $10.92

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