Grayling Middle School

500 Spruce Street, Grayling, MI 49738


Dear 8th Grader and Parents,

If you want to start your shopping before the first day of school it may be helpful to have a shopping list now.  The following items will be required for students in 8th grade classes.  Remember backpacks have to be able to fit in the lockers.  Backpacks with wheels do NOT fit!

Pencils are needed for all classes, all year! (So buy lots, 3-4 pkgs!!)

Many of these items are 15¢ at the back to school sales!

Language Arts                                                  Math                

1.5 inch binder with 5 dividers                                1.5 inch binder with 5 dividers

Loose leaf lined paper                                        Graph paper

Spiral notebook                                                               Loose leaf lined paper

Sticky notes        Ruler

        Math 8- Scientific calculator

        Only Needed for:

                                                                              Alg. A- TI 84 graphing calculator

                                                                                       Alg. A/B- TI 84 graphing calculator


Science                                                        Social Studies                            1-1 inch 3 ring binder                                        Loose leaf lined paper

1- spiral notebooks (70 count)                                2-two pocket folders

Loose leaf lined paper                                        1-1 inch binder

Spanish                                                           Band

1 – 1 inch binder                                                1 – one inch 3 ring binder


 Required for all Classes: All Year!

                         Colored pencils                 Highlighter

                                  Pencils                         Pencil pouch/container

                                  Red pens                         Box of Kleenex for 1st Hr. (if possible)

                                  Erasers                            Clorox Wipers for 1st Hr. (if possible)        

                              Pencil Sharpener                  Hand Sanitizer

                                 Headphones (for an electronic device)

To be successful this year, we also recommend that every student have the following items at home to help with homework.

Paper    Pencils    Colored Pencils    Ruler     Dictionary  Scissors        Scientific Calculator

The 8th Grade Staff