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Mrs. Young from Rosenberg TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Incentives for showing that Character Counts!

Help me give my students incentives for good behavior and a storage closet to secure our items.

  • $500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I love my students. They are packed full of personality, passion and purpose. A majority of the students that I service are students who come from homes where they are economically disenfranchised and are unable to purchase supplemental supplies and materials as needed. A large number of the students that I work with recently immigrated into the United States and are extremely shy and withdrawn in the first few years of arrival. Our students are very eager to learn and respond eagerly to instruction/counseling support that is engaging and fun.

My Project

The materials and supplies I am requesting will be placed in our supply closet. Students will have the opportunity to earn the prizes when they demonstrate some of the character traits that we have addressed and reviewed during character education lessons.

I work in a Title 1 school and our students were severely affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

The truth is that some teenagers respond greatly to physical incentives which is why I am drafting this grant.

We are requesting a Sauder Storage Cabinet to secure all of our items, a lock to secure the cabinet items, an Amazon Basics 6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder to shred confidential student information, our kids love emojis so some of the incentives will be Dreampark Emoji Keychain Mini Cute Plush Pillows, LiveEco Emoji Party Favor Bags for Kids, the Fun Puzzle Balls, Puzzle games, Fun Express Emoji Pencils, AirHeads Bars Chewy Fruit Candy, Assorted Colorful Pencils for Kids and the OHill Pack of 64 Pack Emoji Pencil Erasers. The Kleenex tissues will be used by students in the counseling office.

The core values that we are reviewing in our character education program are Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. When students demonstrate these core values and other taught and practiced skills, throughout the school day they are awarded a prize from the treasure chest. These supplies will give students a variety of prizes to choose from throughout the school year. The students find great joy in earning these prizes!

Mrs. Young
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sauder Storage Cabinet, Highland Oak Finish • Amazon Business $129.00 1 $129.00
AmazonBasics 6-Sheet Cross-Cut Paper Shredder and Shredder Sharpening & Lubricant Sheets (Pack of 12) Bundle • Amazon Business $42.98 1 $42.98
Dreampark Emoji Keychain Mini Cute Plush Pillows, Chrsitmas Key Chain Decorations, Kids Party Supplies Favors, 2" Set of 25 • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
LiveEco Emoji Party Favor Bags for Kids, Pack of 40, Great for Birthday Celebration Parties, Fun Classroom Treats & Rewards, Carnivals, & Games, & Candy Goodie Grab Bag, Deluxe Emoticon Gift Supplies • Amazon Business $9.73 4 $38.92
Fun Puzzle Balls with Free Colorful Instruction Guide by Gamie - Party Games - Fidget Brain Teaser Puzzles - Includes 12 Fun and Challenging Puzzle Balls | Great Educational Toy for Kids • Amazon Business $9.77 3 $29.31
DOCA Fidget Puzzle Box,Brain Teasers for Kids Adults - Children Gift,Party Games,Handheld Puzzles Games,Decompression Mini Game Boxes,Intelligence Development & Stress Relax (30pcs 3 Levels Included) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Fun Express Emoji Pencils - 48 pc • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
AirHeads Bars, Chewy Fruit Candy, Variety Pack, Party, Halloween, 90 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $9.98 2 $19.96
Pencil Assortment – Assorted Colorful Pencils for Kids (Pack of 72) – Exciting School Supplies, Awards & Incentives • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Kleenex Professional Anti-Viral Facial Tissue Cube for Business (21286), White, 3 Boxes / Bundle,(Packaging may vary) • Amazon Business $12.22 1 $12.22
OHill Pack of 64 Pack Emoji Pencil Erasers 16 Emoticons Novelty Erasers for Party Favors School Classroom Prizes Rewards • Amazon Business $7.94 1 $7.94
Master Lock 517D Laminated Padlock with Long Shackle • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86

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