Student Supply Lists and Books

Students are asked to arrive on their first day of school with the following books and supplies.

’20-’21 Books

PBDA’s virtual bookstore opens Wednesday, July 8, 2020 for the ’20-‘21 school year. All Upper Campus students will purchase textbooks through this MBS Direct website, and books will be delivered to your home address. MBS is offering free shipping on all orders over $99 from August 3-9, 2020.

All students should have their books by August 31 to be ready for homework assignments.

Click the link above to shop the bookstore and select ‘Let’s Get Started.’ Select ’Shop by Schedule’ using your child’s provided Student ID. By using ‘Shop by Schedule,’ you will only see the books that your child will need for his or her entire schedule. Accounts from previous years are still active and can be used at checkout.

For any questions, please contact Leslie Piester at

First Day of School

Please note, all students will have athletics on the first day of school so please be sure to bring in your sports clothes. Names must be on all textbook and personal items, including clothing.

Supply Lists ’20-’21

Pre-Primary – Grade 3

All student materials and supplies will be purchased by PBDA for all Lower Campus students.

Grade 4
  • 1 1.5″ Zipper Binder
  • 2 Wide Ruled Spiral Notebook, 3-Hole Punched
  • 1 Box of 12 Pencils
  • 3 Highlighters
  • 2 Red Pens
  • 1 Box of Colored Pencils
  • 1 3-Ring Pencil Case
  • 1 Large Eraser
  • 2 Expo Dry Erase Markers (black)
  • 1 Pack Multiplication Flash Cards
  • 1 Pack 3X5 Cards
  • 8 Notebook Dividers with Pockets
  • 1 Drawstring Bag
  • 1 Composition Notebook (for students taking Spanish ONLY)
Grade 5
  • 1 Large Zipper Binder
  • 8 Dividers for binder, with pockets
  • 2 Packs of Notebook Paper (College Rule)
  • 2 Boxes of Pencils
  • 1 Set of Colored Pencils
  • 1 Set of Colored Markers
  • 1 Pack of Pens (blue or black ink)
  • Zip Pouch (to hold pens and pencils in binder)
  • 2 Highlighters, any color
  • 4 Packages of 3 x 5 Index Cards
  • Erasers
  • Lock for Sports Locker
  • 3 Spiral Notebooks
  • 1 Composition Notebook (for students taking Spanish ONLY)
  • Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS Scientific Calculator

*Set of stackable trays for the locker to keep it organized (this is suggested, not mandatory)

Grades 6-9
  • 1” blue binder – Science (with a package of dividers to go inside)
  • 1” black binder – History
  • 1” red binder – English (with a package of dividers to go inside)
  • 1” green binder – Math (with a package of dividers to go inside)
  • 1 ½ ” white binder – World Language (with a package of dividers to go inside)
  • 1 Composition Notebook (for students taking Spanish ONLY)
  • #2 pencils
  • Blue or black erasable pens
  • Highlighters
  • Index Cards
  • Colored pencils
  • Small ruler with metric markings
  • Notebook paper – enough for each binder all year
  • Graph paper – enough for Math all year
  • Lock for sports locker
  • USB storage device
  • Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS Scientific Calculator (5th and 6th Grade only) 
  • Personal laptop

* 7th Grade Algebra I students and ALL 8th and 9th Grade students must have a graphing calculator! If you are purchasing a new calculator for the ’20-’21 school year, it must be a Texas Instrument TI-84 Plus CE.

* All other math students must have a scientific calculator (Texas Instrument TI-30XIIS is recommended.)