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Mr. Kenuk from Burgaw NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Positive Messaging Makes a Difference

Help me give my students the opportunity to create positive messaging through bulletin boards.

  • $1,518 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have an outstanding group of students at BMS that have been resilient since the Hurricane Florence disaster. My students are excited to get back to their daily routines of class and exploring their learning.

One of our greatest assets is the tight-knit community of our school district.

The community has been bonded thanks to trauma from 2 disasters of Hurricane Matthew and Florence.

Our desire as a school is to provide our students the best possible learning environment to maximize their achievement.

My Project

The creation of bulletin boards with positive and motivational quotes will help shift the classroom culture to a dynamic learning environment where my students will be encouraged to give their best effort. I need 6 new boards, border trim, and lettering.

My plan is to utilize messages that inspire my students as well as focus on the growth mindset.

These bulletin boards will be decorated positive messages that encourage and inspire my students to make improvements. Too often my students arrive at school with negative attitudes and low self esteem. The goal in my classroom is to create an environment that pushes students to their academic limit and also rewards using positive character traits in the process. Learning is a focus but also creating a student that can make a positive impact in society.

Mr. Kenuk
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quartet Natural Cork Bulletin Board, Silver Aluminum Frame, 6'W x 4'H • Staples Advantage $171.99 6 $1,031.94
Trend Terrific Trimmers, Sparkle • Staples Advantage $14.99 2 $29.98
Color Collage Terrific Trimmers Bulletin Board Variety Pack • Staples Advantage $13.89 2 $27.78
Bemiss-Jason Bordette Border Rolls, 6-Pack, Assorted Colors • Staples Advantage $25.29 1 $25.29
Trend Sparkle Uppercase Ready Letters, 4", Silver, 1/Set (T1613) • Staples Advantage $6.99 2 $13.98
Artskills Poster and Bulletin Board Lettering, Vinyl, Black, 250/Pack (PA-1349) • Staples Advantage $5.99 2 $11.98
ArtSkills 1225 Quick Letters, Multi-color, Repositionable, 300 Pieces • Staples Advantage $3.52 2 $7.04
Artskills Poster and Bulletin Board Lettering, Quick Letters, Black & White, Pack of 310 (PA-1249) • Staples Advantage $4.99 1 $4.99

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