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Mrs. Rogers from Goose Creek SC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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The cost of 5 reams of Astrobright paper in various colors, 8 packs of binding combs in 1/4, 1/2, and 1 inch sizes, a paper trimmer, a Docubind System, an electric pencil sharpner, and a utility cart from Quill Corporation, and 10 packs of colored pencils from Nasco is $937, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I teach second grade in a school in suburban Berkeley County, South Carolina. Currently there are 18 students in my class. This number fluctuates as the school year progresses. Many of the students at my school come from underprivileged homes. These homes may be homes where the parents cannot read or write. They may not know skills that are necessary to succeed in society. In the past I have placed a large focus on reading and math in my classroom. Now, I want to begin to focus on student writing. I believe in order for children to become writers teachers need to make writing interesting. One way I want to do this is through the use of a publishing center. I would like to create a center in my room that contains bound books, created by me, for the children to "publish" their work in. In order to do this I need materials such as a book binder, binder combs, heavy stock paper in multiple colors, assorted colored pencils, an electric pencil sharpener, a small paper cutter (to use as I am making books) and glue sticks. With these materials I will create books. After the students write a piece they are proud of they will have the opportunity to turn their writing into a published book. This will serve as a grand incentive to write and make writing fun!

Mrs. Rogers
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DOCUBINF C200,DELUXE BINDING SYSTEM -- GBC Docubind C200 Manual Binding System • Quill Corporation $296.99 1 $296.99
H WILSON TUFFY PLASTIC UTILITY CART ADJUSTABLE UNIT 16-42 -- H. Wilson Adjustable-Height A/V Carts; Blue • Quill Corporation $103.49 1 $103.49
12 HEAVY DUTY WOOD TRIMMER -- Premier The Originl Green Paper Trimmer; 12"L, Wood • Quill Corporation $66.86 1 $66.86
1 PLASTIC BINDING SPIRALS -- GBC Plastic Binding Spirals; Black, 1" for Up to 220 Pages • Quill Corporation $21.59 2 $43.18
ELECTRONIC PENCIL SHARPENER -- Panasonic Medium-Duty Electric Pencil Sharpener; Black • Quill Corporation $20.69 1 $20.69
1/2 PLASTIC BINDING SPIRALS -- GBC Plastic Binding Spirals; Black, 1/2" for Up to 100 Pages • Quill Corporation $11.24 3 $33.72
ASTROBRIGHTS PAPER,65LB CARD STOCK 8-1/2X11 -- Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock; Solar Yellow • Quill Corporation $10.34 1 $10.34
ASTROBRIGHTS PAPER CARD,STOCK 65LB 8-1/2X11 -- Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock; Re-Entry Red • Quill Corporation $10.34 1 $10.34
#65 CARDSTOCK, 8-1/2 X 11 -- Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock; Cosmic Orange • Quill Corporation $10.34 1 $10.34
ASTROBRIGHTS PAPER, 65LB CARD STOCK 8-1/2X11 -- Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock; Lunar Blue • Quill Corporation $10.34 1 $10.34
ASTROBRIGHTS PAPER, 65LB CARD STOCK 8-1/2X11 -- Wausau 65-lb. Astrobrights Card Stock; Terra Green • Quill Corporation $10.34 1 $10.34
1/4 PLASTIC BINDING SPIRALS -- GBC Plastic Binding Spirals; Black, 1/4" for Up to 25 Pages • Quill Corporation $6.74 3 $20.22
SARGENT COLORED PENCILS 12 • Nasco $1.44 10 $14.40

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