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Ms. Fitzner from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Grade Scholars in Need of Dollars!

Help me give my students chart paper to make comprehension easier for visual learners, a laminator to keep materials and manipulatives safe, colored paper for engaged attention and so much more to create a bright and welcoming environment!

  • $385 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a neighborhood on the north side of Chicago. The majority of my students receive free or reduced fee lunches. My scholars come from diverse backgrounds, many single income families and foster care. Seeing how some families struggle, it’s difficult to keep a year-round supply of school necessities always available at our hardworking fingertips! Despite these struggles, they try their hardest daily to meet and exceed high expectations. They are readers, authors, mathematicians, and scientists giving their best effort to achieve their personal goals.

My Project

Student learning will prosper from these items because they will help to create a bright, warm and welcoming environment. Fun paper helps students to stay engaged throughout learning, a doorbell brings a solid foundation to classroom management, a laminator keeps all of our hard work safe and protected, stools provide flexible seating options so that all students' needs are met, lights give our reading nook character and to inspire life-long readers, a reading strategies book helps us to hit the ground running in our small group sessions and chart paper keeps visual learners in tune.

In order for scholarly success to happen, students deserve materials to assist in their learning!

Please consider donating to our young mathematicians, authors, readers, scientists and creators!

Ms. Fitzner
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25" x 30", White, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads/Pack (559) • Staples Advantage $49.49 1 $49.49
Hampton Bay 299440 67 in. 5-Arm Silver/Painted Floor Lamp • Amazon Business $41.99 1 $41.99
Green Oath 3 x 5 Inches Index Card Case, 5 Individual Index Dividers, Snap Button Closure, Set of 12 in 6 Assorted Colors, 2 Each of Blue, Hot Pink, Snow, Purple, Green, Graphite (50250-2073) • Amazon Business $13.06 3 $39.18
The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers • Amazon Business $39.09 1 $39.09
SadoTech Model C Wireless Doorbell, Easy Install, Over 1000-feet Range, 52 USA Chimes, Adjustable Volume and LED Flash, White • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator Machine • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Artist Choice Electric-Pencil-Sharpener Battery Powered Heavy Duty Helical Blade Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Staples Brights Multipurpose Paper, 24 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 500/Ream (20201) • Staples Advantage $12.58 1 $12.58

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