School News

Back-to-School

Just in time for Back to School purchases, the State of Florida will once again be honoring the Sales Tax Holiday Weekend.

The 2014 Tax Free Shopping dates are August 1 through August 3rd. For three days Florida stores will offer discounts to all shoppers – Florida residents, and visitors to the state. The tax holiday begins on Friday (August 1, 2014) at 12:01am and continues until Sunday (August 3, 2014) at 11:59pm. The discount applies to clothing, footwear and accessories selling for $75 or less per item, school supplies selling for $15 or less per items and personal computers and related accessories selling for $750 or less per item.

open house

Milestones will be holding its Back to School Open House on Thursday, August 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Silver Lake Community Church located at 34030 Radio Road, Leesburg, FL.

supply lists

Kindergarten

  • 1 Clear view white 2” 3-ring binder
  • 2 boxes of large crayons
  • 2 boxes of 16 ct. crayons
  • 2 bottles of white glue
  • 10 glue sticks
  • 1 pencil box
  • 4 packs of construction paper
  • 1 book bag
  • 2 packs of Crayola markers (large/broad tip, not fine)
  • $2.00 for additional art supplies
  • 3 boxes of tissues
  • 2 rolls of paper towels
  • 2 large bottles of hand sanitizer
  • 1 pack dry-erase markers
  • 2 packages of baby wipes

1st Grade

  • 2-1/2 inch view binder
  • 6 composition notebooks
  • 20 glue sticks
  • 1 clear shoebox w/lid
  • 8 dry erase markers
  • 2 packs computer paper (white)
  • 2 packs 24ct. Pencils
  • 3 boxes tissues
  • 4 boxes 24ct. Crayola crayons
  • 1 purple plastic folder
  • 4 yellow plastic folders with prongs
  • 1 book bag
  • 1 pack markers                                                                                                       **Please write your child’s name on all supplies**

2nd Grade

  • 8 composition notebooks (NO spirals please)
  • 2 boxes 24ct. Crayons
  • 2 packs colored pencils
  • 2 boxes washable markers
  • 2 12ct. Packs of #2 pencils
  • 2 large erasers
  • 2 packs wide-ruled notebook paper
  • 1 pack multi-colored highlighters
  • 10 glue sticks
  • 2 bottles of glue
  • 2– 1 1/2 in. white view binder
  • 2 large boxes of tissues
  • 1 box of gallon sized Zip-lock bags
  • 4 rolls of paper towels
  • 4 containers of disinfecting wipes
  • 4 dry erase markers
  • 2 reams white copy paper

**choose from: paper plates, 1 box of Kleenex or 1 tub of Clorox wipes**                           No hand held pencil sharpeners please

3rd Grade

  • 2 Large bottles of hand sanitizer
  • 2 Large tubs of Clorox wipes
  • 2 reams of computer paper
  • 6 glue sticks
  • 4 packs of 24 ct. Crayola crayons
  • 2 packs of 24 ct. #2 Pencils
  • 1 pack of dry erase markers
  • 1 pack markers
  • 1 pack highlighters
  • 1 pack sticky (Post-it) notes
  • 1 pack colored pencils
  • 3 packs wide-ruled notebook paper
  • 6 composition notebooks
  • 1-1 1/2” white view binder
  • 3 boxes of tissues
  • 1 pair of scissors
  • 1 green plastic prong folder
  • 1 yellow plastic prong folder
  • 1 purple plastic prong folder
  • 1 black plastic prong folder
  • 1 pack 3/12 x 5 index cards
  • 1 pack 4×6 index cards

4th Grade 

  • 1 drawstring style backpack (no large backpacks please)
  • 1 2-inch white clear View Binder
  • 1 pack of 8 tab dividers
  • 1 plastic two-pocket folder (no prongs)
  • 1 package of colored pencils (at least 8 in the         package)
  • 1 pack of 24-count #2 pencils
  • 1 pair of scissors
  • 4 Wide Ruled Composition Notebooks (no spiral  notebooks)
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 packages of  Wide Ruled Notebook paper
  • 4 dry erase markers
  • 4 colored highlighters
  • Ruler
  • 1 pack of 3×5 index cards
  • 1 ream of paper
  • 1 container of Clorox disinfecting wipes
  • 1 box of tissues
  • $10 science lab fee

5th Grade

  • 2-inch view binder
  • 2 packs of wide-ruled notebook paper
  • (4) 1 subject notebooks
  • 4 pack of ink pens (blue/black)
  • 8 count markers
  • 12 count colored pencils
  • Ruler
  • 2 dry erase markers (fine)
  • 4 highlighters
  • 2 packs of 3×5 index cards
  • (2) packs of 24 count #2 pencils
  • 4 glue sticks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Cleaning wipes or baby wipes
  • USB drive (recommended)
  • $10 science lab fee

 Middle School (6,7,8)

  • 4 function calculator **7th and 8th Grade Only**
  • 5 Composition notebooks
  • 3 packs of dry-erase markers
  • 4 highlighters (multi colors)
  • 4 packs of pens (black or blue)
  • 6 packs of Wide /College ruled notebook paper
  • 2 packs of graph paper
  • 3 reams of computer paper ( 2 white and 1 colored)
  • 3 packs of 24 count #2 pencils
  • 10 folders with pockets
  • (2) 1 inch view binder
  • $10 Science lab fee
  • 6 packs of 3×5 index cards
  • 3 boxes of tissues
  • 3 tubs of Clorox wipes
  • 1 package of 5-tab dividers