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  • Best Back to School Deals: 7/6 – 7/13/2013

    It feels like school just got out, but Back to School sales have hit the stores. And each year during Back to School season, I put together a list of the week’s best back to school deals. It’s a great time to stock up on supplies for your family, as well as donation items. 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 should check out the Staples Teacher Rewards Program.

    Check the current weekly ad for a coupon for $5 off a $30 purchase (in my experience, the coupon is only in the newspaper ad, and not in the circular you find in stores). You can also print the coupon here.

    Penny Deals

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

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

    Bic Round Stic Black Ballpoint Pens 8-pack 1 cent with $5 minimum purchase
    Limit 2

    Rebate & Rewards Items

    Staples Multipurpose Paper Ream 1 cent after Staples Rewards
    Pay $6.99, Receive $6.98 in Staples Rewards
    Limit 2

    Staples 4″ x 6″ Photo Plus Paper (item no. 648177) FREE after Easy Rebate
    Use Staples coupon, Pay $7.99, Receive $7.99 Easy Rebate

    Other Deals

    Avery Insertable 5-Tab Dividers $0.25

    1″ Simply View Binder $2

    All Backpacks 25-50% off

    Staples Glue Sticks 4-pack $1

    Bic Matic Grip Mechanical Pencils 6-pack $1

    Staples Transluscent Pencil Box $1

    Westcott 5″ Scissors 2-pack $1


    Wilson Jones Ultra Duty D-Ring View Binder Buy 2, Get 1 Free

    Five Star Poly Clearview Folder $1


    Crayola Markers 10-count $0.99

    Crayola Colored Pencils 12-count $0.99

    Crayola Color Can 80-count $7.99

    Elmer’s Disappearing Purple School Glue Sticks 3-count $2.49 + get FREE Elmer’s 4-oz Elmer’s Liquid School Glue


    Crayola Art Supplies Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off

    Mead Five Star Notebooks, Composition Books or Folders Buy 1, Get 1 Free

    Backpacks or Bags Buy 1, Get 1 Free

    Elmer’s Glue Stick $0.99

    Wexford Scissors 5-inch $0.99

    Wexford School Supplies 3/$1
    Index Cards, Memo Books


    Crayola Crayons, Markers and Paper Buy 2, Get 1 Free

    Free Lunch Kit (up to $9.99 WYB any backpack $12.99+


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