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Mr. Poteet from Houston TX is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Percussion Concert

Help me give my students sticks and mallets, a sitting and standing snare drum stand that works, and basic repair parts/ accessories.

  • $645 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at HHS come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but all share at least one thing.

The majority of families in Alief (77%) are economically disadvantaged and a large majority, (83%), of students are considered "At Risk".

Despite these problems that the students cannot control, the students still strive to be the best and push past their expectations and the expectations of others. Our students are hard working, strong-willed and ready to step up when needed.

My Project

The students in our band percussion group are planning a percussion ensemble concert in May and are in need of some supplies that cannot be covered by the band's budget. These supplies will be used in percussion class every day for many years to come.

We are asking for your help in supporting the our band percussion group in getting ready for their May performance by donating to this fund.

One of the items on the list is 20 pairs of snare drum sticks. The majority of these percussion students have never owned their own pair of snare drum sticks. We want these students to be able to have a positive experience in percussion that is not hindered by their own financial capabilities.

Thank you for supporting our band percussion group!

Mr. Poteet
Grades 9-12
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
Fulcrum Finder Concert Drum Stick • Woodwind and Brasswind $11.99 20 $239.80
Roadpro Series Low Profile Snare Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.99 1 $79.99
S930 Snare Stand • Woodwind and Brasswind $62.99 1 $62.99
Performance Collection 5/8" Brass Mallets • Woodwind and Brasswind $27.99 1 $27.99
Leather Cymbal Straps • Woodwind and Brasswind $11.99 2 $23.98
Combo Drum Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 2 $19.98
Combo Drum Sticks • Woodwind and Brasswind $9.99 2 $19.98
Clear Moongel • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.99 2 $13.98
Wing Nut (2 Pack) • Woodwind and Brasswind $6.80 2 $13.60
Drum Key Bolt 2 Pack • Woodwind and Brasswind $3.99 2 $7.98

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