School Supply list


  • Scientific calculator with statistics mode for standard deviation. Other buttons it must have: xy, 1/x, and exponent-to-the-base-ten at least. Read the instruction book (do not buy a calculator before talking to your teacher)
  • A4 size notebook for lab work, talk to your teacher before you buy one
  • Spiral notebooks(s) for lecture notes
  • Storage system (your choice - binder, folders, etc) for organization of
  • accumulated handouts and worksheets. Current papers must be brought to each class meeting, (e.g. in a folder); accumulated files should be organized
  • by topics after each test so that they are ready to review for semester exam
  • Graph paper, millimeter squares.
  • Metric ruler, transparent, both for measuring and as a straight edge
  • Pencils for data collection and calculations.
  • Soft pencils for biological drawing
  • Soft white erasers
  • Ballpoint pens, blue or black
  • Highlighters


  • Binder, folders, loose leaf paper, graph paper, compass, protractor and ruler for Geometry
  • Some courses in grades 10, 11 and 12 require a graphics calculator. The math department recommends Casio FX-CG50 GDC
  • DO NOT buy a calculator until you talk to your teacher

Language A

  • loose leaf paper and two ring binders
  • spiral notebook
  • plastic sheets to fit in binder
  • pens
  • dictionary - American Heritage
  • thesaurus

Humanities / Social Studies

  • loose leaf notebook large enough to hold 1 semester's work
  • loose leaf paper
  • spiral notebook
  • pencils
  • pens
  • plastic pocket folders with holes to hold handouts in the binder

Language A2/ B

  • loose leaf paper and binders with dividers
  • spiral notebook
  • plastic sheets to fit in binder
  • white-out
  • pens and pencils
  • dictionary - According to the language the student is studying
  • USB Stick

Physical Education

  • ACS P.E. uniform
  • sneakers
  • deodorant
  • socks
  • hair bands for long hair
  • small towel (optional)
  • goggles to protect eyeglasses (optional, at own risk)
  • a bag to bring clothes home & back to school

IB Visual Arts

  • black workbook with good quality drawing paper (Canson is best)
  • ring binder with plastic pages
  • pencils
  • drawing pens (black ink) in two or three different point sizes
  • assorted acrylic and / or oil paints for independent work (not required)