CJH school supply lists available

The C.J. Hooker Middle School has provided a preliminary supply list of materials that all students will need, regardless of grade or teacher. Students, parents and/or guardians can use the following list as “jump start” on back-to-school shopping. Teachers may ask for additional supplies in September.

Sixth-grade supply list

2”-3” Binder
Pencil case for the binder
Durable pocket folder to fit into binder
(12) Dividers
Loose leaf paper (ample supply)
Large glue stick
Black Marble Composition notebooks
A basic four-function calculator with a square root key
Package of post-it notes (small size)
Personal earbuds (optional) that fit into pencil case
Pencils (ample supply)
Blue/Black pens
Colored pencils

Seventh-grade supply list

Index cards
Pencil Case
Calculator (Texas Instrument 30XIIS)
Colored pencils
A folder for homework

Eighth-grade supply list

All Classes:

Blue or black ink pens
At least two different colored highlighters


Section of a binder or a folder for worksheets
Scientific calculator (Texas Instruments: TI30 or TI 34-not graphing calculator)
Accelerated Algebra – see letter sent in June


Loose Leaf paper in a 3 ring binder
500 3 x 5 index cards (plain or color)
Approximately 500 Post-its…3×3 or smaller

Regents Earth Science:

Review books listed below. Can be purchased at most bookstores and easily found online:
Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers Earth Science by Edward J. Denecke Jr. M.A. (small red paperback)
Let’s Review Earth Science: The Physical Setting by Edward J. Denecke, Jr. M.A. (larger blue paperback)

Biology (The Living Environment):

One 1-inch three ring binder or a section in a larger binder
2 pocket folders WITH clips


One 1” three ring binder or a section in a larger binder


Set of 12 coloring pencils (to be left in class)
One full pencil case with 1 blue, black, red, and green pen plus pencil and eraser (the pencil case must be brought every day to class, failure to do so will result in a 0 for participation for that day)
One two-pocket folder to be left in class for portfolio

Special areas supply list

Art: Pencils, a section in binder (no separate binder needed)

Health: Pen or Pencil, pocket folder

Orchestra: Each student should have an instrument to start the year with; contact Ms. Calohan or Mr. Schindler over the summer if you need help

Family and Consumer Science: Pocket folder, glue sticks

General Music: Pencil, pocket folder

Physical Education: no supplies, but you need to change clothes for PE every class