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Ms. Kinnear from Saint Louis MO is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Improving School Culture One Movie at a Time!

Help me give my students a portable speaker, and a portable projector screen.

  • $318 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is in a Title I district, meaning 100% of my students qualify for free lunch and often struggle to acquire necessary resources. That being said, my students are ridiculously resilient, passionate and emotionally conscious of others. The vast majority of my students are victims of extreme trauma and were forced to grow up faster than other students their ages in different environments.

Although my students face inequity and environmental chaos on a regular basis, they chose to blossom from it.

Each and every day they make me a better person and together we create a sense of family incomparable to that of other schools. I cannot imagine working anywhere else and being as proud of other scholars, as I am of them.

My Project

School culture and student morale directly impacts students academic performance. I currently serve as the freshman class sponsor at my high school. In an effort to increase school spirit, freshmen class leaders have planned a student designed and operated movie event.

Because our students live in a high crime area, safe places to engage in social activities are also of great value.

We have limited theatrical resources and access to accommodating spaces, so our event is to occur in our cafeteria. To properly host this event we need a screen and a projecting speaker. All proceeds from the our movie viewing benefits the Freshman class by funding their class account.

Ms. Kinnear
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fender Newport Battery Powered Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black • Amazon Business $149.94 1 $149.94
Projector Screen with Stand 100 inch Portable Projection Screen 16:9 4K HD Rear Front Projections Movies Screen with Carry Bag for Indoor Outdoor Home Theater Backyard Cinema Trave • Amazon Business $85.99 1 $85.99

Materials cost

$235.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$269.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.55

Total project goal

$317.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$317.02

2 Donors

-$200.00

Donations toward project cost

-$185.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$99.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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