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Mr. Tucker II from N Charleston SC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

In Tune With Strings

My students need tuners to help keep their guitars and ukuleles in tune for classroom and community performances and guitar strings.

  • $170 goal

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My Students

Despite the hardships and other adversities, Our students come to school eager to learn, grow socially, and develop new personal and educational relationships. As a Title I school, our students are sometimes not afforded the opportunity to experience other types of music outside of the school day.

To believe in a child is to open all doors of opportunity.

We continue to push our students to grow and achieve at the next level each and everyday. We support the ambitions of our students and encourage them to try new things. Music has the power to inspire our students and the community around them.

My Project

These tuners will make a difference in the students' learning by providing them with the opportunity to learn how to tune their guitars and ukuleles themselves. As the students learn the acronyms for the proper guitar and ukulele tuning, they will be able to enter the classroom, get their instruments, and tune them with minimal teacher intervention. As they practice this skill, they will become more responsible for their learning as well as prepare their ears and eyes for how to use a tuner to tune other wind instruments when the continue their music studies in middle school, high school, college, and their post-graduate lives. The additional strings will help replenish old, worn out strings on our classroom instruments and will allow students to fully experience their music education with guitars.

Mr. Tucker II
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AW-LT100G Clip-On Guitar Tuner • Woodwind and Brasswind $19.99 3 $59.97
EJ27N Normal Tension Classical Guitar Strings • Woodwind and Brasswind $5.99 5 $29.95
PCAC 5-29.99 24 MONTH ADH REPLACEMENT PLAN • Woodwind and Brasswind $4.99 3 $14.97

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