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Mr. Reeves from West Point MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Beginning Theatre Program in Need of Classroom Library Material

My students need a library of theatre books and a podium to present from.

  • $387 goal

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My Students

Our students come from a low income rural community with over 100% of our students receiving free lunch. Our school is one of many Title I schools in Mississippi. Our students experience a deficit in resources that the average student in this country doesn't. Our history textbooks are out of date. Classroom supplies are at a minimal. As budgets shrink, so do the number of field trips and the number of guest programs. Our students are bright and intelligent. They deserve the opportunity to experience the quality resources students at other schools have.

My Project

This is the first year my school is offering Theatre. There is very little in the budget to launch the curriculum. Theatre is often performed by the bootstraps of its artists. However, having a good library of material to learn from will reduce the need to tug on those bootstraps as often.

My room is bare and in need of supplies.

We need scripts. We need lights. We need podiums to present from. We need books. For this project, I am requesting a library of theatre books and a podium to present from.

I look forward to teaching my students the joys and benefits of the theatrical arts. To do that, starting from the ground up, we will need your help.

Mr. Reeves
Grades 9-12
Nearly all 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 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Portable Presentation Lectern Color Options: Medium Oak • Teachers' School Supply $62.38 1 $62.38
The High School Theatre Teacher's Survival Guide • Amazon Business $49.07 1 $49.07
Introduction to Theatre Arts 2 Teacher's Guide: An Action Handbook for Middle Grade and High School Students and Teachers • Amazon Business $26.86 1 $26.86
The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information • Amazon Business $26.13 1 $26.13
The Drama Teacher's Survival Guide: A Complete Handbook for Play Direction • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Theater Games for the Classroom: A Teacher's Handbook • Amazon Business $20.04 1 $20.04
The Drama Teacher's Survival Guide #2: Activities, exercises, and techniques for the theatre classroom • Amazon Business $16.87 1 $16.87
Contemporary Monologues for Young Actors: 54 High-Quality Monologues for Kids & Teens • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

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