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TolunaTeamCA

  34 months ago

School Supplies- the old, the new, the heavy
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Part of the Weekend Opinions Contest:

Post a comment indicating your opinion on school supplies. What makes sense for the little ones to carry, and what should be changed or what is obsolete?

All comments with an eloquent opinion will get 500 points. Additionally, the comment with the most likes will get a total of 5000 points.

Contest open until Monday September 18th. Points will be credited no later than Tuesday, September 19th.
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lessspie111

  34 months ago
ok
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vitaliminya

  34 months ago
I do believe we always needed a lot less than what the teachers asked for. My mother always made us reuse our binders, pencils, pencil case from the previous year. I don't think children should be carrying laptops on their backs, it's way to heavy and can cause back aches. A calculator would be most obsolete. Just bring your lunch, your pencils and a reading book.
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dvivster

  34 months ago
The most obsolete item has got to be those big pink rectangular erasers. They never did anything except tear a hole in your paper and let's be honest, they never actually erased that well anyway!
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car_lala_4664

  34 months ago
I was happy when I was in school
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car_lala_4664

  34 months ago
School is important for everone and we should be happy for that people
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Arnold1984

  34 months ago
Five star first gear binder and a nice backpack
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arlenepyrah

  34 months ago
School should be free
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caroline0505

  34 months ago
They list alotta stuff ya do not. Need I usually bought the pkgs from school preordered
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Van84

  34 months ago
When I was a kid, I always found that the teachers requested WAY more supplies than I ended up actually needing. I think they shouldn't be so 'supply happy', haha, and ask for a bazillion folders, duo-tangs (do they even use those anymore?!), different types of notepads, pencils, etc. I think they should ask for a couple of each thing and if necessary, more can be bought throughout the year. I feel like sometimes teachers get so excited when creating their school supply list, that they go overboard! Especially for younger kids, there really is no need for them to have to buy so many supplies, the work they do is very minimal and they are so little, it makes no sense for them to have to carry around so many things! I don't have any children, and I've been out of school for quite some time, so I don't know exactly what the teachers are asking for these days... just my 2 cents from what I do remember! :)
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jami2108

  34 months ago
I have always loved shopping for school supplies, however, 48 pencils for an 8 year old seemed a little excessive to me this year.
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