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Mrs. Hornsby from Aiken SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Great Lessons Stem from Having Great Materials and Supplies!

My students need everyday supplies, such as paper, staplers, markers, and ink, to enhance lessons. Having sufficient materials equips students with the ability to demonstrate authentic work in solving math and science problems, and become great authors of writing.

  • $480 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

While the world speeds by outside of us, our children's classrooms are not equipped to supply all the needs for their success. Students are eager for more technology and instruments in the classroom however, basic supplies are just as important. In order to build student knowledge and self esteem it is essential for teachers to have up-to-date and adequate materials and supplies as well as technology and instruments in the classroom.

With having the necessary materials, supplies, and technology in the classroom students will be immediately engaged, student learning will increase, and students will have opportunities to enhance lessons with rigorous hands-on activities that will bring lessons and learning to life.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting for my students already have a "home." In other words, I know exactly where everything will go. We just need your help in getting everything through our door! The ink toner/cartridges will be used to print great lesson plans, practice materials, and assessments. Having an adequate number of copies for every student will enhance guided and independent practice of skills during lessons. The paper, staplers, markers, and other supplies of the sort will be used by the students, so that they may create authentic work.

The donations to this project will help to improve my students' understanding of and competency in authentic, meaningful lessons including math, science, and writing.

By implementing the Writer's Workshop model, my students will begin to see themselves as true authors and illustrators. We will use these materials to aide us in the process of becoming life-long writers. As the teacher, I have done extensive research and reading on Writer's Workshop in the primary grades. Yet I truly need your support to make this a reality.

Your donations and support are GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks!

Mrs. Hornsby
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 935 CMY/934XL Black Multi-pack (4 cart per pack) • Staples Advantage $77.99 2 $155.98
Staples Copy Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size • Staples Advantage $34.28 1 $34.28
Dixon Ticonderoga Pre-Sharpened Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 30/Pack • Staples Advantage $6.19 4 $24.76
Staples Quadrille Graph Pads, 50 Sheets, 4 Squares Per Inch, White, 8 1/2"H x 11"W • Staples Advantage $5.35 4 $21.40
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Canary Yellow, 12 Pads/Pack (65412SSCY) • Staples Advantage $20.49 1 $20.49
Staples Heavy-Duty View Binder with D-Rings, White, 500 Sheet Capacity, 2" Ring • Staples Advantage $4.94 4 $19.76
Avery Sheet Protectors, Economy Weight Polypropylene, 100/Box, Clear • Staples Advantage $17.79 1 $17.79
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 16/pk (81045) • Staples Advantage $12.83 1 $12.83
Sharpie Accent Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Yellow, 12/pk (25025) • Staples Advantage $5.15 2 $10.30
Sharpie Accent Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Blue, 12/pk (25010) • Staples Advantage $5.11 2 $10.22
Staples Filler Paper, 8" x 10 1/2", Wide Ruled, 3-Hole Punched, 120 Sheets • Staples Advantage $1.00 10 $10.00
Expo Low-Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 4/pk (80174) • Staples Advantage $3.23 3 $9.69

Materials cost

$347.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$407.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.86

Total project goal

$479.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$479.07

2 Donors

-$429.07

Donations toward project cost

-$364.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.36

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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