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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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The time for getting the best school supply prices is NOW! Here’s a compilation list of all the deals across all the stores on Southern Savers. Hope it helps you score the best price for each item you need.

Two tips:

1. Don’t forget that prices can be price matched at Walmart for stores within a 50 mile radius. Just print out the online ad showing the deal and you are set.
2. If you don’t know what is on your list yet, go ahead and least get the basics that you can assume will be needed. It’s better than waiting and missing out.

Folders and Portfolios

  • Publix – Poly 2 Pocket 3 Tang Folder, at 79¢ (39¢)
  • Walgreens – Wexford 2 Pocket Folder with Prongs, 17¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 12
  • Office Max – Poly 3-Fastener Folder, 50¢
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Office Depot – 2-Pocket Folders with and without Prongs, 10¢

Spiral and Composition Notebooks

  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Publix – Top Flight 1 Subject Notebook, 33¢
  • Publix – Top Flight Composition Book, 100 sheet, 50¢
  • Lowes Foods – Top Flight Notebook, 70 Sheets, 79¢
  • Walgreens – Wexford or Penway Composition Book 80 sheets, 69¢
  • Walgreens – Wexford or Penway 1 Subject Notebook, 60 sheets wireless or 70 sheets College or Wide Ruled, 49¢
  • Office Max – Poly Wider College-Rule Notebook, 70 Sheets, $1
  • Office Max – 1-Subject College- or Wide-Rule Notebook, 100 sheets, $1
  • Office Max – 3-Subject College or Wide Rule Notebook, 120 Sheets, $2
  • Walmart – Five Star 1-Subject Notebook, 100 sheets, $1.97
  • Target – LEGO or Hello Kitty Notebooks and Composition Books, $2

Binders

  • Lowes Foods – Top Flight Clear View Binder 1 Inch, $2
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples – Avery Durable 1″ Binder, 1¢ with $5 minimum purchase
  • Office Max Clear Zipper Binder Pocket, 50¢
  • Schoolio 1″ or 1.5″ Poly 3-Ring Binder, $1
  • Walmart – Avery Durable Binder with Clear Cover, $2.47
  • Walmart – Pro Platinum Zipper Binder, $9.94
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walmart – 3-Ring Binder, 1 inch, 92¢

Paper and Writing Pads

  •  This is a great deal. Stock up!Staples – Multipurpose Paper, 8.5×11, 1 Ream, $6.99
    -$5.99 easy rebate
    (makes it $1)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples – 8.5”x11” writing pad, 1¢, with $5 purchase
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Office Max – Hammermill Copy Plus Copy Paper, 1 ream case, $7.29
    -$6.29 MaxPerks Bonus Rewards
    (makes it $1)
  • Staples – Photo Supreme 8.5″x11″ paper, 50 pk., $14.99
    -$13.99 easy rebate
    (makes it $1)
  • Lowes Foods – Top Flight Filler Paper, 150 ct., $1
  • Walgreens – PrintWorks MultiPurpose Paper, 400 sheets, $2.99
  • Walmart – Composition Notebook, 40¢
  • Walmart – Filler Paper, 200 sheets, 97¢
  • Walmart – Manila Paper, 50 sheets, $1
  • Walmart – Wide-Ruled Paper, 150 ct., 75¢
  • Walmart – Ruled Index Cards, 100 ct., 48¢

Pencils and Erasers

  • Publix – Paper Mate Clearpoint Mechanical Pencils, 2 ct., at $5.99 ($2.99)
  • Walmart – Paper Mate Mechanical Pencils Starter Kit, $3.97
  • Walmart – Bic Mechanical Pencils, 10 ct., $1.47
  • Walmart – Dixon Pencils, 20 ct., $1.12
  • Walmart – Dixon Pencils, 8 pk., 47¢
  • Walmart – Pencil Top Erasers, 25 pk., 50¢
  • Walmart – School Erasers, 2 pk., 50¢
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Staples – Bic Matic Grip .7mm Mechanical Pencils, 5 pk., $4.29
    -$4.29 Easy Rebate
    (makes it FREE)

Pens

  • Publix – Paper Mate Profile Click Pen, 2 ct., 50¢
  • Walmart – Paper Mate Profile Ball Point Pens, 4 pk., $2.47
  • Walmart – Bic Crystal Pens, 10 ct., 97¢
  • Walmart – Z-Grip Animals Ball Point Pens, 5 pk., $2.94
  • Walmart – Pilot G2 Gel Pens, 4 pk., $4.47
  • Walmart – Paper Mate Pens, 10 ct., 97¢
  • Staples – Zebra Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 5 pk., $1
  • Office Max – Bic Round Stic Ballpoint Pens, 12 pk., $2
  • Staples – Bic Velocity Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 2 pk., 25¢
  • Staples – B1G1 Free BIC Atlantis Pens and Pencils
  • Office Max – Just Basics Assorted, Blue, Black or Purple Ballpoint Pens, 10 pk., 25¢
  • Office Depot – FORAY Rollerball & Porous Point Single Pens, 50¢
  • Harris Teeter – Pilot Pens – G2 Fine Point Black & Blue Gel Ink, 2 ct., $2.50
  • Target – icC Cristal Pens, 10 pk., 99¢
  • Dollar General – Bic Cristal Ball Point Pens, 8 ct., 50¢
  • Dollar General – Pilot G2 Pens, 2 ct., $1

Arts and Crafts

  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Toys R Us – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 25¢
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Publix – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 33¢
  • Walmart – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 50¢
  • Walmart – Crayola Washable Crayons, 24 ct., $1.97
  • Walmart – Crayola Markers, 10 ct., 97¢
  • Walmart – Crayola Colored Pencils, 12 ct., 97¢
  • Walmart – Glory Water Colors, 16 ct., 50¢
  • Walmart – CraZart Crayons, 24 ct., 25¢
  • Walmart – CraZart Washable Markers, 10 ct., 50¢
  • Office Max – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., $1
  • Office Depot – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 50¢
  • Target – Crayola Crayons, 8 pk., 99¢
  • Dollar General – Crayola Crayons, 60 pk., $3
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Publix – Elmer’s School Glue, 4 oz, 33¢
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Publix – Elmer’s School Glue Sticks, 3 pk., 66¢
  • Lowes Foods – Elmer’s Glue Sticks, 2 ct., $1
  • Walgreens – Elmer’s Glue Jumbo Glue Stick or School Glue, 4 oz, 79¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 3
  • Office Max – Glue Bottle or Glue Bottle and 5″ Scissors Combo Pack, $1
  • Elmer’s X-Treme School Glue Stick, $2
  • Target – RoseArt School Glue or Glue Sticks, 4 oz or 2 pk., 25¢
  • Dollar General – DG Office Glue Sticks, 3 ct., $1
  • Dollar General – Super Glue, 2 ct., $1
  • Walmart – Elmer’s Washable School Glue Stick, .21 oz, 10¢
  • Walmart – Elmer’s Washable School Glue, 4 oz, 50¢
  • Walmart – CraZart Glue Sticks, 3 pk., 25¢
  • Walmart – Elmer’s Disappearing Purple Glue, 2 pk., 50¢
  • Walmart – Construction Paper, 100 sheets, $1.87

Highlighters or Sharpies

  • Harris Teeter – Sharpie Pens – Fine Black, 2 ct., $2.50
  • Publix – Sharpie Permanent Marker, 8 ct., at $7.09 ($3.54)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Dollar General – Bic Mark-It Permanent Marker, 8 pk., $4.50
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Bic Mark-It permanent marker, 8 pk.+ printable
    (makes it $2.50)
  • Walmart – Sharpie Markers, 3 pk., $1.47
  • Walmart – Sharpie Skinny Highlighters, 4 pk., $1.47
  • Walmart – Sharpie Regular Highlighters, 4 pk., $1.47
  • Staples – BIC Brite Liner Grip Highlighters, 5 pk., $2
  • Office Depot – B1G1 Highlighters
  • Office Max – Sharpie Accent Yellow Highlighters, 4 pk., $1

Adhesives and Staplers

  • Staples – Scotch Transparent Tape, 3 pk., $2
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/4 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3/5 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
  • Office Depot – Scotch Double-Sided Tape, 2 pk., $4
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/4 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3/5 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
  • Dollar General – DG Office Mini Stapler & Staples, $1
  • Dollar General – DG Office Staples, 1000 ct., $1
  • Walmart – Small Stapler, 97¢
  • Walmart – Scotch Tape, 3 pk., $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/4 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3/5 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
  • Office Max – Mini Stapler, $2

Scissors and Rulers

  • Publix – Scotch Scissors, at $2.09 ($1.04)
  • Office Max – Glue Bottle or Glue Bottle and 5″ Scissors Combo Pack, $1
  • Dollar General – Wescott Kid’s Scissors, $1
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walmart – Scissors, 50¢
  • Staples – Wescott 12” Ruler, 50¢

Bags and Other Equipment

  • Staples – Translucent Pencil Box, 50¢
  • Target – Rubbermaid Lunch Box Kit, $9.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1.50 off Rubbermaid LunchBlox food storage product printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Rubbermaid LunchBlox lunch bag printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1.50 off Rubbermaid LunchBox sandwich kit, SS 7/15
  • Harris Teeter – Rubbermaid Lunch Box, $9.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1.50 off Rubbermaid LunchBlox food storage product printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Rubbermaid LunchBlox lunch bag printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1.50 off Rubbermaid LunchBox sandwich kit, SS 7/15
  • Publix – Backpacks or Lunch Kits 25% off
  • Walmart – Pencil Box, 97¢
  • Walmart – Basic Calculator, $1
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walmart – Post-It Notes, $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/4 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3/5 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
  • Walmart – Post-It Tabs, $1.97
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/3 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/4 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$3/5 Scotch-Brite scrub sponge, 3 pk., ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes, (zip 77477) printable
    • Ashlyn1130

      In Louisville our Staples ad shows the Avery Binders for $1 wtih $5 purchase…not sure if it was a misprint in the post or a regional difference.  I had to look twice because it is pictured with the penny items.  Just don’t want anyone going in and being suprised. ;   Thanks for all you do Jenny!

      • Beccaandtommy

        I had to look twice also!  Very tricky ad!

      • Christine

         Same here, and they were $1 in Store – I’m in S. Fla

    • Applebuddiechick

      Can’t seem to find the Scotch coupon under 77477 … anyone else have a good zip for these?

      • Melody Canterberry

         I think they are gone.  I looked for them last week, and they aren’t there.

        • Applebuddiechick

          Thanks for letting me know — too bad they are still listed as match up links on a dozen sites 8-)

    • Melody Canterberry

      Thank you for posting the deals!  I got some great deals at Staples and Office Max last week thanks to rebates and penny items.  My son will be a senior so he doesn’t need much, but I managed to get nearly everything on my niece’s list – in doubles, triples, and quadruples – and several rebated items that ended up being free.  

    • Carter

      Don’t forget the 10 pack of Papermate blue or black ball point pens is just $0.10 this week at Office Max.  The limit is 3.  At the rate I lose pens, I may have to go back for a second visit!

    • CouponingCollegeStudent

       Target in Columbia, SC had solid color, spiral bound notebooks (Wide Ruled, College Ruled) for $0.17 each.

      • Sundaydrive00

         My target in St. Louis also has them for $0.17 each, so I don’t think this is a regional price…

        • Tristansmommy120910

          Same here in Lakeland, Florida.

    • tina

      at dollar genral they have advertized post its 2 for $1 and with the 2$ off 4 they are free

      • Bonnie_002

        I know. I forgot to price match this yesterday at Walmart, bummer, great deal though–you get 2 post its for $1.00. Where Walmart is selling them for $1.00 each, but I was able to use my coupon.:)

    • Rugbyot06

      Does any one else need to get packs of dry erase markers?  I can not find a decent deal anywhere. 

      • guest

        Don’t worry, there will be a deal on them. Last summer, Walgreens had them on sale for $0.99 for a 4 pack. There was also a $2/2 printable coupon, making them free! Rite Aid had them on sale with a rebate (SCR) last summer also. So don’t worry, a good sale will come up in the next month!

        • camper2

          Thanks!  I need several packs too and needed the reminder to be patient!
           

      • Sundaydrive00

         Dry erase boards are becoming very common in the classrooms now. The dry erase markers are on almost every list.

        I would advise against getting the cheap ones at the dollar store. They’ll last for about a day or two, and you’ll have to constantly be buying more. Its better to just get the good ones and not have to buy so many.

      • Christine

         Staples has their Staples Remarx 6 pack on sale for $1 this week.

        • Karmabottle

           The Staples brand markers leave an oily residue behind and do not wipe clean. Avoid those!

        • Sunflower_rn2003

          Yes I got these figured for a $1 why not!

      • Kaoscasa

        Best I can find is $2.50 at WalMart for a 4 pk Expo.  The cheapos don’t last near as long.  I teach so I use them almost daily on my Prom board.

      • Carter

        Last year Expo 4 packs were free at Walgreens (sale and printable MQ).  Maybe we’ll get lucky again this year.

      • Rugbytot06

         Thanks for the feedback.  I have a few weeks so I am just going to wait for a good sale, or pay the regular price.  I work at my children’s school and I am friends with the teachers so I do not want to be cheap.  I am just itching to be done with my list!

    • ava

      Walgreens has backpacks for $3.99. They aren’t real sturdy, but they are $3.99 backpacks nonetheless.

    • Spiveycoupons

      There is a coupon for $2 off of the Zebra Pens making it free

      http://print.coupons.com/Couponweb/Offers.aspx?pid=14803&zid=rd17&nid=10

    • Binker269

      Does office max accept coupons?

    • Nicole

      Staples in Aiken South Carolina have the 1″ binders for $1.00 with $5.00 minimum purchase and the Bic pencils for $2.49 not the prices listed here on the site. Thanks Jen

    • Kcreviews

      I’m looking for tote bags, not back packs, (but big enough to carry books in) for an 8th grade and 9th grade girl. Any ideas? Also, soft insulated lunch boxes.

      • Hollybp

        There are some nice ones at Staples, but more expensive than I’d like.

    • Lovesavingmoney

      I was wondering if anyone is having issues using the $2 off 4 (ScotchTape or Scissors, Command products, or Post-it notes)?  I tried using them at Wal-mart and the cashier walked away to ask a manager if I could use them comes back and tells me I couldn’t cause there isn’t a HEB in SC.  If your not having issues can you please tell me where I can use them?   

      • Bonnie_002

        Hello!! I was able to use them at Walmart in Pensacola yesterday w/out any problems. It states that it’s a man. coupon and therefore any store should take it. It just has the name HEB. We don’t even have that here in the Panhandle. Sorry to hear about you not being able to use it at Walmart, maybe try another Walmart.

    • Lovescrafts

       Don’t Forget FRED’S!!
      1 Subject Notebook College or Wide Ruled, 70 Sheets, 33¢Composition Books or Filler Paper, 150 ct., 75¢Yellow Pencils, 10 ct., 50¢

    • NC.angel

      Kroger here in Raleigh, has a few basic supplies for a descent price.

    • Gjbrown

      There’s also a Zebra coupon for $2 off one. This makes the pens at Staples better than free!

    • tori729

      Any good deals on page protectors? I’m trying to make a binder of my recipes from magazines so I don’t have a big pile of them in my cabinet.

      • Bonnie_002

        You sound like me!! Just keep a look out for Staples, OfficeMax or Office Depot ads. I’ve got my binders at Staples-they have a deal on them now.

      • Diane

        I think they will be on sale for 39 cents for a pack of 10 at Walgreens starting Sunday 7/22.

        • tori729

           Thanks, I will have to check that out!

    • Amanda

      Staples – Avery Durable 1? Binder, 1¢ with $5 minimum purchase……this is a dollar not a penny.

    • Lena

      Teachers! Check to see when your Office Max is having the additional 25% off sale for teachers. Ours in Atlanta is this weekend, which will still include the sale prices above. 

    • lkk

      spiral books- 70 or 80 sheets wide ruled (i dont remember which one) is 17 cents at my target. and lot of other back to school prices seemed low at target compared to office max, cvs that I have seen. 

    • Stephanie Hall

      I need a dry erase eraser. All I’ve seen are $10 packs. Any ideas?

      • Raejohnston

        Wal Mart had a $5 pack eraser and 3 or 4 dry erase markers on sale this week.

      • Raejohnston

        Wal Mart had a $5 pack eraser and 3 or 4 dry erase markers on sale this week.

      • Kay2lynn

        Walmarts website has them and they ship to store for free. They have one for 3.45 or if you need some markers also, they have an Expo starter kit with markers, eraser and spray for $5.97.

      • Stephanie Hall

        I found one at Fred’s for $1.75.

    • Volunteer Amy

      Don’t forget that these items are great for homeless shelters, disadvantaged schools and Operation Christmas Child!  Office Depot will price match as well…at least on like items.  Our church members go together to purchase these kinds of items (at this time of year) to donate.  If you can afford some extra…go ahead…then, smile and remember that you loved the smell of crayons, too!

    • Kay2lynn

      Most schools have their school supplies list on their website. Just type in your search engine the school name, city, and state and you should be able to find your school easily.

    • Coupons4debra

      The binders at staples are $1 not 1 cent…just fyi.