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Mr. Dooley from Saint Louis MO is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sweet Sounds in the Auditorium

My students need a new sound system for our auditorium. We would love to have better audio quality for our vocal performances, spelling bees, and student dances. This includes a microphone, mixer, amplifier, and speaker.

  • $2,063 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our students show up every day ready to learn.

Our middle school is an accredited magnet middle school in St.

Louis Public Schools that serves students in St. Louis. We typically enroll 300-400 6th, 7th, and 8th graders each year.

Our mission is to inspire our students to value academic and personal growth through character education, and to empower them to become contributing members of our global society.

We have one of the most diverse group of students in the city of St. Louis. They come from many different backgrounds and experiences. They are up against a lot. They go to school in a district with less than a 50% high school graduation rate. They keep trying anyway. They want to go to college, no matter how hard it will be to get there. They are up against so much, but they don't let it stop them. They are all "good" kids. They all want to learn.

My Project

We need a new sound system for our auditorium including a microphone, mixer, amplifier, and speaker. This new sound system will reduce the cost for our student dances, make our plays, musicals, and vocal performances sound excellent.

We have an annual spelling bee that could use an upgrade.

The wireless microphone, amplifier, mixer and speaker will be an awesome addition to our auditorium.

During Physical Education classes, the instructor will be able to use the new sound system to play music for the students to run, dance, or otherwise work out aerobically.

Often times, we have assemblies where we have a guest speaker presenting. We would love for our guests to have more freedom to move around the auditorium more freely while speaking on a wireless microphone.

Mr. Dooley
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SX300E 12" 300W Passive PA Speaker • Woodwind and Brasswind $749.00 1 $749.00
BLX1288 Combo System with CVL Lavalier Microphone and PG58 Handheld Microphone • Woodwind and Brasswind $549.00 1 $549.00
GX5 Stereo Power Amplifier • Woodwind and Brasswind $399.99 1 $399.99

Materials cost

$1,697.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$25.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,753.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$309.43

Total project goal

$2,062.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,062.89

41 Donors

-$1,987.01

Donations toward project cost

-$1,689.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$297.30

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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