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  • $655 goal

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Mr. LaMonico
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

With These Hands We Will Add Color

My students need various colorful ceramic glazes and brushes to apply the glaze to the students hand made projects.

My Students

My students have clay and the facility for firing, however, we lack brushes and glazes.

My students reside in an urban district.

The school is a Title 1 school undergoing radical changes and severe budget cuts. All student are offered free breakfast and lunch. My classroom is utilized by 180 students that are registered in Ceramics 1 and 2. We need various colorful ceramic glazes and brushes to apply the glaze to the students hand made projects.

My Project

I take a historical approach to teaching ceramics. My students gain an appreciation for ceramics through different civilizations and it's evolution from neccessity to artistic solutions. Ceramics is made usable by sealing the surface with glazes and at the same time adding color. We also explore the commerical use of ceramcis in such places as the nose cone of our space ships. This gives them a broad appreciation for clay.

I believe that taking raw materials from the earth and creating a utiliarian as well as decorative object will enhance the students appreiation for nature and all of the potential it offers to humanity.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CLASSROOM VALUE PACK/16 CERAMIC BRUSHES • Blick Art Materials $12.95 10 $129.50
LG LIQ GLOSS GLAZE/LG-55 PRPL GAL • Blick Art Materials $83.29 1 $83.29
LG LIQ GLOSS GLAZE/LG-01 TRUE BLK GAL • Blick Art Materials $68.83 1 $68.83
LG LIQ GLOSS GLAZE/LG-65 AMBER BRN GAL • Blick Art Materials $68.48 1 $68.48
LG LIQ GLOSS GLAZE/LG-32 MTLC BRN GAL • Blick Art Materials $61.68 1 $61.68
LG LIQ GLOSS GLAZE/LG-20 MED BLU GAL • Blick Art Materials $57.76 1 $57.76
LG LIQ GLOSS GLAZE/LG-11 OPAQ WHT GAL • Blick Art Materials $48.67 1 $48.67

Materials cost

$518.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$555.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.11

Total project goal

$654.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$654.09

2 Donors

-$327.04

Donations toward project cost

-$277.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.05

match offer

-$327.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$277.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 180 students.

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