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Ending the Supplies to Schools for Fall 2021

St. John's is ending  the collection of school supplies for the fall.

St. John's has contributed about $350 in school supplies to Carlin Springs Elementary this school year.  The school's community liaison said the need was particularly great this year, so they are indeed grateful.  Thank you to everyone who took part in the drive, either by shopping or by check.

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St. John's is collecting school supplies for two neighborhood schools, Carlin Springs and Campbell elementary, through September 7.  A bin for collecting supplies is located on Pritchards' front porch, 5713 Fifth Street South, a half-block from the church.  You can drop off your contributions at any time.

In addition to the general list below, Carlin Springs school is looking for these particular items:

  • Crayola crayons,

  • Crayola colored pencils,

  • Crayola washable markers,

  • Expo Low Odor Dry Erase markers,

  • highlighters,

  • blunt tip kid scissors,

  • adult size scissors (usually 6"),

  • hard plastic school supplies box,

  • 3-ring pencil pouches,

  • Post-It pads,

  • tissue boxes,

  • disinfecting wipes,

  • gallon-sized Ziploc bags,

  • sandwich-sized Ziploc bags,

  • backpacks,

  • Ticonderoga My First Pencils,

  • #2 pre-sharpened with eraser, and

  • #2 wood case pencils pre-sharpened (latex-free erasers).

Here are some other suggested supplies:  24-count crayon box, pink erasers, pencil crayons, blue ink pens, red ink pen, 8-count washable markers, broad-tip markers, pencil box, glue sticks, white school glue, wide-ruled loose leaf paper, packaged plain paper, wide-ruled spiral notebooks, pocket folders, ruler, hand sanitizer, face masks.  We are not collecting ring binders at this time. 

St. John's is also accepting monetary donations, with which we can purchase supplies. Send a check to made out to St. John's with "School supplies" in the memo line.

If you have any questions, please contact Faye Pritchard at 703-931-2168 or feungerpritchard@gmail.com