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Ms. Watry from Denver CO is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Store Needs a Makeover!

Help me give my students items for the school store this year! Our Commander Store is used as part of our Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports program at our school! Students love earning fun school supplies and snacks!

  • $449 goal

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My Students

Our school is a unique urban school with a small town feel located in southwest Denver. Our school district is one of a kind, serving only 1400 students in the entire district, surrounded by 2 of the largest districts in Colorado. Our school serves 600 students in grades 3-8. Sheridan is a highly impacted community with over 90% of students qualifying for free or reduced-priced lunch and almost half of the students being English language learners.

The resilient students at our school are part of an inspiring community that has and continues to overcome many challenges.

Our unique setting allows for individualized opportunities to best support our students and community. At our school we are building learners who can excel both at their academics and their social and emotional needs.

My Project

Hello! Our school is in need of an upgrade for our school store! The Commander Store is used as part of the school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) program, where students can purchase school supplies and snacks with Commander Stars! Commander Stars are handed out daily by staff when a student is demonstrating responsible, respectful, and safe behaviors!

At our school, we have been actively working to build a positive school climate, and the Commander Store has played a huge role in motivating students to be positive, and has also encouraged students to recognize their peers who are being positive!

With the items requested, students can earn fun school supplies, sensory fidgets, and snacks, all of which contribute to students feeling positive and making positive connections between actions and consequences.

The community at our school is very close and unique, as it is very small, but near the large Denver metro-area. 96% of our students receive free and reduced-priced lunch, so many families are unable to purchase snacks and school supplies for students each year. Your donation would contribute to our school-wide efforts to continuing recognizing positive behaviors and will bring many smiles to many faces!

Ms. Watry
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mini Takis Fuego (25 Bags-1.2oz) • Amazon Business $15.67 4 $62.68
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, 0.7 mm, 40-Count • Amazon Business $9.88 3 $29.64
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed, 80 counts, 4.5 Pounds • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars and Dipps Variety Pack, 58 Count • Amazon Business $11.90 2 $23.80
Sensory Fidget Toys Bundle-DNA Stress Relief Balls With Fidget Hand Toys For Anxiety Kids & Adults-Calming Toys For ADHD Autism Anxiety • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Set of 24 Sports 2.5" Stress Balls - Includes Soccer Ball, Basketball, Football, Baseball Squeeze Balls For Stress Relief, Party Favors, Ball Games and Prizes, Stocking Stuffers - Bulk 2 Dozen Balls • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Katzco Glow in The Dark Slime - 12 Pack Assorted Neon Colors - Green, Blue, Orange and Yellow for Kids, Goody Bag Filler, Birthday Gifts Non-Toxic • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
B-THERE Adult Coloring Books, Over 125 Different Designs Combined, Mandala Coloring Books for Adults with Detailed Flower Designs Printed on Heavy Paper, Set of 4 • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
TANGLE Set of 3 Jr. Original Fidget Toy • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Mydio Set of 24 Emoji Stress Balls,Stress Reliver Party Favor,Soft PU Emoji Ball, Assorted Colors,Random Pattern,Party Toys,24 Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Play Kreative Emoji Pencil and Crayon Sharpeners 24 Pack • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Neliblu Therapeutic Fun Silly Putty Slime Rainbow Balls Bulk, 1-Dozen Sensory Toys - Fun Toys and Party Favors • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
BIC Xtra-Sparkle Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $3.64 3 $10.92
25PCS Pencil Erasers Assorted Food Cake Dessert Puzzle Toys Earsers For Kids(25 different Style randomly selected from as shown in the picture)-By LW Funny Toys • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Color Gel Pens - Gel Pens for Kids - Coloring Pens - Gel Pens Set - Pen Sets for Girls - Pen Art Set - Artist Gel Pens - Drawing Pens for Kids - Draw Pens - 36 Gel Pen - Arts Pens • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Neliblu Fun Puzzle Balls - Goody Bag Fillers - Party Favors, Party Toys, Goody Bag Favors, Carnival Prizes, Pinata Filler - Fidget Brain Teaser Puzzles (12 Pack) Clear Instructional Videos Included! • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
ArtCreativity 13” Flexible Bendy Pencils for Kids (12 Pack) | Fun & Functional Long Bendable Writing Pencil Set | Birthday Party Favors/ Goodie Bag Fillers/ Classroom Gifts/ Back to School Supplies • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
Giraffe - Glitter Sticky Hands - (75 Count) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Multi Colored Striped Magic Pencil With Eraser, 12 Inches long, 20 Pcs. Soft Bendy Flexible For Kids- Great Fun!! Gift For Students or Children! By Mega Stationers • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49

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