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Mrs. Thomas from Pikeville NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Storage Outside the Brain

Help me give my students have somewhere to store all our wonderful supplies!

  • $192 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from rural North Carolina. Lost learning has affected everyone in the last year in a half, my students included, but they are here and eager to try every day. Eager to succeed. I teach in a low-income area where all schools qualify for 100% free lunch. My third graders are reading to learn about the world around them at this age rather than just learning to read. I'm here to help them reach their goals in reading, grammar, mathematics, science, and social studies.

Phonics and literacy learning and mastery have been missed by many in the last 18 months and my students are no exception.

Along with our third grade standards, we are spending much time every single day trying to make up for the missed learning; working so hard to master skills needed for reading proficiency.

Every classroom is its own community, and my role as the teacher is to assist each child in developing their potential and learning styles in their own unique

My Project

We had so many wonderful supplies that we need an efficient place to store everything so we can find it when we need it. With so many games, literature connections, and tools in one room means time sometimes gets wasted while students find the one they need. These storage solutions will help keep myself and my students using our time for educational purposes rather than digging around the closet to find something. Please help us get organized. Your time and consideration is greatly appreciated. The education of young curious minds is the most important challenge in my life.

Mrs. Thomas
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 19 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon Basics 4-Shelf Heavy Duty Shelving Storage Unit on 3'' Wheel Casters, Metal Organizer Wire Rack, 36"L x 14"W x 57.75"H - Black • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Amazon Basics Medium Duty Storage Filing Box with Lift-Off Lid - Pack of 12, Letter / Legal Size • Amazon Business $34.85 1 $34.85
4Pcs Hanging Cup Holder,Office,Kitchen Wall Organizer,Plant Containers,Hanging Flower Pots,Space Saver,Storage Bucket Desktop Cleaning Trash Can,Make Up Pencil Holder Home Decor (White-1) • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
WALLNITURE Multipurpose S Shape Utility Hooks Stainless Steel Chrome 3.5 Inches Set of 10 • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90

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