• Wiley H. Bates Middle School

    Supply List

    • Two 2 or 3-inch binders (students should use one binder, the second binder should be used if the student loses or damages their original binder. Bates Middle is following the AVID binder model and students will organize their binders the first few days of school with their classroom teachers)
    • 12 dividers (one divider for each class including encore classes, PVA classes and a homework section)
    • 3  pocket folders with holes to insert into their binder
    • Pencils (2 packs)
    • Pens Black and Blue (no gel pens)
    • Colored pencils
    • Small pencil sharpener
    • Reinforcements
    • Pencil pouch for binder
    • Erasers
    • 4 packs of loose leaf paper (keep 3 packs at home to refill)
    • 3 spiral notebooks
    • Ruler
    • School agenda book 
    • Combination lock (each student is required to have a lock on their locker at all times)
    • 3 hole punch for binder (optional)
    • Box of tissue (optional, to share with classroom)
    • Hand-sanitizer (optional, to share with classroom)


    Textbooks: Books are assigned to each student, and must be returned at the end of the school year.  Students are responsible for their textbooks.  Students should cover all textbooks to prolong the life of the books.  If textbooks are lost or damage

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