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  • $1,683 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. McWeeney
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 24 donors
  • $0 still needed

Same Kiddos, New Grade Level!

Help me give my students updates to our classroom library and rigorous new text sets. I am looping with my last class and will need materials and books that will support us as I teach a new grade!

My Students

One of my students hugged me at the end of this past school year and asked me if I would be coming back next year. I looked at the student surprised because in my mind I thought, why wouldn't I be here next year? I then realized that the idea of someone not being in their life the next year was not an uncommon thing for students at my school to experience. Moments like this made me reaffirm my chosen profession and why this path I am on in so important.

Working in an urban school, my students are faced with outside factors that I cannot control.

What I can control is what they are learning in the classroom. We strive to create goals for these kids where they can compete at the national level.

The students in my classroom are nothing short of amazing and deserve an education that would be good enough for ANY child in the United States.

My Project

I will begin a new chapter in my teaching career with a move to 3rd grade! I will be looping with my students from 2nd grade and I am so excited to grow and excel with my same kids from last year. In order to properly support them on their learning path, I will need to update my current library with rigorous and engaging content that will challenge my kids. With limited resources available at my school, this project will supplement the supplies we do receive and allow me to focus my efforts on pushing my students to their academic potential. I will be able to create small group work with the text sets that is engaging and fun for students as well.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA349DC - Reading Comprehension Bundle - Gr. 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $432.24 1 $432.24
Scholastic News, Grade 3 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 32 $184.00
Regency Seating Niche Mod 3 Shelf 65"H Bookcase, White Wood Grain (NBC6530WH) • Quill.com $165.59 1 $165.59
FF464 - Leveled Library Mobile Storage Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Quill.com $16.14 4 $64.56
Hammermill Copy Plus 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 500/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton (105007) • Quill.com $56.94 1 $56.94
GG912 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level S (Gr. 4-5) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.00 1 $36.00
GG914 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level U (Gr. 5) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.00 1 $36.00
GG909 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level Q (Gr. 4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
GG911 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level R (Gr. 4) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
GG913 - Upper Grades Leveled Books Classroom Library - Books Only - Level T (Gr. 5) • Lakeshore Learning Materials $33.00 1 $33.00
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.59 5 $27.95
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.59 5 $27.95
Hatchet • AKJ Education $5.48 5 $27.40
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609-BLK) • Quill.com $5.86 4 $23.44
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.19 5 $20.95
Junie B. Jones #1: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20

Materials cost

$1,361.22

Vendor shipping charges

$18.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,430.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$252.36

Total project goal

$1,682.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,682.40

22 Donors

-$1,068.27

Donations toward project cost

-$942.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.74

Matching donations from our partners

-$573.54

Match offers toward project cost

-$487.51

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$40.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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24 donors24 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by District Partnership Program and 23 other donors.

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