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Ms. Neal from Newark NJ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Top of the Show in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

My students need an effective means of communication during live performances.

  • $236 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At this school the students are predominately of Brazilian and Portuguese descent, but the rest of the population is a cultural mixture of African, Latino and South American. Many of our students have only been in America for a short amount of time, so if you can imagine there are many language barriers that make communication difficult at times.

The Performing Arts staff has done its best to provide multi-faceted instruction that render performance opportunities that are inclusive of lecture demonstrations and technical theater where the students do all the hands on work and the instructors are there to supervise.

My Project

Putting on a live theatrical performance with high school students is a huge endeavor, but when you have no way to communicate between sound, backstage, and front of house, it makes it ten times more difficult. This past years performance proved to be extremely challenging to keep on a tight time schedule because the teachers and students had to run back and forth in order to communicate with one another. This took way too much energy and time which took away form running a flawless performance. A walkie talkie system would allow for effective communication to produce a seamless performance.

Ms. Neal
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EBL AA Rechargeable Batteries 2300mAh Ni-MH (16-Count, Battery Storage Box) • Amazon Business $21.99 3 $65.97
Arcshell Rechargeable Long Range Two-way Radios with Earpiece 6 Pack UHF 400-470Mhz Walkie Talkies Li-ion Battery and Charger included • Amazon Business $64.99 1 $64.99
Tenergy TN438 16 Bay Smart Charger with LCD and Built-in IC Protection, AA/AAA NiMH/NiCd Rechargeable Batteries Charger with AC Wall Adapter and Car Adapter • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99

Materials cost

$167.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$200.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.38

Total project goal

$235.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$235.85

3 Donors

-$77.15

Donations toward project cost

-$69.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.82

match offer

-$154.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$131.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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