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Recommended Supply List

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  • Binder Reminder/Agenda - 1 Free Copy is given to each student (Donated by Dr. Wu, Orthodontics), 2nd Copy is $9
  • Pencils (Sharpened)
  • Colored Pencils (Sharpened)
  • Erasers
  • Small pencil sharpener (non-electric)
  • Blue/Black, Red Pens
  • Colored Pencils (Sharpened)
  • 2+ Highlighters
  • 2 Expo Markers / Dry Erase Markers (chisel point)
  • Glue Sticks
  • Notebook Paper (college ruled 8.5 x11)
  • USB Flash Drive (minimum 4 GB)
  • Student Scissors (optional)
  • Face Tissues (optional)
  • Mini Stapler (optional)
  • 3 Ring Binder with dividers/pocket folders (at least 5, 1 for each period, except PE and Homeroom)

Some students find it beneficial to have an odd and even binder; other students find it beneficial to have a binder for each or specific classes, whatever works best for them. Many students utilize a 3-Ring Binder with Zippers because they find it convenient to keep all school materials, including the Chromebook, in one place.

The Homeroom teachers would also appreciate the following (all grades):
  • Kleenex boxes
  • Clorox/Lysol wipes

Recommended Additional Supplies for 6th Graders:

  • 12" ruler with metric markings
  • Student scissors
  • Lined index cards
  • 9x11 spiral notebook for Science (Science Teachers will sell for $2.00)
  • Composition book & spiral notebook for English

Recommended Additional Supplies for 7th Grade:

  •  2 composition books for Science
  • Composition book for STEM
  • Single (1) subject spiral notebooks for History
  • 9x11 spiral notebook for Science (Science Teachers will sell them for $2.00)

Recommended Additional Supplies for 8th Graders

  • 1-3 subject spiral bound notebook, college ruled for Social Studies (Mrs. Bruce's class)
  • 3-ring notebook with paper for Social Studies (Mr. Adanto)
  • Metric Ruler, simple calculator, 1" 3 ring binder, notebook tabs (set of 5), notebook paper for Physical Science
  • Page protector (1), Writing journal/composition book for Language Arts
  • Graph paper, scientific calculator for Math Class


Please see main office for needed financial assistance. Please review list with your students periodically so that they will have supplies all year.

Backpacks are not allowed in classrooms, so they will need to leave them in their lockers.  Students can use zip binders.

Updated: August 1, 2023

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