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Ms. Parks from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Back To Basics

My students need basic supplies to successfully navigate the school year with dry erase markers, storage boxes, school passes, pencils and lapboards.

  • $783 goal

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My Students

My students are an enthusiastic, imaginative group of fourth graders. They are living in an inner-city community. Many are living in shelters. Some are English Language Learners and others have an Individualized Educational Plan. There are many students who have repeated a grade. Most face challenges both inside and outside of school on a daily basis. Despite these challenges, they love learning. They work hard every day in school and at home. They work with classmates to problem solve. They have goals and are working hard to achieve them.

My Project

Basic supplies are needed to supplement our dwindling stock. Pencils, markers, glue and the assorted paper will make a difference in our daily routines and also for special projects.

Students love the smell and feel of brand new supplies.

These supplies will augment learning. Students will be able to do basic skills and art projects. We use most of these supplies everyday. Markers dry out, pencils disappear, paper supplies diminish and they need to be replenished.

It would be great to start January with a new supply of necessities. These would make a huge difference in the class outlook.

Ms. Parks
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 25 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $37.99 2 $75.98
iScholar Gross Pack Pencils, #2, Yellow, Box of 144 (33144) • Amazon Business $15.17 5 $75.85
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.50 10 $75.00
Neenah Paper Astrobrights Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb / 176 gsm, "Vintage" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets, Multi-Colored (21003) • Amazon Business $12.74 5 $63.70
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $51.02 1 $51.02
Dry Erase Lapboards Classroom Pack of 30 Whiteboards including 30 2 inch Felt Erasers and 30 Black Dry Erase Markers • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Hygloss Products, Inc 8 1/2 x 11-inch, 6 Books Bright • Amazon Business $11.73 4 $46.92
Pencils Pre-sharpened No. 2 144/bx S & E Teachers Edition • Amazon Business $13.85 3 $41.55
Creative Teaching Press Book Buddy Bags - 10 x 12 inches - Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Pacon Tru-Ray Construction Paper, 9-Inches by 12-Inches, 50-Count, Assorted (103031) • Amazon Business $3.89 10 $38.90
Post-It Super Sticky Big Note, 22 in. x 22 in. Neon Green (BN22) • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length - 210 / Strip, 10 Boxes, 5000/Box (S7035111) • Amazon Business $15.20 1 $15.20
Owl Hall Pass Lanyards and School Passes Set of 6 • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Prextex Classroom Storage Baskets Crayon and Pencill Storage Baskets • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Prextex Classroom Pencil Organizer Pencil Basket or Crayon Basket • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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