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Mrs. Stott Benavides from Durham NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Paper, Please!?

My students need copy paper and a music easel to hang our posters for recorder song charts, other poster charts, as well as to prop up the big books instead of trying to balance them on a chair.

  • $158 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

K-5 Music students in my school that has a high poverty rate, and also in a state with a major budget cutback crisis in education, needs support with basic supplies,in addition to other larger funding needs.

No extra paper supply money for specialists?! Our Karate Recorder program uses colored levels to motivate the children to succeed and learn, and the songs are photocopied.....onto PAPER, of course! With our school's supply budget being cut back by one-third of the previous years', we teachers need just basics! The music easel would be a wonderful way to have a permanent place to hang the large recorder song charts, and facilitate the learning of new notation and rhythms with the magnetic board part. Currently, I have to move one chart after the other as we change from one song to the next, and they require precious space to lie in a pile.

Obviously, I need copy paper as a practical solution, and the specialized music easel greatly facilitates my classroom chart use and organization, and teaching of music concepts.

Having generous donors like you seeking to help teachers warms my heart! You truly make a difference, whether it's this project, or another one that you select. When students hear that someone actually cares and sends them something, it brightens lives and gives hope. Thank you for thinking of education!

Mrs. Stott Benavides
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 560 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
COPYPRINT MULTIUSE COPY PAPER 8 1/2 X 11 20# WHITE 92 BRIGH -- Domtar Multi-Use Copy Paper; 8-1/2x11 • Quill $6.65 5 $33.25
QUILL COLORED COPY PAPER-LTR SIZE,8-1/2 X 11",20 LB. -- Quill Brand Colored Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Goldenrod • Quill $8.00 1 $8.00
QUILL BRIGHT COLORED COPY PAPER-LTR SIZE,8-1/2 X 11",20 LB. -- Quill Brand Xtra-Brights Color Paper; Green • Quill $11.60 1 $11.60
Music Puzzlers Book (Book 2) • Woodwind & Brasswind $5.95 1 $5.95
8-in-1 Music Staff Easel (Standard) • Woodwind & Brasswind $44.99 1 $44.99

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