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Mr. Jativa from La Mesa CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Finishing Touches

My students need two pairs of Oxford shoes, dress pants, dress shirt, boy's belt, lab coat and wigs for their spring instrumental dream concert.

  • $235 goal

This project expired on September 8, 2018.

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My Students

I will be starting my fourth year teaching at this tremendous school. When I started, the school was transitioning from a traditional middle school to an arts academy. I teach instrumental music. Currently, I teach four bands and two orchestras. We are a public school that is 4th through 8th grade. Students are focused and driven to excel in the arts as well as academics. Students begin their journey at an early age and develop their passion for the arts as they progress through the program.

My Project

We are in the process of putting the finishing touches on our spring instrumental "dream concert" and are in need of costumes for our featured dance soloists. The costumes include two pairs of Oxford shoes, dress pants, dress shirt and belt. This will be for the La La Land number. We also need a lab coat and wigs for the Back to the Future sequence.

Music students take learning to the next level when they collaborate with other art forms.

Each individual art form adds to the audience and musician's experience individually. When music is combined with dance and visual arts, one can not deny that the experience is enhanced. We have a concert planned for you with surprises and wonderful visual enhancements.

Mr. Jativa
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 999 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Louis Raphael Men's Slim Fit Flat Front Micro Touch Dress Pant, Black, 29W x 30L • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Predictions Women's Black/White Saddle Oxford 5.5 M US • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Predictions Women's Black/White Saddle Oxford 6.5 M US • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Kid's Lab Coat by Working Class - Durable Lab Coats for Kid Scientists or Doctors • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Fun Express 2 Mad Scientist Wigs (2 PACK) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
MOGU Mens White Dress Shirts Long Sleeve Slim Fit with Tie US Size XS (Asian M) White • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Boy's Genuine Leather Dress Belt (Large 28 - 30 in. waist) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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