The Annual Fund is the Foundation's largest and most critical source of support for LSMSA.  Dollars from the Annual Fund allow the Foundation to address the school's ongoing and varying needs each year, providing flexibility and new resources to LSMSA's students, faculty, staff.

Recent purchases with Annual Fund Donations:

List of 7 items.

  • Arts

    • MacBook Pro for digital media lab
    • Theatre show support
    • Music rights & rentals
    • Camera and flatscreen for Blackbox monitor
    • Dance performance support
    • Posters of human body for use in dance instruction
    • Percussion & other instruments
    • Display pedestals for art gallery
    • Display boards for visual arts classrooms
    • Lockers for dance studio
    • Headsets for Blackbox theatre
    • Privacy screens for costume shop
    • Sheet music for chorale and mixed ensemble
  • Humanities and Foreign Languages

    • Textbooks for new Chinese course
    • Desubre Level 3 for 15 students (foreign languages)
    • Classroom desks for 2 Humanities classrooms
    • Blackout shades for 2 classrooms
    • Projector, whiteboard, and computer speakers
    • New and replacement texts for several Humanities courses
  • Mathematics and Computer Science

    • Textbooks for new Math & Computer Science courses
    • Elmo wireless tablet and document camera
    • Individual license for Lynda.com
    • Classroom supplies (compasses, rulers, erasers, colored pencils)
    • Giveaways at Math competition
    • AP materials
  • Sciences

    • IR Spectrophotometer
    • Labquest II data recorders
    • 2 UV light goggle sterilizing cabinets
    • Molecular models: DNA Discovery kits
    • Hallway display cabinet
    • Vacuum pump for mass spectrometer
    • Microscope repairs & upgrades
    • 3 Human muscle models
    • Microbiology lab incubator
  • Academic Services

    • Upgrades to faculty workspaces
    • Turnitin Software
    • New desks for HSB classrooms
    • Seminar table for multi-purpose classroom
    • Travel support for faculty to attend NCSSS annual conference
  • Student Services

    • New volleyball net
    • Digital thermometers
    • AED batteries for both residence halls
    • Portable speakers for student programming
    • Support for Ambassadors Program
    • Ice machines for both dorms
  • General School Support

    • Blackbaud:  New school website and accompanying database software for all departments on campus, including Admissions, Billing, Residential Life, Foundation, Registrar, and Athletics.

Why I Give

My donations to LSMSAF are thanks (albeit inadequate) for the education, opportunities and friendships that our four LSMSA grads who hail from a rural parish received.
 
~Christie Weeks
Parent of 4 LSMSA Alumni