Carbondale New School

Serving Southern Illinois since 1974

The mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled

Grades 4-8

According to a new study published in the American Educational Research Journal, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders are bullied less, don't fight as much and do better in school when they attend K–8 schools than when they attend traditional 6–8 middle schools or 6–12 schools. They also tend to feel safer and more like they belong in K–8 schools... .

--Heather Finn, Traditional Middle Schools Could Actually Be Hurting Your Kids

About Heather

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Heather's Philosophy of Teaching

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Contact

Email Heather at: heather@carbondalenewschool.com

Qty Item Description Label Class
    w/Name Use
  Pens & Pencils:
2 pkg pens (blue or black only, erasable preferred)
2 pkg pencils
1 zippered pencil pouch or desktop container for pens & pencils
1 hand-held pencil sharpener with a closed case for shavings
4 yellow highlighters
2 black Sharpies
  Paper, Notebooks & Folders:
2 reams of printer paper
2 pkg college-ruled loose-leaf paper (large packages)
1 pkg graph paper (quadrille ruled)
4 college-ruled composition books
4 folder, poly, 2-pocket with prongs (1 each red, yellow, blue, green)
2 folder, poly, 2-pocket w/o prongs (1 each orange, purple)
2 pkg 3x3 Post-it Notes™
2 pkg lined, 3X5 cards
  Additional Supplies:
2 clear or Scotch™ tape
1 bottle Elmer’s glue
1 pair adult-sized scissors
2 pkg dry correction tape or liquid
1 12-inch ruler with both metric and standard scales
1 reliable calculator
1 pair headphones or earbuds for use with Macbooks
1 pair safety glasses or goggles
1 deck playing cards
  Cleaning:
4 boxes of Kleenex (no lotion)
1 Clorox™ wipes
1 facemask
2 bottles of hand sanitizer (min. 60% alcohol)
1 combination lock for locker
1 sturdy water bottle (refillable not disposable)
1 pair gym shoes
1 insect repellant
1 sunscreen
1 backpack
1 lunch bag or box
1 pair mud/rain Boots
extra clothes

Last updated 06/03/2020. Be sure to check out the Wishlist tab!