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Best Places To Go Fill Out Your School Supplies List – Chaz’s Top 5

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Holy crap! School's almost back and that time of year for the dreaded school supply list. Is it me, or does the list keep getting longer and longer each year? Back in my day, we needed number 2 pencils, construction paper, and maybe some glue. These days, the kids need just about everything but the school. That means lots of money will be coming out of your pocket for school supplies. Fortunately, we do have Tax Free Weekend coming on August 19th-August 21st. Having kids myself, I know all too well the hassles of getting all of those school supplies. So, I thought I would try to help you out the best I could with the best places to go fill out your school supplies – my top 5.


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Walmart, basically, has everything you need to get the kiddos set up for school. Whether you need to outfit your kiddo with a uniform, get them a computer, or just get the basic needs like pencils, pens, glue and more, you can get a good deal at Walmart. In fact, Walmart has their back to school sales already up on their website now. There are two locations here in Abilene.

 
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Office Depot have their back to school sales up on their website as well. In fact, you can save money AND help out your school with the 5% Back To Schools Program. This program can hook can help get your school hooked up with free supplies all year long. All you need to do is make a qualifying purchase at Office Depot and present your school's 5% Back to Schools program ID and they will take care of everything else. Office Depot is located at 4141 Buffalo Gap Rd.

 
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Target is another good place in Abilene to fill out your school supplies list. Their back to school specials are up on their website and they have huge savings like designer backpacks for less than $20 bucks, shirts for less than $5 bucks plus they have coupons that you can print out to save a lot of money. Target is located at 3710 Ridgemont Drive.

 
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JC Penney

 
 

Whether you have a kiddo going back to grade school, or maybe their going to college, JC Penney's offers everything from crayons to dorm room necessities. The cool thing about JC Penney's, is the fact that you don't even have to get out of your house to do your shopping. Shop online and get free shipping if you spend over $69. Trust me, you will spend over $69 for school supplies. Also, for you teens out there, if you want to have a chance to be a blogger for Seventeen magazine and win a trip to New York, check out their Facebook page.

 
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OfficeMax has a wide selection of school supplies and on their website, they have everything categorized from kindergarten to college, to even teachers, to make your shopping experience easier. You can save $120 instantly on a new lap top and several buy one, get one free deals. Check out OfficeMax at 3366 John Knox Dr.

 

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