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Mr. Maust from Bristol CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bound and Determined

Help me give my students three ring binders to keep all of our music in!

  • $184 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is extremely diverse, and that makes up stronger. We rely on each other for support, and we are proud of all of our accomplishments. We are happy, energetic, and eager!

No matter what, we know that we as a band are a family.

We know that we have each other's backs, and when we are upset, frustrated, or need a listening ear, we can go to the band room and collect ourselves. Music for many of us is our outlet and happy place.

My Project

I am asking for three ring binders for my band students. We use binders to store all of our music, our handouts, our scales, and our progress sheets. While some of our students had no difficulty in procuring binders for themselves this year, others struggled. Something as simple as a binder should not cause stress for our young musicians, but in some cases it did. I was not able to purchase binders for all of them myself this year.

A lack of resources should not cause stress for students.

Help me help my students get what they need. They deserve the best.

Mr. Maust
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BINDER ECONOMY RING .5IN CAPACITY 8.5X11 BLACK • School Specialty $2.26 50 $113.00

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