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Mr. Griffith from Santa Fe NM is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Raising Phoenix Esports

Help me give my students cutting-edge gaming technology and a dynamic curriculum, fostering competitive excellence and essential life skills.

  • $3,189 goal

This project expired on June 5, 2024.

This project expired on June 5, 2024.

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This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

At our school, our innovative esports program is entering its second year. Building on our initial success—where all three of our teams reached the playoffs in our first year—we aim to expand our offerings. This year, we plan to introduce versatile gaming consoles like the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5, along with popular titles such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This expansion will make our program more inclusive, allowing us to cater to a broader range of gaming preferences and ensuring every student has the opportunity to engage and compete.

Our ATC Phoenix esports program is not trying to be just about gaming; it is aiming to cultivate critical life skills.

We integrate responsible gaming with academic priorities, focusing on team communication, active listening, and career-building skills. As esports gains momentum in New Mexico, with around 90 teams competing statewide, our goal is to be at the forefront of this growth.

Our additional equipment will broaden the scope of our program. Growing the program will be inclusive for our diverse student body, offering a well-rounded esports experience. This initiative is designed to captivate a wider array of student interests and passions, promoting an inclusive and equitable environment where high-level gaming is accessible to all.

Your support will help us provide the necessary equipment and resources to enrich our program. This isn't just an investment in gaming; it's an investment in our students' future, offering them a platform to excel academically, earn esports scholarships, and explore STEM opportunities. By contributing, you're helping foster an environment of inclusivity, empowerment, and educational excellence at ATC. Join us in shaping the future of esports and education.

Mr. Griffith
Never Before Funded Grades 9-12
    More than a third of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 30 students.

    Never Before Funded

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Esports Education Playbook: Empowering Every Learner Through Inclusive Gaming • Amazon Business $21.99 30 $659.70
Nintendo - Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con • Best Buy Education $306.45 2 $612.90
Sony - PlayStation 5 Slim Console - White • Best Buy Education $505.38 1 $505.38
PowerA - Enhanced Wireless Controller for Nintendo Switch - Black • Best Buy Education $41.99 4 $167.96
Sony - PlayStation 5 - DualSense Wireless Controller - White • Best Buy Education $69.99 2 $139.98
Splatoon 3 - Nintendo Switch OLED Model Nintendo Switch Nintendo Switch Lite • Best Buy Education $59.99 2 $119.98
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Nintendo Switch • Best Buy Education $56.99 2 $113.98
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch • Best Buy Education $56.99 2 $113.98
Madden NFL 24 Sony PlayStation 5 • Best Buy Education $69.99 1 $69.99
NBA 2K24 Kobe Bryant Edition - PlayStation 5 • Best Buy Education $69.99 1 $69.99
Nintendo - Switch Online 12 Month Membership Card • Best Buy Education $19.99 2 $39.98
Hot Hand Warmers Heat Pack - 80 Count - 11 Hours Long Lasting Natural Safe and Odorless Single Use Air Activated Heat Packs for Hands, Toes and Body - TSA Approved • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49

Materials cost

$2,640.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$39.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,709.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$478.22

Total project goal

$3,188.13

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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