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Mr. Ashpaugh from Kansas City MO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need gaff tape, a gaff gun, chair for set, blanket for set, polyfill, staple gun, staples, drill bits, batteries for mics, bluray player and speakers, and an organizer for papers.

  • $1,075 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are very creative and extremely hard working. Many of my students have never had someone who believed in them. Through incorporating teamwork, geometry, communication arts, and theatre, my students have excelled in cross-curriculum education in my stagecraft class. The past few school years, DonorsChoose has helped my students bridge the curriculum barriers and even receive several nominations for theatrical awards in the Kansas City area. DonorsChoose has helped change their lives and helped give me additional supplies to assist in their education and success.

My Project

Life as a theatre teacher comes with a price, you need many nontraditional items for classroom supplies. For our upcoming spring play, we are requesting a chair and a blanket for set pieces and decor. For our upcoming spring musical, we are needing polyfill to create clouds to help make the scenes come to life. My students need new drill bits for set construction for both shows, and staple guns and staples for construction as well. We also need batteries for microphones so our actors can be heard. We need a player and speakers so our students can view films in class and listen to soundtracks to the musicals we read in class. We are in need of an organizer to help organize various papers and fliers for students for theatre.

Mr. Ashpaugh
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GaffTech G20NN0 GaffGun Tape Applicator Complete Bundle with Long Extension Handle, Small/Medium/Large Cable Guides, and Floor Guide • Amazon Business $219.00 1 $219.00
Cortesi Home CH-AC520947 Chicco Fabric Armless Accent Chair, Black Script • Amazon Business $143.01 1 $143.01
Gaffers Tape - 2 inch by 30 Yard Roll - Black - Main Stage Gaff Tape - Easy to Tear, Matte Non-Reflective Finish • Amazon Business $8.99 10 $89.90
Ryobi A972101 21 Piece Titanium Drill Bit Set w/ Plastic Locking Storage Case and Foldout Rubberized Organization Solution • Amazon Business $19.99 4 $79.96
Rubbermaid 1735746 12-Compartment organizer, 7-1/8w x 29-1/8d x 16-3/8h • Amazon Business $76.38 1 $76.38
20 LBS of Raw Polyester Cluster Fiber Filling | Arts and Crafts| Teddy Bear Stuffing | Pillow Fill (20 LB. Bag) • Amazon Business $61.99 1 $61.99
Samsung BD-J5100 Curved Blu-ray Player (2015 Model) • Amazon Business $49.90 1 $49.90
Energizer AA Max Alkaline E91 Batteries Made in USA - Expiration 12/2024 or later - 100 count • Amazon Business $43.91 1 $43.91
Driak 6pcs Wood Boring Spade Flat Head Metric Drill Bit Set 10mm 12mm 16mm 18mm 20mm 25mm Bit • Amazon Business $8.22 4 $32.88
Stanley TR150 SharpShooter Heavy Duty Staple Gun • Amazon Business $15.95 2 $31.90
Stanley TRA700BN Heavy-Duty Staple & Brad Assortment, 2500-Pack • Amazon Business $7.54 4 $30.16
Cyber Acoustics CA-2014 multimedia desktop computer speakers • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43

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