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Get Ready for the 2017-18 Year: Supply List
Get Ready for the 2017-18 Year: Supply List
Get Ready for the 2017-18 Year: Supply List

Baltimore School for the Arts can't wait to welcome its students back for the 2017-18 school year, and many parents have told us they are ready to go shopping for school supplies.

Here is the 2017-18 list:

Minimum Supply List for BSA Academics 

  • 4 Binders (1” or more) 
  • Set of dividers for each binder 
  • Pencils
  • Pens (blue and black) 
  • Highlighters 
  • Composition Book (wide or college rule) 
  • Loose Leaf paper 
  • TI 84 Plus Graphing Calculator 
  • Notebook sized hole puncher 
  • (2 packs) 3” x 5” lined index cards 

Strongly Recommended 

  • Small stapler 
  • Pencil Sharpener/Extra Lead 
  • Binder size 3-hole punch 
  • USB stick / flash drive 
  • Spanish/English dictionary (if in Spanish)  

It is very likely students will need additional supplies for academic classes. Additional binders/folders might also be needed in art areas. Each teacher will give you a complete list of necessary supplies for each class and deadlines for which these supplies must be purchased. A BSA school planner will be provided for each student at the start of the school year. Graphing calculators can typically be found on sale in August, and they cost approximately $100. However, this calculator will be used the remainder of the time here at BSA and then in college.You can find used graphing calculators online for less expense.

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