School Supplies

Picture of school supplies including scissors, colored pencils, paper clips, ruler, notebook, eraser, and an apple.

Supplies for the 2019-20 School Year

  • School supplies are requested but not required.
  • Teachers may also request additional supplies for their individual classrooms.
  • Items marked with an asterisk(*) may be pooled into classroom resources for all students.
  • If purchasing school supplies creates a financial hardship, please contact our office manager and supplies will be provided.
  • Exceptions to this list may be made for students in special education programs.
  • Information about the School Supply Advisory Committee recommendations.
  • Want to donate supplies? Visit the Northshore Schools Foundation to learn more.

Intermediate Sensory

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    ❏ Backpack
    ❏ Folder (horizontal pockets) - 2
    ❏ Washable Markers (i.e. Crayola)
    ❏ Scissors
    ❏ Earbuds or Headphones
    ❏ Binder (2 inch)
    ❏ Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred) - 24 pack
    ❏ Post-its - 3 pack
    ❏ Highlighters - 3 pack
    ❏ Dry Erase Markers - 1 pack
    ❏ Eraser - 1
    ❏ Glue Sticks
    ❏ Box Gallon Size Ziploc Bags
    ❏ Box Quart Size Ziploc Bags
    ❏ Box of Crayons

Primary Sensory

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    ❏ Backpack
    ❏ Washable Markers (i.e. Crayola)
    ❏ Colored Pencils (Recommend 12-color pack)
    ❏ Crayons (i.e. Crayola; recommend 24-color pack)
    ❏ Scissors
    ❏ Glue Sticks*
    ❏ Box Gallon Size Ziploc Bags*
    ❏ Box Quart Size Ziploc Bags*

Kindergarten

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    ❏ Backpack (big enough to hold a folder and a lunch box)
    ❏ Spiral Bound Notebook
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Pocket Folders
        — Plastic preferred, any color
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Washable Markers*
        — Wide Tipped
    ❏ Crayons
        — Quantity: 2 boxes
        — Recommended: 24 crayons per box
    ❏ Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred) - 24-pack*
    ❏ Dry Erase Markers*
        — Quantity: 2
        — Color: black
    ❏ Eraser*
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Glue Sticks*
        — Quantity: 24
    ❏ Ziploc Bags
        — Boys: Gallon size
        — Girls: Sandwich size 

    *For classroom use. Please don’t mark with student’s name.

Optional but appreciated:
    ❏ Bulk snacks for classroom use

 

1st Grade

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    
❏ Backpack
    ❏ Supply Box (big enough to hold markers, crayons, & pencils)
    ❏ Composition books
        — Wide ruled
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Pocket folders
        — Plastic preferred
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Washable markers*
        — Wide tipped
    ❏ Crayons*- 24-color pack
    ❏ Pencils* (Ticonderoga preferred) - 24
    ❏ Post Its*- 1 pack
    ❏ Highlighter* - 1
    ❏ Dry Erase Markers* - 2, black
    ❏ Eraser* - 1
    ❏ Glue Sticks* - 12

    *For classroom use. Please don’t mark with student’s name.

2nd Grade

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    ❏ Backpack
    ❏ Pencil Box
    ❏ Headphones
    ❏ Composition Books
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 3
    ❏ Spiral Bound Notebook
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Pocket folders
        — Color: yellow, red, blue, green
        — Quantity: 4
    ❏ Washable Markers (i.e. Crayola)*
        — Fine tipped
        — Wide tipped
    ❏ Colored pencils (recommend 12-color pack)*
    ❏ Crayons (i.e. Crayola; recommend 24-color pack)*
    ❏ Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred)*
    ❏ Self-stick notepads (i.e. 3" x 3" Post-its)*
    ❏ Dry erase markers*
    ❏ Erasers* 
    ❏ Glue Sticks - 3 pack or more*

    *For classroom use. Please don’t mark with student’s name.

Optional but appreciated:
    ❏ Bulk snacks for classroom use
    ❏ Resealable storage bags (sandwich or gallon size)

3rd Grade

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    
❏ Backpack
    ❏ Pencil Pouch or Pencil Box
    ❏ Earbuds or Headphones
    ❏ Composition Books
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 3
    ❏ Notebook Paper
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Pocket Folders
        — Color: Any colors 
        — Quantity: 4
    ❏ Personal drawing materials (student's choice): Washable Markers or Colored Pencils
    ❏ Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred) - 24 pack*
    ❏ Post-its - 3 pack
    ❏ Dry Erase Markers - 1 pack
    ❏ Scissors
    ❏ Glue Sticks
    ❏ Erasers (student choice)

    *For classroom use. Please don’t mark with student’s name.

Optional but appreciated:
    ❏ Resealable storage bags (freezer type, quart sized)

4th Grade

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    ❏ Backpack
    ❏ Pencil Box (big, for many supplies). Not needed for Hamilton, McNease, or Torchia's class.
    ❏ 1 inch Binder
    ❏ Composition Books , NOT spiral notebooks (the pages rip out too easily)
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 3
    ❏ Notebook Paper
        — Wide Ruled
        — Quantity: 1
    ❏ Colored pencils (Recommend 12-color pack)
    ❏ Crayola 8-pack Bold Markers
    ❏ Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred) - 24-pack*. Please sharpen, if possible.
    ❏ Large Pink Erasers or Pencil Topper Erasers
    ❏ Self-stick Notepads (i.e. Post-its) - 3 pack*
    ❏ Glue sticks - 6 pack*
    ❏ Headphones or Earbuds (optional)
    ❏ Dry Erase Markers*
    ❏ Dry Erase Eraser
    ❏ Highlighter (1)

    *For classroom use. Please don’t mark with student’s name.

Optional but appreciated:
    ❏ Bulk snacks for classroom use
    ❏ Small paper plates to eat snacks on

5th Grade

Items requested from parents for EACH child:
    ❏ Backpack
    ❏ Headphones
    ❏ Spiral Notebook
    ❏ Composition Books
        — Wide or college ruled, plain preferred
        — Quantity: 4
    ❏ Washable Markers (i.e. Crayola)
        — Fine Tipped
    ❏ Colored Pencils (Recommend 12-color pack)
    ❏ Pencils (Ticonderoga preferred; 24 pack)*
    ❏ Erasers
    ❏ Post-its*
    ❏ Highlighter*
    ❏ Glue sticks*
    ❏ Scissors
    ❏ Dry Erase Markers*
    ❏ Looseleaf Notebook Paper* (wide or college ruled)

    *For classroom use. Please don’t mark with student’s name.

Optional but appreciated:
    ❏ Bulk healthy snacks for classroom use