School Days Are Just A Week Away

Schools, teachers provide needs list

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The groans are getting louder. School starts in just a week in Payson and Pine.

There is not much time to get things together for the big day. Those things include a whole list of supplies teachers are suggesting students have for the first day of school — July 29.

The July 10 edition of the Roundup had the supplies Payson elementary students need for school, here are the supplies other students need.

PINE-STRAWBERRY SCHOOL

Supplies required for students attending the Pine-Strawberry School:

Preschool students need to bring a backpack; two boxes of facial tissue; a 24-count box of Crayola crayons; a package of washable markers; a tub of any color Play-Doh; two glue sticks; one 4-ounce bottle of Elmer’s glue; a set of water colors; a package of paper plates (all items will be shared in the classroom).

Kindergarten students should bring two 4-ounce bottles of white Elmer’s glue; six glue sticks; two boxes of Crayola washable markers; two boxes of 24-count crayons; a bottle of hand sanitizer; two boxes of facial tissue; healthy snacks for the classroom; four green folders with pockets; and a backpack.

Students in the first- and second-grades need a 24-count box of crayons; a package of washable markers; a package of one dozen No. 2 pencils; one two-pocket folder; a package of disinfecting wipes; three boxes of facial tissue; one 6-ounce bottle of Elmer’s white glue; a box of zip-lock bags (any size); one large pink eraser; three glue sticks; a box of colored pencils.

Pine-Strawberry School third-grade students need a box of 24 crayons; a school box, no larger than a cigar box; No. 2 pencils either USA Gold Natural or Mirado only; three boxes of facial tissue; one- to two-pocket folders; one 6-ounce bottle of Elmer’s white glue-all; a package of water-based Crayola markers for art class; a package of disinfecting wipes; students have the option of also bringing both a roll of paper towels and a package of zip-lock bags.

Youngsters in the fourth-grade are asked to bring: four packages of No. 2 pencils; a bottle of Elmer’s glue; a package of glue sticks; a 24-count package of colored pencils; one package of dry erase markers; a pencil box small enough to fit in desk; a pair of child’s scissors; a 24-count box of crayons; two boxes of facial tissue; a roll of paper towels.

Fifth-grade students should bring: a box of facial tissue; a pair of adult scissors; a plastic supply box; a package of red pencils; a package of colored pencils; a box of sandwich-size zip-lock bags; an eraser (not pencil top); a small, hand-held pencil sharpener; a ruler with both metric and standard measurements; No. 2 pencils as needed; a red, blue, green, and one other color spiral notebook, each with 100 pages; three, 1-1/2-inch three-ring binders; dry erase markers and erasers for individual work on white boards; an inexpensive calculator.

Pine-Strawberry junior high students need: a package of colored pencils; two packages of No. 2 pencils and a pencil sharpener; a ruler with both metric and standard measurements; a package of white, lined paper; four spiral-bound notebooks (red, yellow, green and blue); a calculator of math and science; four folders with pockets (red, yellow, green and blue); a pair of adult scissors; a package of glue sticks; a package of highlighter pens; two boxes of facial tissue; two packages of index cards; and a one-inch binder for eighth-grade math.

RIM COUNTRY MIDDLE SCHOOL

At Rim Country Middle School sixth-grade students should have an accordion file with a least seven sections or a zippered binder — this request is being made as the sixth-grade is piloting a no backpack policy in order to increase student safety, spinal health and organizational skills.

Sixth-grade students should also have: a composition notebook for math; loose-leaf notebook paper; blue or black ink pens; regular or mechanical pencils; a hand-held sharpener if using regular pencils; a package of lead refills if using mechanical pencils; erasers; one or two highlighter pens; small package of colored pencils or crayons; a zippered pencil pouch to fit a three-ring binder; facial tissue; and sanitizing wipes.

The seventh- and eighth-graders are requested to have the following supplies: a three-ring binder, two inches or wider with steel rings or expanding file with multiple pockets; ruled, white loose-leaf notebook paper; black and white cover composition notebook, this is required for all math classes and Fletcher’s seventh-grade and all eighth-grade science classes; a supply pouch; No. 2 pencils and erasers; blue or black ink pens; USB flashdrive; a backpack (rolling backpacks are very practical); some math classes require a particular type of calculator, the teacher will give students their requirements on this and any other supplies necessary for their classes.

COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

The Payson Community Christian School classes begin Monday, Aug. 3, but to get everyone off on the right foot, an orientation barbecue is planned at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 28 for students, parents and guardians, along with the staff and administration.

Students attending Payson Community Christian School should bring the following to class the first day — Pre-Kindergarten 3: These items can be brought in throughout the school year: napkins; paper towels; plastic cups with lids (write child’s name with permanent marker); facial tissue. Needed within the first two weeks of school will be: “big, round” pencils; a 24-count box of crayons that must include pink, gray and skin-tone peach; an 8-count box of crayon “chubbies”; a pair of blunt-tip scissors; a pencil box; two 2-count packages of glue sticks; a plain backpack; a uniform shirt.

Pre-Kindergarten 4 supply list: These items can be brought in throughout the school year: hand sanitizer-large; napkins; paper towels; two boxes of Kleenex; coffee filters; plastic cups with lids (child’s name written with permanent marker). Within the first two weeks of school students will need: two “big, round” pencils; 24-count package of big crayons, that include pink, gray and skin tone peach; a pencil box; a package of big glue sticks; plastic cups for drinks; a blanket for nap time; plain backpack; uniform shirt.

Kindergarten class students should bring: two boxes of facial tissue, 175-count or larger; two chubby pencils (Walmart Colorific); two 24-count packages of mini twistable crayons; plastic cups with lids (child’s name written with permanent marker); four glue sticks; two rolls of paper towels; a package of erasers; a 12-count package of washable markers; a pair of blunt-tip scissors; a set of four dry erase markers and eraser; a bottle of Elmer’s glue; two packages of napkins; a plain backpack with child’s name on it.

Supplies needed by the first- and second-grade students are: a copy of the International Child’s Bible; a pair of blunt scissors; a 12-count pack of crayons; three, 12-count packages of pencils, with one full package sharpened; three 2-count packages of glue sticks; two boxes of facial tissue; two plastic folders with pockets to take home papers; a plain, solid-color backpack; a large package of napkins; a pull-top water bottle, spill-proof; a set of colored pencils; a four-section spiral notebook for journal writing; a pencil box; an eraser for dry erase markers; a package of white board markers; a package of coffee filters for snacks; a covered pencil sharpener that will hold shavings.

Students in the third- and fourth-grade class should have: a backpack; two packages of sharpened pencils; two, 200-sheet packages of wide-ruled notebook paper; a copy of the International Children’s Bible, third-grade reading level; a package of large erasers; six, 3-count packages of glue sticks; a set of colored pencils (no markers); a ruler with both metric and standard measurements; a pencil box; tissue boxes; one large bottle of hand sanitizer; two packages of dry erase markers with eraser; three plastic folders with pockets and inside fasteners; a large bag of napkins; two packages of coffee filters for snacks; a pencil sharpener with shavings holder; optional 20-ounce water bottle.

Fifth- and sixth-grade students need two boxes of tissue (to share with class); a Bible; a package of regular or mechanical pencils; an eraser; a pencil sharpener that can hold shavings; blue or black erasable pens; a highlighter pen; two spiral notebooks; three folders with pockets; a 300-count package of notebook paper; a package of 3x5 lined note cards; a package of markers or colored pencils; a ruler with both standard and metric measurements; a small water bottle; a supply box. Students in the sixth-grade must also have a protractor and compass.

Students in the seventh- and eighth-grade class must bring six spiral notebooks; a small spiral notebook for assignments; pencils; erasers; pens; highlighters; a ruler with metric and standard measurements; a protractor; graph paper; compass; a box of facial tissue; three, 12-count packages of colored pencils; a package of 4x6 lined index cards; two, 1-1/2-inch three-ring binders; a package of eight clear tabs; a zipper pouch to put in binder; a basic calculator; science project folder; two folders for research papers; two extra binders of research papers.

The students in the ninth- through 12th-grade class are required to bring a Bible; pencils; erasers; highlighters; a box of facial tissue; a 24-ounce water bottle; algebra calculator; blue or black pens; compass; protractor; notebook for assignments; graph paper, three, 12-count packages of colored pencils; a package of lined, 4x6 index cards; two, 1-1/2-inch three-ring binders; a package of eight clear tabs; a zippered pouch to put in binder; two folders of research papers; two extra binders of research papers; a science project folder.

SHELBY AND NEW VISIONS

Shelby School in Tonto Village will have an open house from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 28; classes will start Aug. 3.

The New Visions Academy in Star Valley starts classes Aug. 10.

Supply lists for these two schools will be published at a later date.

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