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8th Grade Supply List

English/Language Arts

1  1- inch, 3-ring binder to be used for English only


2 packs index cards (3x5)

It is strongly recommended, but not required, that students purchase the following books for class. Having their own copy will allow your student to highlight, annotate, and/or catch up during any absences from school.

(1st semester)

Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

ISBN:  978-0-06-196279-0

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee       

ISBN:  978-0-446-31078-9

(2nd semester)

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand  ISBN: 978-0-8129-7449-2 

The Omnivore’s Dilemma Young Reader’s Edition, by: Michael Pollan                       ISBN:978-1-101-99383-5



1 Composition notebook

1  1-inch binder with 5 tab dividers

Scientific calculator :  TI-30xa

Please don’t substitute….get this model of calculator



1  1-inch binder with dividers


1 pack of construction paper

1 composition notebook

1 yellow folder with brads

3 packs of lined index cards


Social Studies

1  1-inch 3-ring binder


Teen Living

1 folder with pockets


Personal Finance

1 folder with brads


For all classrooms DAILY




Colored pencils


Highlighters (at least 3 colors)

Ear buds (for Exploratory classes)


Homeroom-supplies for classroom

1 pack of 10 pencils

1 pack of college ruled notebook paper

1 pack of cardstock (variety of colors)

2 boxes of tissues

2 containers of Clorox wipes



Shopping Checklist

(all materials from all classes combined; do not purchase these twice):

o   4-1 or 1.5 inch binders

o   4-packs of dividers

o   2-composition notebooks

o   5-packs 3x5 lined  index cards

o   1-yellow pocket folder with brads

o   2-pocket folders with brads

o   1-pack of construction paper

o   1-gluestick pack of 2 or more

o   1-pair of scissors

o   1-TI-30xa calculator

o   2-packs of notebook paper

o   1-pack of colored pencils

o   1-pack of highlighters (3 different colors)

o   1-pack of 10 pencils

o   1-pair of ear buds

o   2-boxes of tissue

o   2-containers of Clorox wipes


Optional items:

o   2-packs of cardstock (white and multi-colored)

o   1-pack of markers

o   1-pack of post-it sticky notes

o   Personal Reading texts for class use:

o   Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai --ISBN: 978-0-06-196279-0 (1st 9 weeks)

o   To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee --ISBN: 978-0-446-31078-9 (2nd 9 weeks)

o   Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand-- ISBN: 978-0-8129-7449-2 (3rd 9 weeks)

o   The Omnivore’s Dilemma Young Reader’s Edition by Michael Pollan --ISBN: 978-1-101-99383-5