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Ms. Maiorana from Canton OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharp Pencils for Sharp Students!

My students need electric pencil sharpeners and pencils for our classroom.

  • $198 goal

This project expired on May 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There is so much to say about the kiddos in my room. My third grade classroom is made up of a variety of diverse education needs as well as socioeconomic backgrounds. Each one of their faces represent a creator, and innovator, a kindness extraordinaire, and a dreamer.

They will make you laugh incessantly.

They will tell you the kindest stories that will move you to tears. The faces that I see everyday are hard workers, norm breakers, and future world changes. Each one of them is our future, and they deserve the best education experiences possible so that each of them can achieve their full potential.

My Project

My third grade students need sharpened pencils every morning to begin their day. I am requesting two electric pencil sharpeners for my students. The pencil sharpener we had in our classroom recently stopped working. Unsharpened pencils or lack of pencils cause activities to run less smoothly than they should. This often can interfere with instructional time. As a teacher, I am trying to minimize that interference so that students can focus on learning. Please help me provide them with essentials such as pencils and pencil sharpeners for their everyday use in the classroom. Thank you for helping supply my kids with the items that they need!

Ms. Maiorana
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 88 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO Powerhouse 1799 Electric Pencil Sharpener Black • Staples Advantage $33.99 2 $67.98
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 72/Pack • Staples Advantage $16.89 4 $67.56

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