Requested Supplies

Want to help out a classroom?  Recognize a teacher?  We asked our teachers and staff and below are some supply requests and gift ideas!

Kindergarten – Ms. Hosszu

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019: Card stock, long black paper, highlighters
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: ​Target, Dollar Tree, Walmart, Michael’s Amazon, Teachers Pay Teachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: STEM materials, reading and math games, magnets
  • Personal gift ideas: Caribou/Starbucks/Black sheet gift cards, lamination sheets, fun pens, candy, pop
  • Favorite restaurant: Noodles and Company
  • Favorite color: Green
  • Favorite snacks:  Dried Mangos
  • Favorite Candy: Dark chocolate

Kindergarten – Ms. Stevens

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Clorox wipes!, Blue painters tape, Scotch laminating sheets, Black Sharpie Markers (thin width), Large Black construction paper
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: ​Target, Dollar Tree, Michael’s, Amazon, Teacher’s Pay Teachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: STEM (Building) Toys, books, stickers, craft supplies, flair pens
  • Personal gift ideas: Caribou coffee/Target/Amazon gift cards, flowers, coffee, handwritten notes! 🙂
  • Favorite restaurant:  HyVee Market Grille, Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Favorite color: Pink
  • Favorite snacks:  Popcorn, sparkling water
  • Favorite candy:   Reese’s PB cups

Grade 1 – Ms. Jacobs

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Laminating sheets, EXPO markers, disinfectant wipes, construction paper
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Dollar Tree, Michael’s, Amazon, TeachersPayTeachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Clorox wipes, flair pends, blue painters tape, STEM manipulatives and materials, post-its
  • Personal gift ideas: Starbucks, Target, Amazon gift cards
  • Favorite restaurant:  I eat everything!
  • Favorite color:  Turquoise
  • Favorite snacks: chips, pretzels, popcorn, fruit
  • Favorite candy:  kit-kats

Grade 1 – Ms. Johnson

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Laminating sheets (I buy the Wal-Mart brand), Card Stock, Page protectors, sticky notes, skinny white board markers for students to use
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Walmart, Dollar Tree, Teacher’s pay teachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Children’s Books, sticky notes, Crayola skinny markers, pencil top erasers
  • Personal gift ideas: I collect Santa Claus figurines, ladybugs, Flair Pens, Disney Tsum Tsums
  • Favorite restaurant:  Chick-fil-A or Canes
  • Favorite color:  Red
  • Favorite snacks: Cheez-its
  • Favorite candy:  M&Ms (any variety)

Grade 2 – Ms. Grythe

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  outdoor chalk, hot glue gun glue, magnetic tape, magnetic coins, magnetic base ten blocks, thin black dry erase markers
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Target, Michaels, Amazon, Teacher Pay Teachers, Dollar Tree
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Books, Flair Pens, extra snacks
  • Personal gift ideas:  Starbucks, Target gift cards
  • Favorite restaurant:  Chipotle, Cafe Zupas
  • Favorite color: Mint blue
  • Favorite snacks: Popcorn
  • Favorite candy: Reese’s PB cups, anything chocolate!

Grade 2 – Ms. German

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Thermal laminating sheets, Electric pencil shapener
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Lakeshore learning
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: NA
  • Personal gift ideas:  NA
  • Favorite restaurant: Culver’s
  • Favorite color: Purple or green
  • Favorite snacks:  Trail mix or something salty
  • Favorite Candy: Caramel or anything EXCEPT dark chocolate

Grade 3 – Ms. Weller

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Laminating sheets, white card stock, colored paper, puzzles/games for indoor recess, books
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Target, Dollar Tree, Michael’s, Amazon, Teachers Pay Teachers, Office Max, Walmart
  • Things I always buy for my classroom:  Pencils, colored paper, expo markers, construction paper, washable markers, glue sticks
  • Personal gift ideas:  Coffee/Target/Amazon gift cards, chocolate flowers, handwritten notes
  • Favorite restaurant:  Panera, Chipotle or any Mexican Restaurant
  • Favorite color:  Yellow or Blue
  • Favorite snacks:  Chips and Guacamole/Salsa, Goldfish
  • Favorite candy:  Dark Chocolate or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Grade 3 – Ms. Willenbring

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  2-IKEA TROFAST storage combination in White or Green bins for student notebooks, papers, folders & etc.
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Target, Dollar Tree, Walmart, Amazon, Teacher’s pay teachers, Hobby Lobby, IKEA
  • Things I always buy for my classroom:  pencils, erasers, chalk, chalk board erasers, white board markers
  • Personal gift ideas:  Amazon gift card, Caribou or Starbucks gift cards, Target gift card
  • Favorite restaurant:  Chipolte or Olive Garden
  • Favorite color:  Purple
  • Favorite snacks:  Kashi Granola Bars (Dark Chocolate Almond)
  • Favorite candy:  Dove chocolate, Starburst, Almond Joy candy bar

Grade 4 – Ms. Sullivan

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Copy paper, construction paper, glue bottles, headphones for chrome books, any items that can be used for science projects such as Popsicle sticks, rubber bands, index cards, empty water bottles, etc.
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Target, Dollar Tree, Walmart, Michaels, Amazon, Teacher’s Pay Teachers, Office Max, Hobby Lobby
  • Things I always buy for my classroom:  Pencils, treats for treasure box
  • Personal gift ideas:  coffee mugs, pottery, anything sciencey
  • Favorite restaurant:  Olive Garden
  • Favorite color:  Green
  • Favorite snacks:  Brownies
  • Favorite candy:  Twix

Grade 4 – Ms. Bokusky

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Books, games, gift cards
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Walmart, Amazon, Hobby Lobby
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Books, pens, pencils
  • Personal gift ideas: Coffee gifts, candles, bath bombs, books, gift cards
  • Favorite restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings, Portillos
  • Favorite color: Green
  • Favorite snacks: Trail mix
  • Favorite candy: Starburst, Lindt chocolate

Grade 5 – Ms. Leurquin

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019: Chalkboard markers, staples, construction paper, scissors (big kid ones), folders, notebooks, erasers
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Dollar Tree, Walmart, Amazon, Teacher’s Pay Teachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Treats, mints, stickers, art supplies, tape, staples, paper
  • Personal gift ideas: Chocolate, gift cards, coffee!
  • Favorite restaurant:  Applebee’s
  • Favorite color:  Lavender
  • Favorite snacks: Any kind of Cheetos, chocolate, pretzels, veggies
  • Favorite candy:  Kit kats

Grade 5 – Ms. Bethke

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019: Amazon wish list
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Walmart, Michaels, Amazon, Teacher’s Pay Teachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: pet supplies
  • Personal gift ideas: Caribou or Target gift cards
  • Favorite restaurant:  Jimmy Johns
  • Favorite color: Maroon or teal
  • Favorite snacks: Extra toasty cheez-its or popcorn
  • Favorite candy: chocolate (no tree nuts – she is allergic!)

Grade 6 – Ms. Anderson

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019: EXPO Markers
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  • Favorite snacks: trail mix
  • Favorite candy: Twix, Kit-Kats

Grade 7 – Mr. Liebelt

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Chalk, chalk markers, protractor, math compasses, math tiles/blocks, small white boards, dry erase graph boards, Kleenex, hand sanitizers, large foam dice
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Target, Dollar Tree, Walmart, Amazon, Teacher’s pay teachers
  • Things I always buy for my classroom:  Posters, math games, smaller things here and there
  • Personal gift ideas:  Candy, gift cards, sports stuff
  • Favorite restaurant:  Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Favorite color:  Blue/Green
  • Favorite snacks:  Hot Cheetos
  • Favorite candy:  Reeses cups

STEM –  Ms. Angst

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  Storage items, classroom decorations, organizational material
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Pencils and notebooks
  • Things I always buy for my classroom:  Target, Dollar Tree, Walmart, Amazon, Teacher’s pay teachers, Office Max
  • Personal gift ideas: Socks, soft things, books, gift cards
  • Favorite restaurant:  Pizza Luce
  • Favorite color: Blue and/or purple
  • Favorite snacks: Greek  yogurt, popcorn
  • Favorite candy: Kit Kats

Gym – Mr. Chapman

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Music – Ms. Erickson

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019: Bluetooth speakers, assorted classroom instruments (inquire for more details), 5-gallon buckets, drum sticks, organizing baskets and tubs, CD player, CD/DVD binder, small bean bags
  • Where I buy classroom supplies: Target, Amazon, TeachersPayTeachers, Groth Music
  • Things I always buy for my classroom:  Kleenex
  • Personal gift ideas: Target gift cards, restaurant gift cards
  • Favorite restaurant:  I like to try all kinds of different local restaurants!
  • Favorite color:  Blue
  • Favorite snacks: goldfish crackers, Cheez-its, chips and queso
  • Favorite candy:  Reese’s miniatures, nerds, gobstoppers, rollos

Art – Ms. Soley

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  I am usually collecting more than I am buying thanks to generous community support! Common consumable items include: crayola markers, crayola crayons, crayola colored pencils, sharpies, Dixon HB pencils, Hi-Polymer Erasers, Elmer Glue Sticks, Tru-Ray construction paper, Blick 9″x12″ 50 lb White Sulphite Drawing Paper, acrylic paints (please contact me for what kinds are needed), and more! (See wish lists on Amazon, Blick, and posted outside of the classroom.)
  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Target, Walmart, Michael’s, Amazon, Hobby Lobby, Blick, Staples
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: I am usually collecting more than I am buying thanks to generous community support! Common consumable items include: crayola markers, crayola crayons, crayola colored pencils, sharpies, Dixon HB pencils, Hi-Polymer Erasers, Elmer Glue Sticks, Tru-Ray construction paper, Blick 9″x12″ 50 lb White Sulphite Drawing Paper, acrylic paints (please contact me for what kinds are needed), and more! (See wish lists on Amazon, Blick, and posted outside of the classroom.)
  • Personal gift ideas: I would rather receive a gift card to Blick, Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, or Amazon to contribute toward classroom supplies. It is more of a gift to me to be able to give more to our students.
  • Favorite restaurant:  Sushi
  • Favorite color:  Dark gray, black and deep green
  • Favorite snacks: Snyder’s Honey Mustard Pretzel bites
  • Favorite candy:  Swedish fish

Special Education – Mr. Meyer

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019:  trail mix, sweet tea, markers, crayons, pencils, other consumables
  • Where I buy my classroom supplies:  Dollar Tree, Walmart
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: trail mix, decorations for the classroom, sweet tea
  • Personal gift ideas: little toys for kids
  • Favorite restaurant:  LeeAnn Chins
  • Favorite color: blue green
  • Favorite snacks: granola with nuts and raisins, beef jerky
  • Favorite candy:  dark chocolate with nuts

Title I/Intervention – Ms. McCabe

  • Classroom needs 2018-2019: Pencils, pencil sharpener, math manipulative (base 10 blocks, fraction tiles, unifix cubes, etc.) picture books, easy readers, storage bins, notebooks, 3-ring binders
  • Where I buy my classroom supplies: Target, Dollar Tree, Amazon
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Dry erase markers, pencils, books
  • Personal gift ideas: Cute storage bins, gardening stuff
  • Favorite restaurant:  Sawatdee
  • Favorite color: Purple, green, pink
  • Favorite snacks: Popcorn
  • Favorite candy:  I don’t eat candy

ELL – Ms. Garrison

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  • Where I buy classroom supplies:  Amazon
  • Things I always buy for my classroom: Post-its, paper
  • Personal gift ideas: Amazon gift cards
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  • Favorite snacks: Popcorn
  • Favorite candy:  chocolate (Ferrero Rocher)

Educational Assistant- Ms. Rydel

  • Personal gift ideas: Chipotle gift cards
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  • Snacks: Donuts
  • Favorite candy:  snickers, Swedish fish

Educational Assistant- Ms. Mitlyng

  • Personal gift ideas: Perkins, Taco Johns gift cards
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  • Favorite snacks: Peaches
  • Favorite candy:  M&Ms

Educational Assistant- Ms. Keppers

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Educational Assistant- Ms. Willenbring

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Educational Assistant- Mr. Leurquin

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Educational Assistant- Mr. Lee

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Custodian/Maint/Food Service Asst- Mr. Mejia

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Discovery Kids Club- Ms. Belflower

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Office Manager- Ms. Landa

  • Personal gift ideas: Chipotle gift cards
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  • Favorite snacks: Cherry coke, fruit
  • Favorite candy:  Hershey’s with almonds

Director of Operations- Ms. Benalshaikh

  • Personal gift ideas: Crave, Chipotle, Sushi Hobby Lobby gift cards
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  • Favorite snacks: Salty anything
  • Favorite candy:  Lifesavers

Executive Director – Ms. Lines

  • Personal gift ideas: Starbucks gift cards
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  • Favorite snacks: Wasabi/soy smoked almonds, LaCroix water
  • Favorite candy:  Mounds bars