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Elgin Middle School        2022-2023

5th Grade Supply List

          This will be collected at the beginning of the school year in August.

6th Grade Supply List 2022-23

Elgin Middle School

  • 1 wide-ruled composition notebook (100 pages) (Science)

  • 1 plastic folder with prongs (Science)

  • 1 paper folder with prongs (English)

  • Two - 1.5 inch binders (Math, Reading) (one inch is too small)
  • 2  One inch binder, with dividers (Science, Geography)
  • Dividers for Binder (Reading)
  • 1 one-subject spiral notebooks (Math)

  • 1 one-subject spiral with built in pockets (English)

  • basic four function calculator (not scientific)
  • Kleenex
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Loose leaf notebook paper
  • Backpack (wheeled backpacks do not fit in our lockers and they do not have to be clear)
  • Pencil Pouch

Please make sure the pencil pouch is large enough to hold:

  • Pencils (put 3-4 in the pouch and save the rest at home or in your locker for when you need them.)
  • Grading Pens (any color except blue or black and just put 2-3 in pouch)
  • Erasers
  • Hand-held pencil sharpener
  • Colored pencils (pkg of 12)

(Students usually need at least 2 packages throughout the year)

  • Highlighters (1 pkg with 4 different colors)
  • Bottle of glue
  • Scissors (8 inch)

Place these items in your pouch prior to the first day of school.

6th Grade Wish List

The 6th grade teachers would appreciate these supplies, but they are not required by every student.

  • Ziploc Bags (any size but snack-size)
  • Colored Copy Paper (light colors)
  • White card stock
  • Band-aids
  • Extra pencils and colored pencils
  • Construction Paper

**Due the first day of school:  $5.00 for daily planner (required).  Checks are payable to Elgin Public Schools. You will purchase this from your Geography teacher.

If you have questions about these supplies, please feel free to email Mrs. Porter (

7th Grade Supply List 22/23

7th graders will be given a supply list from each of their teachers with supplies needed for each class.

EVERY 7th grader will need and use:

Pencil bag pouch with pencils, red grading pens, highlighters, colored pencils, scissors, wired earbuds (to be used with Chromebooks),cheap basic calculator (NO Scientific or Graphing), and small bottle of glue.

Hand sanitizer


Glue sticks

Loose leaf paper

Lots and lots of Pencils

The following are items that students may need depending on which classes they are assigned. These are items that are on the list individual teachers will hand out the first week of school.

Composition books

Four 1 inch binders

2 inch binder for 7th math

Subject dividers with pockets (Bridges)

Paper towels

Graph lined composition notebook for 7th Math

Basic function calculator- Scientific calculators are not allowed

3-Subject Notebook

2 inch binder (Bridges and Bucher)

Teacher Wish list (voluntary contributions)

Martin - Lined sticky notes, expo markers, duct tape, band aids

Bucher -  sticky notes, expo markers, hot glue sticks, multi-colored printer paper, band aids

Rankin -   Graph paper, lined sticky notes, expo markers, band aids

Bridges - colored expo markers, sticky notes, multi-colored printer paper

Diley - Band aids, duct tape, Expo dry erase markers, Sharpie permanent markers

Evon - expo dry erase markers, band aids

Leonard - dollar calculators, pencils, graph paper composition books

McGavic - Post It Notes, band aids, multi-colored printer paper, Sharpie permanent markers

8th Grade Supply List 2022-23

IMPORTANT: This is a generic list of 8th-grade supplies.  We are working with new staff members to make final edits. Please remember to look for individual teacher supply lists and syllabi that coordinate with your child’s schedule after the first day of school. A final list of supplies will be available at that time.

Supplies to be Used in All Subjects:

1 - STURDY 3-Ring Binder or Trapper Keeper (2” inch or larger)        Pens (Blue or Black)

1 - Set of 6 Subject Dividers        #2 Pencils, Wooden or Mechanical

2 - Packages Notebook Paper                                                Colored Grading Pens

3 - Composition Books (Reading, History, *Math )                                Highlighters - Any Color

1 - Pencil Bag for Binder                                                                      Box of Colored Pencils                Small Bottle of Hand Sanitizer                                                Liquid Glue

Hand-Held Pencil Sharpener                                                        Scissors

Disinfectant Wipes (i.e., Clorox)                                                Glue Sticks

Kleenex                                                                        Earbuds


Composition Notebook, binder or folder with prongs for keeping notes, all other supplies included above


1 - 3-ring binder for the year, grading pens


Composition book or 1-subject spiral notebook, folder, or pocket divider in a large binder

Pre-AP needs a 3-subject spiral notebook


Included in the above list


*Composition book with graph paper (Diley)(make sure you look at which teacher you have)

Diley - 3 Subject Notebook

Davidson - plain composition book, fine tip markers, pack of graph paper


Diley - Band-aids, Expo dry erase markers, Sharpie permanent markers, red pens

McGavic - post-it notes, band-aids

Davidson - colored expo markers, duct tape, band-aids

Bussey - scientific calculators for math

Smith - regular and colored pencils

Huff- expo markers, expo erasers, sticky notes,

West - colored Expo Markers, band-aids

Anglley - band-aids, regular pencils, colored copy paper (light colors)