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Ms. L. from Long Beach MS is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Project Needs Some Color in Its Life!

My students need printer ink and colored printer paper to complete desktop publishing projects.

  • $243 goal

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My Students

My students are a diverse group of young individuals from a South Mississippi coastal city still trying to recover more than a decade after a devastating hurricane virtually wiped out our small community. My classes are a combination of 9-12th graders that are interested in learning the basics of the business world including finance, marketing, advertising, management, accounting, and economics.

While my school consistently ranks among the highest in standardized test scores and ACT scores in our state, we are habitually underfunded and subject to severe budget cuts each year due to the absence of a lucrative tax base after the storm.

I depend on assistance from local businesses, state education grants, and gifts and grants that I have personally earned to fund my business vocational program.

My Project

Classroom supplies such as printer ink and colored paper seem like super basic items that every teacher has access to on a regular basis. But, when you teach in districts that are forced to adhere to very strict budgets, these supplies become, as I teach in my Economics unit, a matter of "needs" versus "wants".

I teach "Career and Technical" education (CTE) business courses.

These courses are similar to the vocational courses of old, but with a modern day technological facelift. To promote our courses and encourage students to enroll, my current students do projects to recruit those who might be interested. One of those projects is designing brochures and flyers for the yearly career fair held at our high school. These projects require a great deal of printer ink, both black and colored, as well as colored paper to help them stand out.

Please help us fund our project so that we can create professional-grade flyers and brochures to use for the student recruitment process for our career and technical program.

Ms. L.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 952XL Black Ink Cartridge, High Yield (F6U19AN#140) • $39.59 1 $39.59
HP 952XL Cyan Ink Cartridge, High Yield (L0S61AN#140) • $30.59 1 $30.59
HP 952XL Yellow Ink Cartridge, High Yield (L0S67AN#140) • $30.59 1 $30.59
HP 952XL Magenta Ink Cartridge, High Yield (L0S64AN#140) • $30.59 1 $30.59
Pacon Array Color Bond Paper, Assorted Pastels, 8 1/2"(W) x 11"(L),Ream • $18.95 1 $18.95
Hammermill Fore MP Colors 20-lb. Pastel Paper, 8-1/2x11, Letter Size, Assorted • $11.89 1 $11.89

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