School Supply Lists - Eighth Grade
This page lists the necessary school supplies for eighth grade AACMS students at the beginning of the school year. Additional supplies may be necessary later, and students and families are responsible for replenishing and/or replacing materials throughout the school year.
All AACMS Students
Each AACMS student must have THREE (3) extra masks, labeled with their first and last name. Masks should be placed into a plastic zip-lock bag, also labeled with the child’s first and last name. This will allow students to change masks during the school day if necessary.
Arts
( 1 ) Notebook (Spiral preferred) 
( 1 ) Folder 
( 1 ) pack of Colored Pencils or Markers
( 1 ) Pair of Scissors labeled 
( 2 ) Glue Sticks 
( 1 ) Shoe box 
Pencils 
Highlighters 
Performance Clothing to use when needed
All theatre students must have an "audition ready" outfit to be used for in class performance assessments. This clothing should communicate professionalism and character neutrality. Students should have a pair of dark dress pants/ black jeans (no blue jeans) or a knee length dark skirt, a solid colored dress shirt, blouse or polo and a comfortable pair of dark dress shoes. Students performance clothing will be counted in performance assessment points.
Drawing Pencil Set Including: Kneaded Eraser

A Variety of pencils
(2h, 2b, 4b, 6b)
Hand-held Pencil Sharpener
Wire Bound Sketchbook (11” x 14”)
Art Portfolio (approx. 20" × 26" × 2")
Smock or Apron
Canvases (12” x 18” or larger)
Large Drawing Board Large Newsprint Pad
Pencils
1-inch 3 Ring Binder with 5 Dividers
Highlighters
Concert Attire for January & May Performances
Any combination of black and gold (January)
Any combination of black and pastel colors (May) Black dress shoes.
Ladies may wear a black skirt or dress as long as it is at least knee length.
Ties are optional.
Pencils
All Grade 8 Instrumental Music Classes
1” or 1.5” 3-ring binder
6 dividers
Solo Selections
Solo repertoire will be assigned within the first month of school.

Instrument
Each student is expected to provide his/her own instrument.  Contact the Instrumental Music faculty with any questions or  concerns.


Metronome (App or physical unit) 
Tuner (App or physical unit)


Method Book Assigned by Instructor
Books will be assigned in the first month of school.


Additional materials as assigned
Each instrument requires different necessary equipment. A list of required and suggested materials will be provided in the first week of school along with a list of local music retailers.

Concert Attire (for January & May performances)
Black dress shirt and black dress pants. Black dress shoes.  Ladies may wear a black skirt or dress as long as it is at least knee length.  Ties are optional.

Instrumental Music Supplies & Retailers List


 

Proper dance attire:

Attire for Females:

  • Black leotard
  • Pink and tan transition/convertible tight Pink ballet slippers, canvas or leather Black transition/convertible tights (optional) Black jazz shoes, slip on or lace up
  • Cover-up (lightweight robe, oversized t-shirt, etc.)
  • Black tap shoes (7th and 8th grade only)
 

Attire for Males:

  • White or black short sleeve shirt Black dance pants Black ballet slippers
  • Black jazz shoes, slip on or lace up Black tap shoes (7th and 8th grade only)
 

Dance Retailer List

2-inch 3-ring Binder
Combination Lock 
Proper Skating Attire, including the following:
Plain black leggings (for girls) Black skating pants (for boys)
Black zip-up fleece jacket (No hoods) 
Several pairs of stretch gloves

Lined 1-Subject Notebook - 1
2-Picket Folder - 1
USB Flash Drive - 1
Lined Filler Paper – 1 package
Pens or Pencils
Academics
1.5 inch Binder with 8 Dividers
Lined Novebook Paper (optional)
Index Cards (optional)
Pencils – 30 or more
Highlighters - 3
Markers - 1 pack
Black Pens – 3 or more
Colored Pens – at least 3
Disinfecting wipes - 3 pack
1-inch Binder with Dividers
Two-pocket Folder
College-ruled Lined Filler Paper – 2 packs or more
Standard Notebook or Composition Book
Sticky Notes – 2 packs
Calculator (TI-30XS MultiView  or TI-30X IIS NOT TI-30XA
Additional supplies may be assigned on the first day of school.
Two-picked folders - 3
Index Cards – 2 packs
Additional supplies may be assigned on the first day of school.
1-inch binder with Notebook Paper
Colored Pencils – 1 pack
Please contact your child's teacher or the AACMS Main Office with any questions about these school supply lists.