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Ms. Zuniga from Madison WI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Our DIY Dances

Help me give my students lights and a projector to make our dances more fun and engaging.

  • $344 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our middle school has students from grades 6-8.

The students who attend our urban school come from many different cultural backgrounds and speak many different languages.

About 35% of our students are English Language Learners. We have students who speak Spanish, Hmong, Arabic, Mandinka, Pashto, Lao, Yoruba, French, and more. Our school motto is "One school, many cultures."

More than 70% of our students are low income and we have many creative teachers who make it work with limited resources.

My Project

Each quarter, we celebrate our students' hard work with behavior and academics with a school dance. When students have good self-esteem and feel like they belong at school, they learn more!

Due to budget cuts, we can no longer afford to hire a professional DJ for our dances, so ours consists of a teacher's playlist on an iPad and dimmed fluorescent lighting... not so exciting for middle school students.

These laser lights will help increase the fun atmosphere of the dance by making it feel a little different from the normal gymnasium where they have physical education class. We will also be able to use the projector to display positive photos of students to celebrate their achievements.

Ms. Zuniga
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 412 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SUNY Laser Lights Music Show DJ 80 Combinations Laser Gobos Projector Indoor 5 Lens 3 Color RGB Decoration Light Blue LED Remote Control Stage Lighting Red Green Blue Sound Activated Party House Xmas • Amazon Business $83.99 2 $167.98
Vankyo Leisure 3 (Upgraded Version) 2400 Lux LED Portable Projector with Carrying Bag, Video Projector with 170'' and 1080P Support, Compatible with Fire TV Stick, PS4, HDMI, VGA, TF, AV and USB • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99

Materials cost

$257.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$291.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.50

Total project goal

$343.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$343.34

5 Donors

-$343.34

Donations toward project cost

-$291.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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