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Mrs. Belson from Battle Creek MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Nifty Notebooks

Help me give my students the best opportunity to learn science. Notebooks have helped my students become organized. They have a place where they can go to and find everything they need to be successful in class.

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school with a lot on their minds. They come in hungry, tired and insecure about what the day will bring. School is a safe place for them.

School is where they learn social skills, learn right from wrong and learn that there are people out there who care for them.

All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Some of our students come to school at 7 am and stay until 6 pm. Even with all this baggage my students are the most caring, most loving and most helpful kids I know.

My Project

The district is stepping into the new NGSS units this year. We will be focused on physical (forces) science, Earth (Rocks) science and Life science. We are excited to accept the challenge of the NGSS, but really need a place to keep and organize it all!

What better way to keep this new knowledge, than to put it in new notebooks, displaying all their new skills, new vocabulary and new labs?

Notebooks are a great way to keep 6th graders focused and organized, both skills needed by students. Handouts, drawings, vocabulary words, definitions, notes, graphic organizers are all in one place, their notebooks!

Mrs. Belson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Spiral 1-Subject Notebook, 8" x 10.5", College Ruled, 70 Sheets, Assorted (05512) • Quill.com $2.97 30 $89.10
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • Quill.com $31.44 2 $62.88

Materials cost

$151.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.26

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.52

Total project goal

$216.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.78

4 Donors

-$108.39

Donations toward project cost

-$92.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.26

match offer

-$108.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$92.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.26

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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