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Ms. Joplin from Dallas TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies for 5th Grade

My students need basic school supplies for the new school year!

  • $546 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students need school supplies to help get learning off to a good start and to maintain that as the year goes on. Students are not always able to bring what is needed for work in class. Having supplies to offer them helps them to feel better about their work. Fifth graders are becoming more self-conscious at this age, and having supplies for them, helps them feel better about themselves.

The students at my class come from low income households that cannot always afford the materials they need to learn at school.

I do my best to provide my students with any materials they need to do their work and be successful. I have a great group of students that really deserve to have a chance to be the best they can be!

My Project

Students need basic school supplies in order to complete their work. We go through lots of pencils, erasers, paper, and other basics as the year goes by. Once students are out of certain materials, they often have a difficult time replacing them. Many students don't bring any supplies, or a minimal amount, so it is up to us to supply them. When these basic supplies are available for the students, it takes pressure off them and the stigma of not having what they need. They are then able to focus on the task at hand, which leads to confidence and success.

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

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

This project will reach 50 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Composition Book, 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", 5" x 5" Graph-Ruled, 100 Sheets • Staples Advantage $1.12 125 $140.00
HP 950XL High Yield Black/951 Standard Tri-Color (C2P01FN140) Inkjet Cartridge Multi-pack (4 cart per pack) • Staples Advantage $106.99 1 $106.99
X-ACTO Mighty Mite Desktop Electric Pencil Sharpener, Mineral Green • Staples Advantage $19.99 2 $39.98
Pacon Drawing Paper, 60-lb., White, 12" x 18", 500 Sheets/Ream • Staples Advantage $31.79 1 $31.79
Staples Pre-Sharpened Wood Pencils, No. 2, 48/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.86 10 $28.60
Staples Remarx Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.89 6 $17.34
Staples Sheet Protectors, Semi-Clear, 8 1/2" x 11", 100/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.49 2 $12.98
Dixon Pink Carnation Eraser, Medium, Dozen • Staples Advantage $2.93 4 $11.72
BIC Mark-it Permanent Marker, Fine Point Tip, Black, Dozen (31531/GPM11BK) • Staples Advantage $5.25 2 $10.50
Staples OOPS! Sidewinder Correction Tape, White, 1/5" x 394", 6/Pk • Staples Advantage $10.49 1 $10.49
Scotch Magic Greener Tape, 3/4" x 900", 12 Boxes/Pack (812-12P) • Staples Advantage $10.00 1 $10.00
Staples Tape Dispenser, 1" Core, Black • Staples Advantage $4.49 1 $4.49
Staples Arrowhead Cap Erasers, Assorted Colors, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $0.29 8 $2.32

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