Whether you’re getting ready for your freshman or senior year, the back-to-school buzz is always infectious. But high school students, and especially private high schoolers, have special considerations when it comes to making those preschool purchases.
Whether you have a month or a week left before classes start, make sure you have all the supplies you need for a smooth start to the year. Still not sure? We’ve got the list covered for you right here.
Don’t just assume that last year’s outfit will fit perfectly on the first day of school if it’s been gathering moths in the back of your closet all summer. Growth spurts do happen — you just might not notice it yourself. Make sure you have everything you need as far as clothing and that it’s all up to code.
Do you need a laptop or tablet for your schoolwork? Many private high schools can take advantage of technology in the classroom because of their small size: 86% of schools have fewer than 300 students, and private high schools are often less than half the size of their public counterparts. Don’t get left in the digital dust!
- Pens and Paper
That said, private school teachers can be notoriously old-fashioned. Make sure to have a fresh stock of notebooks, pens, and pencils for those instructors who prefer to keep their classrooms “analog.”
- Extracurricular Supplies
This part all depends on your interests. om/local/education/children-who-attend-preschool-do-better-in-kindergarten-than-those-who-dont-study-says/2013/07/15/f556d97c-ed63-11e2-bed3-b9b6fe264871_story.html” Title=”The things I like”>The student athletes should make sure to have any equipment they need for training in-season and out, while the artists might want to get some extra paint supplies or canvases.
- Study Aids
But don’t forget about your academics! High school especially is a time where you need to hit the books. Studying for the SATs? Get yourself plenty of index cards. Keep everything organized with separate binders for separate subjects. You’ll be acing those quizzes in no time!
Whether you love learning or would rather be sleeping, high school, as many people say, can be some of the best years of your life. Don’t let this time slip by because you’re unprepared. Get ready for a fresh start and a new year with all the private high school supplies you need for academic and social success!