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  • $208 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Groeninger
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Sharpen Pencils!

My students need 2 electric pencil sharpeners that will allow students to independently sharpen their pencils without disrupting class.

My Students

Imagine: With more than 20 students in your classroom, you are frequently being interrupted to sharpen pencils for students.

My students are Kindergartners with wonderful imaginations!

They are excited to read and write. Our school district has a high poverty level, and some students have had little or no exposure to literacy at home, which sets them up for failure academically. Every year brings new challenges and new rewards while teaching these young minds. With lack of state funding still being an enormous issue, it is almost impossible to have the materials necessary for daily success.

My Project

My students need two electric pencil sharpeners that will allow students to independently sharpen their pencils without disrupting class. With the aid of electric pencil sharpeners, I will be able to allow students to independently sharpen their own writing utensils. Two sharpeners will be a huge time saver for kids, so they can spend more time putting their thoughts on paper instead of waiting in line. This will, in turn, give me more time to attend to the writing needs of my students.

By helping to fund my project, you will be assisting students to be very productive in their literacy skills.

By saving time sharpening pencils, my students will have the opportunity to devote more time to becoming flourishing writers. Pencil sharpeners, though they are basic office supplies, will have a tremendous impact on the future success of my students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL SHARPENER ELECTRIC IPOINT CLASSROOM • School Specialty Inc. $65.54 2 $131.08

Materials cost

$131.08

Vendor shipping charges

$13.11

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$176.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.09

Total project goal

$207.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.25

1 Donor

-$90.00

Donations toward project cost

-$90.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$101.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 21 students.

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