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Ms. B. from Henderson NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Clark Street Students Become Art Stars!

The cost of 20 art related books from Nasco and an Ancient Egyptian Art book from AKJ Educational Services is $473, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $473 goal

This project expired on July 8, 2007.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

In our studio at Clark Street Elementary in Henderson, NC, all of my students are working hard to become full-fledged Art Stars! This is the first year my school has space for an art classroom (the previous fine arts teacher was mobile) and I want to build a structured, welcoming studio environment where students can reach their highest academic and artistic potential. In addition to practical instruction, I am implementing an art history program where students can research and present their knowledge of major artists and movements to the class on a weekly basis. My goal is to create an art library full of age-appropriate books that will help students develop their artistic technique and learn about art throughout history. I already have the necessary space planned out including bookshelves, motivational posters and comfortable areas to sit and do research. All I need are engaging art books that pre-K through fifth grade students can use for their projects. The school budget does not allow for funding in this area, but I am certain that with help from donors, we can create a library that will be an essential component of a comprehensive and permanent fine arts program at the school. I believe that a fine arts program is a necessary part of any curriculum; it teaches creativity, organizational and critical thinking skills and can be especially beneficial to students who lack confidence in more traditional academic subjects. Please help the bright, motivated students of Clark Street Elementary become serious historians and dedicated Art Stars!

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 220 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
USBORNE ART BOOKS SET/3 • Nasco $44.68 1 $44.68
ART IS ELEMENTARY BOOK • Nasco $31.96 1 $31.96
AFRICAN ARTS/CULTURES BK • Nasco $24.76 1 $24.76
ACCHITECTURE IS ELEM BOOK • Nasco $19.96 1 $19.96
INTRODUCTION TO ART BOOK • Nasco $15.96 1 $15.96
DALI & SURREALISTS BOOK • Nasco $15.84 1 $15.84
DISCOVER GREAT ARTISTS BK • Nasco $14.72 1 $14.72
NATURE'S ART BOX/PAPERBACK • Nasco $14.40 1 $14.40
COMPLETE BOOK OF DRAWING • Nasco $14.36 1 $14.36
MAKING MOSAICS BOOK • Nasco $13.56 1 $13.56
BOOK 300 LESSONS IN ART • Nasco $11.88 1 $11.88
MATH IN DESIGN/ART BOOK • Nasco $10.75 1 $10.75
TRAD NATIVE AMERC ACT BOOK • Nasco $10.56 1 $10.56
TRAD AFRICAN-AMER ACT BOOK • Nasco $10.56 1 $10.56
MASTERPIECE OF MONTH BOOK • Nasco $10.40 1 $10.40
DRAWING ANIMALS BOOK • Nasco $8.04 1 $8.04
DRAWING FACES BOOK • Nasco $8.04 1 $8.04
MC ESCHER COLOR BK • Nasco $7.96 1 $7.96
Ancient Egyptian Art • AKJ Educational Services $7.80 1 $7.80
JAPANESE WOODBLOCK DESIGN • Nasco $6.36 1 $6.36
EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHICS BK • Nasco $6.00 1 $6.00

Materials cost

$308.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$387.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.05

Total project goal

$472.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$472.50

7 Donors

-$455.83

Donations toward project cost

-$387.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.67

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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