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Ms. Osbourne from Brooklyn NY is requesting supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tick Tick No More, Just Click Click

My students need 33 mechanical pencils. My students need 0.7mm lead to refill their mechanical pencils.

  • $157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

Imagine spending the first 10 minutes of class with 12 students at the garbage can trying to sharpen a boring yellow pencil with an old dull sharpener. Well this is how my classes usually begin.

My students are awesome 8th graders who are full of energy.

So much energy that sometimes they can't contain themselves. My classes are very diverse. I have students who were born right here in Brooklyn and some who were born on the other side of the world as far as Uzbekistan.

My Project

My students need 33 mechanical pencils. My students need 0.7mm lead to refill their mechanical pencils. My students will use the mechanical pencils while working on a variety of math skills, but especially when creating different types of graphs. Their graph will have a neat and clean preciseness because of the use of these mechanical pencils as oppose to an old fashion pencils that gets dull quickly.

Having these mechanical pencils in math class will save a lot of valuable class time.

It will eliminate the constant stopping to sharpen a pencil. Even though it only takes less than a minute to sharpen a pencil a lot of time it causes students to loose there focus and sometimes it take a while for them to get back on task.

Ms. Osbourne
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate Clearpoint Mechanical Pencils 0.7mm • Quill.com $2.37 33 $78.21
Pentel Super Hi-Polymer Leads 0.7mm, Medium, 12/Tube • Quill.com $1.18 20 $23.60

Materials cost

$101.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.53

Total project goal

$156.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.87

2 Donors

-$78.43

Donations toward project cost

-$66.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.76

match offer

-$78.44

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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