PHOTOS: Moose Lodge donates $3,000 to help local elementary students learn music

Funds allow for purchase 60 electronic keyboards for music classes

Ms. Stoller 4th grade students at LB Williams Elementary School hold up their new electronic keyboards used for learning music fundamentals.
Kim Bruguier / Submitted Photo
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MITCHELL — The Moose Lodge has donated $3,000 to L.B. Williams Elementary School and Longfellow Elementary School to help purchase 60 electronic keyboards for music classes.

The electronic keyboards will be used to help students from kindergarten through fifth grade create and learn the fundamentals of music, according to L.B. Williams music teacher Kim Bruguier.

The new electronic keyboards do not rely on another power source and can be plugged directly into the students' Chromebooks.

With the donation, L.B. Williams Elementary School and Longfellow Elementary School join Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in having keyboards for its students. Gertie Belle Rogers was already in possession of keyboards prior to the donation.

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