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Mrs. Lucio from Lakewood CA is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tuners and Metronomes in Serious Demand

Help me give my students tuner/metronome combos and cables to practice with at school and at home.

  • $515 goal

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My Students

Our students are inspirational, passionate, responsible, and hard-working. Many of the music students who are in middle school attend their music elective during zero period. This period begins before the regular school day, so students elect to attend seven periods a day in lieu of the traditional six periods. This class is voluntary and year after year our enrollment for zero period increases as students are motivated to continue their music education. Many of our students have been enrolled in the instrumental music program since the third grade. They elect not only to stay at our school through middle school but they also continue to participate in the instrumental music program.

Many of our students come from low income families, are foster youth students, or share a household with extended family in order to remain in the district.

While staying enrolled in the district, families are able to keep their children at our school from elementary through middle school. Due to continuous enrollment, older siblings inspire their brothers, sisters and/or cousins to participate in music. Our school provides these opportunities for students to ensure exposure to the fine arts.

My Project

All great musicians need to learn to play in tune and in tempo. My students are in need of a tuner/metronome combos to take their musicianship to the next level. With these new tuner/metronome combos my students will be able to practice at school and at home with the reinforcement of both a tuner and metronome.

Both of these tools are necessary for individual progress and improvement for an ensemble.

When using the tuner at school the microphone cables will only pick up the instrument it is connected to, therefore allowing more than one student at a time to tune.

Mrs. Lucio
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 200 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TM-60 Tuner Metronome • Woodwind and Brasswind $24.83 10 $248.30
TP-3 Clip-On Tuner Pickup • Woodwind and Brasswind $10.69 10 $106.90
ANIZER Numbered Pocket Chart Over Door Hanging Classroom Organizer for Cell Phones Calculators Holders Blue (30 Pockets) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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