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Dr. Christy Evans from Alcoa TN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read-a-Latte at the Starbooks Cafe

Help me give my students a celebration in the Starbucks theme to encourage them to Read-A-Latte.

  • $188 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2022.

This project expired on May 13, 2022.

My Students

The heart of my library and my classroom is my students. Every day I have the privilege of sneaking a peek into the future by working with future doctors, lawyers, presidents, artists, chefs, and homemakers. I get to work with tomorrow's legends on the baseball, soccer, and football fields, too!

My incredibly talented and smart students are in grades PreK to 2, speak several languages, and represent the diversity in our country.

They speak English, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, German, and Chinese. In addition to being their school librarian, I get to work with students needing literacy intervention and enrichment.

I see students in 45-minute or one-hour groups during the pull-out intervention and enrichment blocks for RTI (Response-to-Intervention) and ESL classes. I am the new school librarian and sponsor several of my school's​ clubs for my students such as Drama, Running, and Random Acts of Kindness Clubs.

My students love learning to read, engaging in STEM activities, and showing their creativity like many of the famous artists we study. More time spent engaged with enjoyable literacy tasks that are matched to their individual learning needs is key to their academic success.

My Project

My student are working VERY hard this year to develop their reading skills and they love activities in which we transform our learning space. This year we have been scientists, artists, paleontologists, and more importantly, readers.

This project will provide materials for us to create a Starbucks themed set-up to help celebrate them "Reading-A-Latte".

It will help us have party decorations such as balloons, aprons, and cups in the Starbucks colors. It will also help us have hot chocolate to drink in our reading cafe in front of our YouTube fireplace.

Dr. Christy Evans
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starbucks Pike Place Roast K Cups, White Disposable Hot Paper Cup 16 Ounce, Sleeves, Lids and JKX Very Chic 5" Black Sip Straw (Pack of 36 Each) • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Swiss Miss Milk Chocolate Hot Cocoa, Keurig Single-Serve K-Cup Pods, 44 Count • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Uncommon Threads Two Patch, Kelly, One Size • Amazon Business $10.95 2 $21.90
MOWO Paper Garland Circle Dots Hanging Decoration, 2.5'' in Diameter,10-feet (Black,Green,White, 2pc) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
HappyField Woodland Animals Birthday Party Decorations Woodland Animals Baby Shower Decorations for Boy or Girl Rustic Gold Green Tan Brown Tissue Poms Paper Lanterns Gender Neutral Baby Shower Decor • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89

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