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Mrs. Dixon from Arlington TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sharpened Pencils Show Our Learning!

My students need a pencil sharpener and pencils to have access to sharpened pencils in class.

  • $160 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an urban low-income school with students who often have little money for supplies - or come with no supplies at all. They are eager to learn, to create, to be accepted and of course to be loved. Sharpened pencils are an important part of any first grade class experience!

Pencils and a pencil sharpener are a must for any 1st grade classroom!

Help my students reach their potential by helping provide for them with these basic needs.

My Project

Students appreciate sharpened pencils when asked to journal their thinking, create and write stories or letters, answer math problems or to simply show their learning. Pencils are used throughout each and every day in every subject taught. They also need to be sharpened often in order for students to be able to form their letters and numbers without difficulty. This is important during first grade while students are solidifying their alphabet and number writing skills.

Sharpened pencils and the ability to sharpen pencils is an important piece of the classrrom!

Please donate and support my students in reaching their potential!

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-Acto Power3 Electric Sharpener (74087) • Staples Advantage $88.39 1 $88.39
Ticonderoga #2 Graphite Pencil, Pre-sharpened, 72/Ct (13972) • Staples Advantage $15.49 1 $15.49

Materials cost

$103.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$135.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.90

Total project goal

$159.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$159.34

1 Donor

-$106.23

Donations toward project cost

-$90.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.93

match offer

-$53.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$45.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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