Thomas Metcalf School's Hayden Auditorium is undergoing a renovation. The sixty-year-old auditorium will receive a facelift including all new seating, lighting, painting and carpeting at an estimated cost of $150,000. Gifts up to $299 will be recognized on our newsfeed. By making a gift of $300, you can underwrite a seat for Hayden. Gifts of $500 or more will be recognized at the L. J. Thomley Level of Giving. This is to honor Jane Thomley, Metcalf's Drama teacher and Allied Arts Director for over 30 years.
With your gift in support of Hayden Auditorium, all donors underwriting seats and supporting to the L.J. Thomley fund will have their names proudly displayed on a beautiful plaque at the entrance to Harden Auditorium. Generations to come will benefit from your generous contributions. To make a gift click “give now”. Indicate in the “gift notes” text box how you would like your name to appear. (Maximum 25 characters including spaces).
If you have any questions about these or other funding priorities at Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School, please contact Associate Director of Development, Wilma Bates at 309-438-4304.
Every gift to Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School is important and makes a difference. The Metcalf General Fund accepts non-restricted gifts that enable the school to offer opportunities to students that enrich their educational experience. With this fund we are able to provide resources for our community of students through student clubs, guest speakers, and leadership opportunities.
We strive to offer richer athletic, recreational and educational experiences through collaborative programs that help impact student achievement. Your gifts are an investment in a school that provides effective, high-quality education in an environment that promotes improvement in the teaching profession.