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Mrs. Mendenhall from Fort Gibson OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need sheet protectors, a dry erase board, markers, and power strips.

  • $323 goal

This project expired on September 14, 2018.

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My Students

My students are from a low-income, poverty community. The parents struggle to meet the daily needs of the students let alone any extras. They support the education of our students, but just can't afford to offer any extras for the school.

My students love to learn and broaden their knowledge base.

They work hard to learn the material that they need to pass the state mandated test. These students are working to achieve more than the opportunities they have recently been given.

My Project

My students are 1:1 in the class. We work most days on the device so they need a way to charge their device throughout the day. We currently have multiple small surge protectors plugged into each other so that we can charge devices through the whole room.

The students need to be able to make changes and adapt their social contract throughout the year.

We need a large dry-erase board that we can change throughout the year to help us make and reach goals. The students help create this contract so they are held accountable. The students need to know that we can adapt to new circumstances.

We are needing sheet protectors for the students to place important papers that they need in so they will last longer. The students are able to write on these as well. Sometimes our classroom gets cool so we need a little extra heat when it isn't cold enough to run the heater but too cool to not run the heater.

Mrs. Mendenhall
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bestten 12 Outlet Heavy Duty Workshop Metal Power Strip Surge Protector, 15-Foot Long Extension Cord, ETL Certified, Black • Amazon Business $41.99 2 $83.98
Avery 74400 Top-Load Poly Sheet Protectors, Heavy, Letter, Diamond Clear (Box of 200) • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Tenergy 900W/1500W PTC Ceramic Heater with Auto Shut Off, Portable Space Heaters with Adjustable Thermostat for Home Bedroom, Personal Desk Heaters for Office • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
EXPO 1927526 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Vibrant Colors, 16-Count • Amazon Business $13.51 2 $27.02
[BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL] Dry Erase Wall Decal With Dry Erase Marker [ Life of the Party ] Over 6 Ft of Adhesive Whiteboard Turns Any Surface Into Monthly Calendar or Weekly List • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

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