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Thanks to our many generous supporters, our $7.8 million Building on Excellence, Guided by Faith building project is taking an already incredible school to the next level with the addition of the 650+ seat Drees Homes Auditorium, art gallery, Fine Arts classrooms, STEM and IT labs, Guidance Counseling suite, student print center, workshop, and much, much more.

TO DATE, WE HAVE MATCHED OVER HALF OF THE $500,000 MATCHING GIFT FUNDS THAT WERE GENEROUSLY OFFERED UP LAST YEAR.
EVERY DONATION RECEIVED WILL CONTINUE TO BE MATCHED 1:1, UP TO AN ADDITIONAL $235,000

Please join your fellow Crusaders in supporting this transformational project…there are plenty of ways to help!  Approximately 190 of our 650 auditorium seats remain available for naming (at $1,000 donation per seat) and more than 100 “Wish List” items are still needed (see full list below).

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WISH LIST NEEDS

DEPARTMENT / AREA QTY ITEM(S) COST PER ITEM TOTAL COST
General 25 Smart TVs w/ Chromecast $252.00 $6,300.00
Band / Choral 1 Conductor’s Podium $150.00 $150.00
Band / Choral 1 Manhasset Regal Conductor’s Stand $300.00 $300.00
Band / Choral 1 Small Sound Board $300.00 $300.00
Band / Choral 5 Hanging Mics $100.00 $500.00
Band / Choral 10 Wireless Mics $50.00 $500.00
Band / Choral 1 Studio Piano or Yamaha Portable Keyboard w/ Weighted Keys $600.00 $600.00
Band / Choral 24 Manhasset Music Stands $50.00 $1,200.00
Band / Choral 1 Portable Risers $5,000.00 $5,000.00
Band / Choral 50 Wenger (musician posture) chairs $100.00 $5,000.00
Drama 1 Blackbox Light Board $500.00 $500.00
Drama 10 Blackbox Mobile Boxes $100.00 $1,000.00
Drama 1 Blackbox Light Grid / Lights $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Drama 1 Orchestra Pit Cover $15,000.00 $15,000.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 10 Scarf Looms $12.00 $120.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 7 1/4″ Hand-Held Circular Saw $150.00 $150.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Book Binding Machine $150.00 $150.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Jig Saw $150.00 $150.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 2 3Doodler $100.00 $200.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Photography Lights $200.00 $200.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Cordless Drill $220.00 $220.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Holy Stone F181 Quadcopter Drone $230.00 $230.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Bloxel Accounts (50) $250.00 $250.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 5 Ozobot $50.00 $250.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 10 Wood Burner $25.00 $250.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 2 4000 High Performance Variable Speed Rotary Tool $150.00 $300.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Brother Embroidery Machine $320.00 $320.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 2 Hummingbird Starter Kit $160.00 $320.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Router / Bits $350.00 $350.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 2 Brother Sewing Machine $200.00 $400.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Drill Press $400.00 $400.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Air Compressor / Hoses $500.00 $500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Bandsaw $500.00 $500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Mitersaw $500.00 $500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Nail Guns $500.00 $500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 25 Soldering Iron $20.00 $500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 3 Height Adjustable Desks $460.00 $1,380.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 30 Makey Makey $50.00 $1,500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 30 Raspberry Pi $50.00 $1,500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Sawstop Table Saw / Job Site Version $1,500.00 $1,500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Dust Collection System $2,500.00 $2,500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Makerbot Replicator 3D Printer $3,000.00 $3,000.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 1 Laser Cutter and Engraver – BOSS HP-2436 SKU:HP2436X $3,500.00 $3,500.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 60 Collaborative Classroom Tables w/ White Boards $333.33 $20,000.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 120 Student Collaborative Chairs w/ Casters $250.00 $30,000.00
IT / Maker’s Space / Workshop 120 Student Collaborative Chairs w/ Desktops and Casters $333.33 $40,000.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Rotating Platform $50.00 $50.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Sine Wave Generator $100.00 $100.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Mechanical Wave Driver $130.00 $130.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Forces on an Inclined Plane Demonstrator $70.00 $140.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Greenhouse Heater $150.00 $150.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Vernier pH Sensor $80.00 $160.00
STEM Laboratories 12 Kobalt 12inch Cross Cutting Hand Saw $15.00 $180.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Vernier Nitrate Ion Selective Electrode $200.00 $200.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Human Dynamics Cart $160.00 $320.00
STEM Laboratories 12 Black and Decker 5.2 Amp Drills $30.00 $360.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Rotational Inertia Demonstrator $185.00 $370.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Vernier Oxygen Probes $200.00 $400.00
STEM Laboratories 12 ZENY Mini Size 33.5″ Advanced Human Anatomical Skeleton Model $33.33 $400.00
STEM Laboratories 24 Lab Aprons $20.00 $480.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Apartment Sized Refrigerator / Freezer $500.00 $500.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Vernier Carbon Dioxide Sensor $270.00 $540.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Greenhouse 6′ x 10′ $600.00 $600.00
STEM Laboratories 24 Labcoats $25.00 $600.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Plant Grow Light Bank for Genetics Wisconsin Fast Plants $750.00 $750.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Melting Point Apparatus $400.00 $800.00
STEM Laboratories 2 Lab Glassware Sets $750.00 $1,500.00
STEM Laboratories 1 Mini PCR + associated equipment $1,500.00 $1,500.00
STEM Laboratories 6 Walter BMT Microsocpes $266.67 $1,600.00
STEM Laboratories 12 Hot Plates w/ Magnetic Stirrers $500.00 $6,000.00
Visual Arts 4 Drafting Tables w/ Storage and Stools $150.00 $600.00
Visual Arts 2 Drying Racks $750.00 $1,500.00
Visual Arts 2 Portfolio Storage Cabinet $1,200.00 $2,400.00
Visual Arts 10 Stacking Trays $240.00 $2,400.00
Visual Arts 6 42 x 60 Table w/ 4 Chairs $500.00 $3,000.00
Visual Arts 6 Locking Storage Cabinets $533.33 $3,200.00
Visual Arts 1 Pottery Kiln $3,600.00 $3,600.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Hotdog Roller $150.00 $150.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Popcorn Maker $300.00 $300.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Deep Freezer $500.00 $500.00
Alumni Lobby 5 Folding Chair Storage Cart $100.00 $500.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Ice Maker $500.00 $500.00
Alumni Lobby 4 Table Storage Cart $150.00 $600.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Refrigerator / Freezer $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Alumni Lobby 20 8′ Rectangular Banquet Tables $60.00 $1,200.00
Alumni Lobby 40 Spandex Table Covers $30.00 $1,200.00
Alumni Lobby 40 Hightop Tables $40.00 $1,600.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Drink Cooler $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Alumni Lobby 1 Interactive Alumni Display $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Alumni Lobby 20 6′ Round Tables $125.00 $2,500.00
Alumni Lobby 200 Folding Chairs (Padded) $20.00 $4,000.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 1 Additional Camera / Door Control $500.00 $500.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 8 Seating $125.00 $1,000.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 6 Faculty Work Stations $250.00 $1,500.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 3 Swipe Card Entry Terminals $500.00 $1,500.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 2 Leather Sofa $1,000.00 $2,000.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 44 Conference Chair $50.00 $2,200.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 20 Leather Guest Chair $120.00 $2,400.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 1 Swipe Card Entry System $3,000.00 $3,000.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 20 Conference Table Modular Sections $500.00 $10,000.00
Offices / Faculty Work Room 10 Office Desks / Chairs / Filing Cabinet Sets $1,000.00 $10,000.00

And, as mentioned above, matching funds remain available for your donation!

Thank you for your ongoing support. Please pray for the progress of our expansion project, for all of those involved in making this dream a reality, and for a great start to the upcoming school year.