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Mrs. Ballard from Inman SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Refresh and Restock Mrs. Ballard’s Classroom

Help me give my students binders, headphones, stapler, dividers, , pencils, and markers.

  • $704 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 60 AMAZING students that I serve for math each day. They walk through the classroom door coming from different races, backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, and learning abilities. We are a family; we work as a team to reach our goals.

We live, laugh, and learn with an enthusiasm that is contagious.

These students are talented artists, musicians, writers, and historians. They are so eager to learn new things and take that learning and apply it to everyday life. We have all embraced the responsibility of learning and know that our futures will be brighter because of it.

My Project

These materials will help provide my students with what they need to be successful this upcoming school. They will call my classroom home in August. I am so excited this project will be reaching about 60 students.

All supplies listed are either something we used excessively this past school year and need for next year or some new things we did not have access to that my future students can benefit from.

The supplies will be used daily in the math classroom. They will allow students to complete their work without the stress and worry of whether they have them in their book bag or not. Students can use the supplies to work independently or collaboratively in groups! They will also be able to create ongoing projects incorporating STEM and the Arts!

Thank you so much for your consideration and generosity. My students will be so excited to get another project funded this year as they work hard for it too!

Mrs. Ballard
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Durable 1 1/2" 3-Ring View Binder, White (17022) • Staples Advantage $9.49 10 $94.90
Verbatim Stereo Earphones Headphones, Black (99711) • Staples Advantage $2.59 25 $64.75
Swingline Optima Grip Electric Stapler, 20 Sheet Capacity, Silver (48207) • Staples Advantage $53.99 1 $53.99
Avery Big Tab Write & Erase Dividers With Erasable Tabs, 5-Tab, Multicolor (23076) • Staples Advantage $2.79 15 $41.85
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Staples Advantage $17.49 2 $34.98
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 8/Box (58-7708) • Staples Advantage $2.75 10 $27.50
Crayola Washable Super Tips Markers, 50/Pack • Staples Advantage $12.49 2 $24.98
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, 0.24 oz., 30/Pack (E556) • Staples Advantage $11.58 2 $23.16
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Black, 12/Pack (80001) • Staples Advantage $10.92 2 $21.84
Paper Mate Arrowhead Erasers, Pink, 144/Box (73015) • Staples Advantage $10.89 2 $21.78
Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/Box • Staples Advantage $2.13 10 $21.30
Staples Medium Weight Sheet Protectors, Clear, 200/Box (10525) • Staples Advantage $20.42 1 $20.42
Staples Medium Binder Clips, Medium, Black, 144/Pack (32003) • Staples Advantage $17.29 1 $17.29
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.92 2 $15.84
Scotch Thermal Pouches, Letter, 50/Pack (TP3854-50) • Staples Advantage $7.76 2 $15.52
BIC Xtra Sparkle Mechanical Pencils, 0.7mm, Assorted, 24/Pk (MPLP241-BLK) • Staples Advantage $6.14 2 $12.28
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted, 12/Pack (80699) • Staples Advantage $10.84 1 $10.84

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