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Mrs. Chancey from Bennington VT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharp Students

Help me give my students sharp tools to work with. The Crayola Crayon Sharpeners, Bostitch pencil sharpeners, and colored pencil sharpeners will help my students have the best tools at all times.

  • $215 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are in a small, rural community in a low-income/high poverty school district. My students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. We are an entirely free lunch school and many of our students rely on us for both breakfast and lunch.

Many students are not provided with life experiences many of us see as typical and we try to fill those gaps as much as possible.

They like to move and explore the world around them. I am looking to provide my students with a creative and meaningful learning experience. I try to focus on their growth potential and encourage them to have a growth mindset. By doing this, I hope to inspire our earliest learners to love education and learning.

My Project

Have you ever tried to use a dull pencil or crayon? No fun at all! I am hoping to use these sharpeners so that my students can produce quality work in all mediums and have effective tools to do all their work.

My students need to stay sharp!

Both their minds and their writing tools need to be sharp at all times. These sharpeners will make it possible for my students to do just that.

These sharpeners will help my students have effective tools at all times. Effective tools make for better quality work and a happier work environment. Please help my students stay sharp!

Mrs. Chancey
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer’s 1680 CrayonPro Electric Sharpener • Amazon Business $36.99 2 $73.98
Bostitch QuietSharp 6 Heavy Duty Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, 6-Holes, Blue (EPS10HC) • Amazon Business $19.96 2 $39.92
Electric Pencil Sharpener, Power Adapter(Include)/Battery Operated Pencil Sharpener with Pencil Holder,Heavy Duty Blade for Colored Pencils,Essential School Supply for Classroom Office Home • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
JARLINK Electric Pencil Sharpener, Heavy-duty Helical Blade to Fast Sharpen, Auto Stop for No.2/Colored Pencils(6-8mm), USB/Battery Operated in School Classroom/Office/Home (Black) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

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