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Mrs. Ellis from Irving TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Give My Students a Fresh Start!

Help me give my students a fresh new start to the school by helping them create their interactive notebooks! The gifts will provide each student with a composition notebook, glue, color pencils, and other materials needed for class.

  • $431 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to Mrs. Ellis' class of enthusiastic, motivated, and great kids all around! I am Mrs. Ellis and I teach 7th graders in the heart of Northeast Texas. Going to school in a high-needs area, my students come from diverse backgrounds from newcomers and English Language Learners to pre-AP and gifted students. They are very enthusiastic, motivated, and great kids all around.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has hit everyone hard, it has hit my students particularly hard.

Many of the students' families are trying to make ends meets and are essential workers, if they have been able to even keep their employment.

As schools have reorganized to accommodate students with Distance Learning, this reorganization has also delayed our ability to order materials for the upcoming school year. I would like to provide the supplies needed for my students' next year's school year so their parents will have one less thing to worry about.

My Project

Due to the financial impact of COVID-19 on many families in my school district, I want to make sure that all of my students have the materials that they need. I believe that providing students with the materials needed is so important regardless of their family's financial situation. Your donation will go towards providing each student with a composition notebook, pencils, color pencils, and glue so they can create their interactive notebook. The giant Post-It boards will be used to aid students' writing by providing sample sentence stems, which they can use in class. The dry-erase boards and markers will be used for review games and other fun learning activities in class. Thank you so much for your donation!

Mrs. Ellis
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oxford Composition Notebooks, College Ruled Paper, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Black Marble Covers, 100 Sheets, 12 per Pack (63796) $18.93 10 $189.30
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) $39.99 1 $39.99
Madisi Colored Pencils Bulk - Pre-Sharpened - 12 Packs of 24-Count - 288 Colored Pencils for Kids $26.98 1 $26.98
Dry Erase Boards | 12pc Classroom Pack Mini Lapboards + 12 Bonus Whiteboard Markers + Felt Erasers - 9" x12" Double Sided Small White Boards for Students, Teacher Supplies $22.99 1 $22.99
Teacher Buddy 7 Pack Dry Erase White Board Marker Removable Vinyl Dot Circle Set - Perfect with Markers on Students' Desks $14.99 1 $14.99
AmazonBasics Purple Washable School Glue Sticks, Dries Clear, 0.24-oz Stick,60-Pack $14.49 1 $14.49
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack $12.49 1 $12.49
U Brands Low Odor Magnetic Dry Erase Markers With Erasers, Medium Point, Assorted Colors, 6-Count - 520U06-24 $4.99 1 $4.99
HP Printer Paper Copy&Print 20lb, 8.5 x 11, 1 Ream, 500 Total Sheets, Made in USA From Forest Stewardship Council Certified Resources, 92 Bright, Acid Free, Engineered for HP Compatibility, 200060R $4.47 1 $4.47

Materials cost

$330.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$365.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.53

Total project goal

$430.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$430.18

7 Donors

-$360.18

Donations toward project cost

-$306.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.03

Matching donations from our partners

-$70.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

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$0.00

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