Back-to-School in Flower Mound

Back to school chalkboard

Is it that time of year again already?

The students of Flower Mound have had their rest, and now it’s time for them to head back-to-school (much to the rejoicing of parents). The 2017 school year begins on the 28th across the district, and it’s time to get organized for a stress-free start.

You might still have a lot to do. There are gadgets, school supplies, and clothes to shop for. And don’t forget the coordination of schedules, athletics, and doctor’s appointments. Where does a busy parent start?

I’ve gathered a few handy lists to help the families of Flower Mound get Back-to-School with as little stress as possible.

Flower Mound School District

School Supply Lists

The above lists come directly from the school website. For any questions about a list in specific, please contact the appropriate school for further details.

Back-to-School Shopping

Shopping cart for back to school shopping

While back-to-school shopping can be exciting (I personally love notebooks and pens), it can be tough to know where the best place is to do your shopping. The answer is – it depends. Many department stores will attempt to bring in shoppers with low-cost items as loss-leaders, such as paper or pencils, while keeping prices up on high-ticket items that might be purchased purely out of convenience.

To that end, I’ve done a little comparison shopping in and around Flower Mound from the stores below to find out where the best price can be found on those big-ticket items to help you save some real money.

While in-store prices are usually consistent (or even lower if there’s a sale) than online prices, I would recommend checking the store’s page before committing to something big like a Chromebook.

Walmart 3020 Justin Rd, Highland Village, TX 75077

My recommendation is to order online and pickup in person. Wal-Mart’s online prices for a few of these big ticket items is higher in the store than if you order it ahead online, and they have already-loaded local school supply lists for easy ordering. Shop smart!

Price Comparison as of August 14, 2017

SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive – $9.97

TI-84 Plus CE – $119.98-139.99

HP Chromebook 14” – $199.99

Target 5959 Long Prairie Rd, Flower Mound TX 75028

Target has some fantastic deals on those big-ticket items, with lower prices and more options on the high-tech gadgets we are looking at. For instance, not only is the TI-84 Plus CE available for about $30 less than other stores, they have it available in blue, white, black, and even gold.

Price Comparison as of August 14, 2017

SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive – $6.99

TI-84 Plus CE- $89.99

HP Chromebook 14” – $199.99

Staples 997 Valley Ridge Blvd, Lewisville TX 75077

While their regular prices of our high-end back-to-school items aren’t very competitive with other stores we’ve looked at, Staples does have a few things you might not find at other stores, and they offer daily deals through their mailing list.

Price Comparison as of August 14, 2017

SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive – $24.99

TI-84 Plus CE- $119.99

HP Chromebook 14 – $229.99

Start School in Flower Mound With a Smile

As school and extracurricular activities may soon be taking over your schedule, be sure to make time for a regular dental cleaning before school gets too far underway.

Now is always the best time to take care of your children’s teeth! Give us a call today to see what availability we have, as openings are going quick.


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