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Ms. Mixon from Amite LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make and Take for Learning

Help me give my students card stock to complete hands-on projects that they can display and share what they have learned and accomplished.

  • $195 goal

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My Students

I work in a low-income school district. One hundred percent of my students participate in the free lunch program. As such, their parents usually can not afford things such as school supplies and other learning manipulatives. However, they do not allow this to set them back in the classroom.

My students are bright, inquisitive, and eager to learn.

They come in each day smiling and ready to learn. Their sweet faces and energy help to feed my passion for becoming a better teacher. It's not always easy, but it's always rewarding.

My Project

I teach Kindergarten through fourth-grade students in a PBL (Project Based Learning) computer lab. There is not an account for the computer lab and needed supplies to complete projects are quite expensive.

Second-, third- and fourth-grade students research, create, and print projects to present to their teachers and classmates.

The projects help support their learning, foster their creativity, and build self-esteem.

Please consider donating to our project! You would be assisting me in the educational growth of my wonderful students as well as helping them explore the depths of their own imaginations as they create projects. My sincerest gratitude!!

Ms. Mixon
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 240 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARDSTOCK INDEX 8.5X11 WHITE 90 LB 250 SHTS • School Specialty $12.77 4 $51.08
CARD STOCK 8.5X11 ASST BRIGHT PASTEL COLORS PK OF 250 • School Specialty $19.73 1 $19.73
PENCILS COLORED SCHOOL SMART SET OF 144 • School Specialty $16.75 1 $16.75
CARD STOCK 8.5X11 ASST MARBLE COLORS PK OF 100 • School Specialty $12.35 1 $12.35
CARD STOCK 8.5X11 ASST HYPER COLORS PK OF 100 • School Specialty $12.35 1 $12.35

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