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Mrs. P. from Beech Grove IN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We're Sharp! Let's get to the Point!

My students need 3 heavy-duty electric pencil sharpeners and 1 crayon sharpener.

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach literacy, language arts, math, science, and social studies to a class full of great students who are eager to learn, but struggling with obstacles, such as special needs, language barriers, and poverty.

My students and I realize our time at school is precious and that every minute counts, making it frustrating for my students to not have pencil sharpeners and proper tools with which to complete their work. We all know what it is like to try and do a job well with improper tools!

New pencil and crayon sharpeners are desperately needed. We need to be able to have our tools ready to go in a quick, effective way. Minutes wasted on old, faulty, dull sharpeners are minutes that should be spent learning a new skill or engaging in problem solving or inquiry.

Your donation will help my students to "sharpen" their tools and their minds. We will quit wasting instructional time on poor machinery and "get to the point" with these much-needed sharpeners. Thank you for considering this important project!

Mrs. P.
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 51 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PENCIL SHARPENER ELECTRIC IPOINT CLASSROOM • School Specialty Inc. $76.35 3 $229.05
Crayon Pro Electric Crayon Sharpener • School Specialty Inc. $73.78 1 $73.78

Materials cost

$302.83

Vendor shipping charges

$30.28

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$347.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.17

Total project goal

$423.17

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.17

3 Donors

-$423.17

Donations toward project cost

-$347.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.17

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$0.00

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