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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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Check out all the back to school deals and where to get them below.

Walmart and Target will price match other stores prices, so if you don’t want to run all over town take all the ads to one place! Once again, all of these deals are pretty good so I just put acorns by the Free deals. Remember that Food City is running a Back to School Mega Event and the prices listed are after savings.

Enjoy!

Folders and Portfolios

  • Kroger – Pocket Folders, with fasteners, 15¢
  • Target – Up & Up Poly Folder or 4×6 Index Cards 100 ct., 50¢

Binder

  • Walmart – Avery 1.5″ Durable View Binder, 4 pk., $18
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Avery heavy duty binder, SS 8/07
  • Walmart – Avery Ring Binder Pockets, 5 pk., $5
  • Office Depot – Fashion Portfolios & Binders 99¢-$2.99

Spiral and Composition Notebooks

  • Harris Teeter – Carolina Pad Wirebound Notebook, 70 sheets, 79¢
    (Ends Tues.)
  • Kroger – Top Flight 1 Subject Spiral Notebooks, 15¢
  • Kroger – Composition Notebooks, 50¢
  • Publix – Top Flight Notebook College or Wide Rule, 70 sheets, 33¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
  • Target – Mead Notebooks 70 sheet, 50¢
  • Target – Up & Up Poly 1 Subject Notebooks, Pencils 24 ct., or Kids Scissors 2 ct., 90¢
  • Walgreens – 3-Subject Composition or Notebook, 120 sheets, 99¢
  • Food City – Top Flight 1-Subject Notebook, 70 pages, 99¢
  • Publix – Top Flight Composition Book, 50¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
  • Publix – Black or Fluorescent Marble Wide Rule Composition Book, 50¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
  • Target – Five Star 1 Subject Notebook, $1
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Five Star product, RP 8/07
    (makes it 50¢ ea.)
  • Office Depot – Office Depot Brand Fashion Composition Book $1
  • Staples – Staples 1, 3, or 5 Subject Notebook, 10.5″x8″, 1¢ Limit 6
    With $5 Minimum Purchase, SUN-WED only
  • Staples – Staples Mini Composition Notebook, 3.25″x4.5″, 2 pk., 25¢ Limit 2
  • Staples – Staples Accel 1 Subject Notebook, 100 Sheets, $2
  • Staples – Staples 5.5″x8.25″ Graph Ruled Notebook, $1 Limit 2
  • Office Max – Composition Book, 100 Sheets, 50¢ w/ in-ad coupon Limit 3

Paper and Writing Pads

  • Kroger – Filler Paper, 75¢
  • Walgreens – Penway or Wexford 280 Sheet Filler Paper, 99¢
  • Food City – Top Flight Filler Paper, 150 ct., $1.99
  • Winn Dixie – Filler Paper, 150 ct., $1
    (Ends Tues.)
  • Walmart – Pacon Multi-Program Handwriting Paper, 500 ct., $5
  • Staples – Hammerhill CopyPlus Copy Paper, 8.5″x11″, 500 Sheets, $6.79
    -$1.80 Instant Savings
    -$4.49 Easy Rebate WYB (1) Limit 2
    (makes it 50¢)
  • Staples – Staples Photo Plus 4″x6″ Paper, 60 pk., $9.99
    -$8.99 Easy Rebate WYB (1) Limit 2
    (makes it $1)
  • Staples – Memo Book, 3″x4″, $1 Limit 2
  • Office Max – Office Max Filler Paper, 100 Sheets, 1¢ Limit 3
  • Office Max – Office Max 8.5×11″ Multipurpose Paper, 500 Sheet, $2 w/ in-ad coupon Limit 2

Pencils and Erasers

  • Harris Teeter – Bic Mechanical Pencils, 10 ct., $2.99
    (Ends Tues.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    (makes it $2.49 ea.)
  • Harris Teeter – Bic Salon Mechanical Pencil, 3 ct., $2.99
    (Ends Tues.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    (makes it $2.49 ea.)
  • Harris Teeter – Paper Mate Mechanical Pencils, 5 ct., $2.99
    (Ends Tues.)
  • Kroger – Office Works #2 Pencils, 10 pk, 50¢
  • Kroger – Pink Pearl Eraser, 50¢
  • Publix – Dixon No. 2 Pencils, 10 ct., 33¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
  • Target – RoseArt Colored Pencils 12 ct., 50¢
    Free RoseArt Crayons 24 ct. WYB (1)
  • Target – Bic Shimmers Mechanical Pencils 8 ct., 90¢
    Store Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items (Target coupon), Target Back to School home mailer
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic Stationery products printable or SS 7/31
    (use both, makes two FREE)
  • Walgreens – Paper Mate Mechanical Pencils, 30 pk., $1.99
  • Food City – Academix No. 2 Pencils, 10 ct., 79¢
  • Food City – Academix Pencil Top Erasers, 30 ct., 99¢
  • Walmart – Paper Mate Write Bros. Mechanical Pencil, 24 ct., $6.09
  • Walmart – Officemate Eraser Pack, 45 ct., $5.88
  • Walmart – Dixon My First Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencil, 12 ct., $5.47
  • Staples – Zebra Z-Grip .7 mm Mechanical Pencils, 7 pk., $4
    -$4 Easy Rebate WYB (1) Limit 1
    (makes it FREE)
  • Staples – BIC Matic Grip Mechanical Pencils, 5 pk., $1 Limit 2
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic Stationery products printable or SS 7/31
    (makes it 50¢)
  • Office Max – Paper Mate Write Bros .7 mm or .9 mm Mechanical Pencils, 10 pk., 75¢ Limit 3
  • Office Max – Pentel Champ Automatic Pencils, 12 pk., $9.99
  • Office Max – Select Pencil Pouches or Just Basics Yellow #2 Pencils, 72 ct., $2 w/ in-ad coupon Limit 3
  • Staples – Noris #2 Colored Pencils, 12 pk., $1 Limit 2
  • Office Max – Paper Mate White or Black Pearl Premium Eraser Multipack, 50¢ w/ in-ad coupon Limit 3
  • Office Max – Office Max Assorted Grips and Erasers, 20¢ w/ in-ad coupon Limit 3

Pens

  • Harris Teeter – Pilot Ball Point Pen, 2 ct., $1.50
    (Ends Tues.)
  • Kroger – Write Bros. Pens, 10 ct., 33¢
  • Publix – Paper Mate Pens, 50¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
    Store Coupon -$1 off Papermate product (Target coupon), Target Back to School home mailer
    Store Coupon -$1 off Papermate writing utensil item, (Target coupon) printable
    (makes it free if your store accepts Target)
  • Publix – Profile Pens, 2 ct., 50¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
  • Publix – Write Bros Ball Point Pens, 10 ct., 50¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
  • Target – PaperMate Eagle Ballpoint Pens 10 ct., 50¢
    Store Coupon -$1 off Papermate product (Target coupon), Target Back to School home mailer
    Store Coupon -$1 off Papermate writing utensil item, (Target coupon) printable
    (makes it FREE)
  • Walgreens – Paper Mate EraserMate Pens, 4 pk., 99¢
  • Walgreens – Corner Office or Wexford Correction Fluid, 2 pk., or Gel Ink Pens, 4 pk., 99¢ w/in-ad coupon
  • Food City – BIC Ink Pens, 10 ct., $1.49
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic Stationery products printable
    (makes it 99¢ ea.)
  • Food City – Academix Comfort Tip Ballpoint Pens, 2 ct., $1.49
  • Food City – Academix Ballpoint Pens, 10 ct., $1.50
  • Winn Dixie – Paper-Mate Write Bros. Stick Pens 8 or 10 ct, $1
    (Ends Tues.)
  • Kroger – BIC Cristal Pens, 10 ct., 79¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    (makes it 29¢ ea.)
  • Publix – Bic Mechanical Pencils, 10 ct, $1
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
    Store Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items (Target coupon), Target Back to School home mailer
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    (makes it 50¢ or FREE if your store takes Target)
  • Target – Up & Up Pink Erasers 2 ct. or Pencil Sharpener 1 ct., 20¢
  • Walmart – Pilot Roller Ball Retractable Gel Ink Pen, 5 pk., $7.50
  • Office Depot – All Foray Single Rollerball & Porous Point Pens 50¢
  • Office Depot – Select Zebra Writing Instruments $2.50
  • Office Depot – Paper Mate Profile Pens, 4 pk., $1
  • Staples – Sharpie Pens, Medium, 4 pk., $4
  • Staples – EnerGel Xpress Retractable Rollerball Pens 5 pk., $4
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Pentel EnerGel-X gel pens printable
    (makes it $3)
  • Office Max – Paper Mate Write Bros Black or Clue Ballpoint Pens, 10 pk., 10¢ Limit 3
  • Office Max – Free Pentel RSVP Red, Green, or Black Ballpoint Pens 5 pk. WYB (1)

Arts and Crafts

  • Harris Teeter – Crayola Colored Pencils, 24 ct., $3.99
    (Ends Tues.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Crayola product, Walgreens coupon calendar
    (makes it $3.49 ea.)
  • Kroger – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct, 39¢
  • Walgreens – Crayola Watercolors, 8 pk., or Colored Pencils, 12 pk., $1.50 w/in-ad coupon
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Crayola product, Walgreens coupon calendar
    (makes it $1 ea.)
  • Food City – Academix Crayons, 24 ct., $1.50

Highlighters, Sharpies or Markers

  • Harris Teeter – Bic Brite Liner Flourescent Highlighter, 4 ct., $1.99
    (Ends Tues.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    (makes it $1.49 ea.)
  • Harris Teeter – Crayola Markers, 10 ct., $2.99
    (Ends Tues.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Crayola product, Walgreens coupon calendar
    (makes it $2.49 ea.)
  • Harris Teeter – Sanford Sharpie Permanent Markers, 2 ct., $1.99
    (Ends Tues.)
  • Kroger – Crayola Markers, 10 ct., $1
  • Kroger – Sharpie Markers, 2 ct., $1
  • Publix – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 33¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Crayola product, Walgreens coupon calendar
  • Target – RoseArt Markers 10 ct., .50¢
    Free RoseArt Crayons 24 ct. WYB (1)
  • Target – Sharpie Fine Tip Permanent Markers 2 ct., $1
    Store Coupon -$1 off Sharpie Marker item, (Target coupon) printable (limit reached)
    (makes it FREE)
  • Target – Sharpie Highlighters 3 ct., $1
  • Walgreens – Expo Markers 2 pk., 99¢
  • Walgreens – Sharpie, 2 pk., Gel or Accent Highlighters, 3 pk., 99¢
  • Walgreens – Sharpie Markers Stained, 5 pk., or Fine, 12 pk., $4.99
  • Walgreens – Expo Dry Erase Markers, 4 pk., $1.99
  • Office Depot – Sharpie Fine-Point Permanent Markers, 5 pk., $1 Limit 3
  • Office Depot – Sharpie Accent Retractable Highlighters, 5 pk., $3
  • Staples – Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Tip, 2 pk., 25¢ Limit 2
  • Office Max – Sharpie Accent Liquid Pen-Style Highlighters, 5 pk., $1 w/ in-ad coupon Limit 2

Adhesives and Staplers

  • Kroger – Office Works Glue, 50¢
  • Publix – Elmer’s Glue, 4 oz, 33¢
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
    -.75/2 Elmer’s School Glue, Glue-All or Glue Sticks, Upromise eCoupon
    (makes it Free)
  • Target – RoseArt Glue Sticks 2 ct., or Washable School Glue 4 oz, 20¢
  • Walgreens – Walgreens Invisible 1/2×1,300 in or 3/4×900 in Tape or Packing Tape, 99¢ w/in-ad coupon
  • Food City – Academix School Glue, 4 oz, or Glue Sticks, 1 ct., $1
  • Winn Dixie – Elmer’s Glue, 4 oz, Sticks 3 ct or 1 ct, $1.50
    (Ends Tues.)
    -.75/1 Elmer’s School glue, Glue-All or Glue sticks, SavingStar eCoupon
    -.75/1 Elmer’s School Glue, Glue-All or Glue Sticks, Upromise eCoupon
    -.75/2 Elmer’s School Glue, Glue-All, or Glue Sticks, Upromise eCoupon
    (.75/1 makes it 75¢)
  • Office Depot – Scotch Removable Double-Sided Tape $3
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Scotch Double Sided tape printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.50/1 Scotch Double Sided tape printable
    (use $1 off makes it $2)
  • Office Depot – Scholastic School Glue, 4 oz, 1¢ Limit 5
  • Staples – Staples Glue Sticks, .26 oz, 4 pk., $1 Limit 2
  • Office Max – Office Max Glue 4 oz and Glue Sticks Combo Pack 2 ct., 50¢ Limit 3
  • Office Max – Paperpro Compact Stapler, $5 w/ in-ad coupon Limit 1
  • Staples – Staples Mini Stapler, $1 Limit 2
  • Staples – Swingline Smooth Grip Lightweight Stapler, $5

Scissors and Rulers

  • Target – Up & Up Heavy-Duty 12 inch Wooden Ruler, Pencil Box, or Binder Pencil Pouch, 50¢
  • Walmart – Fiskars Kid’s Edgers Scissors, 4 pk., $6
  • Office Depot – Westcott 12″ Twist-It Flexible Ruler $1
  • Office Depot – Fiskars Recycled Scissors 7″ $3
  • Staples – Westcott Scissors 5″, 2 pk., $1 Limit 2

Bags and Other Equipment

  • Harris Teeter – Bic White Out Correction Pen, .3 oz, $1.99
    (Ends Tues.)
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery products, SS 7/31
    (makes it $1.49 ea.)
  • Publix – Duracell SDHC Memory Card or USB Memory Drive, 4 GB, $8.99 Limit 3
    (starts Wed. or Thurs.)
    Store Coupon -$3/$15 Duracell purchase (Publix coupon), on product booklet
  • Target – Book Covers, 50¢
  • Food City – Buy Academix Backpack $14.99
    Get Free:
    Clear View Pencil Pouch
    12 in. Wooden ruler
    Deluxe Pencil Sharpener
    No. 2 Pencils, 10 ct.
    Colored Pencils, 12 ct.
    Jumbo Pink Eraser
    Crayons, 24 ct.
    Disappearing Purple Glue Stick
    Scissors
  • Walmart – Carson-Dellosa Brighter Child Flash Cards, Set of 4, $8
  • Office Depot – All Backpacks 25% off
  • Office Depot – Stackable File Totes B1G1 50% off Limit 1
  • Office Depot – 3″ Post-It Durable Tabs, 20 pk., $3
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/$2 Post-it flags or tabs printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/$10 Post-it product printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2/$3 Post-it flags or tabs printable
  • Office Max – Backpacks, Totes, Messengers and Lunch Bags, 50% off
    • FrankMacdonald

      I just paid $ 23.86 for an iPhone and my girlfriend loves her Dell laptop that we got for $ 38.76 there arriving tomorrow by UPS I will never pay such expensive retail prices in stores again. Especially when I also sold a 42 inch LED TV to my boss for $ 665 which only cost me $ 62,81 to buy. Here is the website we use to get it all from, GrabPenny.com

    • JenW

      I tried to price match at Walmart – the problem is, they rarely carry the same size as the competitor's advertised size. EX: Office Max had 10-count #2 pencils for 10 cents…the smallest pkg my WM had was 72 pencils  :(

    • Jen

      My local Best Buy was selling folders for $.01!

    • Michelle

      Publix has crayola crayons for . 33¢ this week!

    • Savings

      What are good prices for backpacks?

      • every penny counts!

        I found a great deal on an “awesome” one-shoulder backpack for my child at the Reebok outlet.  They had them 40% off which brought it to a grand total of $15.
        They also had some neat Nike backpacks at TJMAxx for around $20.  Hope this helps.

      • Tonya

        Last year I bought a backpack for my son (he's nine) at LL Bean for $23.  Sounds expensive, but it has a lifetime guarantee, and it still looks new (without ANY work from me).  I don't have to buy a new backpack, so it cost me $11.50 per year so far!

    • Gamblesonsfarms

      Wow! CVS just refuses to join the back-to-school sales war! Last year they at least had a few good deals.

    • Chuck

      Best Buy had color pocket folders for 1 penny with a limit of 25. I picked up 25 on Sunday!

    • Sarah

      My Office Depot was selling 24-pk Sharpies for $10!
      Also, does anyone know what's up with the coupon link for the BIC Mechanical pencils?
      The list on the Campbell's Kitchen coupon page doesn't include the pencils, just food items, although in the photo the pencils are there : (

    • Sgermansaves

      I went on the OfficeMax site and did not see where filler paper was $0.01…any tips

      • Pcarmi

        They sent me an email with the coupon for .01 paper.  I think you have to be a member maybe?

    • Nlb698

      Walgreens(greenville sc) has backpacks on sale BIGI free(9.99). That's 2 backpacks for $10. They are the perfect size for elementary aged kids.

    • Zelda

      Sweet deals @ Office Max today!!!! They had instore coupons printed off for …Hp Color Deskjet 3050 Wireless All-In One Printers…Reg. $79.99…on Sale for $49….plus receive a $25. VISA Gift Card…making it $24….Sweet!…Also…officemax business envelopes…500 ct….reg.10.99…with in-store coupon…$5.99….officemax mania file folders….100ct….reg.$15.79…with in-store coupon….$5.00…not counting the Brown Bag Special 20% off everything!…..SWEET…

      • lacox05

        was this a one day sale?

        • Zelda

          No…I asked…all week…going back today!