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Mrs. Cochran from Gering NE is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencil Sharpener, Markers, and Fridge

My students need a pencil shapener that works, low odor markers they can see, and a place to keep their lunch.

  • $535 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello! I am a mathematics teacher and volleyball coach for grades 9-12 students. We are a hard working blue-collar community. Students are not afraid of hard work and getting down to the bare-bones of breaking down academics and athletics. Our students want to be successful and be competitive.

As a coach and instructor, I want to be able to provide the best technology and education that I can provide for my students and athletes.

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My Project

Students need great learning environments. Providing them with necessities of being able to sharpen their pencil and see what is written on the board is important. If you've ever been in a room with someone writing with an original Expo, you'll understand my struggle every day. Every time I uncap a marker the smell permeates the entire room. Having low odor markers make the classroom a much more pleasurable place to be.

Students need to be able to sharpen their pencil hassle free, and be able to see what it written on the board without being stunk out of the room with high odor markers!

Additionally, I would like to offer students a place where they can store their lunch for the day and keep it cool. Our student body does not have a place to store their food during the school day, and many students end up carrying it with them all day without it being refrigerated.

Mrs. Cochran
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 200 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frigidaire - 3.1 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge - Stainless steel • Best Buy Education $182.16 1 $182.16
Expo Bullet Tip Dry Erase Markers Color: Black • Teachers' School Supply $2.56 50 $128.00
Electric School Pencil Sharpener Pro Blue-gray • Teachers' School Supply $64.53 1 $64.53

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