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Ms. Gehrs from Winston Salem NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Magnetic Dry Erase Boards for My Magnificent Students

Help me give my students their own double-sided magnetic dry erase boards to help them be successful in school.

  • $262 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 13th year teaching at the best "little school in the hood that could," as my principal says. We are a high-poverty and high-minority school. Even though my students may not always have a lot, they do not let that stop them from learning. They always come into my classroom eager and excited to learn.

They are constantly giving me hugs and writing me notes to tell me how much they love school.

I never want this joy and excitement for education to stop. That's why I need to keep finding new ways to keep them motivated and on task. They have so much energy and enthusiasm. I just want to see it channeled in the right way.

My Project

I teach first grade at a high poverty school. We are constantly using dry erase boards. My students love writing on them and it saves paper. However, the dry erase boards that I had were older than my students and were falling apart so I had to get rid of them. Now I no longer have any for my students to use this upcoming school year. These boards would be great because they are double-sided and one of those sides has lines. Plus they are magnetic. These are wonderful tools that my students need to help them be successful in school.

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Ms. Gehrs
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL628X - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $87.99 2 $175.98

Materials cost

$175.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$222.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.24

Total project goal

$261.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.59

1 Donor

-$131.00

Donations toward project cost

-$111.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.65

match offer

-$130.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.59

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$0.00

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