The following is a list of required supplies for the 2013-2014 school year.  

Lists can also be found at surrounding stores in our area.

Citywide Middle School Supply List



All grades (6, 7, & 8)

  # 2 pencils                                                              Spiral notebooks (non-perforated)

Black/blue/red ink pens                                           Zippered pencil bag with notebook holes

Colored pencils, crayons, or markers                      Box of tissues

Loose-leaf paper (wide-rule)                                  Glue sticks

Report folder with fastener & pocket                      Combination lock

Marble black composition notebook                       Protractor (for home)

Ruler (English & metric measurement)                    Compass (for home)

Highlighters                                                            Dividers with tabs

Index cards (3x5)                                                   Three-ring binder

Scissors (blunt edge)                                     Erasers (any type)                             

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1.       Principals and teachers will have the authority to remove any item listed on the citywide supply list and to indicate the number of certain items needed such as 6 spiral notebooks, 1 three-ring binder, 2 marble black composition notebooks, etc.

2.       Items may not be added.  However, an item unique to a particular course at the school level may be added with the permission of the building principal.  Wording on the supply list must include “an additional item unique to a particular course may be added at the beginning of the school year.”

3.       The supply list for each school must be included in the mailing of the final report card.

4.       Some of the materials may need to be replenished throughout the year.



August 2-4, 2013: School Supplies and Clothing

During this three-day period, purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Each eligible school supply item must be priced at $20 or less, and each eligible article of clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 or less.     For more information, go to the Department of Taxation web site for the State of Virginia.  Pull down the FAQ menu, Sales Tax Holiday, and then choose the School Supplies option. They will give you all the information you need about what items are and what are not eligible.