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Mrs. Spinelli from Ypsilanti MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Help Us Get Off The Cold, Hard, Floor!

My students need a comfortable place to sit while on the floor.

  • $492 goal

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My Students

Our school is an International Baccalaureate application school. It serves students from Pre-K to 5th grade and is focused on providing a global education to urban students from a variety of different backgrounds. The community is diverse, with low-income families, immigrants, and a large transient population. Students from our school will have the opportunity to attend an International Baccalaureate middle and high school, both in our area. Our school district's goal is to become the first high performing urban school district in the United States.

It will be our school's third year operating and our district's second year offering Young Fives.

Our students face a number of challenges and life experiences that make their time spent in the classroom especially significant. My goal is to offer meaningful experiences and opportunities that every child should have, regardless of their socioeconomic status, family structure, or where they live.

My Project

In my classroom, we are using an old rug and some carpet from my house we ripped up. Our new rug will be the focus of our classroom, a staple of our daily activities. My goal is to create a spot for our group time, somewhere where we will always meet safely and comfortably for all subject areas, with more than enough room to include everyone.

Having this rug will make it a great meeting spot for our greeting time, work time, and playing.

It will improve the aesthetic quality of our learning environment and offer spaces that will reduce seating-related conflict.

Mrs. Spinelli
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

12 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sunny Day Rectangle Carpet (8'4" x 11'8") • Kaplan Early Learning Company $382.46 1 $382.46

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