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Mrs. Steffenson from Wellston OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get on Point!

Help me give my students a productive learning environment with a heavy duty pencil sharpener that will sharpen our pencil adequately and not break!

  • $197 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a teacher in a small rural school with 18 magnificent first graders! One of the things I love most about my students are that they are eager to learn. My kids are pushed to think outside of the box and they have extraordinary imaginations. My classroom is filled with lots of energetic and active kids that never seize to amaze me. Working in a low income school really pushes me to be the best teacher I can be for these kids and to make sure they have a pleasant and inviting classroom to come into everyday.

My Project

In first grade writing is a crucial part of our day. Developing letters, writing skills, and fine motor skills are all developed in these early years. A key component in writing is a good pencil. I have good pencils already but not a good sharpener to keep our pencils on point. Pencil sharpeners are used more than anything in my classroom. Every child in my classroom sharpens their pencil twice a day to ensure that their penmanship is up to par. With the purchase of this heavy duty pencil sharpener my students would be able to keep their pencils sharp and their minds even sharper!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO High Volume Commercial Electric Pencil Sharpener, Model 41, Beige • Amazon Business $125.21 1 $125.21

Materials cost

$125.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$167.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.52

Total project goal

$196.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$196.81

3 Donors

-$110.90

Donations toward project cost

-$94.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.63

match offer

-$85.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.02

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.89

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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