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Mrs. Detro from Thibodaux LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Halfway There and Running Low on Supplies

Help me give my students basic supplies to finish the year off right.

  • $215 goal

This project expired on April 7, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The freshman class of our school is a pretty large and diverse group of students. Our student body comes from every socio-economic setting. Some students have access to the technology they need while many come to school without.

To be effective learners students must have access to technology.

In 9th grade students are exposed to different genres of literature and learn to analyze the text critically. With internet access we can reach far and wide to find various types of text no found in an old dusty textbook.

My Project

Are we really writing again today? Yes! It's English class, not food science! This is a common exchange in my class that has become a regular joke. While my students might complain, they know their skills are building and they are proud of what they have accomplished this year.

We read, analyze, write and create.

My students need more filler paper, pencils, colored paper and folders to store their masterpieces. We have manybdeadlines coming in the new year so a wall calender is needed to keep each class on track. Students will be putting portfolios together and will want to make them colorful and creative.

Mrs. Detro
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 500/Ream (20201) • Staples Advantage $11.70 3 $35.10
Staples College Filler Paper, 5.5"W x 8.5"H, 100/Pack (12301M) • Staples Advantage $1.23 25 $30.75
Westcott 10571/Contract Scissors, Pointed Tip, 7", Stainless Steel, Black • Staples Advantage $1.89 10 $18.90
2019 The Happy Planner 22"H x 17"W Desk Calendar (PDC-01) • Staples Advantage $16.29 1 $16.29
Staples 3 Tab Heavyweight Manila File Folders, Letter, 50/Box • Staples Advantage $15.39 1 $15.39
Dixon 3 1/2" Pre-sharpened Golf Pencils, #2 Soft, 144/Box • Staples Advantage $5.78 2 $11.56
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 1 $9.89

Materials cost

$137.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.12

Total project goal

$214.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.13

4 Donors

-$107.06

Donations toward project cost

-$91.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.06

match offer

-$107.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.06

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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