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Classroom 174

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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Thank you for your generous contribution to my student's learning experiences. We are so excited about our wonderful supplies. The students were very anxious to begin using the things that were given to them. We have started to put our supplies to use by creating and mailing out Thank You cards to you our Donor. We will not be able to spread our BUTTERFLY wings until the weather is warmer. However, the box is in constant sight giving us something to look forward to!

As we opened the boxes that you sent, the students could not help but allow their mouths to drop from the sight of the material that you have sent. They at once wanted to search, touch, and experience everything. It was like Christmas in September.

The next steps for my classroom is to continue creating great learning centers for my students to continue with their learning process. The more innovative learning centers that are available to them gives them a choice and voice while also enhancing the connection and application of concepts in their studies.

Again, thank you for making so many students smile and look forward to a bright academic learning year.

With gratitude,
Mrs. Bennett-Fordyce

Classroom 173

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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I don't know where to begin to describe the huge impact that the fans have had in my classroom. These first few weeks of school have been incredibly warm and humid and the fans have done an excellent job of keeping me and my students comfortable as we move around the space in my drama class, playing acting games and performing for each other.

I have a number of students taking another one of my courses this year and every one of them has commented on the addition of the fans and how much more comfortable the classroom is compared to last school year. They also love to share "horror stories" with their current classmates of the way things used to be. 

My theater production students have been working in groups to build theater model boxes and having the fans in the space have encouraged groups to work IN the classroom on tables as opposed to working on the floor in the hallway where many used to seek refuge. As a result, I'm able to keep a closer eye on their progress and intervene when needed to ensure that their projects are measured, cut, and assembled correctly. Needless to say, this year's model boxes are heads and shoulders above what they used to be. 

The level of comfort of students is directly connected to their ability to succeed and I am so grateful for your generous donation and the impact it has had in my class. The students and I now enjoy being in the space and we're now able to focus on the task at hand and no longer on how hot the classroom can get.

With gratitude,
Mr. C.

Classroom 172

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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If you are reading this, it is because someone as caring and supportive as yourself gave a future language arts teacher opportunities to appreciate and practice the written word. It is with this spirit of giving back that I thank you so much for allowing me, through your generosity,to afford my students a supportive writing environment as well. The table, pencil sharpener and comfortable chairs will now allow my students a unique and inspiring place in my classroom to put their pencils and ideas to work!

With gratitude,
Mrs. Kovalcik

Classroom 171

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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I'm so excited that I will be able to do what has always been a tradition for my middle schoolers that they absolutely love! Just the other day I went in to tackle organizing my room take inventory of supplies I had and write lesson plans accordingly. If it was not for your generous gift this project would not of occurred. I'm looking forward to seeing my kiddos smile as a result of this experience. Thanks!

With gratitude,
Mr. Helbig

Classroom 170

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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Behr Paint PPI 1300 Deep 116 oz (1)
Behr Paint PPI 1400 Medium 120 oz (9)
Painter's Masking Tape, Blue (6)
Good 2.0 Flat Cut Paintbrush (21)
9" Plastic Paint Roller Tray (12)
Vinyl Disposable Gloves (20)

10 oz Canvas Drop Cloth (2)
Good 11x4 Mini Paint Roller Frame (10)
4 x 3/8" Shedless Knit Paint Roller (24)

Brooklyn, NY
Donation: $638
Mr. Birk'
s Classroom 


This spring, Public - Supply teamed up with Brooklyn-based artist, Edward Granger, to bring some of his trademark color to our notebooks (and hands). This collaboration culminated with a trip to Achievement First Middle School in Bushwick, where Mr. Granger introduced students to the art and science behind mural painting. Using geometry and color theory, Granger worked with students to create a vibrantly colorful large-scale mural based on abstractions of a Rubik’s Cube. 

Edward Granger (B. 1989 in South Louisiana) lives and works in New York.  His aesthetic plays with the underlying graphs, threads, and fibers of color space.  Technologies behind print and digital images through collage and large scale painting, allowing the threads and fibers to work together in various spatial, line and color pattern techniques.

Classroom 169

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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Liquitex Acrylic Gesso (3)
Scotch Painter's Tape x 60 yds (10)
Tartan Masking Tape x 60 yds (25)
Painter's Masking Tape, Blue (5)

 

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Oakland, CA
Donation: $492
M
s. Fuller's Classroom


Thank you for giving my students the opportunity to do a large scale project that wouldn't otherwise be possible. We are going to have so much fun and learn about other cultures while we're at it. My students are hard working and focused. We have shown our art in multiple venues and received lot of positive feedback and praise for our efforts. We give back to the community by donating our work to senior centers and hospitals, so you are also helping the people in our community by letting us make more art! 

Thank you for making a difference in everyone's year!

With gratitude,
Ms. Fuller

Classroom 168

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

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Detroit, MI
Donation: $2,124
M
rs. Murrain's Classroom

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Clarinet (4)
Trumpet (3)
Baritone Horn w/ Case & Mouthpiece
Trombone                                                                                                                                     Alto Saxophone
                      


Words can't express my gratitude! My students and I are so excited! Thank you for making our dreams a reality. We are overjoyed. 

My students are very important to me. They have always wanted to have a school band, but could not afford to purchase or rent instruments. We have been trying to start the band program for a long time and now we have enough instruments for every student. The "Build-A-Band" project would not be possible without your help. 

My students are looking forward to building proficiency on musical instruments and experiencing all that playing in a band has to offer. Your gift will always be remembered as generations of music students are educated through our program. Thanks again.

With gratitude,
Mrs. Murrain

Classroom 167

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

I can't express my gratitude and thanks for your donation to my project. The word of "new speakers" coming to the dance room has put smiles on all of our faces.

The tools that you have funded will enable students to imagine, create, and perform beautiful movements. In addition, the students will gain an ownership to what they produce in class and will achieve a new sense of pride and confidence in themselves.These speakers will be great!! 

Thank you so much. I can't wait to introduce these tools to the students.

With gratitude,
Ms. Threadgill

Classroom 164

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

Thank you so much for your generous donation. The students in my biology classes will enjoy this skeleton for many years. We are so grateful that you share a passion for the sciences and understand the importance of all children gaining equal access to materials such as these. 

Learning about human anatomy from a book can only take you so far. Having this skeleton in the classroom will give students the hands-on experience that it really takes in order to gain a sufficient understanding of how a human body functions. 

Again we thank you for your generous donation!

With gratitude,
Ms. Welling


Classroom 163

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

I am truly thankful right now. I didn't think this was going to get funded but I am so happy and excites that it did. I truly appreciate you all and the contributions you have given my students. They will love the materials and have fun with science now. I can't wait to show and share with them the news when we go back to school in the fall. Thank you again and look forward to sharing the fun and exciting pictures with everyone! I'm excited! Yay!

With gratitude,
Mrs. Ledwell


Classroom 162

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

Thank you for helping me reach my goal and funding this project for my students!! I know they are going to be so excited to have a new, clean carpet for our classroom. By funding this project, you are not only helping the students of my classroom, but all the future students of room 128!

Every student deserves to sit on a clean, spacious carpet, everyday to learn and grow. And by funding this project, you just gave these children so many reasons to be thankful. So from all of class 128, thank you!!!

With gratitude,
Ms. V.


Classroom 161

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

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School Model Cello

 


Thank you all so much for your generosity! I will be so excited to add a cello player to our ensemble. I have so many students who would like to play cello this coming year. We rent the two cellos that we have so it will be great for the orchestra and school to have their own. The difficult part is deciding who will get to be the next cellist. I am very grateful that there are donors such as your self, that give to schools like mine. I have extremely talented students and they will take great care of our new instrument.

With gratitude,
Ms. Roberts


Classroom 160

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

Thank you so much for donating to students and astrophotography. With theses supplies, we have all the supplies we need to take pre-programmed pictures of stellar objects at night. Students will submit proposals for telescope time, Mr. O will program the telescope accordingly, the telescope and camera will take the exposures, and students will access and analyze their results in the classroom using the software. Practical astronomy is now available to my students. NOT POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOUR HELP!

With gratitude,
Mr. Orlovic


Classroom 157

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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New York City, Ny
Donation: $331
Mr. Varas
' Classroom


Just wanted to express a heart felt thanks. It's been a grey year at school for technology. Its the first year that our school participated in the Lego Robotics Competition and the kids loved it. With these kits I can teach more students how to program robots while teaching them valuable math and critical thinking skills. 

It's amazing how much more focus kids have when you're teaching them something that is also fun. Your donation has made it possible.

With gratitude,
Mr. Varas


Classroom 156

143-167, ShinolaCheyenne Peerson

I am extremely humbled by your donation to my project. As a teacher, it is my nature to always put my students' needs before my own, therefore I was quite leery of posting a project for personal and professional growth. However, knowing individuals like each of you value supporting teachers and our quests to improve as educators is inspiring. 

The equipment you donated will help me hone my technology skills so I can effectively create new technology experiences for my students. My STEAM club dabbled in video productions this year, but it was limited by a lack of resources. Your generosity has assisted with this dilemma and will bring a new sense of excitement to the upcoming year. 

By taking the time to invest in me, you have ultimately invested in the lives of many inner city youth who will be exposed to new technology tools and programs.

With gratitude,
Mrs. Singleton


Classroom 155

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

Thank you so much for your generosity. Your contributions have paved a way for us to provide our students with an opportunity to obtain a training certificate in Design, Coding and Biotech Engineering. They will have the opportunity to watch their designs come alive and influence change in our local community. These designs will one day be used in future urban planning projects.

We hope to send you all great photos of our community impact designs in the near future.

With gratitude,
Mr. Sandoval


Classroom 153

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

Thank you so much for helping to fund our "Glaze It" project! This will make a lasting impact on many teenagers' lives. When they see their finished glazed pieces they are so incredibly happy! Even students that didn't seem to be as invested in their projects, are excited when their glazed pieces come put of the kiln! With this glaze, many students will make creations that will potentially last long past their own lifetimes. 

Thank you sooooo much for your help!

With gratitude,
Ms. Kirk

Classroom 150

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

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Acer Chrombook (4)


WOW! We are so excited to be using these laptops to research, produce, and publish artwork. The projects we are researching will not only educate students about global issues but empower them to educate others through the arts. With your support I will now be able to grant access to resources online to students, and encourage them to publish their work on webpages, blogs, and more. We will be able to edit photographs of work, digitally produce content using programs such as Photoshop, and create professional looking results. I am so excited to help update our classroom to 21st century production methods using these laptops! Your generosity is truly appreciated.

With gratitude,
Ms. Gambino


Classroom 149

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

Thank you all for your generous donations to help my class have great new materials! The instruments are sure to enhance the musical learning experience of all my classes. All of my students (approximately 800) love playing instruments in music class. There are so many possibilities with multiple sets of pitched boomwhakers and bells to differentiate instruction and needs of all of my students. 

The subscription to the Music Educator's magazine, MusicK8, will give my students fun music to accompany with their instruments. We will be sure to use all materials for classroom instruction and presentations for both parents and the community. Thank you again for your donations.

With gratitude,
Mrs. Bailey

Classroom 148

143-167Cheyenne Peerson

Thank you so much for funding this project!!! I am so excited to expose my students to the art of digital photography. They are a creative and enthusiastic group of kids who will put the materials to good use.

I cannot wait to share the good news with my students and get started working with the digital cameras. I will send you the students' amazing future artwork created with the cameras and tripods. 

Your generosity and thoughtfulness is really appreciated!

With gratitude,
Mrs. M.