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Mrs. Elizabeth Palmer Powell from Lexington KY is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper, Pencils, Post- Its, and Pens for Learning

Help me give my students school supplies such as composition books, notebook paper, erasers, pencils and more to continue learning this school year.

  • $473 goal

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My Students

I am a language arts teacher at a low-income, high poverty, Title One funded, urban school where approximately eighty percent of our students qualify to receive free or reduced-price lunch. Our school population is truly diverse I know that my students are faced with ongoing challenges both in and out of the classroom that impact their learning. The majority of our students are Hispanic or African American, representing approximately ninety percent of our total school population.

Providing students with classroom resources and materials to help level the playing field is extremely important to me.

Whether it's books, or consumable materials or snacks and rewards, hands-on resources, everything fits together like the pieces of a puzzle to create a classroom home and learning environment for all students. Students want and deserve to learn at high levels without worrying about having the necessary materials and focus on achieving and growing as learners.

Students and staff working together on academic and social emotional needs.

My Project

Students throughout the school year are always in need of supplies whether through losing or the use of the basic supplies such pencils and pens. Providing students with basic supplies helps keep learning moving forward.

Bic mechanical pencils, Pentel pens, Post-It notes, and Staples composition books and notebook paper are just a few of the necessary day to day supplies needed.

Even Duracell batteries are needed to keep electronics and remotes moving forward with the time that is passing this school year.

Supporting the most basic of school supply needs is extremely helpful in ensuring students have needed supplies.

Mrs. Elizabeth Palmer Powell
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Composition Notebook, 9.75" x 7.5", Wide Ruled, 80 Sheets, Assorted Colors, 48/Carton (20702CT) • Staples $55.99 1 $55.99
Ticonderoga Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (13972) • Staples $16.99 2 $33.98
Airheads Variety Box, 90 Bars (06711) • Staples $29.49 1 $29.49
TRU RED Notepads, 8.5" x 14", Wide Ruled, Ivory, 50 Sheets/Pad, 12 Pads/Pack (TR58197) • Staples $23.48 1 $23.48
Duracell Coppertop AA, Alkaline Batteries, 24/Pack (MN1500B240001) • Staples $22.99 1 $22.99
Duracell Coppertop AAA Alkaline Batteries, 24/Pack (MN2400B240002) • Staples $22.99 1 $22.99
Jolly Rancher Hard Candy, Assorted, 60 Oz. (HEC15671) • Staples $17.49 1 $17.49
Pentel R.S.V.P. Ballpoint Pens Bonus Pack, Medium Point, Black Ink, 24/Pack (BK91ASWUS) • Staples $16.99 1 $16.99
Staples Invisible Tape, 3/4" x 1,296", 12/Pack (52380P12) • Staples $15.99 1 $15.99
Staples Stickies Lined Standard Notes, 4" x 6", 100 Sheets/Pad, 12 Pads/Pack (S-46YR12) • Staples $15.29 1 $15.29
Tootsie Pops Miniature Lollipops, Assorted, 25.9 Oz., 140/Pack (4142) • Staples $12.99 1 $12.99
TRU RED Wide Ruled Filler Paper, 8" x 10.5", White, 120 Sheets/Pack (TR37426) • Staples $1.62 8 $12.96
First Aid Only Assorted Adhesive Bandages, 150/Box (90095) • Staples $12.79 1 $12.79
Paper Mate Arrowhead Erasers, Pink, 144/Box (73015) • Staples $11.29 1 $11.29
Pacon Sentence & Learning Strips (1733) • Staples $11.22 1 $11.22
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencils, No. 2 Medium Lead, 40/Pack (MPP40MJ-BLK) • Staples $10.29 1 $10.29
Duck Permanent Foam Mounting Tape, White, 3/4" x 15' • Staples $4.79 2 $9.58
Pentel R.S.V.P. Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Purple Ink, 12/Pack (BK91-V) • Staples $8.99 1 $8.99
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Block Erasers, Pink, Dozen (70521) • Staples $7.99 1 $7.99
Ashley ASH11408, Magnetic Border, Burlap Scribble • Staples $5.29 1 $5.29
Pacon Sentence & Learning Strips, Elementary Students (5165) • Staples $4.29 1 $4.29
Pacon Sentence Strips, Manila • Staples $4.19 1 $4.19

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