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Mrs. Hurtado from Whittier CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Need a Pencil and Paper!

Help me give my students Ticonderoga pencils and colored lined paper for math.

  • $177 goal

This project expired on June 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Thirty-five students make up our fourth grade class. They are hard workers, respectful, and eager to learn. We set the academic bar high, and they rise to the occasion; with some surpassing the set goal.

We are a Title I school using technology and empowering our students.

The students thrive on taking charge of their own learning, creating projects, and discussing various events that are happening at our school. We show a love for reading, and our reading levels increase!

My Project

Everyday school supplies go quickly in our class as they are used daily. Pencils and paper are what our class runs on, as well as our Chromebooks.

Students absolutely love the colored lined paper!

It takes their attitude to "Oh we have a test to take." to "Yes! I hope I get the blue or pink paper." They are happy and ready to conquer that assignment. It is the simple things that help us through our day and contributes to our learning. Pencils seem very basic but most pencils do not last a week. The Ticonderoga Pencils last longer, sharpen easily, and have always been reliable.

Mrs. Hurtado
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dixon Ticonderoga Pre-sharpened with Erasers Pencils, 2, Yellow, 3 Boxes of 30 (13830) (Box of 90) • Amazon Business $26.95 3 $80.85
Astrobrights Wide-Ruled Filler Paper, 8" x 10.5", 4-Color Assortment, 100 Sheets (25910) • Amazon Business $2.76 10 $27.60

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