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School Supplies Checklist

  • Author: Alaska Dispatch News Creative Services
  • Updated: August 3, 2017
  • Published August 3, 2017

2016BacktoSchool_SuppliesChecklistTake advantage of back-to-school sales around town to get your scholars ready for a successful first week back at school. The Anchorage School District publishes a list of required and recommended school supplies for each grade level on their website each year, and we’ve compiled the information for you here:

All grades
__ Lunchbox
__ Backpack
__ #2 pencils
__ Red, blue & black pens
__ Glue stick
__ Safety scissors
__ Pink eraser
__ College ruled paper
__ Three-ring binder
__ Ruler
__ Pencil pouch
__ Agenda from your child's school
__ Non-marking athletic shoes & athletic socks (if enrolled in P.E.)

Elementary
__ Washable markers (8-pack)
__ Crayons (24-pack)

Middle School
__ White eraser
__ Highlighters
__ Plain printer paper
__ Eight tab notebook dividers
__ Protractor
__ Compass
__ Dictionary
__ Thesaurus
__ World atlas (at home)
__ Globe (at home)
__ Alaska map (at home)

High School
__ White eraser
__ Highlighters
__ Plain printer paper
__ Eight tabs of notebook dividers
__ Protractor
__ Compass
__ Dictionary
__ Thesaurus
__ Scientific calculator
__ Stapler
__ Staple remover

Source: asdk12.org/backtoschool/suppliesandstudytips

This article was originally published in the July 31, 2016, print edition of Back to School. Contact the editor, Jamie Gonzales, with questions or comments: jgonzales@alaskadispatch.com.

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