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Mr. Dignen from Forestville MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Music Whiteboard & Music Essentials Needed!

Help me give my students something that they can showcase their work on.

  • $913 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the best students you could ask for. They are all members of the middle school band/orchestra program and LOVE what they do. Most of them qualify for free and reduced-price lunches.

They work really hard and produce superior results.

This past school year was the first year the concert band (in school history) received a "Superior" rating at the county concert band assessment! The students are high achievers and I couldn't ask for anything else.

Most of these students have been playing music since elementary school and really enjoy their musical experiences.

My Project

These materials are basic things that my students need to succeed in the band and orchestra program. I already know where each one of these items is going to go if funded. The board is going to replace another board that you are unable to write on or see very much anymore. It's way too old. The strings will be for the cellos that need to be restrung due to old age and the saxophone harness will be used for our BIGGEST instrument (Baritone Saxophone).

My students will be more engaged and focused since they will have the proper materials to stay involved.

I can also tell you about how I have some of the best students in the school reduced-price and they deserve to have the necessary materials to succeed.

These same materials that I have asked for in the past have propelled student learning and achievement beyond anything we have ever done before. With your help, I will be able to continue that legacy with these deserving students.

Mr. Dignen
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quartet Porcelain Whiteboard, Magnetic Dry Erase Board, Premium, 8' x 4', DuraMax, Silver Aluminum Frame (2548) • Amazon Business $475.71 1 $475.71
Prelude Cello C String • Woodwind and Brasswind $16.19 3 $48.57
saXholder Saxophone Harness • Woodwind and Brasswind $46.97 1 $46.97
Prelude Series Cello G String • Woodwind and Brasswind $14.70 3 $44.10
Prelude Cello D String • Woodwind and Brasswind $13.59 3 $40.77
Prelude Cello A String • Woodwind and Brasswind $12.49 3 $37.47

Materials cost

$693.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$775.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$136.87

Total project goal

$912.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$912.48

3 Donors

-$405.06

Donations toward project cost

-$388.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

match offer

-$455.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$387.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.07

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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