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Mrs. Hartzell from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Returning to the Music Class!

Help me give my students a love of music that will last a lifetime!

  • $295 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Wengert E.S. is a 48 year old school that has long served the community. We are a school with a large ELL population. In addition to this, most of our students come from low income families making this a Title I school. Our students work hard, are creative and intelligent. They are very appreciative when they are given equipment and materials that they can create with or learn from.

Though our students have many adversities to overcome, they have flourished and have shown their hard work and creativity.

Our school has been awarded star status due to the hard work our students have shown.

My Project

I have been out of the classroom for 15 years and am starting at square one again. The books were some resources I had in the past that the children loved. A favorite of the younger ones was Swimmy, by Leo Leoni. We sang a song to it and added simple orff accompaniment to it. It was a huge success. The standing desk will be a great place to put my computer and have the ability to move it around. The CD player will be nice since my room only has a TV/DVD player to play CD's on.

I always wanted to be two things, a mother and a teacher.

Now that my children are in high school I am ready to head back to the classroom and share my love of music with a new generation.

Mrs. Hartzell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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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This project will reach 650 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seville Classics Tilting Sit-Stand Computer Desk Cart with Mouse Pad Table, Height-Adjustable from 27.5" to 40" H, Walnut • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Toshiba - 2.4W Portable CD Boombox - Black • Best Buy Education $43.27 1 $43.27
Teacher Created Resources 5417 Musical Notes Accents • Amazon Business $8.29 2 $16.58
Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Swimmy • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
I Know a Shy Fellow Who Swallowed a Cello • Amazon Business $14.16 1 $14.16
Learning Resources Answer Buzzers, Set of 4 Assorted Colored Buzzers, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
The Carnival of the Animals (Book & CD) • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
Folkmanis Mini Spider Finger Puppet • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
45PCS Refrigerator Magnets Fridge Magnet - Premium Brushed Nickel Round Magnets for Fridge,Office Magnet by A AULIFE • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Super Z Outlet Heavy Duty Mini Silver Refrigerator Magnet Hook Clips for Photo Displays, Hanging Home Decoration, Arts & Crafts, Office Organizing (8 Pack) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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