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Ms. Roussos from Chicago IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Students Learn Safely This Fall

Help me give my students access to supplies that will help keep them safe while learning this year.

  • $231 goal

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My Students

Each student deserves a classroom where they can learn. My students are diverse learners from Humboldt park, a neighborhood on Chicago's west side. They are inquisitive, creative, and never stop learning. Each student has unique abilities and growths that need to be met, both academically and developmentally. Being a diverse learners' teacher means thinking outside the box when it comes to setting up a classroom to ensure that each student is set up for success. Every student is different and it's important to have opportunities for them to learn in a way that is best for them.

My Project

With CPS going to a hybrid model students will attend in-person classes two days a week and will engage in remote learning three days a week. Students will be in a pod system where they have limited interaction with other students in order to return to school for in-person learning. Because of the restrictions put in place for COVID-19, students will not be able to share materials they normally would share, such as pencils, erasers, etc. Additionally, tables will need to be wiped down frequently, as well as frequent hand sanitizer. This project will allow students to each receive a pencil bag with pencils, a pencil sharpener, an eraser, an individual bottle of sanitizer (to prevent spread on a communal pump), and index cards for individualized flashcards, as well as a kick band for each student's chair since sharing chairs is no longer an option. It will also allow for extra sanitizer to refill their personal bottles, wipes to disinfect the tables, as well as a digital tablet and pen for the remote days to provide modeling in a clear way online.

Ms. Roussos
Grades PreK-2
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 10 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
XP-Pen G430S OSU Tablet Ultrathin Graphic Tablet 4 x 3 inch Digital Tablet Drawing Pen Tablet for OSU! (8192 Levels Pressure) • Amazon Business $29.50 1 $29.50
Hand Sanitizer Gel (12 Pack - 2oz Bottle) Unscented, 75% Alcohol Meets New W.H.O./CDC Standards • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
PURELL Advanced Refreshing Gel Hand Sanitizer, Original Scent, 67.6 oz. (9625-04) • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99
Chair Bands for ADHD Kids - (12-Pack) Kick Fidgets for Elementary, Middle, High School Students and Adults - Best for Classroom Chairs and Desk - (Light Blue) Fidget Feet Band by Feety • Amazon Business $20.90 1 $20.90
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes, 225 Wipes/Pack, 3/Pack (30208) • Staples Advantage $14.39 1 $14.39
EOOUT 24pcs Zipper Pencil Pouch, Waterproof Zipper File Bag Pen Case, for Office Supplies, Travel Accessories and Cosmetics, 12 Colors • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, Pre-Sharpened with Eraser, Yellow, 72-Pack (13972) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 1000-Pack • Amazon Business $8.05 1 $8.05
Pentel Hi-Polymer Block Eraser, Large, White, Pack of 10 ZEH-10 Erasers (ZEH10PC10) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
KIDMEN 2 Holes Pencil Sharpener,Pencil Sharpener for Kids,Pencil Sharpener Handheld-12 PACK • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
PURELL Advanced Gel Hand Sanitizer, Clean Scent, 8 oz. (9652-12) • Staples Advantage $4.29 1 $4.29

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