Eighth Grade Supply & Wish List

Dear 8th Grade Families,

Welcome to your 8th grade year at MS 447!  Students’ preparedness for class plays a key role in their academic success.  Below is a list of all of the required materials for eighth grade content classes.  Please be aware that because 8th grade students take different talent classes, these teachers may request additional classroom materials. We thank you for your support in helping the teaching staff at MS 447 do their best to meet your child’s needs and allow look forward to another successful year!

School-wide Supplies

  • Reusable water bottle
  • One combination lock  
  • USB/Flash Drive
  • Agenda book (Provided by MS 447 – please send $5 on the first day of school!)
  • Manual pencil sharpener (that catches its own shavings)
  • Many #2 pencils, and pens in blue/black ink! (ENOUGH for the whole year!)

  • Pencils and Sharpener
  • Colored Pencils (for diagrams in notes)
  • Folder
  • Section in binder
  • Loose leaf paper


  • 1 notebook OR a section in a binder
  • 1 folder
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Pens and pencils


  • 1 composition (marble) notebook
  • 2 folders with  pockets and center clips
  • Loose leaf paper for the year
  • Pencils, pens (black or blue ink only), personal sharpener, highlighter
  • Post its


  • 2 folders with pockets
  • 3 graph paper notebooks with both graph paper sized 1cm by 1 cm and loose leaf
  • Pencils with erasers and sharpener
  • AAA batteries for graphing calculator (Algebra 1 students ONLY)
  • TI-84 PlusC Graphing Calculator (optional) (Algebra 1 students ONLY)
Social Studies

  • Section in binder
  • Loose leaf
  • 2 folders
  • Pencils, Pens and personal sharpener


  • 1 Pocket with folders
  • supply of white printing/ drawing paper


  • 1 composition (marble) notebook OR a section in a binder
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Pencils, pens and erasers
  • USB drive 2GB or higher


  • 1 one-inch binder to remain in classroom
  • Loose leaf
  • Binder dividers (four)
  • Two pocket folder
  • Bottle of water for trips
  • Sharpened pencils and pens


  • 1 notebook to be kept in class
  • Pencils, highlighters
  • 1 two-pocket folder with loose leaf paper


In addition to required classroom supplies, we depend on donated supplies that are utilized by the entire class.  It would be MUCH appreciated if you could donate at least one item to each content classroom.  Thank you in advance for your generosity!!!

8th Grade Classrooms “Wish List” (this includes Guidance and Exploration!):
  • Tissues!!!
  • Disinfectant cleaning wipes!!!
  • Pencils and pens
  • Scotch tape
  • Clear packing tape
  • Colored markers
  • Blank transparencies
  • Dry erase markers     
  • Section in binder
  • Loose leaf paper (wide-ruled)
  • Paper towels
  • Glue sticks, white glue
  • Staples/Student staplers
  • Colored pencils
  • Computer printing paper
  • Paper clips
  • Highlighters
  • Glue sticks, tape, colored paper (for Expo)

School Counselor Wish List

  • Tissues
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Stress balls/fidgets
  • Feminine Hygiene Products                                       

Have a wonderful summer… We look forward to seeing you in September!!!


The MS 447 Eighth Grade Teachers