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How many pencils?

Posted by on Jul. 24, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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How many pencils are on your child's school supply list? 

One of the middle schools here is requesting every student bring 96 (yes, ninety-six!) pencils to last the entire year!

by on Jul. 24, 2013 at 12:36 PM
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krisnkids
by Gold Member on Jul. 24, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Our middle school you are expected to have your own. The our elementary's 5th grade 72 which is the most of any grade.  Thankfully that's not my daughter :).

SexyDiva19
by on Jul. 24, 2013 at 12:41 PM
My son is going into the 3rd grade and his school supply list says 3 packs or more of #2 pencils
steviechick
by on Jul. 24, 2013 at 1:12 PM

I think the reason why the teachers ask for so many supplies is simply because of the many supplies that go missing.  Kids lose stuff all the time.  I used to wonder about the six rolls of papertowels and four boxes of kleenex.  I never bought that many.   My daughter came in with one papertowel roll and one box of kleenex.  If she needed another roll of papertowels I would give it to her.  Same thing for kleenex.  A child shoudn't need that many rolls and boxes of towels and kleenex at the beginning of the year.

grneyedormom
by Kendra on Jul. 24, 2013 at 3:22 PM
6 doz. for my kiddos 5th grade class this year.
cjsmom1
by Group Admin on Jul. 24, 2013 at 9:16 PM

I buy a ton of pencils because ds is constantly losing or breaking them.

alexis_06
by on Jul. 25, 2013 at 3:33 AM

 last year my daughter needed 48..she brought 46 back home at the end of the school year..LOL

BeachMommy07
by on Jul. 25, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Similar.

maam0609
by on Jul. 25, 2013 at 3:56 PM

We don't have our excat lists yet, but last year for lower school it was 25.

MIMIBRIE
by Silver Member on Jul. 25, 2013 at 5:11 PM
48 each semester
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just4ds10ee
by Bronze Member on Jul. 25, 2013 at 6:18 PM

One pack...think it has 24 pencils..my daughter likes to use the mechanical pencils anyway. 96 is a bit too much!!!!!!

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