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Elementary school supply lists released for 2024-25 school year

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The Hermon-DeKalb Central School District has published its school supply lists for elementary school children ahead of the upcoming 2024-25 school year. 

The Hermon-DeKalb Central School District has published its school supply lists for elementary school children ahead of the upcoming 2024-25 school year. By releasing the lists early, we hope families will have more time to purchase the necessary supplies over the summer. These lists are thoughtfully prepared to equip students with the essential tools for full engagement and success in their classes. Lists for middle and high school students is coming soon.

Pre-K - Mrs. Carr

  • Tissues
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • 1 box of sandwich baggies
  • 1 box of gallon storage bags
  • 2 packages of baby wipes
  • 1 Backpack (large enough to fit a file folder)
  • 1 Small napping pillow (Should fit in backpack)
  • 1 Small crib size blanket (Should fit in backpack}
  • 4 glue sticks
  • An extra outfit with student's first & last name (shirt, pants, underwear, socks)
  • Flushable wipes (If your child requires bathroom assistance/diapers)
  • Pull ups (if your child requires them)

Pre-K - Ms. Axtell

  • 1 Backpack (large enough to fit a plastic folder I provide)
  • 1 Small throw pillow
  • 1 Small kid size blanket
  • A few extra outfits (shirt pants, underwear, socks)
  • 2 boxes of Kleenex

(I have all the crayons, scissors, etc. here at school already)

Kindergarten - Mrs. MacKay-Relling & Mrs. Hammond

  • Backpack
  • Water Bottle (with sports top to help reduce spills - please label with your child's name)
  • Supply box (hard plastic) - Mrs. Hammond's class ONLY
  • 4 Elmer's glue sticks
  • Fiskars scissors (blunt tip, please)
  • 4 boxes of 8 regular size Crayola crayons (truer color)
  • Watercolor paints (with only 8 different colors)
  • 4 black EXPO dry-erase markers (low odor)
  • 4 containers of Play Doh (3 oz containers, any color)
  • 1" 3-ring binder with clear front view (used as their take home binder)
  • 1 plastic folder with 3-ring binder holes (for take home binder)
  • 1 zipper pouch 3-ring binder holes (9x7 in. will go in take home binder to carry sight word cards, crayons, etc.)
  • 2 plastic pocket folders with prongs - 1 red and 1 blue
  • 1 plastic pocket folder - green - Mrs. MacKay-Relling's class ONLY
  • 1 or 2 containers for Lysol or Clorox wipes (no baby wipes, please)
  • 1 box of quart or gallon sized Ziplock bags ("slider" type preferred - easier for students to close)
  • Change of clothes (in a gallon Ziplock bag, labeled with your child's name)

Please bring ALL of your child's school supplies on Kindergarten Visitation Day. Most supplies will be collected and shared throughout the school year. Thank you so much!

Grade 1 - Mrs. Brown

  • Two 2-pocket folders
  • Crayons, 16 count or less
  • 2 bottles of school glue
  • 6 Eimers glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Water bottle with a spout (no twist caps)
  • 1 pack pre-sharpened pencils
  • 1 box of quart-sized ziploc bags (ONLY ZIPLOC, please)

Please DO NOT send in a pencil case/box ~ I have some that fit perfectly in the desks that hold all their supplies. Thank you kindly. I look forward to the new year with your FIRSTIES!!

Grade 1 - Mrs. LaMere

  • 2 two-pocket folders - the heavy duty vinyl ones please if possible
  • 1 bottle of Elmer's glue
  • Scissors
  • 12 pack of Crayola colored pencils

Please DO NOT send in a pencil case/box ~ we have some that fit perfectly in the desks that hold all their supplies. We also DO NOT need pencils, erasers or crayons ~ we have lots of those too. Thank you :) I look forward to the new year with your FIRSTIES!!

Grade 2 - Mrs. Morenz & Miss Stark

Welcome to Second Gradel The first day of school will be Thursday, September 5. Here is a list of supplies you will need for our classrooms. We thought this would help you buy things throughout the summer when there are sales.

  • 2 packages No. 2 pencils
  • 1 box of crayons and/or colored pencils
  • Erasers (cap or rectangular)
  • Scissors
  • 4 Glue Sticks
  • 1 Glue Bottle
  • School Supply Box
  • 2 packages Dry Erase Markers (any color)
  • 1 box sandwich bags
  • One 1-inch binder with clear pocket insert in front
  • One folder any color or design

Plain white t-shirt that will fit in June of 2024 (This is will be used for tie-dying and shirts will be worn on field trips throughout the school year. We also use it for a fun end of year activity!)

Optional Items

  • The school provides headphones, but your child may choose to bring in earbuds or their own headphones. Please label these with your child's name.
  • Squirt top water bottle to keep at your child's desk during the day (Please label with your child's name.)
  • Clorox Wipes or tissues to donate to our classroom

Please Note

We will have snack time everyday. Your child may bring a snack each day or bring in a large zip bag or container with snacks to choose from and when it needs to be replenished it will be sent home. This is helpful so that your child always has a snack at school. You can also send in a drink with your child for snack time. We ask that you try to send in healthy snacks and drinks. We save our "special treats" for our classroom party days.

Enjoy your summer! See you in September!

Grade 3 - Mrs. Holland & Mrs. Reardon

  • Backpack
  • Pencil Box
  • Scissors
  • Erasers (only the rectangular kind)
  • 1 package of dry erase Expo markers
  • Colored Pencils or crayons
  • Water Bottle
  • Package of 2 glue sticks

Pencils will not be needed as we purchase a special brand that works well in the electric sharpener.

We also strongly suggest that you take advantage of the parent portal in our SchoolTool grading system to keep up to do ate with your child's progress. If at any time of the year you have any questions, please feel free to call, email, write or come in for a conference with either of us.

Your child will usually have homework assignments Tuesday through Thursday. Please check their folder regularly.

We understand that this year will be a huge transition for your child. We will do our best to help make it a smooth one!

Grade 4 - Mrs. Peck & Mrs. Peacock

  • Post-it notes (3x3)
  • Dry erase markers
  • Crayons - 16 count
  • 1 1-subject spiral notebook
  • 2 Composition notebooks
  • 1- Pocket folders
  • Glue sticks (10)
  • Personal pencil sharpener
  • Pencils - Ticonderoga brand please :)
  • Water bottle with a straw and snap lid
  • White t-shirt 2 sizes up, so it'll fit at the end of the year for field trips
  • 2 boxes of tissues
  • Pair of scissors (5" or 6")
  • 4 yellow highlighters
  • Pencil box (5 1/2" X 8 1/2" at least)

Grade 5 - Mrs. Thorne & Mrs. Fountain

  • 2 -Low odor chisel tip dry erase markers
  • 2 - Packs of pencils (non-plastic coated)
  • 2- separate notebooks
  • 1 - Personal set of earbuds or headphones
  • 1 - Pack of glue sticks
  • 1 - Disinfectant wipes
  • 1- Box of tissues
  • 1-Pair of scissors
  • 2-Plastic folders (no paper please)

Please do not send a binder, supply box or pouch. These will be community supplies.

Grade 6

We hope you are enjoying summer vacation! Below you will find the supply list for 6th grade. If you are not able to purchase all the items, please let us know and we can help. We are looking forward to a great year!

  • Ticonderoga Pencils
  • 1 pack of dry erase markers
  • Colored pencils
  • 2 composition notebooks of 100 or more pages
  • 3 packages of 3x5" index cards
  • Water paint