My students need two new storage carts for the band room to store our carts.
This project expired on May 13, 2014.
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My students often have to worry about things outside of their education such as food, money, transportation, and the challenges of their home lives. Things that any middle school students shouldn't have to worry about. Though they face great challenges when they come to school and achieve great things.
My students all come from low income families with 100% of students are on free and reduced lunch and are all bused to our school.
Despite our extreme poverty we have some of the highest test scores in the city in both math and language arts. The band is there to help provide support to the students and give them a well rounded education. The success is because these students have a strong desire to further themselves and do great things with their lives.
Education is the driving force behind the change in our students, and thereby the change in the community. New technology, methods, and resources will empower these students to stay in school, go to college, and prepare for careers that will provide the necessary socio-economic change that will drive REAL change. We are a part of a revolution in urban education that recognizes and develops talent, creativity, and positive social interactions.
My students need these stands carts that we can keep our equipment in working order, and help keep our classroom neat and tidy. Currently our cart that we have now can't hold all of the stands we have, and the wheels are broken off of it so we can't move the cart. These two carts will fit all of the stands that we have and will fit much better into our instrument storage room.
This project is so important because my students mean the world to me!
I would love my students to have this experience of band so I can teach them music, theory, and other academic class.
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