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Mrs. Batdorf from Columbus OH is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fresh Flutes

Help me give my students flute cleaning rods and silk swabs to keep our instruments clean and fully functional.

  • $272 goal

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My Students

Talented, charming, resilient, funny, and thoughtful are all words I use to describe my students. Quite honestly, I am fortunate to get to work with them day after day. One thing I truly adore about my students is their passion for doing the right thing and making the world a better place. I have some real, world changers sitting in my class daily and I cannot wait to see what they accomplish.

It's a blessing to get to witness their growth and I thoroughly enjoy watching as they feel empowered to use their skills and talents to enrich the lives of others.

We are an urban, Title One school that serves students in sixth through eighth grades. Our students offer a wealth of diversity that allows us to learn about each other and grow in the process.

My Project

Most of my middle school musicians borrow school instruments in order to play in the band. It is necessary for us to take care of the instruments because each instrument is used year after year by a new student.

Every instrument represents an opportunity for a new student to discover the joy of music.

For that reason, we need to maintain our instruments for as long as possible.

The requested flute swabs will help us clean our flutes after each use. The swabs help to remove the condensation in the instrument which saves the pads. It is also much more sanitary.

With your help, we can ensure the proper use of our instruments for many years to come.

Mrs. Batdorf
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Silk Flute Swab • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 18 $125.82
Metal Flute Cleaning Rod • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 18 $71.82

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