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Ms. Swierz from Elyria OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stars for Students

Help me give my students foil star cut-outs, decoration stars, motivational posters, a shining stars bulletin board, and decoration stars.

  • $427 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the honor and privilege of working with a wonderful group of students who are between the ages of 18 and 21. My students are hilarious, hardworking, and sweet. My students, who happen to have profound cognitive and physical disabilities, attend a separate school due to the severity of their needs. My students are within two to three years of graduating and are beginning the process of transitioning to the workforce!

Our students focus on learning from a functional curriculum.

Most of our students come from low-income families. Despite the challenges our students face, they are very energetic, enthusiastic, and kind-spirited kids.

My Project

We need foil star cut-outs, decoration stars, motivational posters, a shining stars bulletin board, and decoration stars. These materials will be used to create a bulletin board with all of the names of students within our school. We will also use the stars to make decorations with student pictures on it. Our graduating students are entering the workforce soon. These motivational posters will help inspire them to stay on task and to work hard for success.

Our students love when our school is decorated.

It makes the students and staff have a more positive outlook on each day. Thank you for spreading positive vibes with your kindness!

Ms. Swierz
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Teacher Created Resources Shining Stars Mini Bulletin Board (4780) • Amazon Business $12.22 5 $61.10
Beistle 55839-C 24 Piece Foil Star Cutouts, 12", Cerise • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Beistle 55839-G Foil Star Cutouts, 24 Pieces, 12", Green • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Beistle 55839-R 24-Piece Foil Star Cutouts, 12-Inch • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Beistle 55839-PL 24-Piece Foil Star Cutouts, 12-Inch • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Beistle 55839-GD 24-Piece Foil Star Cutouts, 12-Inch • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Beistle 55839-B 24-Piece Foil Star Cutouts, 12-Inch • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Beistle 55839-S 24-Piece Foil Star Cutouts, 12-Inch • Amazon Business $32.40 1 $32.40
Motivational Posters for Gym; Success Quote Wall Art Inspired by Crossfit and Gym Exercise Workout for Weight Loss Cardio 12x18 Inch Size, Set of 8 Unframed • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Stay Positive, Work Hard, Make It Happen Typography Wall Art Prints: Unique Room Decor for Girls, Boys, Men & Women - Set of Three (8x10) Unframed Pictures - Great Gift Idea Under $15 • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Fun Express - 12" Red Cardboard Star Decoration (12pc) for Party - Party Decor - Wall Decor - Cutouts - Party - 12 Pieces • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50

Materials cost

$327.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$362.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.92

Total project goal

$426.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$426.13

5 Donors

-$362.71

Donations toward project cost

-$353.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$53.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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