Several time a month the crew here at SVN gets requests for beginning studio equipment.
Besides morning announcements, there are many additional segments and features that can be incorporated, depending on production time and available crew.
Teachers have a distorted perspective on reality sometimes. We just get so use to "doing more with less," "accommodating" low-performing students, using gear until it’s used up and digging into our own pockets to buy supplies or feed a hungry kid on a field trip.
Finding equipment for your video production can be expensive and challenging, but there are some lower-cost alternatives to consider.
If all you use is a video camera in your production then it's going to look and sound like a home video: plain and simple.