Sales Alert: School Supplies for Under $1

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Summer days are numbered as stores trade sunscreen and swimsuits for pencils and notebooks. Back-to-school will soon be on everyone’s mind. Get a jump on your school supply shopping by starting early with these great deals for under $1. These bargains run the week of Sunday, July 31, 2016.


17 cents: 2-pocket paper folder, with fasteners (all season)

75 cents: Staples Yellow Pencils, $2, dozen (all season)

97 cents: Crayola Classic Markers, Fine Line, 10/box (all season)

97 cents: Crayola Colored Pencils, 12/box (all season)

48 cents: Staples ruled white index cards, 100/pack (all season)

50 cents: Staples Composition Notebook, college ruled (all season)

25 cents: Staples Cap Erasers, Pink, Dozen

25 cents: Staples® Dual Dome Pencil Sharpener

50 cents: BIC® Soft Feel® Retractable Ball Pen, 1.0 mm, Black

50 cents: Paper Mate® Sharpwriter® Mechanical Pencils, 0.7mm, Yellow Barrel, 5/pk

All above deals from Staples have this fine print: Prices valid in store with no minimum purchase or online with purchase of $25 or more. Limits apply.

Office Depot and Office Max

Office Depot/Office Max brand unless otherwise noted. Most items are limit 3 per household, no rainchecks, while supplies last. These deals may vary by location.

Penny deals (with $5 minimum purchase before tax):

Elmer’s school glue, 4 oz.

1-subject composition book

pink erasers, 3-pk

Other deals:

25 cents: BIC Round Stic Grip ballpoint pens, 12-pack

25 cents: Crayola broad line markers, 10-ct

25 cents: poly snap-close envelopes

Office Depot/Office Max will match competitor’s prices in-store and online as long as the brand, size, quantity, etc. are all equal.


99 cent sale:

Mead poly notebook, 70 sheets

Mead composition notebook

Sharpie markers, 2-pk

Fiskars 5″ blunt-tip scissors

Post-It sticky notes, 90-ct

Elmer’s glue sticks, 6-ct

Bic mechanical pencils, 8-pk

Deals courtesy of Charlotte on the Cheap. Be sure to check for more sales and deals.