An Independent, Coed Junior Boarding (5-9) and Day School (K-9) in Washington, CT

Suggested Packing List for Boarding Students

Please clearly label all clothing and belongings.

BEDDING AND TOWELS

REQUIRED


  • Bath towels (2-4)
  • Sheets -Twin size sheets - 2 flat, 2 fitted
  • Pillow cases(2)
  • Comforter or Blanket

OPTIONAL


  • Washcloths and hand towels
  • Personal Pillow
  • Mattress Pad or Foam Mattress Topper

MISCELLANEOUS

REQUIRED


  • Alarm clock
  • Hangers (12)
  • Extension cord (power strip with surge protector)
  • Prepaid phone card (for long distance calls)
  • Backpack for books
  • Sports bag

OPTIONAL


  • Cup or mug & plastic utensils
  • Water bottle
  • Small fan
  • Healthy snacks and drinks (nothing that needs to be refrigerated)
  • Small bulletin board or dry erase board
  • Wall décor and removable poster putty or removable poster mounting strips
  • Stationary, stamps & address book
  • Under-bed storage: Footlocker, laundry basket (can be used to store extra supplies or off-season clothing and bedding, sports equipment, etc)
  • Plastic desktop drawers for small items
  • Bedside lamp (not halogen)
  • Watch
  • Umbrella
  • Computer
  • Bicycle with helmet (required)

PROHIBITED


  • Video game systems
  • Inappropriate posters or reading material
  • Pocket knives
  • Televisions
  • R-rated videos/DVD’s
  • Candles
  • Incense
  • Hot plates
  • Small refrigerators/appliances
  • Pets
  • Electric heaters