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  • $230 goal

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Ms. Stevenson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Starting the Year off on the Right Foot!

My students need back to school materials to start the year off on the right foot. We need quality books to discuss important topics such as including others and being yourself.

My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Many of my students are immigrants and refugees. There are over 10 languages spoken in our classroom! While English is not their first language, they astound me in their ability to learn. 97% of our students qualify for free lunch. Even though my students face hardships on a daily basis, they are eager to learn. They are willing to do whatever it takes to succeed. I am proud of what my students have accomplished and I want to provide them with the best education possible.

My Project

During the first few weeks of school, we will read these books as a class and discuss important topics. Some of the topics we will discuss are including others as well as the importance of being yourself. We will discuss how it takes courage to be unique and to stand up for someone. These discussions will serve as the foundation of our classroom community throughout the year. These books will allow my students to think about and discuss the people they hope to become. It is important for my students to have these discussions and learn how important it is to be yourself.

We also need basic supplies, like paper, pencils, and decorative borders for our bulletin boards.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Georgia-Pacific Spectrum® Standard 92 Multipurpose Paper, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 1 box of 5 packs (2500 Sheets) (991316) • Amazon Business $25.24 2 $50.48
BIC Pencil Xtra Sparkle (colorful barrels), Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $8.93 2 $17.86
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Pacon 37106 Bordette Decorative Border, 2 1/4" x 50' Roll, Orange (PAC37106) • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
The Keeping Quilt • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
Bordette Decorative Boarder, 2 1/4"X50", Deep Purple • Amazon Business $6.68 1 $6.68
Bordette Decorative Border, 2 1/4"X50', Sunset Gold • Amazon Business $6.68 1 $6.68
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.44 1 $6.44
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $6.15 1 $6.15

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This project will reach 30 students.

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