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Back to School: 5 Easy Ways to Save

By Melissa Gaona, mgaona@wdbj7.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:11:43 AM EST
Updated On: Aug 15 2013 05:20:16 AM EDT
Back to school

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Stock n' Roll event at Star City Skate Center to raise school supplies for Roanoke Valley kids.

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. -

5 Easy Ways to Save:

1). Pack a lunch

2). Reusable containers instead of plastic/paper bags

3). Shop in bulk for food/items used frequently

4). Shop school clothes at thrift and consignment shops

5). Explore carpool options to school and sporting events

The Virginia Education Association has tons of resources for parents, students, and teachers.

For tips on bus safety, internet safety, ways to prepare your child for classes, and much more, click here.