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

Quiet Pencil Sharpener, Academic Content Posters, and More STEAM!

My students need these materials so that our classroom atmosphere is always calm and supportive. These items will enhance our room by visually reinforcing content and lessening auditory disruptions with a new pencil sharpener.

  • $189 goal

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My Students

My students care about each other and have good hearts. They value lending a helping hand, collaborating with others, and doing their best work. My students come from the Salinas area and many have attended school together since kindergarten. They have developed close bonds of friendship over the years and display great amounts of respect towards one another. The students exemplify good character, They are also tenacious with their academic work. They respect their potential to learn and are excited about developing their skills as both students and productive citizens.

My Project

My students are often interrupted by the irritating sound of the low functioning electric pencil sharpener in my classroom. I would like to eliminate these disturbances with a new, quiet pencil sharpener.

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I would like to add some bright, engaging, clear anchor charts to my classroom walls to reinforce math concepts during reteaching.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO High Volume Commercial Electric Pencil Sharpener, Model 41, Beige • Amazon Business $60.28 1 $60.28
AdTech Adhesive Technologies 05672 Mini Lo-Temp Glue Gun Combo Pack Glue Gun & Glue Sticks AdTech • Amazon Business $4.27 5 $21.35
Canson Watercolor Paper Bulk Pack, 9"X12" • Amazon Business $16.36 1 $16.36
Scholastic Primary Math Charts Bulletin Board (TF8025) • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Surebonder DT-25 Made in the USA All Purpose Stik Mini Glue Sticks-All Temperature-Clear-5/16" D, 4" L Glue Stick-25 sticks per Bag • Amazon Business $3.81 1 $3.81

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