8th Grade

Mrs. Amy DelRossi

Welcome to 8th grade!  I hope you are ready for your final year at St. Mark School.  I look forward to having a very productive and enjoyable year with all of you.  Remember, St. Mark School is the “BEST IN BUCKS COUNTY”


Saint Mark School

8th Grade Supply List

The following will be provided by Saint Mark School:

Theme tablets

Blue marble composition books

The following must be purchased outside of school:

 4 1- subject spiral notebooks (11 x 8.5) NOT 8.5 x 11 (must have a plastic cover, not cardboard)

1 3-subject spiral notebook (11 x 8.5) NOT 8.5 x 11 (must have a plastic cover, not cardboard)

Sharpened pencils/mechanical pencils

Black pens

Red pens


3 two-pocket folders

1 1 ½ binder

1 STANDARD SIZED pencil case

1 pack of colored pencils (no more than 12)

1 pack of crayons (no more than 24)

1 pack of THICK markers ( SHARPIES are not permitted)

1 plastic standard sized art box (ABOUT 8 x 5 inches)

1 roll of scotch tape

1 pair of scissors

2 glue sticks

1 MINI stapler

Texas Instruments TI-30 IIS calculator (if you do not have from last year)


1 STRONG draw string bag

1 SMALL dictionary

**All textbooks must be covered with a book sock (2) or brown paper**

**All workbooks must be covered with clear contact paper**

 The following Trade Books will be used throughout the year. Please purchase the books according to the schedule below:


 The House on Mango Street By: Sandra Cisneros


 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas By: John Boyne


 Does My Head Look Big In This? By: Randa Abdel-Fattah


 A Mango-Shaped Space By: Wendy Mass


Summer Reading

8th Grade

 because of mr. terupt by: Rob Buyea

Please read the above novel, and on the first day of school, turn in:

1st paragraph:





2nd paragraph:

-favorite part of story and why it is your favorite part


**be very descriptive**

**be sure to explain your reasoning for the recommendation**


-full school heading (underlined)

-center title: because of mr. terupt


-12 inch font double spaced

-Times New Roman



Content (20 points)                        ______________






-favorite part


Grammar (20 points)        ______________




Heading (5 points)              ______________