You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Preston from Hubbard TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

HIGHLIGHT Our Classes and PENCIL in Our Test-Taking Skills

Help me give my students, 6th-8th grade, their own supplies for their test-taking strategies, tackling not only subject tests but their STAAR Tests, as well.

  • $274 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school may be a small school, but we are far from small when it comes to drive and motivation to learn. Not only do they impress me every day with their "want" to learn, but their passion as well. Our middle school students go above and beyond in ours classrooms. But, when there aren’t enough pencils to create, or a highlighter that’s not dried out, they can’t practice and perform at 100%. It may be hard to imagine this, but the struggle is real.

The middle school students have learned an abundance of test-taking techniques for their STAAR tested subjects.

We are about to embark on round 2 of these STAAR Tests. In these strategies, highlighters and pencils are needed.

By this time in the year, teachers have run out of these two particular items. We often have to use our own funds to supply these for each student, in each tested subject. Help us out! (This will be for all MS teachers...not just me)

My Project

The MS Students, 6th-8th grade, have learned an abundance of test-taking techniques for their STAAR tested subjects.

These testing techniques use pencils and highlighters in a variety of ways, depending on tested subjects.

These tested subjects are: science, social studies, math, writing, reading, and revising and editing.

We as teachers are in need of these items, for every student, in every class. Our pockets are empty by this time each year and we are scraping together whatever used items we can.

This project will not only end the year on a great note but begin next year, in an even better one.

Ms. Preston
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Preston is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pencil Assortment – 7.5 inches Assorted Colorful Pencils for Kids (Pack of 144) – Exciting School Supplies, Awards & Incentives • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Better Office Products Pre-sharpened #2 Pencils, 144/box • Amazon Business $11.99 4 $47.96
Avery Hi-Liters, Smear Safe Ink, Non-Toxic, Value Pack of 24 Pen Style Highlighters Assorted Colors (29861) • Amazon Business $6.08 6 $36.48
Pencil Top Eraser Caps Arrowhead Assorted Colors in Bulk Pack of 150 • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 2 $24.98
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 24-Count • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$199.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.00

Total project goal

$273.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.34

4 Donors

-$246.00

Donations toward project cost

-$209.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.90

match offer

-$27.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$23.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Hubbard","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2767164],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4085837,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/highlight-our-classes-and-pencil-in-our/4085837/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":100,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Preston","authorIds":{"2767164":{"owner":"Ms. Preston","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4085837],"proposalHash":"547844399","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp2767164_orig.jpg?crop=1:1,smart&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1556762249214","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20536083,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["Mjc2NzE2NA==","NjQwNDA1Ng==","Mjc4OTUzNQ==","MzY1MjM3MQ==","NTAyODkwNw=="],"teacherId":2767164,"schoolCounty":"Hill","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}