Back to School 2012: Shopping for School Supplies

What to buy and where to go for the best deals.


Who doesn't love shopping for school supplies? Well maybe kids. But parents it's time to get shopping because things are already starting to look picked over at some of our local stores

In a couple of weeks Woodinville kids will be going back to school.

And what will those students need for the new school year? Pencils, paper, rulers, crayons, glue, etc. To find a complete list of what the schools suggest for elementary students, check out the following links.

Bear Creek Elementary: 2011-12 K-3 Supply Lists 

East Ridge Elementary: 2011-12 Supply Lists

Kokanee Elementary:  2011-12 Supply Lists

Hollywood Hill Elementary: 2011-12 Supply Lists

Woodin Elementary: 2011-12 4-6 Supply Lists

Cottage Lake Elementary:  2011-12 Supply Lists

Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary (LWSD): http://www.lwsd.org/school/wilder/For-Parents/Pages/default.aspx

Most teachers also gratefully accept donations of boxes of Kleenex and hand sanitizer.

So where can you go for the best buys on school supplies (unintentional rhyming aside)? You don’t have to go far, or even leave Woodinville.

Target is having sales and the Woodinville location now has groceries so you can also shop for supplies for kid lunches.

 has lots of school supplies on sale some for as little as 20 cents. There are three Fred Meyer locations close to Woodinville, Kirkland, Bothell and Redmond.  

The first day of school for Northshore students is Sept. 4, for students at  in the Lake Washington School District, the first day of school is Sept. 5.


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