Berrien Springs Middle School 2023-24 Supply List
6th Grade - Please come to BSMS as a 6th grader having these items:
A note on pencils: It is common around December for many students to be out of the pencils they started the school year with. Please check with your child throughout the year to see if they need more pencils.
Required For All Classes:
Must-Haves to be used in all classes:
Optional for all classes:
-Black Sharpie Markers
All choir students will need to have the following items:
Students who are unable to provide the above uniforms should inform the choir teacher immediately so special arrangements can be made. Failure to inform in this manner could result in a student not performing if they do not have the proper attire, which will result in a failing grade for that performance. Uniforms are required for each performance. The performance grade will be reduced for students with incomplete uniforms.
Students should make every effort to look professional at all performances. Long hair should be worn up, and away from the face. Shoulder length hair or shorter may be worn down, but must be away from the face. Ladies: NO BOWS! Hair clips and accessories should be nondescript and blend with hair color. No visible jewelry, such as watches, necklaces, bracelets, and excessive rings. Post earrings for girls, only.
Students in choir will be given a choir polo shirt at the beginning of the year. They will be charged $30 at the end of the year if the shirt is not returned.
6th Grade Uniform (provided by the students):
Students in 6th grade will be given a band shirt at the beginning of the year. They will be charged $25 at the end of the year if the shirt is not returned.
If a student cannot provide the above materials, they should inform the band director immediately so special arrangements can be made. All students must be dressed in the proper uniform attire for all concerts and performances.
7th/8th Grade Uniform (provided by the students):
Students in the 7th/8th grade will be given a uniform that consists of a tux shirt, vest, tux pants, and bow tie at the beginning of the year. They will be charged $80 at the end of the year if the uniform is not returned.
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All students must have an instrument to be in the band program. Meyer Music, out of Kalamazoo, will be our primary rental company. They will service our band program weekly for your convenience. There are other places for you to rent or buy from, if you choose not to rent from Meyer:
Meyer Music - 4120 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008; (269) 366-3920; meyer-music.com
Quinlan & Fabish – 5719 St. Joseph Avenue, Stevensville; 269-429-6232; qandf.com
Bagatini’s – 418 State St, St. Joseph; (269) 983-1872
3 Pillars Music – 198 Water Street, Benton Harbor; (269) 925-5814; 3pillarsmusic.com
Second Song (Old Bag Factory) - 1100 N. Chicago Ave., Goshen, IN 46528; (574) 202-5502; www.oldbagfactory.com/Second_Song.html
(All supplies can be kept in students art bin)
*Clothing should NOT be the same as what the student wore to school.
*Athletic shoes & socks
*Athletic t-shirt/long sleeve (no tank tops)
*Athletic shorts(past fingers)/pants (no
*Deodorant (No aluminum or glass
*Specific Notebook/Folder for PE and Pencils
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*Warm clothes for cool days
*Sports bra (females)
*Showers are available
A locker and combination will be provided to each student in the locker room. Students are permitted to bring their own lock if they would like to choose a larger locker. The combination/key to that lock must be given to the physical education teacher.
Please, inform the physical education teacher immediately if the above items are not able to be provided, so other arrangements can be made.
6th- 8th Grade Careers
ART PROGRAM DONATION LIST
THESE ITEMS ARE MOST NEEDED BUT ANY OTHERS NOT ON THE LIST WILL BE ACCEPTED!
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!