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Ms. Scott from Roxbury MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It’s About Time!

Help me give my students supplies that they need every day like pencils and erasers.

  • $369 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a neighborhood where there is crime, violence, drugs, mental illness, trauma, homelessness as well as poverty. Many of our scholars exhibit the symptoms of trauma - indeed many have seen or experienced violence and crime first-hand.

Most of my students are awarded free breakfast and lunch and come from low income and immigrant families.

We teachers sometimes don't have the supplies that we need to ensure that our scholars are all on a level playing field. Any amount you give towards this purchase will be truly appreciated!

My Project

One thing that derails a lesson is the lack of specific supplies needed. Today our lesson was derailed by the lack of pencils to write with and erasers. I’m not sure where pencils go in my classroom, but I thought I’d sharpened enough for the day. Apparently, we had run out of pencils. We desperately need more!

Upcoming in Math, our scholars will be learning to tell time and will also be learning to work through problems involving elapsed time.

Having a large clock will help me model examples for the children and allowed them to demonstrate what they have learned.

Ms. Scott
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ERASER PENTEL HI-POLYMER SMALL PACK OF 48 • School Specialty $27.47 2 $54.94
PENCIL PRESHARPENED TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 240 • School Specialty $48.27 1 $48.27
PENCIL PRESHARPENED TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 240 • School Specialty $48.27 1 $48.27
PENCIL SHARPENER VERTICAL - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $20.78 2 $41.56
CLOCK 12-HR DEMONSTRATION EA • School Specialty $19.87 1 $19.87

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