Head of School's Wish List

Head of School's Wish List

Purchasing items on our Head of School’s Wish List is an easy and tangible way to support Saint Mary’s Hall. This wish list makes opportunities available to donors who may be interested in supporting a specific program or area of interest.

Lower School

Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headsets 64GB - Two Sets (10 each) Needed
$2,490 each set


Your gift will purchase one set of 10 virtual reality headsets for the Lower School Library and classroom use. Virtual reality can be integrated into every subject and is a splendid way to engage learners and enrich the current curriculum. The educational apps can extend our students experiential, scenario-based, and social learning.

Outlast Play Set
$8,125


Your gift will purchase an Outlast Play Set for use by Montessori and Kindergarten students. These waterproof blocks deliver all of the benefits of outdoor open-ended block play and support math, science, engineering, and critical thinking in young children. A strong foundation in these skills has proven to benefit students throughout their educational and adult lives.

Middle School

Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headsets 64GB - Two Sets (10 each) Needed
$2,490 each set


Your gift will purchase one set of 10 virtual reality headsets for the Middle/Upper School Library and Middle School classrooms. Virtual reality is a splendid way to engage learners and the virtual reality field trips will enhance curriculum in science, world languages, social studies, and art.

Triple Beam Balances - Set of 15
$1,650


Your gift will purchase 15 triple beam balances to be used in all three Middle School science classes. A triple beam balance is a device used to measure the mass of an object. All triple beam balances include a pan, three beams, three counterweights, a pointer, and a scale. Students learn to calibrate weight by reading the three counterweights.

MakeBlock Ultimate 2.0 10-in-1 Robotics Kit with Electronics - Five Sets Needed
$1,750


Your gift will purchase five robotics kits for our Middle School Robotics Club. Each kit includes ten building forms for different applications and a MakeBlock MegaPi Microcontroller. These kits will serve as excellent learning tools for robotics, electronics, graphical programming, Arduino programming, and Phython programming.

Upper School

Lynxmotion AL5D 4DOF Robotic Arm SSC-32U Combo Kit (FlowBotics Studio)
$350


Your gift will purchase this robotic arm combo kit and FlowBotics programming software, an easy to use graphical program, for Upper School Robotics. The AL5D robotic arm delivers fast, accurate, and repeatable movement. The robot features base rotation, single plan shoulder, elbow, wrist motion, a functional gripper, and wrist rotate.

Lynxmotion Wrist Rotate Upgrade (Medium Duty)
$34


Your gift of the medium duty wrist rotate upgrade would enhance the robotic arm and add 1.325” to length/reach of the arm.

Lynxmotion Wrist Rotate Upgrade (Heavy Duty)
$46


Your gift of the heavy duty wrist rotate upgrade would enhance the robotic arm and add .5” to the length/reach of the arm.

Lynxmotion Aluminum A6WD2 Rover Kit
$330


Your gift would purchase the Lynxmotion 6WD Rover Kit A6WD2, a robust, modifiable, and expandable chassis for robot experimentation for Upper School Robotics. It is made from heavy-duty anodized aluminum structural brackets and ultra-tough laser-cut Lexan panels. By utilizing RC truck tires and wheels, the robot has excellent traction. Using small NiMH battery packs, and the Sabertooth 2x10 R/C motor controller, means there is plenty of room on top for additional electronics and up to a 6lb payload.

Lynxmotion Pete Humanoid Biped Robot
$370


Your gift would purchase the Lynxmotion Pete Humanoid Development Platform servo based biped walker with gripper hands for Upper School Robotics. Pete’s gripper hands enable Pete to walk forward or backwards, and turn in place, left or right, with variable speed. Pete has five degrees of freedom per leg, five degrees of freedom per arm, and two degrees of freedom in the head. Since the kit is based on the Servo Erector Set (S.E.S.), the parts can be used to make a variety of other robots such as quadrupeds, hexapods, robot arms, and more.

Athletics

Track & Field Fully Automated Timing System
$7,500

Your gift will purchase the Track & Field Fully Automated Timing System. This system would allow Athletics to highlight our Track & Field Program, host district and state level meets, put our program on the map, and produce the most accurate results in timing.

Fine Arts

Prelude Student Model Alto Saxophone
$870


Your gift will purchase a beginner’s model Prelude Alto saxophone. This saxophone is durable and easy to play, features a gold lacquer body with high F#, rocking table keys, articulated C#, and includes case, mouthpiece, cap, and ligature.

Prelude Student Model Clarinet
$410


Your gift will purchase a beginner’s model Prelude student clarinet. This clarinet is made with a hard rubber body for a warmer, more wood-like sound, is durable and easy to play, has a large bore and nickel-plated keys, and includes a case, mouthpiece, cap, ligature, and care products.

Dance Technology
$2,000

Your gift will purchase two iPads and a walkie-talkie system for the Dance Program. iPads will be used to enhance studio time and the walkie-talkies, with crystal voice transmission and high-quality covert air acoustic earpieces, would be used during all of our dance productions.

Theater Scripts
$1,500

Your gift will purchase Scripts for the SMH Middle and Upper School Theater Script Library. These scripts will be used by Middle and Upper School Speech & Drama classes to help prepare students for contests.

Martin Universal Design Ambiente Easel - Three Needed
$690 for 3


Your gift will purchase three lightweight, yet sturdy, folding aluminum H-frame easels for art classes. These easels are ideal for plein air work or in-studio work. In addition, the canvas securely slides to the top or bottom of the easel, making it easy to paint the entire canvas without removing it from the safety of the easel. This easel accommodates canvases up to 65” high.

Nikon D500 DSLR Camera Body Built-In Wi-Fi, 4K UHD Recording and Backpack Kit
$1,750


Your gift will purchase this Nikon camera for the Yearbook class. Students and faculty are capturing images daily of life on the Saint Mary’s Hall campus, and this gift would ensure high quality photos and video to be used in the yearbook and on social media. This kit includes the camera, flash memory card, backpack, lithium-ion battery, battery charger, and camera strap with built-in wi-fi, bluetooth, and NFC.

Deluxe Accessory Bundle Camera Upgrade Includes Base Lens, Memory Cards, Lens Pouch, and 10-inch Spider Tripod
$420


When combined with the Nikon camera, your gift will purchase the deluxe accessory kit to enhance the photography needs of the Yearbook class.

Filtration System Ductless Spray Hood - 40” Wide Model
$5,809


Your gift will purchase a filtration system to enhance the Visual Arts Department. The Spray Booth controls aerosol spray, and protects the user’s respiratory zone while also preventing unwanted spray from entering the general work area. The benchtop hood eliminates the need for external ducting or costly replacement air, and is used for light spray painting, aerosol sprays, epoxy overspray, touch-up painting, conformal coating fumes, and a variety of other processes.

Contact

Head of Office Engagement Camilla Hannah

Camilla Hannah
Head of Community Engagement
channah@smhall.org
(210) 483-9241