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Ms. Amato from Redwood City CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

New Year, New Supplies

Help me give my students the basic supplies our classroom needs to start the year (erasers, clipboards, highlighters and more!)

  • $205 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are middle schoolers at a K-8 school . They are creative, hard-working and come from all walks of life. They love learning and their enthusiasm for education is inspiring to see. Since my students are becoming teenagers it is really exciting to see how they embrace their individuality, but also how they are fearless in the face of adversity. They want to stand up for what they believe in. They want to have their voices heard against racism, sexism and prejudice. They want to make a difference. Please help them recognize the power they have to lead this next generation!

My Project

The beginning of the school year is so exciting. For my students it is their first year in middle school and they have so many changes they need to get used to including changing classes, juggling teachers and being organized.

“Work hard, be kind and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien This project is for the supplies my classroom needs to start the school year strong.

With your support my students will have new clipboards for working on the floor or outside, erasers and rags to keep our whiteboard clean, highlighters for reading and pulling out important information in both English Language Arts and Social Studies, and magnetic tape for displaying important papers and announcements. We'll have enough Kleenex to use through winter on sniffles and other teacher supplies to display classroom jobs and promote responsibility.

The more organized I can be, the better example I set for my students as they learn how to navigate middle school. They will know where supplies are and how to get what they need for any particular activity. They will learn to advocate for what they need to be successful. Thank you so much for supporting my 6th graders!

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Desktop Stapler, Full-Strip Capacity, Black (24547-CC) • Staples Advantage $8.29 4 $33.16
TRU RED Tank Highlighter with Grip, Chisel Tip, Yellow, 5/Pack (TR54577) • Staples Advantage $4.49 6 $26.94
Air Wick Freshmatic Ultra Life Scents Starter Kit Automatic Aerosol Air Systems, Summer Delights (6233892944) • Staples Advantage $15.09 1 $15.09
Staples Hardboard Clipboard, Brown (44290) • Staples Advantage $2.69 5 $13.45
Kleenex Boutique Standard Facial Tissues, 2-Ply, 95 Sheets/Box, 6/Pack (21271) • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99
Brighton Professional All Purpose Green Microfiber Cloths, 16"W x 16"L, Pack of 12 (BPR52878) • Staples Advantage $11.29 1 $11.29
Baumgarten's Magnetic Tape, Black (66010) • Staples Advantage $7.89 1 $7.89
Carson Dellosa Galaxy Library Pockets, 36/Pack (121025) • Staples Advantage $6.49 1 $6.49
Staples Durable Dry Erase Eraser, Black (13612) • Staples Advantage $0.99 3 $2.97

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