Frugal Family: Back to School Savings

School starts August 8: Are you ready?

With temperatures in the 90s, it's hard to believe summer's nearly over.  But, for students in Stone Mountain, school starts August 8.  Back-to-school sales are in full swing in many stores throughout our area.

is offering their deeply discounted school supplies again this year, with many items on your student's list costing less than a dollar.  Now is the time to stock up on crayons, markers, notebooks, pencils, pens, paper, etc., for the year.  Some highlights: 24-count Crayola crayons are 40 cents, 8-count Crayola markers are around $1, and many notebooks are selling for $1 or less.

also has many supplies on sale, mainly notebooks as well as some Crayola items for as little as $1.  All of their lunch kits are currently 15% off, too.

is offering Buy One Get One Free on all Crayola items this week.  They are also offering free matching lunch boxes with all backpack purchases of $12.99 or more.

WalMart, too, is selling all of their school supplies at discount.  If you shop online, you can save even more.  They're offering "School Supply Bundles" for discounted package rates.

Having trouble finding the Zaner Bloser handwriting paper that's inevitably on your elementary student's list?  is the only store in Tucker that I've found that carries it, but they have plenty.


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