Classroom ClosetThe mission of Classroom Closet is to let teachers, teach. It is our goal that every child in the District have the supplies they need to accomplish the day's tasks. Starting in 2015, every student started the year with the basics, teachers didn't have to worry if there was going to be enough pencils, glue or paper.
Below is a list of items that we accept however, it is not exhaustive and if you have questions concerning a paticular donation please contact us. Donations can be dropped off at the Board of Education Building at 900 W. Choctaw or the Chickasha Public School Foundation 102 S. 9th. If you have a large donation and are unable to arrange a drop off please call us at (405) 222-6506 to schedule a pickup.
Materials we generally accept:
The Basics: Pencils, pens, crayons, markers, colored pencils, glue bottles,glue sticks, pencil cap erasers, pocket folders, loose leaf paper, spiral notebooks, composition books, scissors, rulers, compasses, protractors, calculators, pencil boxes/pouches, highlighters & permanent markers
Office Supplies: Working electric staplers/pencil sharpeners, graph paper, hole Punch (1, 2 or 3-hole), index cards, legal pads, notepads, paper clips, Post-It notes, rubber bands, staple removers, working staplers, staples, tape (masking, packaging, scotch), tape dispensers (desktop), white-out/correction tape
Items in HIGH DEMAND:
Dry erase markers
GermX or similar products
Furniture: New or used office furniture - file cabinets, chairs, desks, shredders, laminators
Other: NEW hygiene items (Kleenex, disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, shampoo), journals
Arts & Crafts: Chalk, new coloring books, construction paper, easels, frames, oil pastels, paint (acrylic, tempera, watercolors), paint brushes, stamps, stickers, yarn/ribbon
Stationery: Copy paper reams (blank) – any size, any color; envelopes – manila, business, letter
Classroom Materials: Puzzles, Knex, Legos, childrens books, novels (appropriate for high school students), Documentaries (DVDs)