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Mrs. Beissel from Irving TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Classroom Always Needs More Pencils, Always

Help me give my students a large supply of quality pencils and pencil storage containers to help every student do their best!

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our beautiful school is nestled between two communities--an affluent neighborhood on one side and an urbanized sprawl on the other. Our students come from both. Despite their home-settings, they are eager to come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects, and appreciate challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions!

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the methods and environments in which they learn best vary greatly.

We incorporate a variety of strategies, classroom arrangements, seating arrangements, and options to ensure that each student's needs are met. They are an amazing class, and I am so blessed and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

Welcome to our class! When you enter I hope you see students busy at work talking, thinking, and writing with their pencil ready to write. Students deserve to feel prepared, motivated and supported before they put ever their thoughts to paper. These pencils will help create a space where students feel comfortable and ready to show what they know in every subject. They can even travel to other classrooms for even more learning throughout the day. Observations in Science! Concepts in Math/Financial Literacy! Notes to parents for parent engagement! Character traits from books we're reading! Meaningful stories!

I believe something as simple as a pencil brings EVERY student that much closer to improving their writing and ability to communicate all the wonderful things they are learning daily!

Our class is on the verge of an amazing learning adventure, and sometimes it all starts with a pencil.

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased, Unsharpened, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.95 9 $89.55
LC91 Lakeshore ClearView Storage Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.99 2 $13.98

Materials cost

$103.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.84

Total project goal

$158.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.92

4 Donors

-$91.78

Donations toward project cost

-$78.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.47

Matching donations from our partners

-$66.79

Match offers toward project cost

-$56.77

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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