Math

For classes higher than Algebra II, students are encouraged to purchase their own graphing calculator (recommended TI-84)

Algebra I

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1.5 inches) and paper or 5 subject notebook
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • optional: pack of pens in various colors

Geometry

  • notebook/paper
  • graph paper
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • colored pencils
  • index cards
  • compass

Algebra II

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1.5 inches) and paper or 5 subject notebook
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • optional: pack of pens in various colors

Statistics

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1.5 inches)
  • pencils
  • optional (but recommended): TI-84 graphing calculator

Pre-Calculus (all)

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1.5 inches)
  • pencils
  • optional (but recommended): TI-84 graphing calculator

Advanced Math

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1.5 inches) and paper or 5 subject notebook
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • optional pack of pens in various colors



Science

Earth Science 

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1.5 inches)
  • subject dividers with 12 tabs
  • 4 function calculator
  • pencil pouch to keep in your binder
  • colored pencils
  • tri-color pen or three pens of different colors
  • two highlighters of different colors
  • small scissors
  • small glue stick

Biology

  • 3-ring binder (2 inches)
  • subject divider
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • colored pencils
  • graph paper
  • lined paper
  • ruler
  • subject notebook or composition notebook
  • black pens
  • red pens
  • small scissors
  • glue stick

AP Biology

  • 3-ring binder (2 inches)
  • subject dividers
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • colored pencils
  • lined paper
  • ruler
  • subject notebook or composition notebook
  • black pens
  • red pens
  • small scissors
  • glue stick
  • 4 function calculator
  • quad-ruled notebook (spiral or composition)
  • 3 or 5 subject notebook

Chemistry

  • 3-ring binder (optional)
  • scientific and/or graphic calculator
  • lined paper
  • folder
  • erasers
  • glue sticks
  • colored pencils

AP Chemistry 

  • scientific and/or graphing calculator
  • two 3-ring binders (one inch)
  • one 3-ring binder (two inch)
  • lined paper
  • folder
  • pencils
  • erasers
  • glue sticks
  • colored pencils
  • carbon copy lab notebook (can be found online at Amazon or at Staples)

Physics

  • scientific or graphing calculator
  • 3 ring binder (two inch)
  • lined paper
  • folder
  • pencils
  • erasers
  • index cards (pack of 100 - 3 x 5)

AP Environmental Science

  • 3 ring binder (two inch)
  • lined paper
  • black pens
  • red pens
  • highlighter
  • ruler
  • one subject notebook (spiral or composition)



English

All English Classes 

  • 3-ring binder (at least 1 inch)
  • subject dividers
  • lined paper
  • pens
  • pencils
  • highlighters
  • post-it notes



Social Studies

All Social Studies Classes

  • 3-ring binder (2 inches)
  • subject dividers
  • lined paper
  • pens or pencils
  • highlighters
  • colored pencils



Art,  Music, & CFPA

All Visual Art Classes

  • Bound hard covered sketchbook 8 1/2” x 11” (AP Studio Art 11” x 14”)
  • Set of graphite drawing pencils to include H’s, HB, and B’s
  • Handheld sharpener with dual sizes
  • Variety of erasers; kneaded, gummed and standard hard white
  • Black permanent ink drawing pens of choice (suggest: Unibal, ultra-fine Sharpie, ball point, etc…)
  • Detail brush (size 1 or smaller)
  • Set of watercolors (any brand, for home use in sketchbooks)
  • Set of colored pencils (recommend Black brand or Prismacolor, but any brand will work)
  • Large glue stick
  • A pencil case/bag to hold materials (a Ziplock bag works fine)
  • A photographic device for taking pictures of artwork to submit assignments on Canvas

Photography I

  • 35mm manual SLR film camera
  • 8 ½” x 11” sketchbook

Photography II

  • 35mm or Full Frame digital DSLR film camera
  • 8 ½” x 11” sketchbook

CFPA Visual Art Students

  • Waterproof portfolio (large enough to hold a sheet of paper 18” x 24”

Class Piano

  • 2 pencils
  • Folder for handouts

CFPA Piano

  • 2 pencils
  • Folder for handouts
  • 3 ring binder or digital tablet for organizing music

Class Voice

  • 2 pencils
  • Folder for handouts
  • highlighter
  • 1 subject spiral bound notebook

CFPA Voice

  • 2 pencils
  • half inch 3 ring binder
  • highlighter
  • 1 subject spiral bound notebook

Orchestra

  • pencil
  • rosin
  • shoulder rest for violin/viola
  • metronome or tuner (can use app on device)
  • recording device (phone, tablet, laptop)

Music Technology and Adv. Music Technology/CFPA Music Technology

Colgan High School will provide each student all software, instruments, and other equipment needed for this course, including access to an educational, web-based digital audio workstation (DAW) for music production.

Students wanting to purchase materials for use inside and outside of class, the following materials are recommended

    • professional-grade DAW compatible with a personal computer
(e.g. Logic Pro, Abelton Live, FL Studio, Pro Tools)
  • USB audio interface, XLR microphone, headphones (example)
  • MIDI controller (example)
  • personal instruments

Dance

Required Materials

  • proper dance attire
  • binder, dividers, lined paper
  • pen, pencils, highlighters
  • water bottle

Comp/Rep Students

  • Choreography Journal

Dress Code

  • Ladies
    • Hair: bun for all ballet technique classes and a ponytail (or bun) for all other technique classes, no loose hair. 
    • Jewelry: none with the exception of stud earrings in ears
    • Ballet: black leotard must be with pink or black tights, no undergarments showing. Ballet skirts are OK. 
    • Modern and Jazz: black leotard with black or tan tights. Dance shorts or jazz pants are OK. 
    • Ballet slippers and Jazz shows must be worn accordingly
    • Jazz pants are allowed in other technique classes besides ballet, no dance shorts ALONE
  • Gentelmen
    • Hair: no loose hair (secure back with clips, headband, ponytail)
    • Jewelry: none with the exception of stud earrings in ears
    • Fitted solid color tee or tank (black or white)
    • Fitted black workout pants, shorts, or jazz pants
    • Ballet slippers and Jazz shoes must be worn accordingly



BUSINESS

Business Law, Econ & Personal Finance; Sports Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Business Law

  • Laptop (school provides)
  • Notebook (composition book)
  • Folder/Binder
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Personal earbuds (recommended)

CIS/ACIS, Programming, Digital Applications

  • Laptop (school provides)

Design Multimedia

  • Laptop (school provides)
  • 16 gb flashdrive



WORLD LANGUAGES

All World Languages Classes

  • Binder
  • Notebook



FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES

All FACS Classes

  • Binder with subject dividers
  • Composition books
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Colored Pencils