Each learner should have the following supplies to ensure their active participation in class:

  • 1 notebook per subject (it may be a single notebook per class or multi-subject notebook with a section for each class)
  • 1 folder per subject (or another system to organize handouts by class)
  • Extra college-ruled lined paper
  • Pencils with erasers (if mechanical, please have extra lead)
  • Pens
  • Markers
  • Colored pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Daily planner — can be digital.

Recommended: We use electronics in class; it helps if learners bring a laptop or tablet that has access to the Internet.

In addition, learners need the following supplies specific to the classes they are enrolled in:

English 9-12

Each English class will be reading three to four novels or plays. Each learner will need a physical or electronic copy of each book. A list of the books needed will be emailed home during the first week of school.

10th Grade Personal Project
1 trifold presentation board (needed during spring semester; notice will be given in advance)


  • Graph Paper
  • Ruler, compass, protractor
  • Scientific calculator
  • Graphing calculator TI 83 PLUS or TI 84 PLUS (IB math only)

Spanish 1 and 2

  • Extra index cards
  • Diccionario inglés español/español inglés (Amazon/Webster)
  • Coloring pencils, markers
  • Spiral notebook (Spanish)

IB Spanish

  • Magazines/newspapers (in Spanish)
  • Platero y Yo by Juan Ramón Jiménez (Amazon)
  • Diccionario inglés español/español inglés (Amazon/Webster)
  • Coloring pencils, markers
  • Spiral notebook

All Sciences

  • IB Biology: Two Cornell-style spiral or composition notebooks, 100+ pages each (can be found on Amazon)
  • IB Physics: Four narrow-lined composition books
  • Pencils with erasers
  • Scientific calculator
  • If desired, personal safety goggles
  • If desired, a personal lab coat
  • Boxes of Ticonderoga pencils will be gratefully accepted as donations!
  • Boxes of S, M, and L nitrile gloves 5mm gratefully accepted as donations!
  • As needed: trifold posters; notice will be given in advance

IB Theatre

  • Movement clothes: something suitable for physical work (T-shirts, leggings or tracksuit bottoms, flat training shoes/sneakers)
  • Three-ring binder for keeping scripts and handouts
  • Journal: preferably hard-backed/hard wearing

Art/IB Art

  • Pencils: graphite (2H, 4B, 8B)
  • Colored pencils
  • Kneadable eraser and blending sticks
  • Pencil Case
  • Multipurpose Sketchbook (5” x 7”, 8.5”x11”, “9 x 12”)
  • Fine- and medium-point Sharpies
  • Scissors
  • Fine bristle brushes for detail work
  • Ruler

Any extra donations of the following supplies would be greatly appreciated.
Please mark your donation specific to the grade and subject so we can be sure it gets where you intended.

  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Markers
  • Sharpies
  • Colored pencils
  • Loose-leaf paper (lined and graph)
  • Colored paper / construction paper / card stock
  • Post-it Notes: all shapes, colors, sizes
  • Scissors
  • Rulers
  • Scotch tape
  • Blue painter’s tape
  • Staplers and staples
  • Paperclips
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Glue or glue sticks
  • Highlighters
  • Whiteboard markers, whiteboard erasers, whiteboard cleaning spray
  • Paper towels
  • Tissues
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Post-it Notes
  • Flip chart paper