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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Math Scholars

Help me give my students pencils, pens, paper and markers to do school activities.

  • $254 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Philadelphia and almost all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical inner city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk though the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

My students love to do hands-on math activities. The only problem with that is so many of them do not have the supplies to do them. We are in need of paper and markers to make posters and log our data. We would like to make three dimensional projects like cities and shapes out of paper using our pens, pencils and paper This way they are not only identifying the shapes but are creating them. This makes geometry much more relevant to my students. We are really big on STEM activities and these supplies make it possible for us to do this in our classroom. The dry erase markers the kids will use in the classroom daily with their personal dry erase boards. We will do problems and drawings using these.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Barker Creek In the Groove Computer Paper, 8.5" x 11", 50 sheets EA of four designs, 200 sheets/Set • Staples Advantage $22.19 1 $22.19
Post-it Notes, 4" x 6" Marseille Collection, Lined, 100 Sheets/Pad, 5 Pads/Pack (660-5PK-AST) • Staples Advantage $16.29 1 $16.29
Staples Remarx Dry Erase Markers, Asst, 24pk • Staples Advantage $16.27 1 $16.27
Barker Creek Italy Computer Paper, 100 Sheets/Set (BC3618) • Staples Advantage $14.99 1 $14.99
Sharpie Metallic Fine Point Permanent Markers, Silver, 12/pk (39100) • Staples Advantage $11.76 1 $11.76
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $10.84 1 $10.84
Expo Neon Low Odor Bullet Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted Colors, 5/pk (1874689) • Staples Advantage $9.39 1 $9.39
Mead Spiral 1-Subject Notebook, 8" x 10.5", College Ruled, 70 Sheets,, Assorted (05512) • Staples Advantage $1.13 8 $9.04
Staples Steno Notebooks, Green Tint, 6" x 9", Gregg Ruling, 80 Sheets/Book, 12/Pk • Staples Advantage $8.97 1 $8.97
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Black, 1/Dz (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.92 1 $7.92
STAPLES FLUENT NO. 2 GRIPPED MECHANICAL PENCILS MED 0.7MM GRAY/BLUE 12PK (18307) • Staples Advantage $7.79 1 $7.79
Pentel EnerGel RTX Retractable Gel-Ink Pens, Medium Point, Violet, 3/Pack • Staples Advantage $7.09 1 $7.09
Pentel EnerGel Deluxe RTX Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 3 Pack (BL77PBP3A-BC) • Staples Advantage $7.09 1 $7.09
Dixon 3 1/2" Pre-sharpened Golf Pencils, #2 Soft, 144/Box • Staples Advantage $6.34 1 $6.34
Ziploc 1 Gallon Double Zipper Storage Bags 38/BX • Staples Advantage $5.89 1 $5.89
Ziploc 1 Quart Double Zipper Storage Bags 48/BX • Staples Advantage $5.89 1 $5.89
Washable Window FX Markers, Conical, Astd Crystalized Colors, 8/Set • Staples Advantage $5.79 1 $5.79
Pentel EnerGel Pearl Deluxe RTX Retractable Gel Pens, Medium Point, Pink Ink, 2 Pack (BL77WBP2PP) • Staples Advantage $4.79 1 $4.79
Ziploc Zipper Sandwich Bags, 90/BX • Staples Advantage $4.09 1 $4.09
Staples HB Lead Refills, 0.7mm, 90/PK (10406) • Staples Advantage $0.55 1 $0.55

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