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Ms. Sobecki from Houston TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Our Classrooms Safe!

My students need keychains, LED lights, extension cords and a towrope to keep themselves safe in school in case of an intruder.

  • $477 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach in a Title One school, but that does not stop them or myself from reaching our goals. My students achieve academic success repeatedly throughout the year. They are hard and determined workers and I am so blessed to have wonderful students. Everyday they come to school ready to learn and I could not ask for more from them.

Even though they are hard workers, my students still face daily struggles.

They come to school to be safe and to forget about the struggles they face at home. We create a family within the classroom where everyone is welcome.

My Project

Unfortunately there has been some really terrible things that have happened in schools. Atkinson Elementary has taken action and has trained all of its staff with ALICE. ALICE training helps teachers and students take charge in an awful situation and keep each other safe.

All the items requested are the basic materials needed to keep classrooms safe from an active intruder.

These items are easy for students to use and they are very effective. The tow rope, extension cord and key chains are used to help keep the door locked and closed. The strobe light and the flashlights are used to disorient an intruder. The magnets allow for the classroom doors to be locked at all times. If we need to lock our door, we pull the magnet off and shut the door. This will save us a lot of time and we will not have to try and lock the doors in a hurry. The baskets are used to store material and will provide easy access for when they are needed.

Students and teachers can no longer lock the door and sit. With the proper training and materials, we can take charge and keep ourselves safe from harm.

Ms. Sobecki
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics 16/3 Vinyl Outdoor Extension Cord - 50 Feet (Orange) • Amazon Business $16.99 6 $101.94
HFS (R) 2" X 30' , 4.5 Ton 2 Inch X 30 Ft. Polyester Tow Strap Rope 2 Hooks 10,000lb Towing Recovery • Amazon Business $13.95 6 $83.70
CHAUVET DJ Mini Strobe LED Compact Strobe Light/Party Light | Laser & Strobe Effects • Amazon Business $10.49 6 $62.94
Tactical Flashlight, YIFENG XML T6 Ultra Bright LED Taclight with Adjustable Focus and 5 Light Modes for Camping Hiking Emergency (2 pack) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
QY 5PCS 4 Inches Black Color 8 Shape Aluminum Ring Outdoor Spring Snap Multiple Use Hook Keychain • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
8 Pack-Safety Lock Down Strip - Door Strike Plate Security Cover-Active Shooter-Break Ins-by Nifty Magnets • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00
AmazonBasics Foldable Storage Cubes - 6-Pack, Grey • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

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