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Mrs. Stirewalt from Jasper GA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Who Popped the Curriculum?

My students need 30 aprons, fabric markers, tacky glue, gems, popcorn machine, scoop, snow cone syrup, paper plates, and disposable gloves to continue our Cooking Club Project for the 2018-2019 school year.

  • $474 goal

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My Students

The old adage of "How will this benefit me?" is often asked by my students. We feel that through this club, the math, reading, science, and the social interaction skills these students will learn will underscore the classroom experience while helping these students mature within the community. Our small rural school is nestled among the mountains with over 50% of the students participating in the free or reduced-price lunch program. For some of these students, the breakfast and lunch that is received through this program are the only hot meal that they receive throughout the day. Since both parents are working full-time jobs, the students are not being taught the necessary social and/or survival skills required in today's society. Through a club atmosphere, we will prepare students for skills that are necessary to move them beyond being dependent children to being more independent productive citizens within the community.

My Project

Due to limited district budgets, funding is not available for additional supplies and replacements. Therefore the addition of aprons, popcorn machine, disposable gloves, fabric markers, paper plates, ziploc bags, tacky glue, and snow cone syrup will serve as replacements components in order to continue our program and ensure the success of our students. With your help, we will prepare students with the necessary skills by teaching them metric conversions, reading and following recipes, dry to liquid conversions, chemical and heat induced reactions, preparation of basic meals, setting the table, food preparation and safety, creating a budget, and shopping for necessary food items while maintaining a budget. Again, I cannot express how important these skills are to help reinforce learning and move our students from beyond dependent children to being more independent citizens within the working community.

In the context of the school club, we can have fun while reinforcing the cross-curricular mathematical and scientific curriculum as well as teach important life skills.

Within our club atmosphere, we will prepare students for skills that are necessary to move them beyond being dependent children to being more independent productive citizens within their communities.

Mrs. Stirewalt
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nostalgia CCP399 2.5-Ounce Popcorn Cart - 48 Inches Tall • Amazon Business $120.33 1 $120.33
TSD STORY Total 15 PCS Plain Color Bib Apron Adult with 2 Front Pocket (Leaf Green) • Amazon Business $31.99 2 $63.98
Super Markers 20 Color Premium Fabric & T-Shirt Marker Set with Our Unique Fine tip Bullet Point Tip - 100% Satisfaction Guarantee • Amazon Business $8.96 4 $35.84
Dixie Everyday Paper Plates, 8 1/2", 480 Count, 10 Packs of 48 Plates, Lunch or Light Dinner Size Printed Disposable Plates • Amazon Business $27.80 1 $27.80
Ziploc Gallon, Quart, Sandwich, and Snack Storage Bags - Variety pack - 347 Total • Amazon Business $19.90 1 $19.90
Snappy Popcorn Snappy Snow Cone Syrup, Cherry, 1 Gallon • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Great Northern Popcorn, 2.5-Ounce Portion Packs (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $15.81 1 $15.81
Benchmark 42030 Aluminum Speed Scoop • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
Disposable Poly Gloves, One Size Fits All, 500 ct, Great for Food Preparation, Latex Free, BPA Free Vinyl Gloves • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Outus 1000 Pieces Clear Flat Back Rhinestones Round Crystal Gems 1.5 mm - 5 mm, 5 Sizes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
URPARTY Paper Popcorn Bags, 1 oz, Red & White, 100 Piece • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Aleene's 36116 Original Tacky Glue 3 Pack, 8 Oz • Amazon Business $5.13 1 $5.13

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