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Mrs. Mills from Houlton ME is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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  • $216 goal

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My Students

Our students are respectful, compassionate, kind people. We live in a community of around 5,000 people in Northern Maine. We seek to see the best in others and are excited to offer our students the best opportunities we can in a small community. With so much injustice and inequality in the world, building empathetic and compassionate students who want to be involved in positive change in our community and beyond is greatly needed. Our students must have the opportunities to read and study about the struggles and challenges others face every day in order to fully appreciate the privileges and rights we enjoy today.

My Project

Creating visuals for our Social Justice Class is a great way to bring the life-changing issues alive to our school. Building a culture of acceptance and understanding begins with the stories and histories of those who have paved the way for us. Students often use markers, cardstock, and colored paper constantly to create important experiences of learning that spark creativity and interest.

Students will display their posters, brochures, essays, bulletin boards, and murals all around the school to promote a positive and safe atmosphere for all students.

The colored papers, markers, and cardstock will provide resources for all my students to complete their rigorous educational experiences such as social justice posters and Civil Rights bulletin boards without running around the school asking everyone for what they need to complete their ideas.

Every child deserves the right tools to finish the job well!

Mrs. Mills
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 100 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAINT TEMPERA SCHOOL SMART ASST COLORS PINT SET OF 12 • School Specialty $23.00 1 $23.00
MARKER SHARPIE ASST COLOR BURST FINE SET OF 24 • School Specialty $17.30 1 $17.30
PAINT TRAY 13X18X1 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $14.26 1 $14.26
BRUSH NATURAL HAIR CLASSROOM VALUE PACK OF 30 • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
PAPER COPY EXACT 8.5X11 BRIGHT YELLOW 20 LB REAM • School Specialty $12.56 1 $12.56
PAPER COPY EXACT 8.5X11 BRIGHT PINK 20 LB REAM • School Specialty $12.56 1 $12.56
COLOR COPY PAPER 8.5X11 20 LB PACK OF 500 LILAC • School Specialty $8.94 1 $8.94
COLOR COPY PAPER 8.5X11 20 LB PACK OF 500 TURQUOISE • School Specialty $8.94 1 $8.94
STENCILS 4 IN HELVETICA CAPS ONLY • School Specialty $5.89 1 $5.89
PAINT TRAY PLASTIC 6 WELLS PK/12 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $5.03 1 $5.03
POSTER BOARD WHITE 11X14 PACK OF 25 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $4.54 1 $4.54
GLUE STICK .74OZ WHITE SCHOOL SMART PK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.25 1 $4.25

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