My students are an eager-to-learn group of kids. I was able to meet them at a "meet the teacher" event just before this school year was supposed to start and then Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast where our school is located. Due to the recent tragic events of Hurricane Harvey, we had a three week delay to the start of our school year, but it hasn't discouraged my students. They have persevered and are working hard to get caught up.
Our school is located in Southeast Texas and all of our students are on the free breakfast and lunch program.
These families are already considered to be of low socioeconomic level and now many have lost everything they own due to Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that was a direct result of the storm.
In our classroom we have been steadily increasing the amount of STEM materials that we are using in our classroom. With this increase in materials we are finding fewer places to store these STEM pieces.
Due to Hurricane Harvey classroom supply funds were in short supply this year, and I was unable to order the storage unit that we desperately need to be able to effectively use our STEM materials.
I would like to provide my students with a way to easily access the STEM activities that they love to use. This storage unit will also allow us, with ease, to better incorporate STEM activities across all subject areas.
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