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Ms. Kalenak from East Orange NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Science Fair Success!

My students need tri-fold display boards, markers, paper, glue, stencils, and craft supplies to build their first science fair display boards.

  • $409 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an amazing middle school that serves families in Essex County, New Jersey. Our students come from a variety of cities in our area, but they are all driven to succeed and be amazing scholars while they are with us. Our scholars and families show their commitment each and every day with an extended school day and an overwhelming dedication to homework and school involvement.

All of our scholars show a drive and determination to learn in everything that they do.

In our science classroom in particular, our students are excited to learn more about the world around them and are determined to do their best as they prepare for high school. They are an inspiration and keep me engaged in our classroom and my commitment to help them be their best.

My Project

These tri-fold display boards and craft supplies will be an amazing resource to help our scholars make their science fair projects amazing. While many of our scholars can bring in some limited supplies, in order to provide everything needed for successful and shining science fair projects, I would love to get these additional supplies for my scholars.

The interest and excitement that our scholars have shown in the past week since introducing the science fair has been inspirational!

This is our first school wide science fair that is available to all of our scholars, and I am so excited to see their completed projects and amazing presentations.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER - 5 COLOR ASSORTED ASTROBRIGHTS 24 LB 5 REAMS-CTN • School Specialty $65.95 1 $65.95
PRESENTATION BOARD SCHOOL SMART 48 X 36 YELLOW PACK OF 10 • School Specialty $35.28 1 $35.28
MARKERS CRAYOLA WASHABLE SUPER TIPS SET OF 10 • School Specialty $2.34 12 $28.08
PAPER ASTROBRIGHT CARDSTOCK 8.5X11 ASST WAU21004 PACK OF 250 • School Specialty $16.11 1 $16.11
Color Splash! Mini Glitter Glue Pens Set of 72 • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
MARKER SHARPIE ASSORTED FINE SET OF 24 • School Specialty $15.88 1 $15.88
CARDSTOCK ASTROBRIGHTS 65 LB 8 1/2X11 OUTRAGEOUS ORCHID PACK OF 250 • School Specialty $14.69 1 $14.69
PAPER 8.5X11 PULSAR PINK 24# ASTROBRIGHT REAM • School Specialty $13.91 1 $13.91
RUBBER CEMENT ELMER'S ACID FREE 4OZ • School Specialty $2.05 5 $10.25
Vastar 120pcs Hot Glue Sticks for Hot Glue Gun / XL-E20W Hot Melt Glue Gun, 0.27 Inch Diameter, 4 Inch Length • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
ArtSkills Glitter Premium Paper, Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 10 Pieces (PA-2575) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
LETS MEETi 60Pcs Mixed 12 Colors Glitter Hot Melt Adhesive Glue Sticks 7x100mm for Mini Glue Gun (20 W) Suit for Holiday Crafts, School Projects and DIY • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
JOURNAL ASTROBRIGHTS FLEX MULTI-COLOR 7 X 9 IN SET OF 3 • School Specialty $7.87 1 $7.87
Elmer's Project Popperz Repositionable Borders, Includes Holographic Borders, 160+ Glue and Stick Pieces (E3056) • Amazon Business $6.66 1 $6.66
Elmer's Board Mate Glitter Shakers, 8 Flip-Top Shakers in 8 Vibrant Colors (E3066) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Westcott LetterCraft Stencil, 2-Inch Characters, Marker Font (SM2/15836) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
ArtSkills Eye Catching Poster Shapes, Neon and Holographic, 85-Count, Includes 1 Glue Stick (PA-1218) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
GUIDE LETTERING 4 PIECE SET • School Specialty $4.18 1 $4.18
GUIDE LETTERING 4 PIECE SET • School Specialty $4.18 1 $4.18
STENCILS 3'' HELVETICA CAPS ONLY • School Specialty $3.61 1 $3.61
STENCILS 3'' HELVETICA CAPS ONLY • School Specialty $3.61 1 $3.61
Elmer's Tri-Fold Display Board, White, 14x22 Inch • Amazon Business $1.00 1 $1.00

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