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Mrs. King from Tompkinsville KY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

SHARPEN Our Skills

Help me give my students a SHARPER way to learn math and writing!

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My spunky 5th grade students live in rural south central Kentucky. They are a loving and kind bunch of kiddos. With each challenge they face in the classroom, they exhibit a growth mindset. They truly enjoy learning and look forward to coming to school each day. They master new tasks daily.

Whether it be coding, mathematics, or reading, my students exhibit eagerness and excitement to grow as both learners and human beings.

I am proud to teach such a wonderful bunch of kids.

My Project

What is one of those most fundamental items in a classroom? The most fundamental of them all is a pencil. Our students are lacking a working pencil sharpener. This makes it extremely difficult to utilize our pencils as learning tools.

Pencils are a necessity and our pencil sharpener has broken.

My students are using dull pencils or having to interrupt other classes to go and sharpen their pencils. Not only is this a nuisance, but we are losing instruction time and interrupting others who are trying to learn. Pencil sharpeners are basic, but often taken for granted. We are in need of a new one to help us learn!

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Mrs. King
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO ProX Desktop Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill.com $80.99 1 $80.99
X-ACTO School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (1670) • Quill.com $47.69 1 $47.69

Materials cost

$128.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.34

Total project goal

$188.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.95

1 Donor

-$94.49

Donations toward project cost

-$80.32

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.17

match offer

-$94.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.17

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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