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School Supply List

We are excited for another great school year at Calvin Christian School. Below, please find the list of supplies needed for elementary, junior high and high school. If you have any questions, please call the Elementary Office at 760-489-1159 or the Junior High/High School Office at 760-489-6430. We'll see you back on campus on Wednesday, August 15.

Also, don't forget to pre-order hot lunch for your students. You must pre-order lunch for your students, kindergarten through 5th grade. Students in grade 6-12 may purchase lunch or you may pre-order. Read more HERE.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

 
KINDERGARTEN (5-day and 3-day)
Please use a permanent marker to write your child’s name on the following items:
  1. An old short sleeve button shirt (dad’s) for a paint shirt.  No t-shirts please.
  2. A folder with pockets
  3. A backpack large enough to hold lunch container, folders and papers.
  4. HOMEWORK SUPPLIES FOR HOME: Child-sized scissors, box of crayons, glue stick and pencil.
(Crayons, paper, construction paper, pencils, scissors, erasers, etc. are provided by the school.)
 
 
FIRST GRADE 
  1. 4 boxes of 24 count crayons (No glitter crayons please.  They smear when laminated.)
  2. 1 - yellow highlighter
  3. 2 - folders with pockets.
  4. 1 large eraser (Pink Pearl brand is the best).
  5. 1 flip top, plastic box – approximately 8" x 5" x 2" - NOT LONGER, PLEASE!
  6. A backpack large enough to hold lunch container, folders and papers (NO rolling backpacks please - we will not have enough space for all of them in the classroom.)
  7. A paint shirt (button front, short sleeve)
  8. 2 – glue sticks
  9. 1 – wide rule spiral bound single subject notebook
  10. 1 – 1” white view binder  
 
SECOND GRADE
  1. A box of crayons 
  2. A set of washable markers 
  3. Two dozen pencils (Ticonderoga brand preferred)
  4. 1 box of 24 colored pencils
  5. 2 - folders with pockets
  6. 2 - glue sticks - Large 
  7. Scissors - a good pair that cut well!
  8. 1 – 1” white view binder                                                    
  9. 2 spiral bound notebooks - wide rule single subject
  10. A box to hold supplies - it must fit inside the desk!
 
THIRD GRADE 
  1. A box of crayons
  2. A set of washable markers
  3. 1 box of 24 colored pencils
  4. 2 dozen pencils (Ticonderoga brand is preferred)
  5. Scissors
  6. 2 large glue sticks
  7. 1 bottle of white glue (no blue gel)
  8. 2 - folders with pockets
  9. 1 - 1” view binder
  10. 3 - spiral bound notebooks - wide rule
  11. Old sock (whiteboard eraser)
  12. A box to hold supplies (must fit in the desk)
  13. A big box of tissues                                                                                            
  14. A recent photo of the student
 
FOURTH GRADE 
  1. 3 folders with pockets
  2. 3 spiral notebooks
  3. 1 – 1” view binder
  4. Markers, crayons, and two dozen pencils - mechanical pencils are ok
  5. Glue stick & scissors
  6. 1 set of ear buds to keep at school to use with a Chromebook
  7. Big erasers - good quality rubber eraser (cute ones smear)
  8. Ruler with both inches and metric                                                                   
  9. Calculator - battery operated preferred
  10. Small personal pencil sharpener - be sure it can store the shavings
  11. 2 - plastic pocket folders, each a different color for homework
  12. 3 or 4 black or blue ballpoint pens
 
FIFTH GRADE                                                                                            
  1. 2 spiral notebooks
  2. 1 – 1” view binder
  3. 3 folders (with pockets)
  4. Scissors
  5. 1 set of earbuds to keep at school to use with Chromebook
  6. 1 dozen pencils and erasers (no mechanical pump pencils)
  7. Small personal pencil sharpener - be sure it can store the shavings
  8. 4 pens - 2 red & 2 black or blue (NO Gel pens or White-out pens!)
  9. Markers and crayons
  10. Calculator
  11. Box of tissues
  12. A box to hold supplies, it must fit inside the desk!

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

  1. 1 - 3-ring binder with dividers for different subjects
  2. 3 hole, college-ruled filler paper
  3. 6 - 2-pocket folders (in binder or separate) 
  4. 2 sets of earbuds or headsets that connect to standard 3.5 mm audio jack on a Chromebook
  5. 9"x12" spiral art notebook
  6. Ruled 3x5 or 4x6 note cards (100 for research papers)
  7. 1/2 inch view binder for Language Arts
  8. 1 plastic pouch to hold: 
    - Variety of pens (4 or more different colors)
    - 2 dozen pencils (regular or mechanical)
    - 1 eraser
    - 2 highlighters
    - 24 pack of colored pencils
    - 6" or 12" ruler
  9. Calculator (Texas Instruments TI-30xIIS) - 7th and 8th grade only

* 8th graders taking Algebra 1 should check High School Math List.

HIGH SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST FOR MATH


Algebra 1, Algebra 1a, Algebra 1b, Geometry
  1. 3-ring binder  -  1 - 1 ½ “ - designated for only this subject (for notes, homework, returned paperwork, homework, tests, quizzes)
  2. 3-hole paper  -  For notes and assignments - college ruled - about 500 sheets for the year
  3. Pencils  -  Dozens!
  4. Erasers  -  in case you make a mistake
  5. Ink pens (not felt markers)  -  red, green, blue, purple, anything but black –  for correcting papers
  6. Straightedge  -  6” or 12” ruler
  7. Protractor
  8. Compass (geometry only)
  9. Calculator  -  scientific or graphics - will not always be allowed to use all capabilities on the more sophisticated models - best to have a simple one to use in those cases
Algebra 2, Pre-calculus and AP Calculus
  1. 3-ring binder  -  Either a separate binder for math or a section designated in a larger binder (for notes, returned homework, worksheets, returned tests and quizzes)
  2. 3-hole paper  -  College ruled - about 500 sheets for the year
  3. Pencils  -  Dozens
  4. Erasers  -  In case you make a mistake                                                                                                             
  5. Ink pens (not felt markers)  -  red, green, blue, purple, anything but black, for correcting papers
  6. Straightedge
  7. Protractor (Pre-Calculus only)
  8. Compass
  9. Calculator  -  graphic calculator - any Texas Instrument series 83 or 84 model (TI-83,TI-83 plus, TI-84, TI-84 plus, silver edition...) any graphics calculator with statistics capabilities will do – classroom instruction will be on the TI-84 plus.