Welcome to 8th and 9th grade math with me! 
We're going to work really hard this year and hopefully you will learn a lot.
Can't wait to meet all of you,
Ms. Altekruse

Here's a supply list for math:
VERY IMPORTANT! -  You need a TI - 83 calculator for this year. It is essential.
-5 subject notebook
-graph paper
-folder for returned assignments
-tons of pencils
-pencil sharpener