St. Francis Xavier Catholic School 

"Educate them in the Christian Way of Life."

~St. Francis Xavier

Mrs. Woods
Eighth Grade

Welcome to Science and 8th Grade Religion!

8th Grade Supply List 2017-2018

Dear Parents,

Your 8th grader will need the following items to start school on August 22nd:

Math: 2 graph paper notebooks; pocket folder; protractor

Science: 1” binder; loose leaf paper; package of 5 tab binder dividers, 1 college-ruled composition book

Religion: 1 pocket folder; 1 composition book

Social Studies: 1” binder; loose leaf paper OR pocket folder and notebook

Language Arts: 1” binder; loose leaf paper; package of 5 tab dividers; 1 spiral-bound notebook

General Items:

  • loose leaf paper
  • glue stick
  • zipper pencil case

  • highlighter

  • pens (red and black/blue ink)

  • pencils

  • scissors

  • colored pencils

  • inch/centimeter ruler

  • correction tape

  • 3 boxes of tissues

  • 1 roll of paper towels

  • anti-bacterial wipes

School Planner-$4.50

Art Supply Fee-$10

All textbooks MUST have a cover on them.

All school books MUST be carried to and from school in a school bag.

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School 
2015 Science and Engineering Fair
STEM Carnival
Class Wish List
  Classroom Supplies
  • Dry erase markers
  • Scotch tape, Masking tape, Duct tape
  • Paper towels
  • Hand soap
  • Pencils
  • Colored pencils, Markers
  • Construction paper
  • Cardstock paper
  • Sticky notes
  • Manila folders
  • Highlighters
  • Electric pencil sharpener
  • Storage shelving (for projects in progress)
  • Storage boxes/containers (various sizes for storing project materials)
  Engineering/Experiment Supplies
  • Foam
  • Gift Card to Staples, Wal-Mart, Giant for experiment/engineering supplies
  • Fishing line
  • Cups of various sizes
  • Vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Corn starch
  • Small hot glue gun glue sticks
  • Glue sticks
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Non-latex or plastic gloves (small, medium, large, and xtra-large sizes)
  • Plastic baggies (snack, quart, and gallon sizes)
  • Chenille stems (pipe cleaners)
  • Food coloring
  • Paper plates (various sizes)
  • Model Magic
  • Batteries (various sizes)
  • Native plant seeds
  • Microscope camera
  • Electrostatic Generator
  • Brushbot kits
  • Class set of any MythBusters or Engineering or Programming Kits (25)
  • Lego WeDo Software v1.2 and Activity Pack
  • Arduino Kits
  • The 3Doodler
  • 3D Printer
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The assignments shown above are the assignments for the day and upcoming tests and projects.  Please remember to check your child's planner for any changes to the assignments listed below.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at Stay safe and have a wonderful week!


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4th Grade Diocesan Science Curriculum

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6th Grade Diocesan Science Curriculum

7th Grade Diocesan Science Curriculum

8th Grade Diocesan Science Curriculum

8th Grade Diocesan Religion Curriculum

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