Morris Jeff Community School is the recipient of a $60,000 grant from VH1 Save The Music Foundation. The school is celebrating with a grant presentation that will feature a performance by Morris Jeff students along with special musical guest The Presidio Brass Quintet. The school will use the funds to create a band program for its middle school students. The grant will also provide 35 band instruments for students, along with method books, music stands, music racks and staff training.
Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., the OPSB district member Sarah Usdin, a representative from VH1 and other elected officials will be in attendance at the grant presentation.
Tuesday, Sept. 26
Morris Jeff Community School
211 S. Lopez St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Chiho Feindler, VH1 Save The Music Foundation Senior Director of Programs and Policy
Dr. Henderson Lewis Jr., Orleans Parish School Board Superintendent
Sarah Usdin, Orleans Parish School Board District Member
Patricia Perkins, Morris Jeff Community School Principal
Presidio Brass Quintent
Morris Jeff Community School students
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For Morris Jeff Community School - Heather Harper, email@example.com or (504) 897-6110
For OPSB – Dominique Ellis, firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 250-0030