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Back-to-School Supplies List




A student's name should be on everything unless otherwise noted.

Chapman

Kindergarten, Mrs. Austin

6 glue sticks, large • 1 4-pack Expo dry erase markers, low odor, black • 1 container of Clorox wipes • Crayola Write Start colored pencils, fat chubby ones • 1 box of eight crayons • 1 package of regular No. 2 lead pencils • 1 pink pearl eraser and 1 package wedge cap pencil tip erasers • 1 box of gallon-size Ziploc baggies • Tennis shoes, non-skid marking. These should be kept at school for gym/inside use only. Put child's name on them. • 1 backpack or school bag to be brought to school every day to help get important papers, notes and creations home. It should be large enough to stash a regular-sized folder and other things like show-and-tell items comfortably. Teachers prefer students do not have backpacks with wheels. • Snacks for class: 1 large box (Goldfish crackers, animal crackers, Ritz, graham crackers, pretzels, Cheezits) • 1 carton Capri Sun juice packages.

Students do not need to bring a school box to class. All kindergarten school supplies are shared by the entire class. Supplies not needed will be sent home to set up a homework area for your child.

Names only on shoes and backpack.

Grades 1-2

Crayons, 16 or 32 per set • 6 glue sticks • 4 packages pencils, no mechanical pencils • Grade 1: Quart-sized Ziploc bags • Grade 2: Gallon-sized Ziploc bags • Student scissors • 3 packages wide-ruled lined paper • 4 pink erasers or pencil toppers • Colored pencils • Marker set (optional) • 1 package 4 Expo markers • Earphones for the computer (cheap works great) • Non-marking tennis shoes for gym • Backpack or book bag • Snacks for the class (pretzels, graham crackers, Cheerios, etc.)

Grade 3

1 wide-ruled spiral notebook (70 sheet) • 1 package wide-ruled notebook paper • Box for supplies • 1 glue stick • Backpack or book bag • Tennis shoes non-marking, to be kept at school for gym/inside use only

We will let you know if the need arises for additional supplies.

Grades 4-5

2 wide-ruled spiral notebooks, 70 sheet • 2 packages wide-ruled notebook paper • Box for supplies • Pink erasers • 6 glue sticks • Bottle of glue, white only • Pencils • 1 box crayons and package of colored pencils • Scissors • 2 boxes of Kleenex • Red ink pen • Ruler for inches and centimeters • 1 4-pack Expo dry erase markers, low odor

Grades 6-8

Binder with four notebook folder dividers • Notebook paper, no colored paper • Headphones for computer lab, optional • Solar calculator • Box of Kleenex • 1 package eraser caps for pencils • Student scissors • Pencils • Colored pencils • Colored marker set

Grades 7-8:

4 spiral notebooks, 100 sheet • Erasers • Blue or black pens • Ruler • Protractor • Glue sticks • 1 4-pack Expo dry erase markers, low odor • Non-marking tennis shoes for gym • Backpack or book bag

Fireweed Academy

Grades K-2

Individual:

Water Bottle • Inside shoes, easy to get on and off • 12-by-16-6-inch Rubbermaid-style dishpan container for holding personal school supplies in child's cubby

Grades 1-2

Sketchbook • Package colored pencils • Package of colored markers • A pair of Fiskars scissors • Set of watercolors • 2-inch 3-ring binder for student portfolio of work • Large Ziploc bag with a set of extra clothes for your child.

Materials and supplies to be shared: • 2 dozen No. 2 pencils • Box of gallon-sized Ziplocs • Box of wax paper or aluminum foil • Box of tissue • Box of glue sticks • Elmer's Glue • 2 containers of Clorox/generic disinfecting wipes • Healthy packaged snacks for special needs/activities, one per each quarter • $20 for edible supplies for literacy and cooking activities and printing photos for class books

Grades 3-6

Individual supplies:

Water Bottle • Inside/gym shoes (no if, ands, or buts about it) • 12-by-16-6-inch Rubbermaid style dishpan container • 2-inch 3-ring binder to make the home-to-school transition, zippered is best

(Grades 5-6 only) Steno pad

Materials and supplies to be shared:

2 dozen No. 2 pencils • Packet of lined paper • Package colored pencils • Package of colored markers • Sketchbook • Box tissue • 6 large glue sticks • 2 containers of Clorox/generic disinfecting wipes, not Wet Ones • Healthy packaged snacks and/or box of cup of soups, one per each quarter • Highlighter pen • Pencil eraser tops

All new students, in addition to the above: 3-inch three-ring binder for student portfolio work

Homer Middle School

Students are to come to class prepared. These items are necessary to be prepared for the tasks assigned.

Grade 7

Colored pencils, set of 12 • 3-ring binder with five dividers and zipper • Spiral bound notebook • Pencils with erasers • Pencil pouch • Ruler, metric and inches • Solar-powered scientific calculator • Blue or black ballpoint pen • Scissors • Glue stick • Colored pen for editing (red, purple, dark green, etc., not glittery gel • Highlighter, slim, three or four assorted colors • Notebook paper, regular three-hole punched, no spiral paper • Water bottle • 1-inch binder with dividers and 200 sheets of lined paper to keep in Language Arts class • Box of Kleenex

Grade 8

3-ring binder with five dividers • Loose-leaf paper, not paper from a spiral book • Pencil pouch to fit into notebook • Pencils with erasers • Blue or black pens • Highlighters, slim, three or four assorted colors • Solar powered scientific calculator • 6-inch ruler with inches and centimeters • Protractor • Colored pencils • Water bottle • Glue stick • One-fourth inch graph paper • Box of Kleenex • Composition book

Physical education

Indoor shoes • Deodorant and/or other personal hygiene items • Shorts, tee-shirt • Sweats, hat, gloves • Outdoor shoes • Lock for PE locker • Water bottle

McNeil Canyon Elementary School

These are basic items students are asked to provide. Teachers may send other supply information home at the beginning of the year. Bring white or non-marking tennis shoes for activities in the gym, shoes should be left at school.

* Will be collected first day of school and shared with class.

Kindergarten

Backpack • 1 box gallon- or sandwich-sized zip bags • 3-ring binder, one-half inch soft cover • Blank book available from school store for $2 • *Cleaning wipes for desk • Crayons • *Eraser • *Facial tissue • Folder with horizontal pockets • *Elmer's glue • *6 large glue sticks • *Hand sanitizer, waterless • Markers, watercolor including primary colors • *12 pencils with erasers, not mechanical • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Snack, healthy, one box per month • *Masking tape • *Scotch tape • Water bottle

Grade 1

Backpack • *Cleaning wipes for desk • Crayons or colored pencils • *Eraser, five cap and 2 handheld • *Facial tissue • *Elmer's glue • *5 glue sticks • *Hand sanitizer, waterless • Markers, dry erase • Markers, watercolor, includes primary colors • *12 pencils with erasers, not mechanical • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Snack, healthy, one box per month • Spiral notebooks, wide-ruled • Supply box • Water bottle

Grade 2

Backpack • Blank book, available from school store for $2 • *Cleaning wipes for desk • Crayons or colored pencils • *Eraser • *Facial tissue • 2 folders with horizontal pockets • *Elmer's glue • *6 glue sticks • *Hand sanitizer, waterless, or Handi-wipes • Headphones or earphones for computer • Markers, dry erase • Markers, watercolor, includes primary colors • Pencil sharpener with shavings catcher, small • *12 pencils with erasers, not mechanical • Ruler with inches and centimeters • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Healthy snack, one box per month • 1 spiral notebook, wide-ruled • Sticky notes • *Tape, masking • *Tape, Scotch • Water bottle

Grade 3

Backpack • 1 box gallon- or sandwich-sized zip bags • 1-inch three-ring binder with hard cover • Blank book, available from school store for $2 • *Cleaning wipes, for desk • Crayons or colored pencils • *Eraser • *Facial tissue • 2 folders with horizontal pockets • *Glue, Elmers • *6 glue sticks • *Hand sanitizer or Handi-wipes • Headphones or earphones for computer • Markers, watercolor, includes primary colors • Pencil sharpener with shavings catcher, small • *12 pencils with erasers, not mechanical • Ruler with inches and centimeters • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Snack, healthy, one box per month • 2 spiral notebooks, wide-rules • Sticky notes • *Tape, masking • *Tape, Scotch • Water bottle

Grade 4

Backpack • 2-inch, three-ring binder with hard cover • 2 reams binder paper, wide-ruled • Calculator • *Cleaning wipes, for desk • Colored pencils • *Eraser • *2 facial tissue • 2 folders with horizontal pockets • *Glue sticks • Index cards, 3-by-5 inch, lined, package of 100 • Index card box, 3-by-5 inch • Markers, watercolor, includes primary colors • Pencil sharpener with shavings catcher, small • *12 pencils with erasers, not mechanical • 1 each ball point pens, black, blue, red ink • Ruler with inches and centimeters • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Snack, healthy, one box per month • 2 spiral notebooks, wide-ruled • water bottle

Grade 5

Backpack • 2 reams binder paper, wide-ruled • Calculator • Colored pencils • *Eraser • *2 facial tissues • 2 folders with horizontal pockets • 2 glue sticks • Markers, watercolor, includes primary colors • Pencil sharpener with shavings catcher, small • *12 pencils with erasers, not mechanical • 1 each ball point pens, black, blue, red ink • Ruler with inches and centimeters • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Snack, healthy, one box per month • 1 spiral notebook, wide-ruled • Water bottle

Grade 6

Backpack • 2 reams binder paper, wide-ruled • Calculator • Colored pencils • *Copy paper, 1 ream (500 sheets) • *Eraser • *2 facial tissue • 2 folders with horizontal pockets • *2 glue sticks • Markers, watercolor, includes primary colors • Pencil sharpener with shavings catcher, small • *12 pencils with erasers, mechanical acceptable • 1 each ball point pens, black, blue, red ink • Ruler with inches and centimeters • Scissors • Shoes, non-marking for gym • *Snack, healthy, one box per month • 2 spiral notebooks, wide-ruled • Water bottle

Nikolaevsk School

Kindergarten

Crayons, relatively small boxes • 2 boxes Kleenex • 4 large pencils, wide • Fiscars scissors • Washable markers • 10 (pkg.) glue sticks or more • 1 small bottle Elmer's Glue • Colored pencils • 1 box waxed paper • Non-marking tennis shoes to be left at school; they change into outside shoes for recess and when they go home.

More supplies may needed. Miss Taylor will let you know.

Miss Norenberg's class

Crayons • Washable markers • Colored pencils • Scissors • Eraser • 2 pocket folders • One regular-sized notebook • One small notebook for science • Box of Kleenex • One bottle of Elmer's glue • Glue sticks • One box of the following: small Ziploc bags, wax paper or tin foil •

Inside, non-marking tennis shoes to be left at school; they change into outside shoes for recess and when they go home.

Mrs. Normandin's class

4 one-subject notebooks, wide-ruled, no binders • 4 folders with two inside pockets • Backpack • Non-marking gym shoes • Full box of pencils or a 0.9 mm mechanical pencil with a generous supply of lead • Large eraser or pencil-top erasers • Crayons, optional • Washable markers, optional • Colored pencils, optional • White glue • Glue stick • Scissors • 2 large boxes Kleenex to share • 16-ounce or smaller, closeable, plastic water bottle • Ruler • Flash drive, optional • Personal set of headphones

Middle and high school

1 three-ring notebook per class • Lined, punched paper • Pens, pencils • Dividers • 1 pocket folder per class • Colored pens, pencils • Compass • Protractor • Calculator, scientific, high school only • 2 spiral notebooks per class

Paul Banks Elementary School

Kindergarten

8 large white glue sticks (Avery or Scotch, other brands don't stick) • 1 bottle Elmer's glue (no gel) • 1 box of 16 crayons • 1 package pencils, Ticonderoga or 3M preferred • 1 pink eraser • 1 package pencil top erasers • 1 package Expo dry erase markers; girls: fine-tip; boys: wide-chisel tip • 2 containers Clorox-type disinfectant wipes • 1 large box of Kleenex • 1 pair of non-marking tennis shoes to leave at school that child can take on and off independently • 1 large backpack

Mark your child's name on their backpack and gym shoes. Other supplies do not need to be marked. They will be shared with students in the classroom.

Grade 1

2 dozen No. 2 pencils • 1 large eraser • 1 pencil box, about 7-by-4 inches • 1 24-pack Crayola crayons • 10 large glue sticks, Elmer's, Avery or Scotch • 1 container Clorox-type wipes or Wet Wipes • 1 pair of children's scissors • 1 package of colored Sharpies • 1 package of fine-point Magic Markers • 1 pair tennis shoes for inside use, please purchase shoes that your child can manage themselves • 1 roll of paper towels

Bring supplies for "meet the teacher."

Grade 2

Backpack • 1 dozen No. 2 pencils now, another in January; Ticonderoga brand works well • 2 large pink erasers • 1 box crayons • 8 glue sticks • 1 child scissors • 2 folders with pockets at the bottom, no binders please • 1 pair tennis shoes for inside use • 1 school supply box • 1 large box Kleenex now, another in January • 1 box thin-tipped markers now, another in January • 1 box colored pencils • 2 low odor dry erase markers; Expo Brand doesn't stain • 1 bottle hand sanitizer • $10 periodicals and/or journal fee; write check to individual classroom teacher • Only bring if your first name starts with A–J: 1- large container Hand-Wipes • Only bring if your first name starts with K-Z: 1 large container disinfectant wipes for cleaning desktops

Razdolna School

Grades K-1

12 pencils • 12 eraser caps • 1 set colored pencils, 8–24 colors • 1 pair of scissors, blunt tip • 2 glue sticks • 1 school box • Inside shoes or slippers to remain at school • Water bottle

Grades 2-4

12 pencils • 12 eraser caps • 1 highlighter pen • 1 set of thin markers (8 color set) • 1 box of colored pencils (8 color set) • 1 pair of scissors (blunt tip) • 2 glue sticks • Loose-leaf notebook paper in a 3-ring binder • Inside shoes or slippers to remain at school • Water bottle • 1 old long sleeved "paint shirt," for art activities

Grades 5-12

12 pencils • 1 eraser • 1 black ink pen • 1 erasable pen • 1 highlighter pen • 1 large glue stick • Loose leaf notebook paper in a 3-ring binder • 1 box of colored pencils • Inside shoes or slippers to remain at school • Water bottle

Voznesenka School

Mrs. Etzwiler's K-1 class

Backpack • Pencil box • Crayola crayons • 12 No. 2 pencils • Colored pencils • Markers • 5 cap, 2 hand-held erasers • 2-3 glue sticks • 1 bottle Elmer's white glue • Small scissors • Water bottle • 1 box sandwich-size zip bags or 1 box gallon zip baggies • 1 package Clorox or Lysol disinfecting wipes • 1 box Kleenex tissues, replenished through the year • Inside shoes to stay at school • Utensils •

Mrs. Schoenberg's 3-4 class

12 No. 2 pencils • 1 box colored pencils • 1 box markers, thin-tip • 6 erasers for pencil top and 1 large hand-held size • 12-inch ruler, inch and centimeter • Scissors, good ones that cut nicely • 1 large glue stick or 2 small glue sticks • Wide-ruled notebook paper • 6 pocket folders • 1 box Kleenex tissues, 1 box each quarter • 1 package Clorox or Lysol disinfecting wipes • Water bottle • Inside shoes to stay at school

Mrs. Chalup-Blanchard's

5-6 class

12 No. 2 pencils • 1 package sticky notes • 2 highlighter pens • 1 box colored pencils • 1 package colored markers • scissors, good ones that cut nicely • 1 ruler, inch and centimeter • 1 glue or glue stick, no rubber cement • 3 packages graph paper • 1 box Kleenex • Inside shoes to stay at school • 10 pocket folders • Erasers • Water bottle • 1 package Clorox or Lysol disinfecting wipes • Suggested: outside gym shoes/sneakers

All junior and high school classes

Can be shared by sibling in same room: Scissors • Colored pencils • Glue or glue stick • Pencils • Erasers • Pens, black or blue • Kleenex •

Water bottle

Mrs. Hoeschen's language arts classes

1 three-ring binder • 1 package college-ruled loose-leaf paper • 1 package notebook dividers • 1 spiral notebook, also college-ruled • 1 package index cards • 2+ highlighters

Mr. Houghton's math and junior high science classes

3-ring binder to bring to class everyday • Folder for tests and quizzes • Graph paper and lined paper • Pencils

Mr. Foster's high school science and junior/senior high social studies classes

3-ring binder, for U.S. history • 3-ring binder for government • 3-ring binder for science • No. 2 pencils • Erasers • Black ink pens • Pencil box or utility bag to fit in three-ring binder

Mr. White's Russian classes

3 No. 2 pencils, can have mechanical pencil but also need regular pencils • 1 three-ring binder • 1 package college-ruled, loose-leaf paper • 1 spiral notebook, college-ruled, three subject • 1 red pen

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