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Mrs. Brown from Benicia CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pencils Galore!

My students need a quiet pencil sharpener and pencils.

  • $177 goal

This project expired on May 30, 2016.

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My Students

Who knew that one of my worst teacher nightmares could be my students' never ending search for the sharpest pencil?

My first graders attend a public elementary school in Northern California.

Our school is one of four TK-5 campuses in our town. Our school is focusing on College Readiness, letting each student know they will have the option to attend college if they choose to do so. We work hard each and every day to ensure that all of our students are given opportunities where they will be successful, contributing members of their community.

My Project

My students are in desperate need of quiet, safe pencil sharpener to make our classroom more productive and organized. The pencil sharpener will be used to help keep students well supplied with sharp pencils without disrupting the class. In an increasing technological educational world, my students still use pencils everyday to practice penmanship and to demonstrate their learning. In addition the the sharpener, my students are in need of pencils!

Donations to this project would help my students by allowing them to focus on the important parts of our learning day by taking away the annoyance of not having a sharp pencil!

Please help me to end the never ending search for the sharpest pencil.

Mrs. Brown
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $13.96 4 $55.84
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 Pencils, Box of 24, Black (13926) • Amazon Business $4.58 6 $27.48
SharpTank Portable Pencil Sharpener (Metallic Plum) | Compact & Quiet Classroom Sharpener That Gets Straight to the Point! • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

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