8th Grade Supply List

Planning to Learn


Your eighth grade teachers welcome you to the 2020-2021 school year!

Proper organization will help you on your path to greater confidence, a better school year, and more time for the things you like to do. In order to experience a solid beginning to your eighth grade year, you will need the following materials for the first week of school.

1.    One (1) three ring binders (2 inch)

2.    A supply of lined paper

3.    One 5 pack of dividers for binder

4.    One Texas Instruments scientific calculator (TI30XIIS is recommended)*

(Can use calculator from Grades 6 & 7)

5.    A supply of blue or black pens

6.    A supply of pencils

7.    A supply of highlighters

8.    One (1) set of colored pencils

9.    2 packs of post-its (standard size)

10. One (1) Pocket Folder

11. A supply of graph paper

12. Ear buds (to use with laptop)

13. One marble composition book

14.  A valid River Vale public library card


*All Algebra students will be encouraged to use a graphing calculator. While this is not a requirement, it is highly recommended.


Physical Education Requirements:

Shirt - plain white or grey T-shirt

Athletic shorts or sweat pants (no jeans or khaki shorts)

(Shirt and shorts/sweat pants may be ordered through Holdrum Middle School)

Footwear – Athletic sneakers with good supports are recommended, sneakers must have laces, students must wear socks


Band Students:

Instrument in good working order, “Essential Elements 2000” Method Book, proper accessories (ie reeds, valve oil, guitar picks) and a box of pencils.


Please note that items on the supply list may be ordered through the PTA if you wish.


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