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2016-17 Uppers School Supply List

2016-17 Uppers School Supply List

As you are outfitting your student with notebooks, folders and pencils, please consider donating the following classroom supplies:

  • AAA batteries for graphing calculators in math (one of our most important needs!)
  • Tissues & paper towels
  • pens and pencils
  • markers & colored pencils
  • glue sticks
  • paper products (plates, cups, napkins…)
  • snacks (pretzels, crackers, cereal… middle schoolers need snacks, too!)
  • other arts & craft supplies

Amber’s Language Arts:

  • A 3-subject MEAD Five Star notebook (college or wide-ruled).  This notebook is cumulative and must last ALL year
  • Sturdy two-pocket folder
  • one highlighter, glue-stick and box of Kleenex to donate to community use
  • pens & pencils

Flory’s Language Arts:

  • FOUR separate 1-subject composition books
  • 2-pocket folder (matching color to notebook)
  • pack of index cards
  • one highlighter, glue-stick and box of Kleenex to donate to community use
  • pens & pencils

Spanish:

  • TWO 1-subject composition notebooks
  • 2-pocket folder (matching color to notebook)
  • approximately 2-5 packs of index cards (more can be purchased throughout the year as needed)
  • one highlighter, glue-stick and box of Kleenex to donate to community use
  • pens & pencils
  • a Spanish-English dictionary for use at home, too

Science Classes:

  • one 70-page durable notebook just for science & matching 2-pocket folder

Social Studies:

  • A 3-subject MEAD Five Star notebook (college or wide-ruled).  This notebook is cumulative and must last ALL year
  • Sturdy two-pocket folder, matching notebook color
  • one highlighter, glue-stick and box of Kleenex to donate to community use
  • pens & pencils

Mathematics Classes:

  • spiral notebooks (either several 70-sheet or one large 3 subject, to be replenished as needed throughout the year); may be ruled or graph paper—your preference.
  • 2-pocket folder (matching color to notebook) for all handouts
  • access to a scientific calculator to use at home ($8-12--look for sin & cos buttons) or free DESMOS app loaded on a cell phone or computer. Algebra and Geometry students may want to upgrade to a graphing calculator as we will be using them daily in class and you will use them in high school, too. TI-84 or TI-84 Plus are best. All math classes have graphing calculators to use in class, but students must have at least a scientific calculator available for homework.
  • pens & pencils (colors!!)
  • glue-stick & box Kleenex to donate to community use
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  • Geometry: good quality compass, straight-edge, protractor & tracing paper REQUIRED DAILY!
  • Algebra/Geometry: Textbooks MUST be covered with either a purchased cover (for a LARGE textbook) or via the paper-bag method—no tape on books! (we can help with this!)

Holocaust Studies, Film & Great Books:

  • one (70 page) spiral notebook
  • 2-pocket folder (matching color to notebook)
  • writing utensils
  • highlighter to donate to community use

Dance as Art & Culture:

  • 2-pocket folder and writing utensil DAILY
  • street clothes that allow movement DAILY or shorts/sweat pants left at school

Choir:

  • 2 pocket folder and writing utensil DAILY

Game Makers Studio:

  • one (70 page) spiral notebook
  • 2 pocket folder and writing utensil DAILY

Specialist Classes: Health & Media/Technology (can use same one all year)

  • one spiral notebook
  • 2-pocket folder (matching color to notebook)

Specialist Classes: Gym

  • gym shoes DAILY

Specialist classes: Dance in Society

  • street clothes that allow movement DAILY or shorts/sweat pants left at school
  • shoes that don’t easily come off (ie: no flip-flops!)