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Mr. Vitale
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

The SMALL Things That Make The Big Things Possible

My students need supporting resources, such as a new school grade pencil sharpener, windows 8 tablet keyboard, paper, and other items to continue to use their supplies that have been donated.

My Students

Do you remember what it was like to have what you need but not have what you need? To beak your pencil and had to €œsharpen it with a cheap hand sharpener. Or want to mark a work or paragraph in your textbook but did not have a post it note to mark it.

My students are inspirational to sum it up.

The students I teach are the type of students I hope all teachers get at least once in their career. Our school is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Last January marked the one year anniversary of going to school at the original location, nearly 4 years after the storm.

My Project

I would like to get a school grade pencil sharpener that will not burn out after a week (one my third this year). The post-it notes are so students can mark pages and take notes in their textbooks and expository text. I am requesting card stock so that my students can make review questions throughout the quarter on the paper so I can laminate it and at the end of the quarter we have a student made study set of note cards. I would like to get a keyboard kit for the windows 8 tablet that was just donated so that it can be used to the fullest potential. The trash can is for the added recyclable material since completing the illustrations for inspiration project.

This donation would make a major difference in my students' lives.

My students do not have the everyday joys of technology endless resources. For many of them, the most resources and supplies they get to put in their hands is from a teacher at school. With your donation, you will be forever impacting my students. Help me make science even more fun for my students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Westcott iPoint School Electronic Sharpener Silver • $76.49 1 $76.49
Microsoft - Touch Cover for Surface - Cyan Blue • Best Buy for Business $57.11 1 $57.11
Quill Brand Compatible Brother HL2140 (TN330) Black Laser Toner Cartridge • $34.19 1 $34.19
Evecase 5 Items Essential Accessories Bundle kit for 10.6-inch MS Microsoft Surface Tablet with Windows 8 RT Tablet -Keyboard Portfolio Stand Case Cover included • Amazon $24.99 1 $24.99
Scotch Magic Tape Value Packs 10 Rolls/Pack • $22.99 1 $22.99
Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock Assorted Pack • $17.99 1 $17.99
Post-it Notes Super Sticky Pad 3x3", Ultra Colors, 12 Pack • $15.74 1 $15.74
Learning Charts Combo Packs, Earth Science • $10.61 1 $10.61
Brighton Professional Rectangular Wastebaskets Black, 10-Gallon • $9.29 1 $9.29

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This project will reach 175 students.

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