The John Hancock Demonstration Elementary School K-5

William Griffin

3700 Morrell Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19114
Phone: 215-281-2604


2014-2015 Supply Lists

2014-2015 Supply Lists

Kindergarten Supply List- 2014-2015

Kindergarten Parents:

We are requesting the following supplies for each student. Please place the school supplies in a bag labeled with your child’s name.  Below you will find two lists – one for home and one for school.  In order for you child to complete many of the homework assignments, we are asking to have some of the following materials readily available.  Please label books and folders with your child’s names.

Thank you for all your support!

 Ms. Hartman, Ms Connor and Ms. Kowalik 

 For School:


  • Book bag large enough to comfortably hold a two-pocket folder
  • Two reams of white copy paper (500 count each)
  • 2 Mead Primary Journal Creative Story Tablet ( or $4.00)
  • 2 two-pocket folders (one for school and one for daily correspondence)
  • One box of Crayola washable markers
  • Two packages of Expo dry erase markers (one thick and one thin)
  • One box of Crayola colored pencils
  • One 8 color set of Crayola washable watercolors
  • One box of 24 Crayola crayons
  • I package of #2 SHARPENED yellow pencils (not mechanical and please no designs)
  • Two Jumbo size Elmer’s glue sticks
  • One bottle of Elmer’s Washable School Glue
  • One box of Ziploc Gallon bags
  • Two containers of baby wipes
  • One package of napkins
  • One roll of paper towels
  • Two boxes of tissues
  • One bottle of liquid soap
  • 1 coloring/activity book for rainy day recess



Girls – One box of Ziploc sandwich bags, one package of paper plates, scotch tape

Boys – One package of play dough, one package of cups, one box of Band-Aids


For Home:

These supplies are to remain at home.


  • Sharpened Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Magazines



Book Bags:

Please label your child’s book bag with their name and room number. Please check your child’s schoolbag daily and remove all classroom work and school notices. Personal toys, games, etc., are not permitted in school.


First Grade Supply List



  • 1 black and white hardback (MEAD) copy books
  • 3 boxes of regular crayons (8 count)
  • 1 fun pad, or coloring book
  • 2 plastic folders with pockets in the bottom
  • 1 large zipper pencil bag (no boxes please, they break easily)
  • 1 pair of FISKARS scissors
  • 2 large solid glue sticks
  • 1 pack of DRY ERASE markers
  • 1 DRY ERASE eraser
  • 3 packs of 20-24 sharpened #2 pencils
  • 2 large pencil erasers OR a pack of pencil top erasers
  • 1 Large book sock cover
  • 2 boxes of tissues
  • 1 pack of Baby wipes
  • 1 container of liquid anti-bacterial hand soap with pump ( no hand sanitizer please)
  • 1 pack of copy paper
  • 1 pack of gallon size zip lock bags (boys)
  • 1 pack of sandwich size bags (girls)
  • 1 container of baby wipes
  • 1 recent picture of your child with their first and last name
  •    written on the back (will be returned in June)
  • $6.00 for Weekly Reader magazine
  • $10.00 for Home and School membership(covers all children in Hancock/LaBrum)
  • $2.00 for a special class writing journal
**Please put all money in an envelope, labeled.  We cannot make change or accept checks** 




Second Grade Supply List

 Second Grade Supply List - 2014-2015



If you can send the following supplies to school with your child on the first day of school, that would be great.  If not, please send them in as soon as possible.  Make sure to write your child’s name on his or her notebooks and folders. 

Thank you,

The Second Grade Team   


  • 4 copybooks
  • 1 book sock
  • 1 pair of blunt-tip FISKAR scissors                      
  • 1 box of 16 crayons                                
  • 1 box of washable markers                                
  • 2 packs of dry erase markers & board eraser
  • 3 glue sticks ~ PLEASE NO GEL GLUE               
  • 1 pack of Post-It notes                                    
  • 20 yellow sharpened pencils to share                
  • 3 pink erasers
  • 3 folders with bottom pockets   (plastic, if possible, so they don’t tear)
  • 2 reams of copy paper
  • 1 fun pad, dot- to- dot, or coloring book
  • 1 box of tissues
  • 1 container of baby wipes (girls only)
  • 1 roll of paper towels (boys only)
  • 1 clipboard
  • 1 pencil box
  • $6.00 Scholastic Magazine ~ in an envelope with your child’s name
  • $10.00 Home and School Membership (per family) ~ in an envelope with your child’s name
  • 1 recent picture of yourself



Third Grade Supply List -2014-2015

Dear Parents and Students,


Welcome to third grade!  We have an exciting year planned for you!  Below you will find our classroom supply list.  We look forward to meeting you!

The Third Grade Team


  • 6 marble notebooks-NO SPIRAL NOTEBOOKS
  • 2 Reams of paper
  • 5 folders with pockets (plastic last longer)
  • 2 Glue stick-large size 
  • Scissors (blunt tip) 
  • 4 dozen pencils (yellow and sharpened)-no mechanical
  • Crayons  
  • 4 Highlighters
  • Box of gallon and quart size Ziploc/reclosable bags (0ne each)
  • 4 Boxes of tissues
  • 2 or more large rolls of paper towels 
  • Old clean sock to erase dry erase board
  • 2 packs of Post it notes
  • 3 red pens 
  • Ruler with inches and centimeters
  • 4 packs of dry erase markers
  • 3 packs of Scotch tape
  • Baby wipes or Kids Friendly wipes 
  • SMALL pencil case NO BOXES
  • $10.00 for Scholastic News Magazine (in a sealed, marked envelope)
  • $10 Home and School Membership – per family



Fourth Grade Supply List



Fourth Grade Supply List


  • 6 marble notebooks
  • 2 reams of copy paper
  • 2 Spiral notebooks (one for school, one to do spelling activities to be left at home.)
  • 4 folders with pockets (plastic last longer)
  • 1 ruler with inches and centimeters
  • 4 glue stick-large size (bring one to school, keep spares at home)
  • Scissors (blunt tip, if there are no class scissors) 
  • 3 dozen pencils (yellow and sharpened, if possible)
  • Crayons (8, 16, or 24 count only) 
  • Highlighter
  • 1 box of gallon and quart size ziploc/reclosable bags 
  • 4 boxes of tissues 
  • 1 box of baby wipes
  • Post its
  • 2 red pencils 
  • Pack of dry erase markers
  • Scotch tape
  • SMALL pencil case/box/can for holding pencils, etc. on desk 
  • Earphones for computer time (if new ones are needed)
  • Thumb Drive for storing computer work if you don’t have one (1 gig is fine, please put name on it with a sharpie)
  • $10 Home and School Membership – per family
  • package of napkins





 **Reminder:  Bring your completed summer reading assignment and book back to school on the first day.


 Keep saving Boxtops over the summer.  Send them in an envelope with your child’s name and room number.



We are looking forward to seeing you in September!

The Fourth Grade Team


Fifth Grade Supply Lists

Fifth Grade Supply List 2014-2015


  •  7 black-and-white composition books
  • 1 pack of loose leaf paper
  • Pencil case for supplies
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 Red Ballpoint Pens
  • 2 Yellow Highlighters
  • 1 box of tissues
  • 2 rolls of paper towels
  • School scissors (blunt)
  • At least 40 sharpened pencils with erasers
  • 4 folders with pockets
  • 1 pocket folder with fasteners for 3-hole punched papers
  • Mechanical pencil sharpener
  • One box of gallon ziplock plastic bags
  • At least 12 colored pencils or crayons
  • At least 10 dry erase markers (no neon or yellow)
  • A dry eraser or an old sock
  • Sturdy bookbag
  • 5 #10 envelopes (long type)
  • A supply of sticky notes
  • 3 book sox
  • 1 container of pre-moistened wipes
  • 2 reams of copy paper
  • 2 packs of 3x5 index cards (lined)
  • 1 ruler
  • 1 roll of scotch tape
  • Headphones or earbuds
  • Home and School Dues - $10.00
  • Scholastic News and Storyworks (Used for Reading Instruction) - $10.00






Supply List-Autistic Support- Mrs. Rodzwic- Grades 3-5


Supply List



  • Zip-lock storage bags, gallon or sandwich size
  • Baby wipes
  • Tissues (2 boxes)
  • Paper towels (2 rolls)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Velcro sticky back coins
  • Pencils (12 pack)
  • Glue sticks (4 pack)
  • Crayons (24 box)
  • Washable markers (8 pack)
  • Plastic school supply case
  • 2 pocket folders
  • 2 copybooks
  • 2 reams of copy Paper