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Mr. Shikitino from Camden NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies to Keep Us Going

Help me give my students fadeless paper, pencil sharpener, scissors, and blank books for daily instruction.

  • $631 goal

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My Students

Imagine being excited to learn, but lacking the basic supplies to do your assignments. That is what many students face. So, to make sure all of the students in my class have proper materials for school, I would like to provide them with basic school supplies.

My students are a great bunch of fifth-grade children.

They come from diverse ethnic backgrounds. The students from my class come from low-income households that cannot always afford the materials they need to learn at school. All of them love learning and are excited to find out new things. All of the students in my class live in the historic, culturally diverse neighborhood around our school. This is a highly successful Public Family school that parents choose over other district schools due the academic and personal growth our students achieve on a yearly basis. Children in grades kindergarten through eighth grade attend our school.

My Project

These resources will be used every day by the students. The blank books will be used for their reading and math work. The pencil sharpeners will keep pencils ready for learning at all times. The students will be able to learn organizational skills by having color-coded blank books. The colored pencils, scissors, and dry erase markers that the students us are tools for their lessons and projects. This will help them to have their materials on hand. Giving the students basic supplies will ensure that all of the students in my class have an equal start and have the supplies and materials that they need to learn to the best of their abilities.

These materials will improve my classroom by giving the students the basic tools they need to complete their school assignments.

Mr. Shikitino
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AILIHEN Wired Headphones with Microphone, Stereo Foldable Lightweight On Ear Headset for iOS Android Smartphone Cellphones Laptop Tablet PC Computer (Black Red) • Amazon Business $18.99 6 $113.94
Hygloss Products, Inc Paperback Blank Books 5.5 x 8.5-Inch • Amazon Business $47.11 2 $94.22
Crayola 68-8024 Colored Pencil Bulk Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count, Standard, Assorted. • Amazon Business $33.85 2 $67.70
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Heavy Duty Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Blue (EPS10HC) • Amazon Business $26.96 2 $53.92
EXPO 86001 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Black (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $9.23 5 $46.15
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8 Pack • Amazon Business $6.81 5 $34.05
Blue Summit Supplies Multi Purpose Scissors, 8 Inch Household Shears with Comfort Grip, Sharp Scissors for Craft or Office, Assorted Colors, 16 Pack • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
Fadeless Paper Roll, Brite Blue, 48 Inches x 50 Feet • Amazon Business $21.98 1 $21.98
Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, Flame, 48" x 50', 1 Roll • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49
Pacon PAC57085 Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Canary (57085) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99

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