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Mrs. Lee from Los Angeles CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Skill #1: Organization!

My students need presharpened pencils and pocket folders to remain organized!

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Magnet School emphasizes the respect of self and others. Our pedagogy includes discipline and high expectations, as well as activism and compassion. About 60% of our students are African-American, alongside Latino and Asian children. This situation offers unlimited opportunities to learn tolerance and team work, while discovering new perspectives.

The kids know they will be Agents of Change and follow our school motto, "Be the change you want to see in the world." However, our school and our families can't afford the resources we need to support academic knowledge and significantly improve student achievement.

My Project

Free supplies for the classroom are still extremely limited. Classes must do with a certain number of copies, pens, or lined paper per month. What happens when we run out? Well, either families provide or students just wait for the following month.

Your kind donation will help all the kids be efficient and organized: pre-sharpened pencils and folders.

We write so much every day, you wouldn't believe how many times we need to sharpen these pencils! Taking notes during research, calculating, drawing. The folders in different colors help students stay organized: purple for math work, red for writing portfolio, and blue for research. Students will definitely be thankful to you as they'll be able to start their work right away!

Thank you for making a difference!

Mrs. Lee
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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

This project will reach 24 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL PRESHARPENED TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 72 • School Specialty $19.38 3 $58.14
FOLDER TWIN POCKET LAMINATED PURPLE PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $21.29 1 $21.29
FOLDER TWIN POCKET LAMINATED RED PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $21.29 1 $21.29
FOLDER TWIN-POCKET RECYCLED 8.5X11 BLUE PACK OF 25 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19

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