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Mrs. Saenz from Norfolk VA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Noise From Our Chairs Are Driving Us Nuts!

My students need Chair Sox tennis balls to cover their chair legs for a quieter classroom.

  • $231 goal

This project expired on May 5, 2018.

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My Students

The students in my class are from a variety of diverse backgrounds. They come from different cultures, lifestyles, family structures, and religions. My students come to school ready to learn. They enjoy hands on activities to help them better understand what is being taught and why. As their teacher, I try my best to make every lesson as hands-on and interactive as possible to keep them engaged and wanting to learn.

Every student in our school receives free lunch, breakfast, and dinner.

Our school is located across the street from income-based housing. The majority of students walk home or are bused nearby.

My school is an older building that is Title I. Even though we are Title I and fully accredited this year, public school funding continues to dwindle year after year. I want to provide the students with as many educational experiences as possible in order to set them up for future success!

My Project

The chairs in our classroom are very heavy and whenever a student moves they create a ton of noise.

These chair sox will help create a better learning environment where students can remain focused on the work they are engaged in and not be distracted by the noise of moving chairs.

Currently my students are distracted by the noise of moving furniture. They are also conscientious of the distractions they are creating whenever they get up out of their chairs, but it's not their faults! Help my students feel comfortable getting up out of their seats without disturbing their classmates.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHAIR SOX - BLUE POLYBAG • School Specialty $2.97 50 $148.50

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