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Mrs. May from Liberty MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Can Write Right; Right?

My students need pencil sharpeners, pencils, pens, markers, and crayons. They need all things for writing.

  • $468 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A typical day in my classroom looks like organized chaos. Students come in the classroom and start the day with a character building activity.

My students come from very diverse backgrounds.

Each day is a challenge and joy at the same time. They are a class of energetic 9 years old eager to learn and have fun at the same time. Coming from a very rural, high poverty area, school is a saving grace for many. We have students who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness. This is a challenge within itself. Most students come to me each day with way more on their minds than school. Often the night before, or the morning before school brings heartache to some. Someone may have been arrested, shot, fighting, etc.. You name it, and most have seen it. I am doing my best to help them overcome these trials and tribulations and become the most successful individual they can.

Many of my students come from a low poverty area. They are in desperate need of supplies.

My Project

All the materials that I am asking for will help my students become better writers. I am asking for pencils, pens , erasers, crayons, markers, etc.; all things writing.

My third graders are learning how to become avid writers.

Third grade is the first year for students to take the MAAP test in Mississippi. Writing is a big part of that test.

Without the materials needed to write with, it makes for frustrated students, who in turn, shut down and shut off.

Writing isn't just for ELA anymore. Students will use these items across the curriculum to improve comprehension and writing skills.

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

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCILS TICONDEROGA NEON SET OF 10 • School Specialty $4.47 20 $89.40
CRAYONS 16-COLOR CLASSPACK 3.62IN ASST CYO528016 SET OF 800 • School Specialty $47.26 1 $47.26
SHARPENER ELECTRIC PENCIL X-ACTO TEACHERPRO • School Specialty $40.66 1 $40.66
ART MARKER CHISEL TIP SET OF 8 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.54 25 $38.50
SHARPENER TICONDEROGA VERTICAL ELECTRIC YELLOW/GREEN • School Specialty $28.39 1 $28.39
ERASER PINK LRG BLOCK SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 40 • School Specialty $4.47 6 $26.82
PEN GEL RETRACTABLE SCHOOL SMART PURPLE PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.47 3 $13.41
MARKER ULTRA FINELINER SCHOOL SMART GREEN PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $5.96 2 $11.92
HIGHLIGHTER ASST COLORS PEN ST/6 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.75 5 $8.75
HIGHLIGHTER GREEN PEN SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $4.75 1 $4.75

Materials cost

$309.86

Vendor shipping charges

$30.99

State sales tax

$21.69

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$397.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.09

Total project goal

$467.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$467.28

1 Donor

-$467.28

Donations toward project cost

-$397.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$70.09

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$0.00

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