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Mrs. Whitten from Russellville AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Sweet Classroom

Help me give my students a warming and pleasant environment to learn. As a high-school teacher, my first priority is not to decorate, but after years of teaching, I realize that it is very important.

  • $210 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in rural North Alabama. These are great, respectful students who deserve to have the advantages as other schools. Over 60% of the students at our school are on free or reduced lunches. I want them to have the same chance as all our neighboring schools. I want my students to have every opportunity possible to be successful in the classroom and to prepare for their future. My goal for them is for them to be college and career ready when they leave our school.

My Project

Many times high-school classrooms are not decorated, but all classrooms should feel homey and inviting. With these decorations, I can make my room inviting for all my students. When students feel comfortable, hey are able to relax and learn. I want my room to be a place my students can’t wait to come in and feel like hey are at home. Too many times, we as high-school teachers forget that our classrooms should be warm and inviting, and with these decorations, I can make my room one that students remember and look forward to seeing each day. Home Sweet Classroom is how I can make his all happen.

Mrs. Whitten
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TC472 - Home Sweet Classroom Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $67.99 1 $67.99
STD8820 - Home Sweet Classroom Painted Wood 4" Punch-Out Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 2 $15.98
STD8294 - Home Sweet Classroom Lesson Plan Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.39 1 $14.39
TC470 - Home Sweet Classroom Class Essentials Poster Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.79 1 $12.79
STD8814 - Home Sweet Classroom Bulletin Board Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.39 1 $6.39
STD8812 - Home Sweet Classroom Fan Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.19 2 $6.38
STD3428 - Home Sweet Classroom Corrugated Metal Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.19 2 $6.38
STD8859 - Home Sweet Classroom Motivational Accents • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.79 1 $4.79

Materials cost

$135.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$178.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.43

Total project goal

$209.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$209.56

3 Donors

-$207.80

Donations toward project cost

-$178.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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