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Ms. Castellanos from Central Islip NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hello! Hola! Rise Up!

Help me give my students the best chance to grow academically in reading ans mathematics especially since the community and students of the Central Islip School District come from a diverse and low socioeconomic background. Thank You!

  • $173 goal

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My Students

My 4th grade students are now learning online and most of them have had many difficulties navigating the online classes and class work. My students are bilingual and automatically have more challenges especially since they don’t have the resources handy whether it’s a computer or tablets at home. Any donations for my students that live in the Central Islip district with their families that are already struggling financially and have had higher numbers of illness from the Corona virus. Any donation to get more resources for my students will be so appreciated. Thank you!

My Project

The books I have selected for my 4th grade Bilingual students will be encouraging to my diverse student population, which will enhance their background knowledge of culture and traditions that they are familiar with and expose them to interesting topics for them to explore and expand their interests. These students have limited access to books and other class supplies and that has been a challenge for them and their parents, especially during these difficult times where all schools are shutdown due to the pandemic virus.

Any help for these students and their families comes with much humility and gratitude!

I would love and appreciate your donations to help me to educate and give back to this community of learners which will bring much joy and help them in their journeys to future academic endeavors as they grow to achieve all their goals in life. Thank you for your consideration!

Ms. Castellanos
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Multiplication & Division (6 Books) • AKJ Education $42.24 1 $42.24
Fractions (6 Books) • AKJ Education $38.81 1 $38.81
Marisol McDonald no combina (Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match) • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Poet Slave of Cuba • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
The Day of the Dead / El Dia de los Muertos • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

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