Highcliff School Supplies

Highcliff School Supplies

2020-21 Highcliff Elementary School Supply Lists

Highcliff School Supplies

These supply lists are for in-person instruction in a traditional classroom setting. Most of these supplies do not need to be purchased until in-person instructions resumes. However, for virtual instruction, students should have basic supplies on hand including pencils, paper, crayons and/or colored pencils, scissors, etc.

Students will also be receiving a new 7th generation iPad to use during the school year. The district has compiled a list of add-ons that could be helpful during virtual instruction. These items are not required and not district-endorsed or supported by our technology team. If you choose to purchase add-ons, with the exception of headphones, they must be Bluetooth compatible. View the complete list here.

All students must have a regular size backpack. Please do not send trapper keepers or art kits. Various agencies and individuals have donated backpacks to Highcliff Elementary School for families experiencing hardship. The backpacks are available in August by contacting the school office at 412-318-1582.


Please label everything and if possible, bring your child’s supplies to Kindergarten orientation.

  • Scissors (Fiskars scissors with a blunt tip are the best when learning how to cut)
  • 2 fat glue sticks
  • Large, old shirt (for art projects)
  • Change of clothes (including underwear) for locker, labeled and placed in a labeled bag
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Box of tissues
  • One pair of headphones (no earbuds) in a zipper baggie with name marked
  • Yoga mat (Please choose a thin mat that can be rolled. Five Below has the perfect mats for $5)
  • 24-pack of Crayons (Crayola if possible)
  • One large pink eraser
  • Box of large (gallon) or sandwich size zipper baggies

Please do not purchase a pencil case until your child’s teacher shares what she prefers at Kindergarten Orientation. Please do not send in supplies that are not on the list: markers, sharpeners, pens, notebooks, binders, etc.

First Grade

  • Pencil box
  • 12 sharpened pencils
  • Scissors
  • 10 glue sticks
  • Box of crayons (no larger than 24 crayons per box)
  • Box of tissues to share with the class
  • 2 containers of disinfecting wipes
  • Pair of headphones in a ziploc bag with name marked
  • 4 dry erase markers
  • Class-sized snack (Goldfish, pretzels, etc.)
  • Old shirt to wear during art projects
  • 4-pack of playdough

Second Grade

Please initial as many of the items as possible.

  • 1 pair of student scissors
  • 12 sharpened pencils (minimum)
  • 1 package colored pencils
  • 2 different colored highlighters
  • 6 glue sticks
  • 1 box of crayons (24-pack)
  • 2 dry erase markers
  • Hand held sharpener with lid (optional)
  • Pencil box/pouch (to hold above items)
  • 1 pair of old socks to clean dry erase boards
  • 2 boxes of Kleenex
  • 1 pair of personal earbuds in a Ziploc bag with name (compatible with iPad)
  • 1 container of disinfecting wipes (citrus/lemon scent)
  • 1 smock or an oversized t-shirt for art
  • Full change of clothes in a gallon Ziploc bag with name for falls or spills

Third Grade

  • 2 highlighters (Any color, unscented)
  • 10 pencils (Ticonderoga)
  • 2 large pink erasers
  • Scissors
  • Box of 12 pre-sharpened colored pencils
  • 1 box of tissues for classroom supply
  • Small tool/pencil box (8x5 inches)
  • Pencil sharpener with a "catcher" on it
  • 6 glue sticks to add to class supply
  • Box of 24-count crayons (No larger, Crayola if possible)
  • Pens (1 red, 1 black, 1 blue)
  • Old shirt to be used as art shirt
  • Earbuds/headphones

Fourth Grade

  • Pencil pouch/box (small size)
  • Box of markers
  • Box of wooden pencils (no mechanical)
  • Box of colored pencils
  • 2 highlighters
  • 2 large erasers
  • 2 glue sticks
  • Scissors
  • Tissue box for classroom
  • Disinfecting wipes for classroom
  • Earbuds/headphones

Fifth Grade

  • Highlighters (unscented)
  • Colored pencils (markers optional in addition to crayons or colored pencils)
  • Tissue box for classroom
  • Baby wipes (not disinfecting wipes so kids can use)
  • Pencil box (Small size to fit inside desk)
  • Pencil sharpener with a "catcher" on it
  • Set of thin markers (optional)
  • A book to read
  • 2 red pens
  • Headphones/earbuds to use with technology
  • Disinfecting wipes for classroom
  • Box of pencils (Wood or mechanical)
  • 1 pack of lined paper with 3 hole punch
  • 2 3-ring binders (1 ½ inch)
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