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  • Best Back to School Deals: 7/22 – 7/28/2012

    I’m helping out our school’s summer supply drive by putting together a list of the week’s best back to school deals – I update this list throughout the week as more deals become available. This list is based on ads for the Los Angeles area. If you’re not local, you may want to check your ad to see if your offers are the same.


    You can learn about Staples Easy Rebates and Staples Rewards here. If you’re a teacher, you can get Staples Rewards for Extreme Deals you purchase in addition to the maximum limit offered to other customers.

    Extreme Deals

    Staples Pink Cap Erasers 12-pack 1 cent with $5 minimum purchase
    Limit 2

    Staples Ruled 3×5 Index Cards 100-pack 1 cent with $5 minimum purchase
    Limit 2

    Note: Penny items do not count toward the $5 minimum.

    Rebate Items

    Zebra Mechanical Pencils 10-pack FREE after Easy Rebate
    Pay $4, Receive $4 Easy Rebate; Limit 1

    Pentel RSVP Ballpoint Pens 5-pack FREE after Easy Rebate
    Pay $4, Receive $4 Easy Rebate; Limit 1

    Staples Multipurpose Paper Ream $1 after Easy Rebate
    Pay $6.99, Receive: $5.99 Easy Rebate; Limit 2

    HP Everyday Photo Paper $1 after Easy Rebate
    Pay $9.99, Receive $8.99 Easy Rebate; Limit 4

    Other Deals

    Staples Stickies 1/2″ Tape Flags $0.25

    Sharpie Accent Highlighters 5-pack $0.50

    Post-It Die-Cut Notes 2-pack $1

    Avery Glue Sticks 3-pack $1

    RoseArt Markers or Paints $1

    Expo Dry Erase Markers 4-pack $3
    $1/1 Expo Markers Facebook printable
    Final price: $2

    Clorox Wipes $2

    Note: Aside from the penny and Easy Rebate items, the ad does not state limits on other sale items. However, the registers will likely be programmed for a limit of 4 on the $0.25 and $0.50 items; other items may be limited as well.


    Office Depot Acrylic Ruler $0.10
    Limit 3

    Office Depot Protractor $0.10
    Limit 3

    Wilson Jones 1″ Poly Binder $0.50
    Limit 3

    Scholastic Glue Sticks 4-pack $0.50
    Limit 3

    Bic Wite-Out Correction Tape $0.50
    Limit 3

    Notebooks, Comp Books, Pencil Pouches, Folders, Binders & Pencils $0.49 & Up


    PaperMate Pens $1
    $1/1 PaperMate Writing Instrument Target Web printable
    Final price: FREE

    Up & Up Pink Erasers 2-pack $0.20

    Up & Up 1-hole Pencil Sharpener $0.20

    Up & Up Ruled Index Cards 100-count $0.49

    Up & Up Vinyl Pencil Pouch or Pencil Box $0.49

    Elmer’s School Glue Sticks 6-count $0.99

    Bic Mechanical Pencils 8-count $0.99

    Selected Mead Folders, Notebooks, and Composition Books $0.99

    Crayola Colored Pencils 12-count $0.99

    Up & Up No. 2 Pencils 24-count $1

    2-count Kid’s Scissors $1

    Reinforced Filler Paper 100-count $1.50

    Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS Scientific Calculator $9

    Lysol or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes $3.99
    $0.50/2 Lysol Wipes printable
    Final price: $3.74 each when you buy 2 Lysol


    Wexford Highlighters $0.19 with in-ad coupon

    Mini Memo or Composition Notebook 5/$1 with in-ad coupon

    Wexford or Penway Erasers $0.29 with in-ad coupon

    School Supplies $0.39
    Sharpie Marker, Wexford or Corner Office: 5 tab Dividers, 10 ct Sheet Protectors, Wexford: 280 ct Sticky notes, 2 Pocket Portfolio, School Glue, Jumbo Glue Stick

    Wexford School Supplies 2/$1
    Flexible Protractor, Flexible Ruler

    School Supplies Box $0.69 with in-ad coupon

    Fiskars Kid Scissors $0.99

    Wexford or Penway School Supplies $1.49
    5-Subject Notebook, 2-pack Graph Planning Pad, 3-Subject Composition Notebook

    Kleenex Facial Tissue $0.99, with in ad coupon
    $0.50/3 Kleenex Boxes, 50 ct+ or $0.50/1 Bundle Packs 07/08/2012 SS Insert (exp 08/12/2012)
    Final price: $0.82 each after coupon


    Get $3 ExtraBucks when you spend $15 on Sharpie, Paper Mate, Ink Joy or Expo Items
    Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers 8-count Buy 1 Get 1 50% off

    Bic Pens, Pencils, Markers or Wite-Out Buy 1 Get 1 50% off

    Select Crayola Markers, Colored Pencils or Sidewalk Chalk Buy 1 Get 1 50% off

    Caliber Multipurpose Paper 400-count Ream Buy 1 Get 1 50% off

    Select Caliber Stationery Items Buy 1 Get 1 50% off
    Folders, Filler Paper, Glue Sticks, Pens, Erasers & Composition Notebooks pictured

    Limit 7
    $0.50/3 Kleenex Boxes, 50 ct+ or $0.50/1 Bundle Packs 07/08/12 SS Insert (exp 08/12/12)
    Final price: $0.71 each

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    1. Thank you so much for posting these. I’ve been stocking up on supplies for my little guy’s teacher. So helpful!

    2. Chief Family Officer says:

      I’m so glad it’s helped – thank you for taking the time to let me know!