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Mrs. Styles from Schoharie NY is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You Can Help Bring Ensemble Ukulele Music to SCS!

Help me give my students three baritone ukuleles, three tenor ukuleles and seven soprano ukuleles to create a ukulele ensemble!

  • $990 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of different rural backgrounds. These consist of farming, blue collar, and middle class families. Our students are excited to learn new things and our staff, teachers, and administration are all anxiously engaged in improving not only the academic lives of the students but in creating more well-rounded people. They realize that music education is an essential part of that education because they've seen the positive results of music in the lives of our students.

I think it is critically important to find new ways to carry on our district's musical tradition of excellence by creating new and exciting opportunities for our students and by increasing our district resources.

Because of the nature of our small school students are able to participate in a wide range of activities from music to athletics to agriculture and technology. Offering as many opportunities as possible will help to make not only successful students, but successful citizens.

My Project

Students at our school love the ukulele! They work hard during class time to improve their playing and adding more ukuleles will enable all students to perform together.

By adding different types of ukuleles to our classroom, they will add depth to songs and ensemble playing.

This will also help students to develop their aural skills by hearing the different harmonic sounds within the ensemble.

I'm excited about the different opportunities that adding new instruments to our classroom will encourage! Right now students are working in stations to be able to play the ukuleles and if we had more instruments our students could constantly be playing, which leads to creating!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Satin Mahogany Soprano Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $54.99 7 $384.93
DU-200B Baritone Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $79.11 3 $237.33
KO-T Kine'O Tenor Ukulele • Woodwind and Brasswind $59.00 3 $177.00

Materials cost

$799.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$841.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.46

Total project goal

$989.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$989.71

14 Donors

-$989.71

Donations toward project cost

-$841.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.46

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$0.00

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