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The Only Back to School Supply Cheat Sheet You Need in 2020

August 13 2020

FlipGive is a free team funding app that makes raising money a breeze. Teams earn cash back for buying the things they already need. Get paid whenever you shop, dine out, book hotels or activities.

Back to school (or college!) is only a few days away, and it's time to gear up for fresh new year of learning. While we are still figuring out what the new year is going to look like, it's still esencial to be well equipped to ace the school year. So whether you are homeschooling, leaving off to college or finally coming back to the class room, we made the ultimate school supply list for you, so you only need to check it twice!

And while you are at it, have you checked out our back to school guide? Find our back-to-school organization tips, the best 2020 laptops for school, and the hottest backpacks of the year.



Elementary School

Middle School & High School


Academic Supplies

  • Three-ring binder (Shop at Staples)
  • Three-hole-punch (Shop at Staples)
  • Loose-leaf paper or spiral notebooks  (Shop at Staples)
  • Graph paper (Shop at Staples)
  • Subject dividers (Shop at Staples)
  • Index cards  (Shop at Staples)
  • Plastic folders (Shop at Staples)
  • Blue or black ballpoint pens (Shop at Staples)
  • Mechanical pencils (Shop at Staples)
  • Permanent markers (Shop at Staples)
  • Highlighters (Shop at Staples)
  • Erasers (Shop at Staples)
  • Pencil pouch (Shop at Staples)
  • Scissors (Shop at Staples)
  • Stapler and staples (Shop at Staples)
  • Tape (Shop at Staples)
  • Post-it Notes (Shop at Staples)
  • White-Out  (Shop at Staples)
  • Personal organizer/ planner  (Shop at Staples)
  • Graphing calculator (Shop at Staples)
  • Backpack (Shop at Staples)
  • Laptop (Shop at HP)
  • Wireless printer  (Shop at Staples)
  • Computer paper (Shop at Staples)
  • Ink cartridges  (Shop at Staples)

Dorm Essentials


FlipGive and Cammi Granato would like to thank our official supporters Dallas Stars, Seattle Kraken, LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, Hawerchuk Strong, Jackson Events, Canlan and other donors for helping support future legends as part of the Cammi Granato Girls Hockey Grant.


Cammi Granato is a former captain of the United States women's national ice hockey team, Olympic gold medalist and one of the first women to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010. She currently works as a scout for the NHL’s Seattle Kraken organization.


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