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International School Manila

SY 2017 - 2018

GRADE 8 SUPPLY LIST
MATERIALS REQUIRED BY ALL STUDENTS:
 1 large accordion file with 12 pockets
 1 Cattleya spiral notebook with plastic cover – A4 (8.5 x 11 inch) Lined paper 100 pages for
English
 2 Cattleya spiral mathematics notebook with plastic cover – A4 (8.5 x 11 inch) with a 5mm grid
and 100 pages for Math and Science
 2 green colored clear book for Science and Math – at least 40 pockets each
 Honors Math 8: TI-84, TI-84 Plus or TI-83 PLUS calculator; green fine-tip marker
 Regular Math 8: Scientific Calculator
 USB flash drive - 1GB or more
 Pencil case
 2 colored pens/markers (fine-tipped) for checking work
 2 black/blue ball point pens
 1 box of pencils (#2)
 Eraser
 Sharpener
 A set of colored pencils
 3 different colored highlighters
 glue sticks
 30cm ruler (with centimeter markings)
 Geometry set for all Math students
 Post-It notes

LAPTOP COMPUTER
Recommended Laptop Model:
 Apple Macbook Pro or Apple Macbook Air (both available with discount at ISM Apple Campus
Store)
 Refer to this site for more details http://connect.ismanila.org/requirements
 (suggestion) Charger with appropriate adapter and name clearly labelled.

SUBJECT-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Additionally, specific classes will require specialized materials.

BAND, STRINGS & CHOIR
For performances and class use:
 Black clear file folder (Strings, Choir)
 Black 3-ring binder (2 inch) - (Band)
 Personal Instrument or School Rental Instrument (Band and Strings)
 Instrument consumables (rosin, reeds, valve oil)

For Choir, Band and Strings daytime or informal performances:
 School uniform shirts in white, black and green (all three)
 School uniform trousers, skirt, shorts or in black and khaki (both)
For Band and Strings evening or formal performances:
 Long black dress trousers or floor-length black skirt
 Black dress shoes/socks (no tennis shoes please)
 Please note: formal tops will be tailor-ordered at the start of the course

For Choir evening or formal performances:
 Long black dress trousers or floor-length black skirt
 Black dress shoes/socks (no tennis shoes please)
 White button down long sleeve shirt or white blouse

Optional for home practice:
 Folding music stand (Band & Strings)
 Digital Tuner or Tuner app for computer / smart phone (Band & Strings)
 Metronome or Metronome app for computer / smart phone (Band & Strings)
 Student subscription to SmartMusic practice software
http://www.smartmusic.com/products/students/

DRAMA
 Once Corona Sketch Pad – 24 sheets, 9” x 12”
 Theater Blacks (leggings/black pants, plain black t-shirt)

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP)
 1 Cattleya spiral notebook with plastic cover – A4 (8.5 x 11 inch) Lined paper 100

MODERN LANGUAGE
 1 Cattleya spiral notebook with plastic cover – A4 (8.5 x 11 inch) Lined paper 100 pages
 1 Erasable Whiteboard Marker
 1 Pack of 5 x 7 Index Cards (for Chinese only)
 A Bilingual Dictionary (English to Chinese / French / Spanish - Optional)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 *PE uniform – would suggest 2 sets that can be bought from the ISM uniform shop
 Water bottle
 Swim suit (one piece for girls)
 Rash Guard – (any color) & Goggles (optional)
 Sun block
 Cap/Hat – for outdoor activities only
 Sports shoes - we recommend that these are used just for PE, so students don’t have to wear
wet and/or sweaty shoes the whole day
 Soccer boots / Cleats (optional)
 Combination Lock
 Towel
*Please make sure that all PE uniforms are clearly labeled so they can be returned easily
when lost.

STRATEGY INSTRUCTION (SI)
 1 Cattleya spiral notebook with plastic cover – A4 (8.5 x 11 inch) Lined paper 100 pages

WELLNESS
 1 Cattleya spiral notebook with plastic cover – A4 (8.5 x 11 inch) Lined paper 100 pages
 1 folder with 2 pockets and 3 prongs to hold paper/similar to the MEAD brand (pocket stay put folder)
All art materials are supplied for:
 ArtMud
 ArtiSan
 ArtSculpt
 ArtStudio
 DigiArt

No further materials necessary for:
 Be the Change
 Blueprint for Success
 Dance
 Fun, Fast & Fit
 Innovation Tech
 Journalism
 Robotics