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Avoid the Back-To-School Supply Stampede

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CARY — Many North Carolina year-round students are already back in class. In less than two weeks, students on a traditional calendar schedule will start the new school year.

Before hitting the books, students need all the necessary supplies.

One of the things that makes the shopping trip easier is bringing along the shopping list provided by child's school.

Avoiding crowds at stores gets trickier the closer it gets to the first day of class.

Store managers say the best bet for the best stock is early mornings and on Sunday nights after5 p.m.

However, they will make no guarantees for the night after the first day of school, which is almost always a madhouse.

The first day back for students in

Wake

,

Johnston

,

Nash-Rocky Mount

and

Orange County

schools is August 13.

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Yvonne Simons, Reporter
Chris Ray, Photographer
Michelle Singer, Web Editor

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