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Supply lists (17-18) 

Hiawatha 6A supply list for the 2017-18 school year

August 2017—

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to FMS, Hiawatha House, and our team for the 2017-2018 school year. We are looking forward to working with you this coming school year.

Parents, we would appreciate it if you would write a letter telling us about your child. After all, you know him/her better than anyone else. We are very interested in learning about his/her strengths, weaknesses, interests and any areas of concern (s)he, or you may have.

Students, we want to hear from you, too (a required homework assignment already ☺!) -- write a letter about yourself. Tell us what you’ve been doing, how you feel about starting at FMS, and anything else you would like us to know. To help learn who you are faster, please include a picture of yourself if possible. Please mail or e-mail your letters to us. You can also bring them on the first day of school. Our e-mail addresses are listed below:

Any books read over the summer may be recorded and will count as books read in the sixth grade. What a great way to start the school year! Reading over the summer also gives children a head start on Mrs. Clum Dolan’s 10,000 page challenge.

To help your child come to school prepared in the fall, we have enclosed a list of required school supplies. Please make sure to clearly label each item with the student’s full name, homeroom number and/or teacher. Below is a list of items we would like students to keep in their binder at all times. The rest of the supplies may be kept in their locker until they are needed.

red Science folder
yellow Math folder
blue Language Arts folder
green Social Studies folder
black parent folder
loose leaf paper
assignment pad
pencil case with: pen(s), pencil(s), highlighter, eraser, pencil sharper, dry erase marker
personal choice book (may be carried separately)

Enjoy the rest of the summer. The first day of school will be on Wednesday, September 6. Please bring all of your supplies that day.

Thank you in advance for your letters. We are looking forward to meeting you in September.

Nancy Clum Dolan
Jennifer Margosian
Christine Huestis

The Clum-Dolan/Margosian/Huestis 2017- 2018 Supply List

❑ 3 ring binder (zippered are best for the team binder)
❑ scientific calculator (TI-30XIIS)
❑ (1) two inch three ring binder for Social Studies and Language Arts
❑ 2 packages of loose-leaf paper
❑ 1 composition notebook (for Social Studies)
❑ numerous #2 pencils with erasers
❑ pens with blue or black ink (no fancy colors please)
❑ 1 or 2 highlighters
❑ 1 package of post it notes
❑ 2 packages of 5 tab dividers (for Language Arts and Social Studies)
❑ 15 pocket folders: 1 black, 2 green, 2 blue, 2 purple, 4 red (with inside prongs), and 4 yellow folders (with inside prongs)
❑ dry erase marker(s)
❑ crayons or colored pencils (8 colors is fine)
❑ scissors
❑ glue stick(s)
❑ index cards (3 x 5- 500 count)
❑ pencil pouch (hole punched to go in your team binder)
❑ small pencil sharpener
❑ a few clear page protectors to safeguard schedules, calendars, etc. in your team binder
❑ ear buds or any type of headphones that can be plugged into a computer
❑ for Foreign Language: binder (1 1/2" or larger) / dividers (8-10)
❑ for Music: pocket folder with white loose-leaf paper, pencil (not pen), box of tissues
❑ $20 for a subscription to Scholastic News 5/6 magazine, the FMS assignment notebook, and a subscription to National Geographic Kids magazine. (If paying by check please make it out to FMS)
❑ book bag or backpack to carry supplies to and from school (it must be small enough to fit in your locker because you can not carry it to class)
❑ combination lock for your physical education locker in the locker room
❑ 1 box of tissues w/ student's name on them to be given to homeroom teacher


Please do not purchase supplies containing latex. This will help prevent the possibility of allergy problems for our latex sensitive students.

Color codes:
Math – yellow
Social Studies – green
Science – red
Language Arts – blue
Parent folder – black

Important Lock and Locker Information
All Grade 6 students in Hiawatha will be provided one, free-hanging, combination lock in Homeroom at the start of the year (lockers in Seneca have a built-in combination lock). Hiawatha, Mohawk, and Tawasentha students are responsible for their provided lock for their entire career at FMS. At the end of the school year, students will take their assigned lock home for the summer and bring it back for the next school year.
● Students who misplace or lose this lock will need to purchase a replacement. We encourage students to purchase a school-issued lock at a cost of $5 at their house office.
● Students must purchase their own lock for the locker they will use in the Physical Education locker room.

Physical Education at FMS
Welcome to Physical Education at FMS. Each student will be assigned a locker in which they should store their clothes/belongings. The following items are needed for physical education class:

● Combination padlock (please, no key locks)
● Change of clothes (shorts/sweats, t-shirt/sweatshirt)
● Pair of sneakers