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Ms. Phillips from Fairfield CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Just the Basics, Ma'am! We Need Some School Supplies

Help me give my students colored copies to keep them organized! We also need basic studying supplies like notecards, pencils, poster markers, and notetaking pens. We need sheet protectors and laminating for items we keep all year.

  • $301 goal

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My Students

My students are a group of enthusiastic learners! My math, STEM and science classroom is filled with creativity and problem solving. In order to foster growth in these areas, our classroom needs just basic supplies.

My goal is to have supplies on hand for daily tasks and assignments, but to also have supplies to send home to those in need.

My students are a hardworking group that need supplies to meet the demand of their hardwork. The students are a group of diverse sixth graders from a suburban school containing approximately nine hundred students. It is a school with a large population and small budget. Teachers depend on donations for their classroom supples.

My Project

Transitioning 6th grades to middle school is a challenge. Materials in this project are for a number of classroom procedures. Students glue assignments into math and science journals, so they are handy for studying and don't get lost. We color code assignments with colored copy paper for ease to save time in the short time we have for math and science. Pencils because we don't do everything electronically! We need notecards, poster markers, and notetaking pens for those who don't have their own and need to borrow.

These materials will be used to help organize students and provide some basic study tools.

Sheet protectors are for reference handouts we need to keep all year! The pages can be colored coded so I can announce in the classroom, "Please take out your Math Study Schedule that is on the purple paper."

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
500 Heavyweight Sheet Protectors, Reinforced 3 Hole Design with 3 MIL Thickness, Fits Standard 8.5 x 11 Paper, 9.25 x 11.25 Top Loaded, 500 Pack • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
AmazonBasics Ruled Lined Index Cards - 3x5 Inches (10 Packs of 100) • Amazon Business $10.87 2 $21.74
Astrobrights Mega Collection, 625 Sheets, Bright Yellow Colored Paper, 24 lb/89 gsm, 8 ½ x 11-MORE SHEETS! (91618) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/ 89 gsm,"Cool" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets(20274) • Amazon Business $14.74 1 $14.74
Hammermill Colored Paper, Salmon Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 500 Sheet / 1 Ream, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (103119R) • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
Exact Color Copy Paper, 8-1/2 x 11 Inches, 20 lbs, Bright Orange, Pack of 500 - 87300 • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Neenah Astrobrights Premium Color Paper, 24 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 500 Sheets, Planetary Purple (22671) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 100-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
AmazonBasics Purple Washable School Glue Sticks, Dries Clear, 0.24-oz Stick,60-Pack • Amazon Business $11.12 1 $11.12
Hammermill Colored Paper, Lilac Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 500 Sheets / 1 Ream, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (102269R) • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
AmazonBasics Felt Tip Marker Pens - Assorted Color, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $10.11 1 $10.11
AmazonBasics 9 Volt Everyday Alkaline Battery - Pack of 8 • Amazon Business $8.46 1 $8.46
Hammermill Colored Paper, Turquoise Printer Paper, 20lb, 8.5x11 Paper, Letter Size, 500 Sheets / 1 Ream, Pastel Paper, Colorful Paper (103820R) • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59

Materials cost

$203.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$255.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.03

Total project goal

$300.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$300.22

2 Donors

-$130.60

Donations toward project cost

-$127.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

match offer

-$150.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.52

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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