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Ms. Poggi from Clifton NJ is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Let's Get Organized For The Spring Musical!

We need Broadway musical cds, report covers, post its, highlighter, pencils, a cash-box, stage make-up and more to prepare for our spring musical.

  • $471 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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About My Students

This is my first year as director of high school musical, but I have known Anne, Maria, Mike and Juan since middle school. I am very excited to have wonderful students in my drama class and musical.

Musicals are so much fun! They require tremendous dedication and work from the actors, singers, dancers, musicians, crew and directors. From script management and updates to fundraising with cupcakes and face painting there are many things that will help make it a success. Many of my members are familiar with what we need to help keep us organized, up-to-date, fed and fundraising. They suggested posting this project, since other teachers at the school have used it.

Theater productions require students to work long hours to learn lines, musical numbers and dances while balancing their academics. They are events that require extensive teamwork and collaboration. They also allow students to gain empathy for their fellow performers. Helping each other successfully perform allows them to synthesize many areas of learning. Integrating all the aspects gives them practice solving many different problems, whether it be memorizing lines, dances or solving set issues. While those problems may not be real-life, they give them practice coordinating many areas that can later be applied to real-life problems. From initial planning, fundraising and managing logistics, being a part of a musical gives students lots of practice.

In Their Own Words

Our goal is to have the best musical possible! At this point the exact one is still a secret. We want to start getting the materials we need to learn our scripts and music, fund raise and learn more about musicals.

Most of us have been in many productions and know neatly bound scripts, post its, highlighter and pencils will help keep us organized and in step with each other. CDs let us record music numbers to rehearse. Raising funds is an ongoing issue. Not only will this project help, but the cash box and cup cake holders provide addition resources. Not to mention during tech week, cupcakes are a great snack. Seeing how professional theater companies have performed gives us ideas to improve our ours.

Musical are a chance for drama, music, dance and stagecraft classes to perform. In addition they bring the school and community together for the three nights we have performances. We are excited and want to have a great show!

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Ms. Poggi
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 250 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oxford Premium Clear Front Report Covers, Letter Size, Black, 25 per Pack (58806) • Amazon Business $20.99 4 $83.96
Snapware Snap 'N Stack Cookie and Cupcake Carrier - 3 Layers Holds 36 Cupcakes • Amazon Business $35.32 1 $35.32
Avery Durable View Binder with 1.5-Inch Slant Ring, Holds 8.5 x 11-Inch Paper, White, 1 Binder (17022) • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95
Verbatim 700 MB 52x 80 Minute Branded Recordable Disc CD-R - 100-Disc Spindle, FFP 97458 • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Anything Goes • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2005 Original Broadway Cast) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Mary Poppins: The Live Cast Recording • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Godspell • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Mehron "MiniPro" Student Makeup Kit Fair • Amazon Business $14.14 1 $14.14
Matilda (Original Broadway Cast Recording) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Master Lock 7113D Cash Box with 7-Compartment Tray • Amazon Business $12.39 1 $12.39
Gibson Holders 8.5 x 11 Inches Acrylic Wall Mount Brochure Holder (1084E) • Amazon Business $12.15 1 $12.15
Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Paper Mate Sharpwriter 0.7mm Mechanical Pencils, 12 Yellow Pencils (3030131) • Amazon Business $2.99 4 $11.96
Post-It Super Sticky Notes, 4 in x 6 in, Canary Yellow, Lined, 5 Pads/Pack, 90 Sheets/Pad (660-5SSCY) • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 24-Count • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
3M Scotch Heavy Duty Mounting Tape, 1-Inch by 125-Inch (314) holds up to 5 lbs. • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90
Once Upon a Mattress (1997 Broadway Revival Cast) • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Wonder Wedge Cosmetic Wedge 100's • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
100 Pack Maxtek Premium Thick White Paper CD DVD Sleeves Envelope with Window Cut Out and Flap, 100g Heavy Weight. • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Loew Cornell 1018 Brush Set, AP 15-Piece Wood Handle • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Pentel Super Hi-Polymer Lead Refill , 0.7 mm Medium, HB, 90 Pieces of Lead (C27BPHB3-K6) • Amazon Business $4.22 1 $4.22

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