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 Elementary Supply Lists

​Listed below are the 2016-17 school supply lists for first through third grade. Review these lists to be sure your children are prepared for the first day of school at Mother of Sorrows.

Please label all items with your child's name, including pencil cases, lunch boxes, backpacks, etc. That way, if your child loses or misplaces an item it can be returned.

If you have any questions about the lists, please contact the school office at 724-733-8840, or email the homeroom teacher directly.

 First Grade

​Appreciated Donations
- Band-Aids
- Brown Bags

​Classroom Supplies
- 1 old paint shirt
- 2 packs of 3 x 5 index cards
- 3 reams computer/copy paper
- 3 rolls paper towels

Boys Must Bring
- 1 box of Lysol wipes
- 1 box of sandwich bags

Girls Must Bring
- 1 package of baby wipes
- 1 package of Kleenex

General
- 1 bottle Elmer's glue
- 1 box of colored pencils
- 1 box of crayons
- 1 box of washable markers
- 1 marble composition journal labeled "Writing Journal"
- 1 one-inch binder with clear plastic cover; this will be their OWL book
- 1 pair of scissors
- 1 pencil box with zipper; no hard cases please
- 1 small pencil sharpener with cap
- 2 black Sharpies
- 2 highlighters
- 2 large erasers
- 3 folders labeled: Take Home (needs to have holes in it to go inside a binder), Spanish, and Desk
- 5 large glue sticks
- 6 sharpened pencils

 

 Second Grade

Appreciated Donations
- Clorox/Lysol Wipes
- Napkins
​Classroom Supplies
- 1 container of baby wipes
- 2 large boxes of Kleenex
- 2 reams of plain copy/computer paper
General
- 1 box of no more than 24 crayons
- 1 box of sharpened colored pencils
- 1 box of washable markers; can be either thick, thin or both
- 1 clear pocket front one-inch binder; for our home communications books
- 1 dry erase marker; can be any dark color
- 1 good eraser
- 1 highlighter, can be any light color
- 1 large stretchy book cover
- 1 old sock; to be used for dry erase boards
- 1 package right-ruled loose leaf paper; for homework only, please do not send to school
- 1 paint shirt; large t-shirt
- 1 pair of student scissors
- 1 small personal pencil sharpener that contains shavings; no electric or battery operated sharpeners please
- 1 soft-sided pencil container or zippered holder (all pencils, markers, crayons, glue sticks, colored pencils, and sharpener should fit inside - in the past we have noticed this type of pouch works better than large hinged boxes)
- 12 large glue sticks
- 6 composition books
- 6 sharpened pencils
- 7 two-tone pocket folders: red, blue, yellow, green, purple, two folders in a color/style of your choice

 

 Third Grade

Classroom Community Supplies
- 1 box of tissues
- 1 roll of paper towels
- 2 reams of white copy paper
- Baby wipes or antibacterial wipes
- Hand gel
​Computer
- 1 ream of computer/copy paper (please label this item or place it in a separate bag and/or container)
​Early Finishers
- 1 composition single subject book

​General
- 1 pad of sticky notes
- 1 regular tip dark colored Sharpie
- 2 pens; will be used for checking - can be fun pens
- 4 folders of any color and/or design*
- 6 glue sticks (students will need no less than 6 glue sticks; however, these run out fast and it may be helpful to stock up on extras)
- Box of crayons
- Colored pencils, optional
- Erasers
- Hand-held pencil sharpener or lead (depending on pencil choice)
- Highlighter
- Pack of markers
- Pencil box or zipper pouch; for holding supplies
- Pencils; may be standard or mechanical
- Scissors
- Water bottle; due to heat we encourage water bottles (please ensure a sports cap to avoid spills)

​Math
- 1 green folder and green single subject notebook
​Phonics/Religion
- 1 purple folder and purple single subject notebook
​Reading
- 1 blue folder and blue single subject notebook
​Science/Social Studies
- 1 red folder and red single subject notebook
​Writing
- 1 yellow folder and yellow single subject notebook

  * Plastic folders hold up better