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Mrs. DURR from Hattiesburg MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help!! School Supplies Needed!

My students need materials and school supplies for the upcoming school year. I want to provide materials to all students and create a positive learning environment.

  • $257 goal

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My Students

When the odds are against us, we still work hard to be successful future leaders. My students attend school in a Title 1 school district with over 96% of the students receiving free or reduced lunch. These students continue to show growth and determination in all they do. We need community support to collect school supplies for the upcoming year. Due to most students coming from low-income families, school supplies are not always provided and maintained throughout the school year. I would like to obtain school supplies to keep in the classroom to ensure all students are prepared and ready to learn. Help me help students who are in need.

My Project

One of my classroom rules is to be prepared and be ready to learn. In order to do this students need basic supplies, and some students who come from low income families do not always have the basic supplies. I want to start off the next school year with a surplus of materials so that all students will have what they need to be successful in my classroom. Students will use pencils and paper daily through the school year for note taking, practicing problems, and taking tests. We need markers to work out math problems or answer questions on our personal dry erase boards throughout the lesson which allows me to informally check for student understanding. The iPad cases are to protect and preserve the iPads we received from a previous project. Students need folders to keep notes and papers organized as well as to keep handouts given by teacher. Finally, students will need the pens to check and grade assignment to reflect and correct weekly assignments. Your donations will help our classroom stay organized and allow every students to have what they need this school year.

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

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

This project will reach 76 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 2 Boxes, 24 Markers Total • Amazon Business $15.74 2 $31.48
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13882) by Dixon Ticonderoga • Amazon Business $14.44 2 $28.88
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders with Fasteners, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25 per Box (57713) • Amazon Business $14.29 2 $28.58
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Filler Paper, Loose Leaf Paper, Wide Ruled Paper, 200 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 8", White, (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $11.33 2 $22.66
CSLU iPad 9.7 Inch 2017 Case, [Kickstand]Heavy Duty Shockproof Rugged Hybrid Impact Resistant Armor Defender Full Body Protective Silicone Cover for Apple iPad 9.7 Inch 2017 Tablet, Green • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
CSLU iPad Air 2 Case - [Three Layer] Kickstand Heavy Duty Shockproof Rugged Hybrid Impact Resistant Armor Defender Full-Body Protective Cover for Apple iPad Air 2 2014 Model, Grey/Black • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Paper Mate Write Bros Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Blue, 60 Count • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68

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