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Mrs. Worthy from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharp Learners!

Help me give my students sharpened pencils! Sharpened pencils make learning easier for students , but also make life easier for teachers.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students are energetic, happy, smart, kind, and excited. My students and their families come from low-income homes. My students have amazing imaginations, are smart and want to learn. They also need help with printing. I would love to make their life easier and MINE! Learning how print is hard enough on its own but what makes it even harder is not having a sharpened pencil! What makes a classroom run smoothly? A pencil sharpener! Having pencils sharpened everyday and ready for young minds to learn would help all my students and their teacher! It's an simple as it sounds. My students are so excited to learn, having materials ready helps them jump right into their day!

My Project

It takes a lot to make a classroom amazing! Students, teachers, materials, and supplies all make a classroom successful. I am asking for pencil sharpeners and primary pencils to help my students learn to write. It is important that everyday starts off right, having a sharpened pencil would make any day a better day! It is truly that easy- sharpened pencils make everyone happy and successful!

My students will learn to print their names, write stories, draw pictures and be the best students possible.

Pencils are needed for learning, but SHARPENED pencils make learning easier for both students and teachers.

Mrs. Worthy
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO ProX Electric Pencil Sharpener, Black/Silver (1612) • Staples Advantage $69.99 2 $139.98
Moon Products Big Dipper Jumbo Pencil, #2 Pencil Grade, Red Barrel, 1/Dozen • Staples Advantage $24.49 2 $48.98

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