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Mrs. Clarke-Silveira from Los Banos CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Painted with Pride

My students need poster making materials, such as paint, brushes and paper, to continue their mission to promote school spirit!

  • $335 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There is nothing worse than a school with no spirit and pride. Our school is NOT one of those schools, in huge part to our Special Education students! These amazing kids have school pride and an incredible opportunity to showcase it along with their talents.

Last year, the Special Education students at our school created a climate of pride and spirit by creating their own spirit factory.

Often, Special Education students seem to get overlooked as a part of a school's community. Well, not at our high school. They have carved out their own niche and, while learning important problem solving skills, have shown their schoolmates what true school spirit is.

My Project

In order to create and solve a task, they were asked to create a school spirit poster for an upcoming rally. Who knew these students would blow things up by wanting to design, create and show more posters than we had room for?! Students asked if they could have them. Staff pressed to find out where they had come from and where they could get some. This year, the students want to continue the wave of school spirit they started. They will design and create posters for sporting events and school activities. In addition to promoting the pride, they will have to plan what the poster will look like, design it, execute their design and work with their group or partner. Additionally, they will have to keep track of orders and timelines to get each order filled on time; ensure that deliveries are made promptly and the paperwork is completed for each order. All of these skills will be taken with them into the workforce long after school is but a memory.

Your donation will keep their momentum going while giving them valuable workplace skills.

It will afford them an opportunity to take their personal pride in a job well done to a new level while using it to spread their school pride too. You will not only help these students but you will be helping spread pride to the entire school and town! An entire school affected by you, what more could you ask for?

Mrs. Clarke-Silveira
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER ROLL PURPLE RAINBOW KRAFT 48X200 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $19.94 1 $19.94
ART KRAFT RL 48X200 WHITE • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $20.89 1 $20.89
PAINT TEMPERA ART TIME VIOLET GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $9.49 2 $18.98
PAINT TEMPERA ART TIME WHITE GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $9.49 2 $18.98
PAINT TEMPERA BLACK WASHABLE ART TIME GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $10.89 2 $21.78
PAINT PUMP FOR GALLON AND HALF GALLON JAR • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $1.99 3 $5.97
BRUSH WEDGE FOAM ASSORTMENT SET OF 48 - SCHOOL SMART • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $14.98 1 $14.98
BRUSH STARTER SET OF 25 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $13.77 1 $13.77
PAINT TEMPERA BLACK VERSATEMP GALLON • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $11.87 2 $23.74
TRAYS PAINT/ PRINTMAKING/ COLLAGE PACK OF 250 • Sax Arts & Crafts, Inc $47.40 1 $47.40

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