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Mrs. Lutes from Emmett ID is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Starting Out New

My students need a new pencil sharpener that won’t eat their pencils, and adult size scissors to complete projects. Motivational posters will promote positive behaviors. New calculators will help with math assignments. Other items will help organize.

  • $539 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small rural alternative school in Central Idaho. The economy has been struggling for years. This has made funding things difficult. In hard times we need to get creative to make it happen for our students.

Our classroom serves the most at risk students in the school district.

They were struggling with being in the traditional high school and came to us to get back on track. Many of the students struggle just to get their basic needs met and don't have the resources to bring needed supplies to school.

My Project

The post it notes and index cards will help student organize their work for their language arts class. Calculators will help them to complete the work they have in math. All the project supplies will help them on major project that are assigned in all of their content area classes. These supplies are fulfilling the needs of the class.

This is a new assignment and new class for me as the teacher and I want to make sure the students have the tools they need for success.

I want all my students to be able to have what they need to complete work as it should be.

Mrs. Lutes
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO ProX Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $35.94 1 $35.94
ARMADO Multipurpose Stainless Steel Softgrip 8 Inch Scissors | Bulk Pack of 12 - Comfortable, Soft and Ergonomic Grip Handles - Precision Sharpened Blades - Perfect for Office or Home Use • Amazon Business $16.94 2 $33.88
Palace Learning 16 Motivational Classroom Wall Posters - Inspirational Quotes for Students - Teacher Classroom Decorations 13 x 19 (PAPER) 001 • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Basic Calculator,BESTWYA 12-Digit Dual Power Handheld Desktop Calculator with Large LCD Display big sensitive button (Black,Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
5lb Box Of Assorted Misprint Ink Pens Bulk Ballpoint Pens Retractable Metal Lot Wholesale • Amazon Business $26.97 1 $26.97
SimpleHouseware Mesh Desk Organizer with Sliding Drawer, Double Tray and 5 Upright Sections, Black • Amazon Business $26.87 1 $26.87
SimpleHouseware 6 Trays Desktop Document Letter Tray Organizer, Black • Amazon Business $22.87 1 $22.87
Arteza Dry Erase Markers, White Board Pens, 12 Colors, Multicolor, Set of 48 • Amazon Business $21.38 1 $21.38
HOMIMP Sticky Notes 3x3, 24 Pads, 70 Sheets/Pad, Colorful Self-Stick Notes for Home, Office • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
School Smart Removable Self Stick Notes - 3 x 3 inches - 12 Pads of 100 Sheets - Assorted Pastels • Amazon Business $8.88 2 $17.76
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
XFasten Crystal Clear Transparent Tape 3/4-Inch by 1000-Inch, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Swingline Stapler, Commercial Desk Stapler, 20 Sheets Capacity, Black, Black, 2 Pack (S7044401AZ) • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
ASIBT 30 Pack Wooden Rulers Student Rulers Wood School Rulers Measuring Ruler Office Rulers,2 Scale,30 cm and 12 Inch • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Wholesale Lot of 100 Misprint Ink Pens Ball Point Plastic Retractable Pens Mixed • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Oxford Ruled Index Cards, 3" x 5", White, 1,000 Cards (10 Packs of 100) (31) • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
Expo Block Eraser 81505 Dry Erase Whiteboard Board Eraser, Soft Pile, 5 1/8 W x 1 1/4 H - Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $4.48 2 $8.96
Avery Print or Write File Folder Labels for Laser and Inkjet Printers, 1/3 Cut, Assorted Colors, Pack of 252 (5215) • Amazon Business $2.74 3 $8.22
AmazonBasics Ruled Index Cards, Assorted Neon, 3x5-Inch, 300-Count • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49

Materials cost

$397.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$457.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.75

Total project goal

$538.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$538.35

2 Donors

-$475.00

Donations toward project cost

-$457.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$63.35

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$0.00

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