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Ms. Brennan from Apopka FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies for College Readiness

My students need basic school supplies in order to maintain organization and to be prepared for their classes.

  • $1,778 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach the AVID Elective class and our mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing our students for college-readiness in a global society. My students are typically the first to attend college in their family. They aren't always the top performing students in the school, but tend to be the hardest working and therefore are honor roll students.At Apopka High School we have the perfect blend of students: nearly 33% African American, 33% white, 33% Hispanic. Our total focus is directing these students towards college by taking college field trips, bringing in guest speakers, and focusing on the skills necessary to be successful.

My Project

Many of our students are incredibly hard working, but come from families with limited income. Typically, parents are able to buy a few supplies at the beginning of the year, but struggle to maintain appropriate materials throughout the school year.

In our class, we focus on maintaining concise organization.

Students are monitored monthly to ensure they are keeping papers in folders labeled by class. The more organized a student is, the greater chance they have at being successful. We are asking for basic supplies such as paper, folders, spirals, binders, dividers, pens, and pencils to keep students in order and ready for class.

We have also requested dry erase markers for our Collaborative Study Groups and Tutorial Sessions, where students work together on white boards to solve problems they are facing in core academic classes.

Ms. Brennan
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JAM Paper Plastic 2 Pocket Folders, Eco Friendly Folder w/ Metal Clasps, Assorted Fashion Colors, 6/pack Folders (382ECFassrt) • Staples Advantage $13.49 50 $674.50
Avery Big Tab Insertable Plastic Dividers with Pockets, 8 Multicolor Tabs, 1 Set (11903) • Staples Advantage $5.49 50 $274.50
Staples 1-Subject Wirebound Notebook, College Ruled, 100 Sheets, 8 1/2" x 11", 3/Pk • Staples Advantage $7.99 20 $159.80
Staples Standard View Binder with D-Rings, White, 350 Sheet Capacity, 1-1/2" Ring • Staples Advantage $2.68 50 $134.00
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/pk (SAN86001) • Staples Advantage $14.99 5 $74.95
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 72/Pack • Staples Advantage $16.89 4 $67.56
Staples Filler Paper, 8" x 10 1/2", Wide Ruled, 3-Hole Punched, 120 Sheets • Staples Advantage $1.00 50 $50.00
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pens, Black Ink, Medium Point, 60/Box • Staples Advantage $5.99 4 $23.96

Materials cost

$1,459.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$21.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,511.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$266.68

Total project goal

$1,777.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,777.84

1 Donor

-$888.92

Donations toward project cost

-$755.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.34

match offer

-$888.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$755.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$133.34

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$0.00

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