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What Supplies Are Needed?

August 16th, 2016

What kind of supplies should you give?

What should you buy to help us stuff the bus? Here are the top 50 school supplies the Hamilton County public school teachers surveyed say they need.

You can also text '4supplies' to 41444 and we will use all money collected to bulk purchase white copy paper for the Teacher's Supply Depot. 

1. Reams of White Copy Paper

2. Composition books

3. Wood pencils (no plastic coating)

4. Crayola markers

5. Crayola crayons

6. Dry erase markers

7. Hand sanitizer

8. Kleenex

9. Index cards

10. Paper towels

11. Post-it notes

12. Freezer bags (gallon, quart, and sandwich size)

13. Colored pencils

14. Sharpie markers (thin and thick tip)

15. Teacher pens (black, red and other colors)

16. Scotch tape

17. Staples

18. Glue sticks

19. Scissors

20. Clorox/Lysol wipes

21. Construction paper

22. Colored copy paper

23. Pocket folders (with prongs, various colors)

24. Electric pencil sharpeners

25. Paper clips (large and small)

26. Glue

27. Notebook paper

28. Staplers

29. Highlighters

30. Manila file folders

31. White card stock

32. Rubber bands (big and small)

33. Band-aids

34. Spiral notebooks

35. Push pins

36. Air freshener/Febreeze spray

37. Cap erasers

38. Rulers

39. Poster board

40. Dry erase board cleaner

41. Masking tape

42. Colored card stock

43. Clear packing tape

44. Page protectors

45. 3 ring binders

46. File folder labels

47. Insertable dividers for binders

48. Binder clips

49. Printer ink cartridges

50. Single subject spiral notebooks

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