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Ms. Mencia from Elizabeth NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Our Learning BRIGHT and BOLD!

Help me give my students a BRIGHT academic year with colorful paper & art supplies! Color paper helps us focus on our interactive notebook notes, and the laminating pouches help preserve task cards for future use.

  • $234 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My sixth-grade students are some of the most interesting and loving people I know. It's a growth year for sure as they transition from upper elementary to middle school. Separately, they're pretty unsure of themselves, but collaboratively, they are inclusive and helpful and spark the most vibrant class discussions.

As a special educator, I encourage my students to take risks and find creative solutions to their everyday problems.

I love observing their sense of wonder, their curiosity of the unknown, and that magical look in their eyes during aha moments!

My Project

Nothing says middle school like a year of lecture notes and a wealth of information. I try to keep kids interested with interactive notebooks, lecture notes broken down into flaps and foldable paper activities. These activities always look better (read: more appealing) to sixth graders with a pop of color! The notebooks help us record key details from lecture in one central location while also serving as a study guide, thanks to the interactive flaps and folds. Task cards keep us engaged all class period. Kids enjoy "scooting" around the room, finding brightly colored questions hiding about the room. Once laminated, the cards serve as a center activity for continued review and practice. Your generosity ensures we have a BRIGHT spring ahead!

Ms. Mencia
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Everyday” 5-Color Assortment, 1000 Sheets (99609) • Amazon Business $26.63 1 $26.63
Crayola Washable Markers, 64 ct. Variety Set, Gel Markers, Broad Line Markers, Window Markers, Back-to-School Gift • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminating Pouches - 8.9" x 11.4", 200-Pack • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Wausau Astrobrights Writing Paper, 8.5 X 11 Inches, Neon Assortment, 500 Count (20270) • Amazon Business $19.34 1 $19.34
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Warm" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (20272) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Eco" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (22226) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/ 89 gsm,"Cool" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets(20274) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb / 89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89

Materials cost

$165.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.99

Total project goal

$233.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$233.24

5 Donors

-$187.00

Donations toward project cost

-$158.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.05

match offer

-$46.24

Match offer toward project cost

-$39.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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