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Ms. Castro from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

School Supplies for Eager Students

Help me give my students headphones, pencils highlighters, a pencil sharpener, and many more. In the hands of an eager student, a sharp pencil feels wonderful.

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  • $358 still needed
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My Students

My pupils attend a Title One school and are part of a 30 student Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classroom, with roughly half receiving special education services. My pupils are great communicators, but not necessarily communicators of needs. Our children face issues that affect the entire community, such as immigration, inadequate nutrition, and temporary housing. Our school has embodied the spirit of a less fortunate community, yet one that is "exceptionally outstanding with little to nothing."

My Project

My project is essentially a wish list. In my classroom, I'm currently in need of headphones, pencils highlighters, a pencil sharpener, and many more. In the hands of an eager student, a sharp pencil feels wonderful. Technology is still being used, and students can use headphones to listen to their reading courses. Laminator will allow students' work to be displayed so that the rest of the school may see it and then safely remove it. The pencils and erasers project may appear insignificant, yet it will have a significant impact on my pupils' learning performance. Thank you so much for your generous donation!

Ms. Castro
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
YFSFQS Bulk Earbuds Headphones Earphones for Kids Individually Bagged 50 Pack 6 Assorted Colors for Students,Schools, Library,Museums,Hospitals,Hotels • Amazon Business $35.85 2 $71.70
Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Yellow, Pre-sharpened, Class Pack, 1000 pencils • Amazon Business $64.98 1 $64.98
Laminator Machine, Sinopuren 9-Inch Thermal Laminator, Personal 3-in-1 Desktop Laminating Machine Built-in Paper Trimmer Punch and Corner Rounder with 10 Pouches Sheets for Home Office School - Black • Amazon Business $33.90 1 $33.90
Bostitch Personal Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (EPS4-BLUE) • Amazon Business $14.44 2 $28.88
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 Inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Special Supplies Spiky Pencil Grips for Kids and Adults Colorful Holders for Handwriting, Drawing, Coloring - Ergonomic Right or Left-Handed Use - Reusable (50-Pack) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Madisi Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, Bulk Pack, 72-Count • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98
Dry Erase Erasers, 48 Pieces Mini Magnetic Whiteboard Erasers Dry Erase Erasers Chalkboard Erasers for Home, Classroom, Office • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mr. Pen Pencil Top Erasers, Cap Erasers, 120 Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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