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Ms. Gilden from Anchorage AK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Our School Beautiful

Help me give my students bulletin board rolls, borders, and lettering for a beautiful, colorful school to come back to.

  • $463 goal

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My Students

Our school is a welcoming community-based, neighborhood school serving a diverse group of students and their families. With over twenty different languages represented in our building, we are proud to be one of the most diverse schools in the United States. We are a Title I school where the staff and students take pride in our diversity and community support. Our staff is dedicated to the continuing academic success and the social and emotional growth of all students. Our school challenges its students to make good choices, expect respect, and strive for excellence. Our students are some of the most kind, loving, and generous students you will meet. In addition to that, these students deal with many issues at home. The overcome poverty, language barriers, and cultural barriers on a daily basis. As a school community, the staff does all it can to support our students and show them the love they deserve.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in our students' lives by giving them a beautiful, colorful school to come back to. We will be able to create beautiful Social Emotional Learning Bulletin boards for our students to read and look at. Our students have been learning at home and will come back to school in the next few months, hopefully. It has been my mission to use all of my spare time to make our school visually appealing to our students. By providing colorful vinyl bulletin board paper and cute boarders, we will be able to make our school a welcoming, colorful place with positive messages that effect our students growing minds. The vinyl will last longer than paper and be able to be re-used for many years to come.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teacher Created Resources Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll, Black - 77314 $15.99 2 $31.98
Teal Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll $15.99 2 $31.98
Teacher Created Resources Vivid Green Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll (TCR77895) $15.99 2 $31.98
Teacher Created Resources Ultra Purple Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll (TCR77887) $15.99 2 $31.98
Teacher Created Resources Red Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll (TCR77886) $15.99 2 $31.98
Teacher Created Resources White & Gray Wood Herringbone Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll (TCR77044) $15.99 2 $31.98
Yellow Gold Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll $15.99 2 $31.98
Orange Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll $15.99 1 $15.99
Black Wood Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll $15.99 1 $15.99
Teacher Created Resources Teal Confetti Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll $15.99 1 $15.99
Teacher Created Resources Gray Wood Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll (TCR77035) $15.99 1 $15.99
Set of 6 Rolled Classroom Borders for Bulletin Boards, Carson Dellosa Classroom Decorations Elementary, Primary Colors $15.00 1 $15.00
Carson-Dellosa Scalloped Borders Variety Set - IV, 2-1/4 in X 3 ft, Set of 4 $13.39 1 $13.39
Youngever 52.5 ft Bulletin Board Borders Confetti Border for Classroom Decoration $10.95 1 $10.95
Teacher Created Resources Red Fantastic 4" Letters Combo Pack (5821) $9.49 1 $9.49
Creative Teaching Press 4-Inch Designer Letters, Fancy Black (Decorate Party Signs, Hallways, Doors, Rooms, Offices, Learning Spaces and More) $8.99 1 $8.99
Color Bold Bright Striped Spotted Pencils Border Trim - Bulletin Borders Stickers, 50 ft Back-to-School Decoration Borders for Black Board Trim, Teacher/Student Use for Classroom/School Decoration $6.99 1 $6.99

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