Believe it or not, it's almost time to go back to school. Wichita Falls schools will start classes again on August 22nd. It's time to start making sure your kids have all their school supplies to get the 2016-2017 school year started!

There are a few different school supply lists depending on what grade the student is going into. Here's lists of the supplies needed for WFISD students:

Kindergarten Required Items

• 1 pkg of pencils (12 pack, #2 wooden)
• 10-12 glue sticks
• 2 pkgs of crayons (24 pack)
• 1 pkg of washable markers (8 pack, broad tip, classic colors)
• 1 pair of scissors (blunt tip, Fiskars brand recommended)
• 1 supply box (plastic preferred)
• 2 composition notebooks
• 1 box of tissues
• 4 folders – 1 red, 1 blue, 1 yellow, 1 green (brads & pockets) (plastic preferred)
• 1 backpack (no wheels) – large enough to accommodate folders

Kindergarten Wish List (Not Required, but helpful through the year)

• Hand sanitizer or hand soap
• Wet wipes
• 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue
• Additional folders
• Additional composition notebooks
• Additional scissors (blunt tip, Fiskars brand recommended)
• Ziploc bags (quart or gallon size)

1st and 2nd Grade Required Items

• 4 composition notebooks
• 6 glue sticks
• 1 box of crayons (24 count) – 2 boxes for 1st grade
• 1 bottle of glue
• 1 pkg notebook paper (2nd grade only)- 100 wide-ruled sheets
• 1 pair of scissors (blunt tip, Fiskars brand recommended)
• 2 pkgs of pencils (12 pack #2 wooden)
• 1 Pink Pearl Eraser
• 1 supply box (plastic preferred)
• 2 boxes of tissues
• 6 folders with pockets & brads (1-orange, 1-purple, 1-red, 1-blue, 1- yellow, 1-green) (plastic preferred)
• 1 backpack (no wheels) large enough to accommodate folders

1st and 2nd Grade Wish List

• Hand sanitizer or hand soap
• Wet wipes
• 1 pkg of washable markers (8 pack, broad tip, classic colors)
• 2 Dry Erase Markers
• Additional tissues
• Additional glue sticks
• Additional crayons
• Additional composition notebooks
• Additional scissors (blunt tip, Fiskars brand recommended)
• Ziploc bags (quart or gallon size)

3rd Through 5th Grade Required Items

• 6 folders with pockets & brads (different colors, if possible)
• 6 composition notebooks
• 1 pkg of colored pencils
• 2 pkgs of notebook paper (100 wide ruled sheets)
• 1 pkg markers (8 count, broad tip, classic, washable)
• 6 glue sticks
• 1 bottle of glue
• 2 pkgs of pencils (12 pack, #2 wooden)
• 2 three-ring binders (1.5 inch)
• Scissors
• 1 box of crayons (24 ct) – 3rd grade only
• 1 zipper bag
• 2 boxes of tissues
• 1 backpack (no wheels) large enough to accommodate folders

3rd Through 5th Grade Wish List

• Hand sanitizer
• Notecards (3.5 x 5)
• Post-it notes (3x3)
• Erasers (Pink pearl or pencil toppers)
• Tissues
• Glue sticks

6th Through 8th Grade Required Items

• 5 composition notebooks
• 1 pkg colored pencils
• Notebook paper
• Pencils
• Pens
• 1 inch binder(s)
• Glue sticks
***Teachers may request course-specific supplies.

6th Through 8th Grade Wish List

• Tissues
• Post-it notes (3x3)
• Notecards (3x5)
• Small bottles of glue

High School Required Items

• 5 composition notebooks
• 1 pkg colored pencils
• Notebook paper
• Pencils
• Pens
• 1 ½ inch binder(s)
***Teachers may request course-specific supplies

High School Wish List

• Tissues
• Post-it notes (3x3)
• Notecards (3x5)
• Small bottles of glue

If you are needing assistance with getting your child's school supplies, Project Back To School provides free school supplies and backpacks for WFISD students who qualify for the free and reduced lunch program.

The Project Back to School Roundup on August 13, 2016 at the Wichita Falls MPEC at  from 9 am to noon. Free school supplies, backpacks, community resource information, health screenings and giveaways will be available for qualifying children.

You can also sign up now to win one of 20 backpack full of school supplies and other great prizes in our Pick-A-Pack contest right now!