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Coach Merrill from Pascagoula MS is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Our Class

Help me give my students the par stage lighting to amplify our lighted activities.

  • $244 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are a very diverse group of children. Our school is represented by all walks of life. As a Physical Education teacher I have the great opportunity to see every student in our school weekly. Our students are made up of a high population of special education students as well as low-income families. Our school population of Hispanic as well other bilingual students has continued to grow rapidly. With all that is stacked against our students we continue to grow and defy the odds. Our P.E. program needs a way to help our students with learning and developing a plan to live a healthy life.

My Project

In our P.E. classes we use a few UV lights to amplify everyday physical activities to a whole new level. My students enjoy any activity that we use the lights. We can turn just an average day in PE to moments that our students will never forget just by the flip of a switch. These par lights and controllers can make our PE classes even better. Our plan is to use the lights and controller to program the lights to specific activities such as basketball. We incorporate musical beats into dribbling and the lights could help improve that skill by using visual effects along with audio effects. We also have students who have visual impairments that would benefit from this lights for many different reasons.

Coach Merrill
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 280 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Par Lighting for Stage, 36x1W LED RGB 7 Channel with Remote for DJ KTV Disco Party (4 PCS) • Amazon Business $76.48 1 $76.48
CO-Z 192 DMX 512 Stage DJ Light Controller Lighting Party Pub Night Club DJ KTV Moving Heads • Amazon Business $48.59 1 $48.59
CHAUVET DJ CH06 Lightweight Lighting Stand w/T-Bar (50lb Capacity) • Amazon Business $38.40 1 $38.40

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