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Ms. Keen from Roanoke VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

S'more School Supplies

Help me give my students basic school supplies so everyone has it all!

  • $191 goal

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My Students

My students come from a school in the district where over 80% of the students are poverty-stricken. All students at this school receive free or reduced-price breakfast, and lunch, as well as two snacks per week. The school consists of over 730 elementary school students.

My class consists of eighteen third-grade students who are in a low-income community.

The class has a diverse group of students. Many students in my class are part of the ELL program at this school. This means that most of my students do not speak English as their first language. There are also students who have IEPs for Special Education and Speech Services. This is the biggest elementary school in the whole community, consisting of as many kids as the high schools. Because of this, we stretch materials as far as we can for our students. With students also coming from a low-income community, it leaves teachers constantly picking up the slack to make sure all students' needs are met. Although there are many challenges I face daily, there is nowhere else I would rather make a difference than this school!

My Project

There is a basic need in every classroom. Kids come to school each year without necessary supplies. I am getting a head start for next year's students because it is only fair for everyone to have what they need.

Last year I supplied multiple students with all the needed school supplies and here's a way for me to ensure my students this year and next have some of the basic necessary supplies that we are still struggling to stock up on.

Scissors are always going missing around here and more will definitely be needed. Folders were a huge struggle to keep on hand this year. Pens will also be beneficial for myself with all the many documents that must be written. Any help at all is so appreciated!

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Ms. Keen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Emraw Regal Multipurpose Pencil Box - Assorted Color Dots Pencil Case Box for Organize and Carry Pencils, School Pencil Box Plastic Pencil Case Plastic Stationery Case Box (24-Pack) • Amazon Business $63.99 1 $63.99
FILE-EZ Two-Pocket Folders, Orange, 25-Pack, Textured Paper, Letter Size (EZ-32565) • Amazon Business $16.96 2 $33.92
Blue Summit Supplies Kids Scissors, Student Scissors with Comfort Grip, Bulk Safety Scissors for School and Classrooms, Orange, Blue, and Pink Children Scissors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
BIC Gel-ocity Quick Dry Retractable Gel Pen, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Ultra Fine Point (0.4mm), Limited Edition Candy Pop Pack, 6 Count • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49

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