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Mrs. Womble from Gray Court SC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Keep Us Sharp!!

My students need 6 vacuum mount pencil sharpeners for the art classroom.

  • $187 goal

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I am looking for a donor who can keep my students sharp and on task! I am the visual arts teacher in a rural elementary school where I teach students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Due to budget constraints, my school schedule has greatly changed this year. The amount of time students receive art instruction has been reduced to 50 minutes once a week. In order to keep my students on task and in their seats, I am looking for a donor who will be willing to purchase 6 vacuum mount pencil sharpeners for my students. I have 6 tables in my classroom and would love to have a table mount sharpener for each table. Students love to get out of their seats to line up at the one pencil sharpener in my room. As you can imagine, this many times becomes a discipline issue and takes students away from their work. If students have access to a sharpener at their own work tables, they will be able to remain in their seats and therefore spend more time on their artwork. The sharpeners will be used by all students, approximately 500. They can be used for sharpening regular pencils--which are used daily--and colored pencils. Will you help my students stay in their seats, sharp, and on task? Thank you for reading my proposal!

Mrs. Womble
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOSTON VACUUM MOUNT PENCIL SHARPENER BLACK • Highsmith $20.63 6 $123.78

Materials cost

$123.78

Vendor shipping charges

$12.38

State sales tax

$6.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$153.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.63

Total project goal

$186.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.84

2 Donors

-$186.84

Donations toward project cost

-$153.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.63

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$0.00

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