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Ms. Herkel from Saint Johns FL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help me Build the Future of LPA Drama- Literally!

Help me give my students the tools, literally, to build the future of LPA Drama. These tool will be used by my new technical theatre class. These students will learn the fine art of stage craft and safety.

  • $907 goal

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My Students

I have been teaching 24 years. I have taught all grades, all levels, and all socio-economic groups. Currently, I am teaching a very unique group. Although the lay of the land suggests an area inhabited by the "haves" it's not always the case. However, the hearts of my students are bigger than any I have ever seen! These kids are amazing! They possess a very special love for each other, their teachers, and the newcomers to our school! I am so proud to be their teacher!

I have taught at several schools, but these kids make this school a family!

My Project

For the first time, LPA will offer a Technical Theatre/Stagecraft class! Students will learn how to use tools safely, the skills needed to design and build scenery, how to fix damaged scenery, and basic carpentry. The students will also learn painting techniques, stage lighting, sound design, costuming, and stage make up!

These students will be able to support the LPA Drama department productions by designing, building, and painting props and scenery.

This class will teach teamwork, responsibility, organization, creative thinking, problem-solving, and skills the students will use their entire lives. The gift of these tools will help this to come true.

Ms. Herkel
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
DEWALT 20V MAX Combo Kit, Compact 4-Tool (DCK423D2) • Amazon Business $279.00 2 $558.00
Dremel 4000-4/34 High Performance Rotary Tool Kit with Variable Speed Rotary Tool, 4 Attachments and 34 Accessories • Amazon Business $89.51 1 $89.51
eBoot Soft Tape Measure for Sewing Tailor Cloth Ruler (White) • Amazon Business $4.99 5 $24.95
Amenitee Multi-function Ruler-Universal Angularizer Ruler - Full Metal Multi Angle Measuring Tool-Upgraded Aluminum Alloy Ruler(Black) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Hilitchi 220-Pcs #7 Coarse Thread Drywall Screw Assortment Kit, Bugle Head, Phillips Drive, Black Oxide Finish, for Drywall Sheetrock, Wood - [6 Different Size] • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Where's My Tape Measure? - 3 Pack of 10 ft, Locking, Retractable Auto-Wind Measuring Tapes with Fractions. Accurate, Easy to Read & EASY TO FIND! • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Stanley 47-442 Chalk Reel with Blue Chalk • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Titan Tools 11061 Mini Magnetic Parts Tray • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

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