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 August 11, 2013  Posted by  Expired
school-supplies

Here is a list of the best school supplies deals we found this week. They are combined into one post to make comparison shopping more convenient. If you haven’t already, you might want to read Tips for Saving with Back-to-School Sales and see how low prices for school supplies have gotten in previous years with the School Supply Price List.

Be sure to look for printable coupons for office supplies and combine them with sales to get the best deals.

Staples

  • 1¢ Home Select pocket tissues (w/min. $5 purchase; limit 6)
  • 1¢ Staples 1-subject notebook, 70 sheets (w/min. $5 purchase; limit 6)
  • 25¢ Avery insertable dividers, 5-tab
  • 50¢ Sharpie fine permanent markers, black, 2-pk
  • 50¢ Pentel hi-polymer erasers, 3-pk
  • 50¢ Staples translucent pencil box, asstd. colors
  • $1 Staples clipboard, brown
  • $1 Bic Brite Liner Grip highlighters, 5-pk
  • $2 Westcott 7″ soft-handle scissors
  • $2 Wet Ones disinfecting wipes, 40-ct

Staples Easy Rebates

  • FREE Pilot Bottle2Pen retractable ballpoint pens, 5-pk (after $5.29 Easy Rebate)
  • FREE Staples 8.5×11 pastels (after Easy Rebate and with in-ad coupon)
  • FREE Staples Photo Plus paper (after Easy Rebate and with in-ad coupon)
  • FREE Hammermill Copy Plus paper, 8.5×11 (after Easy Rebate and in-ad coupon)
  • $19.99 Staples 8.5×11 multipurpose paper, 10-ream case (after Easy Rebate and in-ad coupon)

Office Max

These deals vary by region. Some locations this week have the brown bag sale, where you save 20% on what you put in the bag.

Some locations:

  • 1¢ filler paper (with $5 min. purchase, before taxes and excluding Max Value items)
  • 1¢ Schoolio 3×5 index cards (min. $5 purchase, before taxes and excluding Max Value items)
  • 5¢ protractor (limit 3, Max Value)
  • 5¢ ball-bearing compass (limit 3, Max Value)
  • 50¢ Schoolio composition books (limit 5, Max Value)
  • 50¢ Bic ballpoint pens, 10-pk (limit 3, Max Value)
  • 50¢ Paper Mate Write Bros. mech. pencils, 10-pk (limit 5, Max Value)
  • 50¢ Schoolio markers (limit 3, Max Value)
  • 50¢ Office Max 4 oz. glue and glue sticks combo pack (limit 3, Max Value)
  • 2/$3 Scotch 5″ kids’ scissors

Max Perks Bonus Rewards

  • 1¢ Avery 5160 white laser mailing labels, 3,000 pk (after $26.98 Max Perks Rewards, limit 1)
  • 1¢ Duracell CopperTop AA or AAA, 20-pack (after $16.98 Max Perks Rewards, limit 2)
  • 1¢ select OfficeMax 1, 3, or 5-subject notebooks (after $3.49 Max Perks Rewards, limit 2)
  • 1¢ Post-It Notes (after $16.78 Max Perks Rewards, limit 1)
  • 1¢ All[IN]Place EverBind binders (after $9.98 Max Perks Rewards, limit 2)
  • 1¢ Avery 5-tab Ready Index dividers (after $2.98 Max Perks Rewards, limit 1)

Walgreens

Sign up for and use your Walgreens Balance Rewards card; it’s required for many of these deals.

  • BOGO backpacks (buy one at $10.99, get one FREE)
  • BOGO Mead notebooks, portfolios, or composition books (Mead coupons)
  • 33% off Mead binders (Mead coupon)
  • 7/$1 Wexford two-pocket folders
  • 8/$1 designer pencils (w/in-ad coupon, limit 16)
  • 49¢ Paper Mate mechanical pencils, 10-pack
  • 49¢ Wexford scissors, 5″
  • 49¢ highlighter, single
  • 49¢ 1-subject notebook (better prices elsewhere)
  • 79¢ Sharpie highlighters, 2-pk (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • 79¢ Paper Mate Profile pens, 2-pk (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • 99¢ Sharpie neon marker (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • 99¢ Bic Grip pens, 8-pk (Bic coupon)
  • 99¢ Kleenex facial tissue, 85 sheets (Kleenex coupon)
  • 99¢ Puffs facial tissue, 56 or 68 sheets (Puffs coupon in 7/7 P&G insert)
  • $1.49 Ticonderoga #2 pencils, 10-pk (w/in-ad coupon; may stack with Ticonderoga coupon)
  • 2/$5 Ziploc freezer or storage bags, 15-25 ct. or sandwich bags, 100-pk (Ziploc coupon)
  • $2.99 Wexford multipurpose/copy paper, 400 sheets
  • $3 Kleenex 4 pk, 55 sheets ea. (w/in-store coupon, see if you can stack w/Kleenex coupon)
  • $3.99 Time Smart 2013-2014 calendar or planner
  • $4.99 Expo dry-erase markers, 8 pk
  • $4.99 Sharpie markers, multi, 12 pk
  • $4.99 Bic Soft Feel pens, 24 pk (Bic coupon)
  • $4.99 Bounty paper towels, 6 rolls
  • $5 Scott Naturals paper towels, 6 rolls (75¢ off coupon in some Sunday papers)
  • $19.99 Canon Inkjet color printer
  • free crayons w/purchase of select children’s cold/allergy relief

Kroger

All of these prices are with Kroger card.

  • 3/$1 Papermate Write Bros. pens, 10-pack
  • 99¢ Sharpie permanent markers, 2 ct.

Office Depot

  • 1¢ Office Depot 2-pocket folders (limit 10)
  • 50¢ Scholastic glue sticks, 4-pk (limit 3)
  • 50¢ Office Depot compass
  • 50¢ Wilson Jones 1″ poly binder
  • 50¢ Office Depot highlighters, 3-pk
  • 50¢ Office Depot dry-erase markers, 2-pk
  • $3 Office Depot school copy paper, 400 sheets/ream (limit 5)
  • $10.99 TI scientific calculator

Target

Target will apparently price-match if you bring in a competitor’s ad. Also, you may find extra savings if you use the Target Cartwheel app stacked with Target coupons and manufacturer coupons.

  • 50¢ 4-pk. Mead Five Star folders $1

Buy two and match with one of these coupons; final price FREE:
$1/2 Mead Five Star school supplies (Target coupon)
$1/2 Mead Five Star school supplies printable
$1/2 Mead Five Star school supplies from the 8/4 Smart Source coupon insert

Carolyn Erickson

Carolyn Erickson is a freelance writer with expertise in business-to-consumer writing and editorial. During her career, she's helped companies like Time Warner Internet, Ethan Allen, Gold's Gym, Stanley Steemer, Empire Vision Centers and others reach local customers with their marketing messages. Her writing has received awards from the Kansas Professional Communicators and the National Federation of Press Women. Most recently, Carolyn has parlayed her experience in digital media as the owner of Wichita on the Cheap into helping small businesses and non-profit organizations establish an Internet and social media presence – on the cheap, of course.

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