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Ms. Smik from Cleveland OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teachers in Need of Copy Paper

Help me give my students some copy paper so they do not have to worry about not having handouts, quizzes/test, and homework printed on paper that they can keep at their fingertips.

  • $243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach one fourth grade class and two fifth grade classes. My students are from Cleveland in an urban setting. Each teacher is only given one case of paper that is suppose to last two quarters. My fellow teachers and myself do not have enough paper between having to make test/quizzes, worksheets, as well as photocopies of workbooks since we don’t have enough for each student to have one. We are in danger of running out of paper and the first quarter isn’t even over yet.

My students are very hardworking and always excited to learn something new.

They are expected to perform a variety of mathematical operations each day. They are all mathematicians in the making.

My Project

I am requesting five cases of copy paper that will hopefully help serve all of the teachers on my 4/5th grade team. This isn’t the most enchanting item but it is an essential item for any school. With this donation you will be helping many teachers and students get the information they need right in front of them.

With this donation you will be helping several students by giving them the opportunity to have the information their teacher is presenting at their fingertips.

Currently we only have one set of fifth grade textbooks, so without handouts they do not have access to the text. Your donation will allow all of our students to have access to the necessary materials to give them a quality education.

Ms. Smik
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Copy Paper, 20 Lb., 92 Bright, 8 1/2" x 11", White, 10-Ream Case (135848) • Staples Advantage $34.78 5 $173.90

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