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Mrs. I. from Orangeburg SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Kids Sharp and on Point

My students need X-ACTO School Pro Electric Sharpeners to reduce loss of time and improve time on task.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach elementary school language arts, science, math, and social studies. My school is a Title I school, composed of predominantly African American students from low-income families. Most of our students qualify for free meals.

I have 22 amazing students this year.

My students are very excited about coming to school and learning because I strive to make my classroom a positive and nurturing environment where they will thrive. Twenty of my students are African-American, and two are Hispanic. Regardless of their home environment and challenges that they face outside of school, I want them to feel as if their future knows no boundaries, and they can achieve all that they aspire to.

My Project

Time is an extremely precious commodity in the classroom. I want to help my students maintain focus on the task at hand. With 22 students, it is vital that all necessary tools are available for a smooth running classroom. When students have to wait in line to have their pencils sharpened, instructional time is lost.

To help us maximize time on task, my students need pencils and working electric pencil sharpeners available to them.

My students come ready to learn and work each day. The less time we waste waiting for a turn at the pencil sharpener, the more time we can invest in the exciting learning experiences.

Mrs. I.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill.com $42.49 2 $84.98
Dixon Oriole No. 2 Pencils - Pkg. of 12 • Nasco $2.39 7 $16.73

Materials cost

$101.71

Vendor shipping charges

$1.67

State sales tax

$7.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.07

Total project goal

$167.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$167.15

1 Donor

-$167.15

Donations toward project cost

-$142.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.07

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$0.00

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