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Mrs. Martino from Baytown TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Sail Into Kindergarten!

My students need a farewell send off to Kindergarten with t shirts and candy bars. They have worked extremely hard this year. I want to make this a memorable time for them and give them a great outlook to further their education.

  • $621 goal

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My Students

Help my students "Sail into Kindergarten!"

My students have worked very hard this year and 88% of them know their alphabets, sounds, and numbers to 20.

They enter our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day.

I teach at a Title I school where the teacher provides most of the supplies for her class due to economical reasons. At my school our kids are taught responsibility, eagerness to learn, despite many hardships. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

My parents are wonderful and help out in any way they can. Most of their help is not monetary and I would like to give their child the best send-off to Kindergarten from PreK I can.

My Project

We have an awards ceremony at the end of May. I would like to buy each child a shirt that says "Straight into Kindergarten." I have purchased sailor hats and with my Cricut I will create each child a hat and as I had them their little PreK certificate I will cap with a sailor hat. I have also asked for decorations and little favor boxes along with Hershey bars and wraps. For the drinks, we have asked for water. As teachers, we are always trying to make a better connection between school and family and I would really like to make this day special for both. The day is for making memories.

Mrs. Martino
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Straight Into Kindergarten 1st Day Funny Tshirt 6 Cranberry • Amazon Business $13.99 15 $209.85
Kids Straight Into Kindergarten 1st Day Funny Tshirt 4 Cranberry • Amazon Business $13.99 7 $97.93
Kids Straight Into Kindergarten 1st Day Funny Tshirt 8 Cranberry • Amazon Business $13.99 5 $69.95
Ahoy - Nautical - Party Water Bottle Sticker Labels - Set of 10 • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
Three Days Deals!!!Photo Hanging Display Frames, Ecjiuyi Mediterranean Decorative Nautical Fish Net With Sea Shells and Clips for Dorm Home Wall Decorations(Blue) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Hershey's Milk Chocolate Candy Bar, 1.55 Ounce (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $22.66 1 $22.66
Nautical Dangling Swirl Party Decorations - 12 ct • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Nautical Anchor Garland 2 Pack • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Ahoy - Nautical - Party Circle Sticker Labels - 24 Count • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Nautical Sailor Mini Popcorn Boxes - 24 ct • Amazon Business $7.23 1 $7.23

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