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Mrs. McCormick from Inverness MS is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Beyond the Stars

Help me give my students a beautiful environment to help foster a love for reading.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are like flowers. They grow and bloom at diverse rates. Knowing this, I take educating them seriously and seek to provide the ultimate learning experiences for them. Our school is planted within a beautiful rural area known as Inverness, Mississippi. It is a small institution serving students with creative minds and astronomical hearts.

My scholars have an astronomical thirst for learning that extends beyond their small town.

Teaching 6th though 8th grade ELA affords me the opportunity to provide vicarious experiences where they can escape into other worlds. With that being said, I want my classroom to be a visual place of escape for my scholars.

Therefore, I need your assistance with making my classroom look and feel like a utopia for them.

My Project

The attractive bookshelves will house diverse genres of books in our reading lounge. Also, the lights will hang in the lounge to create a warm atmosphere of a starry sky. The contact paper will cover their desks and the top of the bookshelves. Lastly, the striped tablecloths will be made into curtains.

The idea is to create a safe and fun environment that welcomes students into the magnificent world of reading.

I seek to make every detail visually appealing and comfortable for them. Once they sit in their reading lounge, they will be able to relax and open their minds to the books they are reading.

Mrs. McCormick
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
UNKU C&AHOME 3 Tiers Wood-Plastic Composites Storage Shelf Home Bookcase Media Rack, White • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
RoomMates Awning Stripe Peel and Stick Wallpaper • Amazon Business $31.99 2 $63.98
MZD8391 Curtain String Lights, 9.8 X 9.8ft 304 LED Starry Fairy Lights for Wedding, Bedroom, Bed Canopy, Garden, Patio, Outdoor Indoor (White curtain light) • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
Yansanido Plastic Picnic Party Tablecloth,6 Pack Plastic Picnic Tablecloth 54 Inch. x 108 Inch. Rectangle Table Cover (Black White Stripe) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$218.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.21

Total project goal

$314.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.73

2 Donors

-$158.00

Donations toward project cost

-$134.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.70

match offer

-$156.73

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.51

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$0.00

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