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Mrs. Hoose from Fort Wayne IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love to Use Colored Pencils on Schoolwork

Help me give my students sharp pencils and binders for those who could not afford to buy them. Thank you!

  • $182 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We call our class Team Learn. Would love to learn and we have big hearts! Our favorite activity is teacher read aloud Fairy tales, fables, folklores, and myths. I also run a club called Journalism Club during the day, allowing students who cannot stay for after-school clubs to be in a group. We do many projects and activities. Fourth grade can be challenging, but we strive to be problem solvers and to meet challenges with enthusiasm.

We are a diverse community.

My school serves 616 students in grades Prekindergarten. 15% of our elementary students are "limited in English proficiency."

My Project

I will use the sharpeners daily for regular pencils and their favorite colored pencils! We use colored pencils to make note taking and working on projects more interesting. I bought the kids individual pencil shapeners, but they wore out fast.

All students need a binder to organize their anchor charts, notes, rubrics, and check lists for projects.

Please help me get binders for those who could not afford them. Some of the kids are hard on their binders and need new ones. Using the binders helps the students learn how to organize schoolwork according to subject. It savs the frustrastion of lost papers having to be started over again.

Thank you!

Mrs. Hoose
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Staples Advantage $46.99 2 $93.98
Staples Heavy-Duty 2" 3-Ring View Binder, White (24688-US/19899) • Staples Advantage $5.73 5 $28.65

Materials cost

$122.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.26

Total project goal

$181.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$181.73

4 Donors

-$171.73

Donations toward project cost

-$145.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.76

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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