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Ms. Amato from Redwood City CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sixth Grade Classroom Champions

Help me give my students mini goal setting notebooks, bands and yoga mats for our Healthy Living unit, inspirational cards and posters, and Olympic decorations since it's an Olympic year!

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My Students

My students are middle schoolers at a K-8 school . They are creative, hard-working and come from all walks of life. They love learning and their enthusiasm for education is inspiring to see. Since my students are becoming teenagers it is really exciting to see how they embrace their individuality, but also how they are fearless in the face of adversity. They want to stand up for what they believe in. They want to have their voices heard against racism, sexism and prejudice. They want to make a difference. Please help them recognize the power they have to lead this next generation!

My Project

My students are lucky enough to be part of an amazing program called Classroom Champions where our class is paired with an Olympic or Paralympic mentor for the year. He or she teaches us about character development through monthly lessons.

“We’re here for a reason and I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.” — Whoopi Goldberg.

Our mentor will share his or her experiences as an athlete with us and challenge us to grow in areas like goal setting, perserverance, healthy living, and community involvement. This year is special because it is an Olympic year!

Your support will provide us with goal setting journals. We'll use these at the beginning of the school year to set short and long term SMART goals. Then, throughout the year, we'll come back and reflect on our goals and change them as needed. We'll share our goals with our mentor and our family. We also need markers for decorating our notebooks. I will also give my students inspirational quote cards throughout the year that reinforce themes we are working on. In addition we're requesting yoga mats and bands for our healthy living unit where we make healthy class choices. Lastly, we would like Olympic decor to launch our year off and get the students excited about Classroom Champions. Thank you for supporting this amazing program!

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola 12 Ct Ultra-Clean Washable Markers • Amazon Business $5.32 8 $42.56
Gaiam Essentials Thick Yoga Mat Fitness & Exercise Mat with Easy-Cinch Yoga Mat Carrier Strap, Teal, 72"L x 24"W x 2/5 Inch Thick • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Fun Express International Games Stick Costume Props • Amazon Business $20.75 1 $20.75
OOLY 118-QT Pocket Pal Journal Pack of 8, (3.5" x 5") - Quotations • Amazon Business $9.95 2 $19.90
INTEY Pull up Assist Band Exercise Resistance Bands for Workout Body Stretch Powerlifting Single Band, Purple • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Paper Junkie 24-Pack Small Motivational Notebook Journals for Teachers and Students • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Pocket Notebook Set (12 NotebooksTotal) 3.25" x 5.25" Lined Pages, Stitched Binding, 4 Different Designs Stationery Notepad • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Stephen Curry Poster Quote Cool Golden State Warriors Steph Curry Quotes Posters Basketball Sports Décor Coaching Wall Art Growth Mindset Teacher Educational Teaching Learning Mindsets Quotes P058 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
bloom daily planners Encouragement Card Deck - Cute Inspirational Quote Cards - Just Because Cards - Set of Thirty 2" x 3.5" Cards - Assorted Designs • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Self-Stick Lunch Box Notes - 3-Pad Self-Adhesive Encouragement Sticky Notes for Kids, Students, Coworkers, Friends, 25 Inspirational Quotes Design, 50 Sheets Per Pad, 3 x 3 Inches • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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