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Mr. Verrette from Brighton MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wow! A New Magical Music Carpet!

Help me give my students a fun and informative place to sit, dance and learn in the music classroom!!!

  • $862 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at our school live in an urban environment. Access to instrumental lessons and the opportunity to perform on these instruments are rare and not part of their home experience. The students truly enjoy learning to play musical instruments and it is a time to excel during the day.

We love the opportunity to offer a wide variety of academic and cultural experiences to our diverse and inclusive population.

We are a full inclusion K-8 school which means that our special needs students are in the regular classroom all day. They are not sent to separate classrooms. Further, we specialize in the inclusion of students who struggle specifically with behavioral issues as well as many other learning disabilities.

Many of our students come from unstable home environments and we try to provide a safe and stable place for them each day - a place that offers a sanctuary from past experiences and also an environment in which they can learn new concepts that will assist their growth as a member of the community at school, at home, and in their particular neighborhood.

My Project

Our music program continues to grow! Our younger students love to sit on the floor as they learn about music theory, dance around the room and share what they know about music.

With the addition of this new Magical Music Carpet, my students will be able to recognize various music symbols and words that they use everyday during music class.

This Magical Music Carpet will support their learning every day as they move about the music classroom through dance, song and other activities! This new carpet will help them to make their way through the new world of musical language and symbolism.

Mr. Verrette
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET NOTE WORTH ELEMENTARY 10 FT 9 IN X 13 FT 2 IN RECTANGLE • School Specialty $629.97 1 $629.97

Materials cost

$629.97

Vendor shipping charges

$63.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$732.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$129.25

Total project goal

$861.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$861.67

7 Donors

-$453.44

Donations toward project cost

-$437.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.97

match offer

-$347.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$294.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$61.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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