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Mrs. LaPratt from Highland MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Tweet Santa With a Musical!

My students need musical scores like "Dear Santa" to gain experience in performing a musical.

  • $473 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Camera, Lights, Action, Go! We perform at our school and out and about in our community throughout the year. Be it at a tree lighting, for Mother's Day, or at a retirement home, my students love to shine!

My 4th and 5th graders love to be the stars and perform for their friends and family, but we haven't been able to do a musical in a few years!

I have so many talented students who can sing, dance, and act. It truly is amazing and I love to watch them grow in their confidence, conquer their fears, try something new, surprise themselves and their families, and fall in love with performing in a musical.

My Project

My 4th graders did a fantastic job in their last performance this spring, singing songs, playing recorders, performing on Orff instruments, and strumming on their ukuleles. But they have never had the opportunity to perform in a musical. I would love to change that!

This project will give my future 5th graders a chance to perform in a musical called "Dear Santa".

How much fun would it be to tweet and skype Santa at Christmas time, learning all about what it means to work as a team in order to present a successful musical!

My choir would be able to perform some new songs this coming school year when we show our community how important music education is. And maybe this will be the year to start a recorder ensemble!!

Mrs. LaPratt
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dear Santa • Music K-8 $119.95 1 $119.95
Kid Flix • Music K-8 $79.95 1 $79.95
Karaoke Christmas • Music K-8 $69.95 1 $69.95
Journey Around the Globe with Recorder! • Music K-8 $34.95 1 $34.95
Recorder Trios • Music K-8 $19.95 1 $19.95
SATB Ensembles for Recorder • Music K-8 $14.95 1 $14.95

Materials cost

$339.70

Vendor shipping charges

$27.18

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$401.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.94

Total project goal

$472.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$472.92

2 Donors

-$152.74

Donations toward project cost

-$133.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

match offer

-$315.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$267.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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