School Supplies List

Screen Shot 2016-08-01 at 4.11.21 PMUpdated August 1, 2016



FOR INDIVIDUAL STUDENT USE/ALL STUDENTS NEED THESE: many of these can be reused from prior years! We expect that students have these items for use each day at school.
  • One 2.5 – 3 inch, sturdy three ring binder (no file folder systems are allowed this year!)
  • Pencil pouch that clicks into your binder
  • One set of dividers (3 core classes + I.S., elective, and PE/Health tabs)
  • #2 pencils – many
  • Blue or black ink pens
  • Colored pencils
  • Calculator (scientific not graphing) – needs to come to school with you! We will NOT provide any calculators in classes.
  • Lined paper (wide or college ruled)
  • Spiral Bound Quad ruled notebook ~ 80/100 pages (Five Star makes a nice one please no glue-bound or easy tear-out — for math)
  • Scissors
  • One spiral bound notebook ~ 70 pages no dividers for science (returning students may use theirs from last year if there is room)
  • One backpack
  • One – 200/250 page spiral notebook with dividers for Humanities journal (returning students may use theirs from last year if there is room)
  • Hand held pencil sharpener with shaving collector
  • “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park
  • “Crispin The Cross of Lead” by Avi
  • “Thunder Cave” by Roland Smith


FOR FIELD WORK: (On site visit days, students are expected to wear long pants and be prepared with required materials. Requirements are given on the day before the site visit.) We will do a gear exchange at packet pick up in August. Bring your gear to trade then if you have grown out of it.

The following are essential items:

  • leather gloves or leather palmed gloves (students need their own)
  • rain gear: both pants and jacket
  • rain proof boots
  • reusable lunch box
  • shoes appropriate for hiking – preferably water proof
  • reusable water bottle
  • clipboard
  • hand sanitizer
  • warm hat and gloves



  • 6th graders bring – 2 Lysol wipe containers
  • 7th graders bring – 4 ultra fine sharpies
  • 8th graders bring – 3 packs of 3 X 5 notecards with lines
  • all students bring – 3 glue sticks


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